Hifn and Galaxywind Team to Combat Internal Threats for Carrier and Enterprise Networks


China-Based Galaxywind Chooses Hifn's Network Processor to Power its High-Speed Security Gateway for Superior Routing Capabilities

LOS GATOS, Calif., July 2 / / - Hifn(TM) (NASDAQ:HIFN), the power behind network and information security, today announced that Galaxywind, a leading Chinese provider of routers, switches and networking products, has integrated the Hifn 5NP4G network processor into its new security isolation gateway, the Protium D2000. With the Hifn 5NP4G acting as the core processing unit, the D2000 can satisfy enterprise, core, edge networking, and Internet service requirements at wire speed for telecommunication and enterprise customers.

"Carriers and enterprises are accustomed to dealing with external threats using well understood technology like stateful firewalls," said Tom Moore, vice president of sales, marketing and operations for Hifn. "Today, evolving attacks have driven them to apply this same technology within their internal networks as well in order to effect data protection and reduce their risk. This is an emerging market that has its sights set on high-performance security solutions able to keep pace with increasingly faster WANs and data protection inside the LAN at gigabit speeds. With Hifn, Galaxywind can take advantage of our processing power to meet these new security needs and deliver complex functions, such as QoS, scheduling, flow control, and differentiated services."

Hifn's programmable network processor is optimized for packet processing at speeds up to OC-48. The 5NP4G implements copper interconnect technology and integrates a switching engine, search engine, frame processors, and multiplexed MACs. Powered by Hifn, the D2000 is a highly integrated security solution that includes: firewall, deep packet inspection, hardware accelerated VPN, routing, switch, QOS, Anti-DOS, bandwidth management, authentication, and high availability. Other features of the D2000 include a flexible interface card (POS OC3, CPOS, ATM OC3, 100BASET Fast Ethernet link, 1000 Base TX/SX/LX/ZX and WAN interface etc.), high speed, and 8Gbps full duplex system bandwidth.

"We chose Hifn because its network processor was the best product in its class for routing and security capabilities," said Zeng Yu, general manager of Galaxywind. "Based on Hifn, the D2000 security isolation gateway can satisfy any Internet service requirements. In today's competitive environment, we now feel better equipped to provide customers with a high performance solution that will meet the needs of the most demanding network forwarding applications."

About Hifn

Hifn (NASDAQ:HIFN) powers network and information security. Leveraging over a decade of leadership and expertise in data encryption and compression, we are a trusted partner to industry innovators for whom security is critical to their success. With the majority of secure global communications flowing through Hifn technology, the convergence of security, storage and assured access drives our product roadmap forward. We will continue as the first resource for the toughest security requirements because we anticipate as we innovate in a field that leaves no margin for error. Hifn sets the industry standards and technology firsts to secure, compress and assure information wherever needed. For more information, please visit: http://www.hifn.com/.

About Galaxywind

Galaxywind is a Chinese hi-tech company specialized in research, development, manufacture and distribution of network and data communication equipment. It offers superbly extensible new/next generation core routers and switches with high performance and high reliability, and provides cutting-edge total solutions to carriers and other enterprise customers. Recognized as one of "Top 50 Hi-Tech Companies" in Shenzhen, Galaxywind is among the few domestic companies which boast proprietary core technologies for developing high-end routers. Its products have been widely applied to state/provincial backbone network, metropolitan area network (MAN) and virtual private network (VPN), etc, meeting diverse requirements in applications such as basic hardware platform, business management system and value-added customer service system.

Galaxywind is ISO9001 certified. Its Galaxywind(R) series high-end routers have passed stringent test of China Telecommunication Technology Labs (CTTL) and been granted "Network Access License of Telecommunication Equipment" by the Ministry of Information Industry, China. Since early 2005, the company's core routers also have been approved by MII to be used for IPv6 deployment. For more information, please visit http://www.galaxywind.com/

Source: Hifn

CONTACT: Hifn, Inc., Corporate Communications, +1-408-399-3520, press@hifn.com

Web site: http://www.hifn.com/
http://www.galaxywind.com/

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