Whale Named a Product of the Year recipient by TechTarget's SearchMobileComputing.com in Mobile Security Category
1/17/2006

Whale's Intelligent Application Gateway Express Edition Receives Gold for its Innovation, Performance, Functionality and Value.

Fort Lee, NJ - Whale today announced that its Intelligent Application Gateway Express Edition was named as a "Product of the Year" recipient in the Mobile Security category in TechTarget's SeachMobileComputing.com 2005 "Products of the Year" awards.

The Intelligent Application Gateway Express Edition was chosen from among 130 new products submitted for consideration to SearchMobileComputing.com editors in four categories. The awards were judged by the editors of SeachMobileComputing.com, in conjunction with a team of users, industry experts, analysts and consultants. Judges selected the Products of the Year among mobile products introduced, upgraded and shipped between September 30, 2004 and October 1, 2005.
Whale's Express Edition provides an out-of-the-box, policy-driven anywhere access solution, ensuring that enterprises of all sizes can easily and cost effectively extend their existing application infrastructure while remaining policy compliant and ensuring the integrity of their networks. The Express Edition, which scales to 250 concurrent users, includes Whale's lauded security and access functionality comprised of its SSL VPN, application security and endpoint security components. The solution provides access to optimized modules for key business applications including widely-used portals, CRM, ERP and email applications.

"Mobility and security go together like water and oil, and one vendor defied the laws of nature and mixed the two," SearchMobileComputing.com wrote in its review of Whale. It added: "This SSL VPN brings enterprise-class policy enforcement for small to midsized businesses (SMBs). Its most compelling feature is the way it works completely on the application layer without having to resort to lower layer tunneling. Some additional features include SSL VPN resource cloaking, application firewalling, integrated authentication and authorization, and dynamic policy enforcement."

The winners were selected based on innovation, performance, ease of integration into existing environments, ease of use and manageability, functionality and value.

"It is truly an honor to be named a Product of the Year recipient in Mobile Security by such a respected industry publication as SearchMobileComputing.com," said Roger Pilc, CEO of Whale. "We continue to see strong and increasing demand for secure application access solutions for mobile computing products. This award again attests to our vision of providing an application-intelligent approach to our anywhere, any platform access solutions and lends credibility to our customers' choice of Whale as the best-of-breed solution provider to help them meet their access needs."

About SearchMobileComputing.com
SearchMobileComputing.com is the leading online resource for enterprise IT professionals who seek information on the latest mobile computing developments and issues so they can make decisions, research products and set strategies. The site provides original news stories, expert advice, and interactive features covering issues related to selecting, managing, deploying, tracking, supporting and securing mobile users and devices. SearchMobileComputing.com is the largest online source of mobile computing e-newsletters, white papers and Webcasts. More information can be found at www.SearchMobileComputing.com
 
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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