Unipalm to Distribute Network Engines NS Series Security Appliances throughout the UK and Ireland

By | April 4, 2006

Unipalm, a COMPUTERLINKS company, the UK and Ireland´s foremost specialist distributor of Internet technology solutions and Network Engines, Inc., a leading appliance partner for Microsoft® security solutions, announce their agreement to distribute the Network Engines family of NS SeriesЃ Security Appliances. The appliances have been developed in partnership with Microsoft to harness the power of the Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 integrated with the full Websense® Web Security Suite.

David Ellis, Director of e-Security at Unipalm, comments, іUnipalm has a strong relationship with Websense and nearly 65% of our Websense sales are deployed on Microsoft ISA Server. This agreement opens opportunities for our IT security resellers to accelerate their deployments and add incremental hardware sales to their software licence business. We selected Network Engines after a thorough review of a number of ISA Server platforms, concluding that their appliance-based security solutions provide the strongest technical and commercial option for our reseller partners.І

NS Series Security Appliances are a family of multi-layer security platforms providing advanced application-layer firewall, VPN, and web cache functionality to protect core Microsoft infrastructure applications including Exchange Server, SharePoint® Portal Server, and Internet Information Services (IIS). Integrated with Websense Web Security Suite, the appliances accelerate access to frequently requested web content while blocking spyware, viruses, worms, and Trojan horses from infected websites.

Gareth Green, General Manager EMEA and APAC at Network Engines said, “Unipalm№s unique proposition to its reseller partners is based on second-to-none security expertise and professional services that will bring a powerful dimension to our growth strategy in the region. With Network Engines offering Websense integrated on NS Series Security Appliances combined with Unipalm№s existing relationship with Websense, we can offer customers the best web security solutions to protect their Microsoft infrastructures.І

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