ADTRAN, Inc., and Websense, Inc., today announced the integration of Websense Web Security Suite™ with ADTRAN NetVanta 3305, 4305, and 5305 routers.
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New ADTRAN Operating System Integrates Websense Web Security Suite with NetVanta Routers
Websense -Enabled NetVanta Routers Offer Proactive Security against Web -based Threats such as Spyware, Crimeware, and Phishing
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and SAN DIEGO, Calif. - -(May 2, 2006) - -ADTRAN, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading supplier of access routers, and Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBSN), a global leader in web security and web filtering productivity software, today announced the integration of Websense Web Security Suite™ with ADTRAN NetVanta 3305, 4305, and 5305 routers. This new capability, provided by ADTRAN Operating System (AOS) 12.1, enables ADTRAN NetVanta routers to deliver a higher level of internet security protecting organizations from today's most advanced internet threats.
The Websense Web Security Suite is an award -winning internet filtering and web security solution that protects users from existing and emerging Web -based threats including spyware, crimeware, phishing and pharming attacks. Unlike other solutions, Websense Web Security Suite also blocks spyware and keylogger backchannel communications from ever reaching host servers. The Websense Web Security Suite also provides real -time internet security database updates for immediate protection from new security threats as they emerge.
"The ability to utilize the Websense Web Security Suite with our NetVanta routers provides our customers with an added level of internet filtering and web security. This is especially important in today's environment when new threats emerge almost daily," said Tim Saunders, vice president of product management, ADTRAN Enterprise Networks Division. "We chose to partner with Websense because they are the leader in web security and content filtering. Integration with their security products complements and enhances the features offered in our NetVanta platforms."
Using a NetVanta router in combination with Websense Web Security Suite allows organizations to manage employee internet access and enforce internet usage policies, including management of web site and protocol categories such as spyware, peer -to -peer networks, instant messaging, and streaming media. The result is increased web security for an organization and improved employee productivity.
"We are pleased to team with ADTRAN, to enable Websense integration with its NetVanta routers. Websense and ADTRAN see this as an opportunity to bring together two great channels that will provide small and mid -size corporate customers, as well as remote and branch offices, with a compelling Web security and routing solution," said Steve Kelley, director of strategic alliances for Websense, Inc. "ADTRAN and Websense offer a solid combination in terms of security, functionality, reliability, and price, making these solutions a perfect fit for the small and medium enterprise."
ADTRAN is a member of the Websense Web Security Ecosystem™ - a comprehensive framework of technology integrations that provides enhanced security and ease of deployment of Websense web security solutions in enterprise environments. For more information on protecting your organization from a wide range of threats including spyware, virus outbreaks, and internal hacking exploits, please visit www.adtran.com or www.websense.com.
About Websense, Inc.
Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ:WBSN), a global leader in web security and web filtering software, is trusted to protect 24 million employees worldwide. Websense proactively discovers and immediately protects customers against web -based threats such as spyware, phishing attacks, viruses and crimeware with maximum protection and minimal effort. With diverse partnerships and integrations, Websense enhances our customers' network and security environments. For more information, visit www.websense.com.
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ADTRAN, Inc. is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, with an 18 -year history of profitability and a portfolio of more than 1,400 solutions for use in the last mile of today's telecommunications networks. Widely deployed by carriers and enterprises alike, ADTRAN solutions enable voice, data, video, and Internet communications across copper, fiber, and wireless network infrastructures. ADTRAN solutions are currently in use by every major U.S. service provider and many global ones, as well as by thousands of public, private and governmental organizations worldwide.
For more information, contact the company at 800 9ADTRAN (800 923 -8726) or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. On the Web, visit www.adtran.com.
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