CHICAGO, April 4 : Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ:ALDN), the leader in Software DRM, identity management, and content security solutions, today announced it will provide its high capacity, gateway-based eSafe content security solution to nearly 6,800 member institutions of the Consortium for Indian Information Technology Education (CIITE).
CIITE, a nodal agency at the national level focusing on IT education throughout the country, chose Aladdin eSafe over other solutions from several competitors who also participated in the lengthy testing and evaluation process. In addition, CIITE honored Aladdin with its prestigious 2006 Best Content Security Solution award in May 2006.
CIITE selected the award-winning Aladdin eSafe content security solution to provide each of the institute's locations with powerful, integrated content security featuring unmatched, proactive protection against known and unknown malicious code, spam, non-productive and inappropriate content. Addressing all layers of content security, eSafe delivers superior security that remains easy for CIITE to centrally deploy and manage.
"Our extensive network of CIITE facilities requires proven, time-tested technology that will stand as a significant barrier against ever-present Web threats," said Prof D. Hanummaiah, Chief Strategy Officer at CIITE. "Throughout a lengthy and detailed evaluation of the industry's leading content security solutions, Aladdin eSafe's technology consistently outranked the competition in performance and innovation. We're pleased to announce our selection of the eSafe product, as we are confident it leads the industry in proactive, comprehensive Web protection."
eSafe Content Security Course for CIITE Students
In addition to eSafe technology, Aladdin also provided CIITE with a complete Aladdin Content Security Course -- a comprehensive set of IT security training DVDs that will be used during instruction throughout CIITE institutes. This unique accompaniment supplies students with hours of DVD instruction by Aladdin experts who offer unmatched discussions of enterprise security fundamentals, implementations and challenges. CIITE students will be able to buy a complete DVD set of the course for personal use.
"eSafe will create a safer learning environment for students and will enable IT students to better understand and deal with digital content threats," said Elinor Nissensohn, global vice president of sales and marketing at Aladdin Knowledge Systems. "Aladdin is proud to provide security and high- level educational materials for CIITE and its Indian IT students, as we are committed to assisting CIITE's mission of strengthening IT use within the country's educational and commercial communities. We are amazed by the fast growing IT industry in India and honored to be selected by CIITE as their content security partner."
Teleconference and Webcast
The Company will conduct a teleconference tomorrow, April 5, 2007 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss the CIITE customer announcement. To participate in the call, please dial (800) 399-0427 in North America, or +1 (706) 643-1624 internationally, approximately ten minutes prior to the scheduled call start time. The call is being simultaneously Web cast and can be accessed on the Aladdin Web site at aladdin.com/investor . Please visit the Web site at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled call time to register for the Web cast and download any necessary audio software.
A replay of the call can also be accessed via telephone through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on April 19, 2007 by calling (800) 642-1687 in North America, or +1 (706) 645-9291 internationally, and entering the following access code: 3579395. A Web cast replay of the call will also be made and can be accessed on the Aladdin Web site at aladdin.com/investor .
The Consortium for Indian Information Technology Education focuses on research and development in the field of information technology. Through coordination with leading universities and Engineering Colleges in various research and development projects, CIITE is attempting to popularize the use of information technology in general, while strengthening information technology throughout the academic and commercial communities in India.
With the goal of developing a pool of quality software development professionals who can lead India to the forefront of information technology and set high standards for the budding professionals to follow, CIITE provides access to various resources for educational and research purposes to Member Institutions. For more information, visit www.ciite.org/ .
About Aladdin eSafe
Aladdin eSafe is a high capacity, perimeter-based, strong content security solution that provides organizations a transparent shield from threats and enhances productivity. eSafe enables organizations to supply secure Web surfing through a wire speed security gateway featuring powerful anti-spyware and unauthorized application filtering; reduce spam though a proactive email security gateway with advanced spam management; and improve security through URL filtering with transparent inspection of HTTP, FTP, SMTP and POP3. For more information, please visit www.aladdin.com/eSafe .
Aladdin Knowledge Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALDN), founded in 1985, is a global provider of security solutions. Its security products are organized into two segments: Software Digital Rights Management (DRM) and Enterprise Security. Aladdin's Software DRM products allow software developers and publishers to protect their intellectual property, increase revenues through licensing, and reduce losses from software piracy. Aladdin's Enterprise Security solutions enable organizations to secure their information technology assets by controlling who has access to their networks (identity and password management) and what content their users can utilize (proactive content security). Aladdin has offices in 10 countries, a worldwide network of channel partners and holds numerous industry awards for innovation and reliability. For more information, please visit the Aladdin Web site at www.aladdin.com/ .
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