CANTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 16, 2006–Network Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ: NENG), a leading appliance partner for Microsoft(R) security solutions, today announced that an independent panel of judges nominated its NS Series product line as the Security Product of the Year in the prestigious Techworld Awards 2006.
The judges narrowed the finalists to NS Series Security Appliances and six other products based on a demanding criteria of features, functionality, innovation, performance, configuration, resilience, ease of use, fitness for purpose, price, and market position.
"Competing for the Security Product of the Year at such at an important award ceremony is an honor for Network Engines," said Gareth Green, General Manager, EMEA & APAC, Network Engines. "The nomination confirms the strengths of our NS Series appliances and acknowledges the advances we have made to leverage the power of Microsoft security technology, integrating it with additional capabilities and management features to deliver comprehensive security for Microsoft-based web and messaging infrastructures."
IDG’s esteemed Techworld Awards recognise the best in every field of the network industry, rewarding the leading individuals, teams, and companies for innovative and effective use of networking and telecommunications technology. All category winners will be announced at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on June 28, 2006.
NS Series Security Appliances are a family of multi-layer security platforms providing advanced application-layer firewall, VPN, and web cache functionality to maximize protection for core Microsoft applications including Exchange Server, SharePoint(R) Portal Server, and Internet Information Services (IIS). Integrated with the full Websense(R) Web Security Suite(TM), the appliances are exceptional web proxies, accelerating access to frequently requested web content while blocking spyware, viruses, worms, and Trojan horses from infected websites.