Security Applicances protect small business networks.

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Designed for businesses with 1-100 users, Safe@Office(TM) 400W security appliances incorporate a wireless 802.11b/g access point operating at 108 Mbps. They provide mobile access to network data from anywhere in office, and employ multiple failover capabilities to ensure that both wired and wireless networks are operating at all times. Solution includes access to security services including e-mail anti-virus, URL filtering, and dynamic DNS.



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Check Point Expands Small Business Production Line with New Series of Wireless Security Appliances



Safe@Office 400W Series of Appliances Provide Users with a Comprehensive, All-in-One Solution that Enables Wireless Freedom

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Nov. 15, 2004 - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced the introduction of the Safe@Office(TM) 400W, a series of integrated, all-in-one wireless security appliances that include a wireless access point. The new appliances enable small businesses to simply and affordably achieve secure, flexible wireless access to network resources anywhere and anytime.

"Small businesses are looking to leverage wireless LANs without opening their networks to potential attacks, and our new Safe@Office 400W wireless security appliances provide them with convenient, secure wireless network access," said Gonen Fink, vice president, solutions and strategy for Check Point Software Technologies. "We've responded to small business customer demands by offering the latest and simplest mobility technology that provides them with the same enterprise-level, proven security technology used by all 100 of the Fortune 100 companies."

Check Point Safe@Office 400W wireless security appliances incorporate a wireless 802.11b/g access point with exceptional speeds of up to 108 Mbps, which is double the standard speed, and they also provide a wireless range that is up to three times that of a regular access point. The Safe@Office 400W series is designed specifically for businesses with 1-100 users and is based on Check Point's market-leading VPN-1®/FireWall-1® security technology.

Small businesses experience the following advantages by using Check Point Safe@Office 400W wireless security appliances:

Wireless Flexibility - Users experience secure, mobile access to network data from anywhere in the office without the hassle and cost of having to run wires.

Affordability - Starting at just $499, businesses can cost-effectively share broadband connections via the integrated wireless access point or 4 switch LAN ports, and they can secure public servers through a DMZ port.

Ease-of-Use - Customers undergo quick setup and hassle-free management, so they can get wireless security up-and-running in a matter of minutes.

Seamless Business Operations - Multiple high-availability and failover capabilities are included to ensure that both wired and wireless networks are operating at all times.

Security Services - The solution includes access to additional security services including e-mail anti-virus, URL filtering, dynamic DNS, reporting and security updates.

Shared Printer Access - Users can turn any USB printer into a network printer, allowing anyone with network access to print documents without buying an expensive network printer or separate print server.

The Service Provider Advantage

For small businesses that do not have the IT resources to manage security internally, they can outsource management of the Safe@Office 400W wireless security appliances to a service provider. Check Point's Security Management Portal (SMP), a robust and resilient management architecture, makes it simple for service providers to deploy and manage security on a very large scale.

"Employee flexibility is critical in today's dynamic working environment, so wireless security is going to be a strong selling point for us with our small business customer base," said Christophe Carrl, CEO of Nerim, a French-based leading Internet Service Provider. "With Safe@Office 400W appliances and Check Point's Security Management Portal, we have the ability to remotely manage our subscribers' networks, while delivering value-added services that increase our bottom line."

With Check Point's Safe@Office 400W series of wireless security appliances, small businesses enjoy the full benefits of a comprehensive security solution that enables employees to increase their productivity through secure, 24x7 wireless network access. Wired and wireless small business customers can rest assured that their networks will remain protected from hackers, thus allowing them to focus on running their businesses.

Pricing and Availability

The Safe@Office 400W series of appliances are now available for order in four different configurations, starting at just $499 US. For more information on the Check Point Safe@Office 400W series, please visit www.checkpoint.com/products/safe@office/index.html.

About Check Point Software

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. It is the confirmed market leader of both the worldwide VPN and firewall markets. Through its Next Generation product line, the company delivers a broad range of intelligent Perimeter, Internal and Web security solutions that protect business communications and resources for corporate networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. The company's Zone Labs (www.zonelabs.com) division is one of the most trusted brands in Internet security, creating award-winning endpoint security solutions that protect millions of PCs from hackers, spyware and data theft. Extending the power of the Check Point solution is its Open Platform for Security (OPSEC), the industry's framework and alliance for integration and interoperability with "best-of-breed" solutions from over 350 leading companies. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of more than 2,300 Check Point partners in 92 countries.

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