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SurfControl Unveils Products

SurfControl's new set of product offerings enable customers to achieve greater levels of protection, flexibility and customization

SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. -- SurfControl (LSE: SRF), a leading provider of global on-demand, network and endpoint IT security solutions, today announced a new set of product offerings that enable customers to achieve greater levels of protection, flexibility and customization. The new product offerings include the worldwide availability of their new on-demand security services that provide customers with an additional option for securing their corporate infrastructures, whilst providing additional layered protection further safeguarding against blended threats.

"At SurfControl we believe there is a science to security and understand that businesses require customizable security solutions that lend themselves to even the most complex infrastructures," said Pat Sueltz, chief executive officer for SurfControl. "Through our new and enhanced security product portfolio, SurfControl continues to deliver on our steadfast commitment to providing organizations with solutions that respond to the complicated nature of blended threats and security breaches targeting companies today."

Utilizing the on-demand technology obtained through the recent acquisition of BlackSpider Technologies, SurfControl's new service offerings -- WebDefense and MailControl -- provide fully managed, around-the-clock security services that are easy to install, scalable and supply an important "in the cloud" layer of protection. By leveraging the on-demand infrastructure, SurfControl is able to analyze e-mail and Web threats in real-time, providing customers with unparalleled protection against zero-day attacks.

"There are a number of filtering solutions on the market, but we feel the depth of the SurfControl and BlackSpider multi-layered, SLA-backed protection is the best option out there - meeting current corporate requirements and evolving with us to help us achieve our long-term goals," said Lee Taylor, IT manager at Hill Dickinson LLP.

"By blocking all spam and viruses before they enter the network, SurfControl has reduced administration, enabling us to take a more strategic approach to IT management," said SurfControl customer, John Cannon, communications manager at Highlands & Islands Fire & Rescue Service.

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