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Winners Will Be Honored At Technosium 2008 in Silicon Valley in January

Mountain View, Calif. – October 16, 2007 – Nevis Networks, a market leader in identity-based policy enforcement solutions that control network access and secure sensitive resources, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the world’s leading publication on security-related products and technologies has named the LANenforcer 2024 a finalist for the 2008 Global Product Excellence Awards in the “Security Solution for the Enterprise” category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of technologies. The LANenforcer 2024 was voted a finalist by more than 11,000 voters worldwide consisting of end-users, channel partners and readers of Info Security Products Guide. Vendors themselves were not permitted to vote.

2008 Global Product Excellence and Outstanding Award winners will be honored on January 30, 2008, at Technosium 2008 during the Info Security Products Guide Global Awards ceremony at the Santa Clara Convention Center located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Nevis Networks will be among the other key industry players at this event.

The LANenforcer 2024 Security Appliance transparently integrates into existing network infrastructures, sitting between existing switches at the access and distribution layers. The LANenforcer appliance is an ideal solution for organizations that need an added layer of security within the LAN and want to quickly and easily roll it out to a large number of users. It is designed as a drop-in solution, and requires no configuration changes to the physical or logical network topology. A single LANenforcer security appliance can support up to 3000 users, making it extremely cost-effective when compared to other less capable point solutions. For the price of a single appliance, the LANenforcer appliance combines comprehensive access control, threat containment and user monitoring, while enforcing corporate security policies down to the individual user.

The LANenforcer security appliance detects a broad range of known threats such as Worms, Spyware, Adware, Bots, Trojans, and DoS attacks, while also protecting against previously unknown or 0-day threats without adding significant latency to the network. Infected user endpoints are quarantined in microseconds without disrupting other users on the network, providing a significant improvement over the use of VLANs or zone approaches for threat containment.

The LANenforcer security appliance also offers granular access control with quick provisioning, and the LANsight security manager provides real-time user visibility and a record of network resources utilized and applications accessed for meeting regulatory compliance specifications.

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“The Internet revolution probably played the greatest role in helping level business fields worldwide,” says Rake Narang, editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. “Signs of the next generation of IT revolution are now visible and already making an impact worldwide on not just businesses this time but also on social networking and the way each one of us is carving our own identities using the power of an interconnected digital world. Companies such as Nevis Networks are behind the products and technologies that are fuelling this next revolution. The time is right to play a prominent role and be recognized as a part of this new IT revolution.”

“We are proud to be recognized as a key industry player whose products have been named finalist by Info Security Products Guide,” says Dominic Wilde, vice president of marketing, Nevis Networks. “Behind this distinguished success is our relentless drive to stay customer focused. We believe this recognition from Info Security Products Guide is a clear validation to the fact that our products and services are gaining greater acceptance from existing and new customers.”

About Info Security Products Guide Awards
Info Security Products Guide sponsors leading conferences and expos worldwide and plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow’s technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

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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