Whale Appoints New Regional Director for UK and Ireland

Industry Veteran Andrew Lintell Named To Lead Expansion.

Fort Lee, NJ - Whale today announced that it is expanding its sales support presence in UK and Ireland with the appointment of a new regional director, Andrew Lintell. The announcement reinforces Whale's continued expansion in EMEA.

Mr. Lintell brings to Whale an extensive sales and operations background spanning the IT industry in both mature and emerging organizations. He joins Whale from security start up Avecho where he established the commercial operations in his role as Sales Manager EMEA.  Prior to this, Mr. Lintell served as Enterprise Channel Manager for Computer Associates, and had various sales, channel and management roles over his 4 years at McAfee, including the team that successfully launched McAfee Online Managed Services into the European market.

Whale has surpassed more than 500,000 EMEA enterprise end-users and has been growing its EMEA sales over 65% annually. Whale tripled its European channel partner base in 2005, and is continuing to expand its presence in UK and Ireland.

"By appointing Andrew to head UK and Ireland, Whale is ensuring that it will continue to lead the region as the best-of-bread provider for business driven application access" said Mike Betz, Whale's Managing Director for EMEA. "Andrews's skills will accelerate Whales UK growth and extend our position at the forefront of the industry."

Recognized as a leader in the SSL VPN space by industry experts, Whale's business driven application access solutions offer exceptional flexibility without compromising on security. Fortune 1000 and Global 1000 companies around the world are using its products including: Virgin Atlantic Airways, Britain's Labour Party, E.ON UK, the Financial Times, Superdrug and Hasbro.

About Whale
Whale is the leading provider of business driven secure access products, including SSL VPN, application security and endpoint security offerings. A pioneer in secure application layer access, Whale's products are deployed globally by the world's leading organizations to extend their businesses. Today over two million employees, business partners and customer users securely and easily access their critical business applications and resources through Whale's Intelligent Application Gateway products. The company is headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey and has international offices in Germany, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Israel and representation in France.

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Aimee Rhodes
e-mail: aimeer@whale-com.com
201-947-9177 ext. 1528

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