Mountain View, Calif. – May 28, 2008 – Nevis Networks, a market leader in secure switching and identity-based policy enforcement appliances, today announced the Nevis Networks LANenforcer was named a finalist for “Best New Product or Service: Computer Hardware” category in The 2008 American Business Awards. The American Business Awards are the only national, all-encompassing awards program honoring great performances in business.

Stevie Award winners will be announced during the annual gala on Thursday, June 12 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. More than 600 executives from across the US are expected to attend. The ceremonies will be broadcast on radio nationwide by the Business TalkRadio Network and hosted by Liz Claman of FOX Business Network.

More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories, including Best Overall Company, Best Executive, Best New Product or Service, Best Corporate Social Responsibility Program, and new categories including Best Management Team and Best Corporate Environmental Responsibility Program. Nevis Networks will be competing in the Best New Product or Service category for Best New Product or Service: Computer Hardware.

“Nevis is pleased and very proud to have the LANenforcer named a finalist for the 2008 American Business Awards,” said Dominic Wilde, vice president of marketing, Nevis Networks. “To be recognized as a key industry player from the Awards’ board of distinguished judges & advisors clearly validates that Nevis products and services continue to gain industry traction are gaining greater acceptance from existing and new customers for providing identity-based policy enforcement in the network fabric. Nevis’ LANenforcer security appliances provide integrated NAC, IPS and identity firewall capability and control who can access a company’s network and what resources they are permitted to use, as well as containing the spread of the most sophisticated malware.”

“ABA entries grew more than 30 percent this year, so being named a finalist is more of an accomplishment than ever before,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of The Stevie Awards. “It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of national recognition. We congratulate all of the Finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition.” Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available atwww.stevieawards.com/aba.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards atwww.stevieawards.com. Global Sponsor of the 2008 Stevie Awards is Dow Jones. Supporting sponsors of The 2008 American Business Awards include FIS Softpro, High Performance Technologies Inc., John Hancock, RCN Corporation, Richardson, and Ultimate Software. Media sponsors include the Business TalkRadio Network, CRM Advocate, and Human Resource Executive.

<About Nevis Networks
Nevis Networks is a market leader in secure switching and identity-based policy enforcement appliances. The company’s LANenforcer product family transparently enforces identity-based policies in real time within the network fabric, tightly controlling who can access a company’s network and what resources they are permitted to use. Cross-industry customers, ranging from financial services, healthcare, education and defense contractors deploy Nevis LANenforcers to protect sensitive network resources and assets, and significantly reduce the overall costs and time to resolve security breaches and conduct network audits. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with additional R&D centers in Pune, India and Beijing, China. https://nevisnetworks.com

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