SUNNYVALE, Calif. , Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — SonicWALL, Inc.
(Nasdaq: SNWL), a leading secure network infrastructure company is pleased to
announce partnership with Kyowa Exeo Corp, Tokyo based company that will
provide 24×7 technical support & logistics services effective September 17th
2008. This partnership is indicative of SonicWALL’s strong commitment to the
Japanese market and the drive to provide customers and eco-system partners
with highest degree of technical support across SMB and Enterprise class of
To date, SonicWALL has localized its products and manuals into Japanese,
and provided customer support service in Japanese, as part of its corporate
mission of supplying affordable, high-performance, user-friendly security
solutions to small and medium-sized businesses.
SonicWALL announced its entry into the Enterprise Network Security Market
with acquisition of Aventail in 2007 and Mail Frontier in 2006. Following the
acquisition SonicWALL has expanded the Global Technical Support thru a
combination of partner led support and in-house/offshore support. Now, by
teaming up with Kyowa Exeo, which has a proven record in the provision of
system solutions and a nationwide network of maintenance channels, SonicWALL
will meet the support needs of businesses that have large networks, which
often require maintenance after working hours or on weekends.
Through this partnership, Kyowa Exeo will provide support for all the
large-scale deployment of network security products in both enterprise and SMB
market in Japan . Kyowa Exeo will establish a dedicated team of engineers and
specialist that will provide round the clock support to Japanese customers and
Kyowa Exeo will support the following SonicWALL product lines. By using
them in combination, comprehensive security measures can be achieved.
— UTM (Unified Threat Management) appliance, SonicWALL NSA eClass
High-performance UTM appliance combines fast, reassembly-free deep
packet inspection (Reassembly Free DPI) with a multi-core processor. It
enables users to set policies at the application layer (OSI Layer 4-7)
and comes with SonicWALL Application Firewall to prevent data leaks.
— SSL VPN appliance for remote access, SonicWALL Aventail
Remote access solution that can support large businesses with access by
2,000 users simultaneously. Also supports all kinds of smart phones.
— SonicWALL Global Management System
The SonicWALL Global Management System enables all-round monitoring,
surveillance, and management of SonicWALL E-class products.
About SonicWALL, Inc.
SonicWALL is committed to improving the performance and productivity of
businesses of all sizes by engineering the cost and complexity out of running
a secure network. Over one million SonicWALL appliances have been shipped
through its global network of ten thousand channel partners to keep tens of
millions of worldwide business computer users safe and in control of their
data. SonicWALL’s award-winning solutions include network security, secure
remote access, content security, backup and recovery, and policy and
management technology. For more information, visit the company web site at
Safe Harbor Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release are “forward-looking statements”
within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
The forward-looking statements include but are not limited to statements
regarding the benefits associated with the benefits of the SonicWALL-Kyowa
Exeo relationship on the ability to provide systems solutions and meeting the
support requirements of businesses with large networks, the benefits of the
various SonicWALL product families, and the dedication of SonicWALL to the
Japanese market. These forward-looking statements are based on the opinions
and estimates of management at the time the statements are made and are
subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to
differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. In
addition, please see the “Risk Factors” described in our Securities and
Exchange Commission filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the
year ended December 31, 2007 , for a more detailed description of the risks
facing our business. All forward-looking statements included in this release
are based upon information available to SonicWALL as of the date of the
release, and we assume no obligation to update any such forward-looking
NOTE: SonicWALL is a registered trademark of SonicWALL, Inc. Other product
and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered
trademarks of their respective companies.
SOURCE SonicWALL, Inc.
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