VSS Monitoring Joins FireEye Global Industry Alliance Program

SAN MATEO, Calif. - VSS Monitoring, the world leader in Network Intelligence Optimization, today announced that it has joined a new strategic partner program introduced by FireEye, Inc., as a founding program member to jointly extend the network protection capabilities of the leading FireEye® Malware Protection System(TM) (MPS).

Launched today, the FireEye Global Industry Alliance Program integrates complementary technologies and services with the FireEye MPS to provide customers with best-in-class interoperability, streamlined security operations centers, and reductions to the mean time to resolution to cost effectively secure critical data, intellectual property, and networks against targeted attacks, such as APT attacks.

Together, FireEye and VSS Monitoring deliver a complete solution to stop advanced targeted attacks across the web and email threat vectors, as well as malware resident on file shares, all with enhanced capabilities such as scalability, high availability, filtering of unwanted network traffic, and load balancing across multiple FireEye appliances for enterprise customers.

"While our alliance program just launched today, our long-standing partnership with VSS Monitoring has successfully served our joint customers for several years," said Jeff Williams, FireEye vice president of worldwide sales and business development. "VSS Monitoring extends FireEye's capabilities in key areas such as network visibility and scalability, and we look forward to continued joint sales success as we continue growing our customer base together."

"FireEye offers the leading platform delivering integrated, multi-vector protection for stopping all stages of an advanced malware attack, and we are pleased with our growing joint customer success," said Dean Beaver, VSS Monitoring VP of Global Alliances. "Leading security vendors such as FireEye turn to VSS Monitoring to increase the capabilities they deliver to customers through our leading network visibility and performance functionality. We look forward to continuing to work closely together through the efforts of this new alliance program."

VSS Monitoring is the leader in managing access for performance and security tools for traffic on dynamic networks deployed by enterprises, governments and service providers. With the world's largest and most feature-rich family of traffic optimization devices, VSS allows IT professionals to see into the farthest reaches of even the largest networks. VSS' innovative Network Intelligence Optimization Systems(TM) for passive monitoring and active inline tools help prevent problems from reaching end users, and greatly accelerate the ROI of tool deployments.

About VSS Monitoring

VSS Monitoring is the world leader in Network Intelligence Optimization, providing a visionary, systems approach for optimizing and scaling the connectivity between network switching and the network intelligence universe of analytics, security, and acceleration tools. VSS network intelligence optimization systems improve tool usage, simplify operations, increase efficiencies and greatly enhance ROI. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, Calif. For more information, visit www.vssmonitoring.com.

VSS and Protector Series are trademarks or registered trademarks of VSS Monitoring, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Any other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

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