Certes Networks' TrustNet Manager selected as finalist for best IPsec VPN product

SC Magazine Readers Designate Certes Networks' TrustNet Manager Solution as a Finalist in 2012 Awards for Best IPsec/SSL VPN

Pittsburgh, PA, November 10, 2011-Pittsburgh, PA, November 10, 2011-Certes Networks, the leader in multi-layer encryption solutions for high performance networks announced today that it has been named a finalist in the Best IPsec VPN product category by the 2012 SC Magazine Awards. Readers selected Certes Networks' TrustNet Manager as one of the information security industry's most effective solutions, which helps address the industry's most critical IT security challenges. TrustNet Manager was recognized as a top product in the Reader Trust Award competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services by SC Magazine's esteemed reader base.

Vendors and service providers who offer a product and/or service for the commercial, government, educational, nonprofit or other industries entered the Reader Trust category.

The TrustNet Manager solution was selected from hundreds of entries submitted across 33 technology categories. Winners will be selected by the wide distribution of SC Magazine readers - security and technology experts from large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets.

"The contenders in this category have already won a significant honor, the respect of their peers and a body of experts that represents those most interested in following threats and advancements in information security," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong. "To make it this far amongst hundreds of submissions is quite an achievement."

In its 15th year, the information security industry's most prominent accolade, the annual SC Awards, showcase the best solutions, services and professionals while recognizing achievement and technical excellence. SC Magazine distinguishes the achievements of the security professionals in the trenches, the innovations happening in the vendor and service provider communities and the passionate work of government, commercial and nonprofits - all working to help improve global security.

"We are very proud to have been selected as a finalist for SC Magazine's Best IPsec VPN solution and extend congratulations to the other finalists," said Tom Gill, CEO of Certes Networks. "Our customer's have recognized the value of TrustNet Manager's ability to encrypt data over any network or cloud without the complexities and tradeoffs of tunnels. This additional recognition by the broader security community further validates our approach to securing data in motion without impacting application performance or network availability."

"This year, we mixed things up a bit and added four new categories: Best Cloud Computing Security, Best Fraud Prevention Solution, Best NAC Product and Best Database Security - driving even more submissions than the previous year," said Illena Armstrong, editor-in-chief, SC Magazine. "At the SC Awards gala, we look forward to celebrating the brave men and women battling a new era of cyber crime, where stealthy and persistent threats are stealing the daily headlines. We look forward to hearing the stories of innovation and victory, as we encounter a new frontier of corporate security threats designed to steal the heart of an organization, data."

Winners of this year's SC Magazine Awards US will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on Tuesday, February 28, 2012. The event is a night filled with excitement, along with an invaluable opportunity to network with the top corporate IT professionals in attendance. To attend the Awards, please register at http://www.cvent.com/d/scqm6b/4W.

To learn more about Certes Networks' encryption solutions, contact info@certesnetworks.com.

About Certes Networks
Certes Networks is the leader in multi-layer encryption solutions for high performance networks. The Company provides advanced IPsec VPN and encryption solutions for wide area networks, and enables secure connectivity to private and public clouds. Certes Networks helps organizations improve security, decrease risk, and reduce the cost of compliance while enabling high performance and secure connectivity to critical infrastructures.

About SC Magazine
SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. By offering a consolidated view of IT security through independent product tests and well-researched editorial content that provides the contextual backdrop for how these IT security tools will address larger demands put on businesses today, SC Magazine enables IT security pros to make the right security decisions for their companies. The brand’s portfolio includes the SC World Conference and Expo, SC Congress Canada, SC Magazine Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and SC Magazine IT Security Executives Forums.

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