‘Cloning Silicon Valley’ Book Touts Whale CommunicationsAuthor Examines Six Countries Identified As ‘The Next Generation High-Tech Hotspots’

Fort Lee, NJ, March 14, 2002 – Newly published “Cloning Silicon Valley: the next generation high-tech hotspots,” cites web application security company Whale Communications among a select number of high tech enterprises that are showing others the way to building a global technology business.

Author David Rosenberg’s book, published by Pearson Education and Prentice Hall, identifies the locations and enterprises that it says will lead the next generation of technological and business advancement.

U.S.-headquartered Whale Communications, founded in Israel in 1998 where its R&D remains today, is Rosenberg’s ‘Focus’ company in the Israel chapter. “Start with Whale’s core technology.it didn’t originate as a good idea looking for an application; rather it was developed in response to perceived market needs,” Rosenberg wrote. “Not every Israeli tech company is on the same fast track.”

Whale’s suite of products includes the e-Gap Webmail Appliance for secure remote access to Lotus ® Domino T from IBM® and Microsoft® Outlook® Web Access from any web browser, anytime, anywhere and the e-Gap e-Business System for securing core web-based business applications. Whale’s customer base includes industry leaders in energy, finance, banking, telecommunications, manufacturing, healthcare and government.

For more information visit Whale’s website at www.whalecommunications.com.

About Whale Communications:
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey, Whale Communications specializes in web application security solutions that enable organizations to deploy secure web-based access to sensitive business applications, significantly reducing project deployment cycles and costs. Privately held, Whale is funded by prominent venture firms and industry leaders, including Goldman Sachs, Network Associates, Inc., Soros Private Equity Partners and the BRM Group, the founding investor of Check Point Software Technologies. Whale Communications is a registered trademark and e-Gap, Whale and the Whale logo are trademarks of Whale Communications Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders.

Rebecca Herson
Whale Communications
e-mail: rebecca@whale-com.com

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