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Nevis Networks Selected as a MoneyTree FutureCentric Company

Company Awarded Honor Based on its Innovative LAN Security Appliances

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – January 17, 2006 – Nevis Networks, a provider of ASIC-based LAN security appliances, announced today that it has been named a MoneyTree™ FutureCentricSM Company in the list based on the MoneyTree Survey conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Thomson Venture Economics, and the National Venture Capital Association.

The survey singled out Nevis for its breakthrough approach to enterprise LAN security with its comprehensive 10Gbps ASIC-based appliances. Nevis’ LANenforcer™ products uniquely combine dynamic user-based network access control and microsecond threat containment, making it the first security solution to fully protect network assets and individual users from threats. FutureCentric companies are selected from a list of entrepreneurial companies that received venture backing in 2005 and are building ideas that shape the future. Editor’s Note: To view the entire list of companies named to MoneyTree’s FutureCentric list, please visit “Being named a MoneyTree FutureCentric Company is solid validation of the critical need enterprises have for a solution to the LAN security challenges they’re facing today,” said Charles Dauber, president and CEO of Nevis. “Nevis’ approach of providing a network-based solution that operates at LAN speed and provides complete protection for each individual user is the next major trend in LAN security.”

Nevis’ LANenforcer LAN security appliance enables enterprises to match business policies to network activity, protecting network assets from unauthorized access and containing network security threats, while meeting regulatory compliance requirements. Nevis integrates the functions of many point security products into a single appliance for the first time, simplifying deployment and delivering disruptive price/performance at LAN speed.

About Nevis Networks
Nevis Networks develops and markets ASIC-based LAN security appliances designed to help corporations protect information privacy and integrity, ensure network availability, and maintain regulatory compliance. With its patent-pending LANsecure architecture, the Nevis LANenforcer product family combines the most comprehensive access control, deepest threat defense, and fastest threat response to create a “Personal DMZ” around every user on the LAN. Nevis was founded in 2002 by seasoned executives with strong track records in security, semiconductor, and networking technologies, and has raised over $40 million from veteran Silicon Valley investors New Enterprise Associates, BlueRun Ventures, and New Path Ventures. The company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with an R&D center in Pune, India. For more information, visit the Nevis Networks web site at, or contact the company at (650) 254-2500.