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Nevis Networks has recieved the Red Herring North America 2008 award as one of the top 100 start ups in North America.

Mountain View, Calif. – May 22, 2008 – Nevis Networks, a market leader in identity-based policy enforcement solutions that control network access and secure sensitive resources, today announced that it has received a Red Herring North America 2008 award as one of the top 100 start ups in North America. Criteria used to judge the Red Herring Top 100 included technology uniqueness, management team experience, customer traction, business model, alliances and financial strengths.

“To be selected as a Red Herring 100 winner or finalist is a mark of distinction and high honor,” according to Red Herring.  “Only 200 companies were chosen as finalists out of a pool of thousands. Of those finalists we selected 100 companies as winners. To decide on these companies the Red Herring editorial team diligently surveyed entrepreneurship around the globe. Technology industry executives, investors, and observers regard the Red Herring 100 lists as invaluable instruments to discover and advocate the promising startups that will lead the next wave of disruption and innovation.”

The formal announcement was made on May 12 in San Jose, Calif., at a gathering of over 300 CEOs, venture investors, government officials and senior corporate business development executives at the annual Red Herring North America conference.  This marks the third year that Nevis Networks has achieved finalist status, in addition to winning Red Herring’s “10 Private Security Companies to Watch” in 2006.

“Being named one of the top 100 start ups in North America is indeed prestigious,” said Dominic Wilde, vice president of marketing at Nevis Networks. “This recognition further validates our technology, customer traction and market leadership as the provider of the most comprehensive, lowest cost LAN security and NAC solutions in the market.”

About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company which unites the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine, an online daily technology news service, technology newsletters and major events for technology leaders around the globe.  Red Herring provides an insider’s access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. More information about Red Herring is available on the Internet at

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.

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