CANTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 10, 2006–Network Engines, Inc. (NASDAQ: NENG), a leading appliance partner for Microsoft(R) security solutions, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with leading European IT security value-added distribution group, NOXS. The new partnership allows NOXS to distribute and market the Network Engines family of NS Series Security Appliances through its extensive reseller partner network in Italy and France.
“Network Engines has the reputation as the appliance vendor of choice to secure and managable Microsoft infrastructures and is a key and welcome addition to our security portfolio,” said Daniel Hurel, Director for NOXS Southern Europe. “Developed on Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server and now integrated with the Websense(R) Web Security Suite(TM), the appliances offer our reseller partners a unique application-layer firewall and web security solution to protect users, client devices, and core applications from a broad spectrum of Internet-based threats.”
"Partnering with NOXS signals our intent to capitalize on opportunities in French and Italian markets to help enterprises secure their Microsoft infrastructures," said Gareth Green, General Manager, EMEA & APAC, Network Engines. "The company’s expertise and knowledge of these markets will enable to us to develop and further grow our customer base in the region via their well-qualified reseller channel."
NS Series Security Appliances are a family of multi-function security platforms providing advanced application-layer firewall, VPN, and web cache functionality to maximize protection for core Microsoft infrastructure applications including Exchange Server, SharePoint(R) Portal Server, and Internet Information Services (IIS). Integrated with Websense Web Security Suite, the appliances are exceptional web proxies, accelerating access to frequently requested web content while blocking spyware, viruses, worms, and Trojan horses from infected websites