Appliance provides network security for SMB market.

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Gateway-based eSafe HellGate appliance is anti-virus, spyware control, web browsing security, and application filtering solution designed for installations of 50-500 users. Appliance contains front LCD screen for easy setup; comes preconfigured with best practices security configurations; ensures built-in load-balancing and fail-over with eSafe Cluster mode; and provides flexibility to customize as organization's needs change.



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Aladdin eSafe Unveils HellGate Appliance, Offers Affordable Gateway-Based Content Security for SMB Market



SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 5 // -- RSA CONFERENCE 2007 -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ:ALDN), the leader in Software DRM, strong authentication and content security solutions, today announced general availability of the Aladdin eSafe HellGate appliance, the company's first gateway-based anti-virus, spyware control, Web browsing security and application filtering solution specifically designed for the SMB market. Now, SMB business clients with 50 to 500 users can benefit from eSafe content security on their own eSafe appliance -- technology previously only available to larger enterprise customers.

Unveiled today during RSA Conference 2007 in San Francisco, the Aladdin eSafe HellGate appliance equips small businesses with the same award-winning eSafe Web security technology relied upon by large organizations. Simply priced and packaged to provide maximum simplicity and cost-effectiveness, the eSafe HellGate Appliance stands as Aladdin's well-positioned entry into the SMB market -- a market that values straightforward, uncomplicated Web security at an attractive price. In December 2006, IDC released its Worldwide IT Security Software, Hardware, and Services 2006-2010 Forecast (IDC #204736) titled, "The Big Picture," explaining, "Worldwide security hardware revenue will increase from $6 billion in 2005 to $13.6 billion in 2010, representing an 18 percent CAGR. Threat management appliances and secure content management appliances offer the greatest opportunity for growth and revenue."

Based largely on the same technology provided to organizations with tens of thousands of employees, the Aladdin eSafe HellGate appliance packs the same power into a quickly deployed solution for smaller organizations. It stands as a transparent shield from threats while also enhancing employee productivity - - a significant benefit easily noticeable in smaller organizations. The appliance supplies secure Web surfing through a security gateway with powerful anti-spyware and unauthorized application filtering; advanced spam management; and URL filtering with transparent inspection of HTTP, FTP, SMTP and POP3.

The eSafe HellGate appliance contains a front LCD screen for quick and easy setup; comes preconfigured with best practices security configurations; ensures built-in load-balancing and fail-over with a new eSafe Cluster mode; and provides full flexibility to customize as an organization's needs change. Part of the family of eSafe products, the eSafe HellGate appliances possess the comprehensive, proactive security features on which eSafe has established its reputation as a market leading solution. These include:

o Adaptive content security
o Multi-layer content inspection
o Fully addresses "Layer 8," the new focus of exploits and Web attacks
o Readiness for Web 2.0 threats
o Ideal for targeted attacks
o Blocking of more than 95 percent of new threats

"Simple, scalable and reliable, the eSafe HellGate appliance from Aladdin offers the SMB market an easy and affordable way to implement best practices security configurations," said Shimon Gruper, vice president of technologies for the Aladdin eSafe Business Unit. "We're pleased to extend our content security expertise to smaller organizations, providing them with proactive anti-virus, powerful anti-spyware protection, as well as Web/URL filtering and advanced spam management. It's an all-in-one, cost-effective solution from an award-winning industry innovator."

About Aladdin

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.

eSafe, Aladdin Knowledge Systems and the Aladdin logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd. All other product and brand names mentioned in this document are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners

Source: Aladdin Knowledge Systems

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