Info Security Products Guide names CipherOptics the winner of the 2006 Global Excellence in Wireless Security Award

CipherOptics SG1002 Gains the Highest Trust of Customers Worldwide

Raleigh, N.C. (June 6, 2006) CipherOptics, the leading innovator of solutions for Protecting Data in Motion, today announces that the CipherOptics SG1002 the first extensible IPSec security gateway has been named the winner of the Global Excellence in Wireless Security Customer Trust 2006 Award by Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and the worlds leading Guide to security-related products.

"CipherOptics has been selected as the winner in Global Excellence in Wireless Security because of their leadership in protecting data in motion, said Rick Justice, Chief Technology Editor of Silicon Valley Communications, the publisher of the Info Security Products Guide.  As the market demands a more comprehensive solution for ensuring the security of data in transit over IP networks, the CipherOptics Security Gateway family of products enables enterprises and government agencies to maximize security deployments and protect high performance networks.

Today's complex business processes depend upon application-to-application connectivity demanding seamless, low-latency communications across multiple geographies and data centers.  For CipherOptics global customer base, the Common Criteria Certified CipherOptics SG1002 security gateway is a vital component of their security strategy: protecting data storage in motion; protecting data as it traverses third party networks; securing sensitive virtual networks; and, protecting wireless network links end to end.  

With the industry responding to increasing requirements to protect data in motion, its more important than ever for enterprises to deploy solutions that deliver maximum protection without negatively impacting the network, application or operational cost, says Brandon Hoff, chief marketing officer of CipherOptics.  The Global Excellence in Wireless Security Award demonstrates certesnetworks.commitment to removing the barriers to data and application protection that enterprises require today.

The CipherOptics SG1002 supports High Availability (HA) with Transparent In-line Encryption Architecture (TILEA) delivering its ultra-high performance characteristics and its bump-in-the-wire implementation.  With the ability to be installed and working in less than 15 minutes, the CipherOptics SG1002 overlays security onto the network so there is no reason to touch the existing network infrastructure in any way.  The CipherOptics SG1002 helps businesses to meet compliance requirements for HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, Gramm Leach Bliley and DoD 8100.2.  To read more about this product, please visit www.infosecurityproductsguide.com.

About CipherOptics
CipherOptics is the leader in multi-layer encryption solutions for high performance networks. The Company provides advanced IPsec VPN and encryption solutions for wide area networks, and enables secure connectivity to private and public clouds. CipherOptics helps organizations improve security, decrease risk, and reduce the cost of compliance while enabling high performance and secure connectivity to critical infrastructures.

For more information about CipherOptics visit the company website at www.certesnetworks.com.

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