NetClarity, Inc. Launches World's Smallest Clientless Network Access Control (NAC) Appliance powered by AMCC PowerPC Embedded Processor

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Small and powerful, NetClarity launches EasyNAC micro appliance.

EasyNAC Micro

We are pleased to see NetClarity take advantage of the performance, low power, cost and size advantages of our PowerPC® embedded processor in their EasyNAC Micro appliances for Network Access Control (NAC) of smaller networks and remote offices

NetClarity, Inc., manufacturer of the Award Winning Auditor and EasyNAC appliances today announces the EasyNAC Micro, lightweight, compact, most cost-effective Network Admission Control (NAC) solution on the market.

"Our government and banking customers here in Canada like the fact that this solution actually works without the need for a client or agent, where most other solutions fail to stop the criminal mind from gaining insider access and stealing internal data", said Allen Cowen, President, Datamex Technologies, Inc.

Shipping in February, weighing less than ten ounces and measuring approximately 5" x 4" x 2", the EasyNAC Micro, powered by the AMCC PowerPC®, 405GPr embedded processor provides the same pre-and-post-NAC functionality as the EasyNAC Enterprise appliance, helping reduce the risk of malicious insiders, rogue wireless and infected returning laptops from causing downtime, data leakage or gaining control of critical network resources.

"The biggest problems in the NAC space are (1) inability to protect branch and remote offices, (2) complexity requiring infrastructure upgrades, (3) heavy six digit price tags and (4) inability to protect against the real criminals and malicious insiders who refuse to install trust agents. We've solved all of these problems with this new appliance and couldn't have done it without the help of AMCC and their Power Architecture based embedded processor", said Gary Miliefsky, Founder & Chief Technology Officer of NetClarity, Inc.

This new smaller EasyNAC Micro uses the NetClarity patented model for clientless NAC, deploys in minutes without the need for agent or client software, works with your existing networking and legacy infrastructure, eliminating the need for expensive upgrades.

The powerful EasyNAC Micro is portable, can fit in your pocket, be deployed on any Class C size subnet to help protect up to 256 network assets including all of your laptops, desktops and servers at smaller offices and branch locations of large enterprises or the entire network of a small to medium size business.

Editor's Notes:

  • World's First NAC Appliance to fit in the palm of your hands
  • Assembled in the USA, worldwide certifications for export
  • Weighs less than 10 oz and measures 5" x 4" x 2"
  • ABC's of Network Security -- Alerts, Blocks and Corrects
  • Keeps out hackers, rogue wireless devices and infected laptops
  • No client or agent software required -- plug in and use in 5 minutes
  • Non invasive, non-inline using minimal bandwidth
  • Works with all existing network infrastructure and legacy equipment
  • There's no need to upgrade switches and servers
  • Priced at $995.00 USD plus shipping, maintenance and support

"We are pleased to see NetClarity take advantage of the performance, low power, cost and size advantages of our PowerPC® embedded processor in their EasyNAC Micro appliances for Network Access Control (NAC) of smaller networks and remote offices", said Sam Fuller , Vice President of Marketing at AMCC. "Our Power Architecture embedded devices offer the best combination of performance, integration, power dissipation and cost-effectiveness for networking appliance applications."

About NetClarity, Inc.
NetClarity is a leading provider of vulnerability management, intrusion prevention and network admission control (NAC) products that provide preemptive, proactive network protection. The company's Auditor line of appliances has received widespread recognition, including two Best Buy Awards, 5 Star ratings, and Best of 2007 from SC Magazine and according to CRN is one of the Who's Who in NAC. Auditor enables customers to clearly see and better protect their network assets, identifying with pinpoint accuracy the root causes of data leakage, regulatory compliance gaps and network downtime using MITRE's CVE® standard. Based in Bedford, Massachusetts, NetClarity is privately held. For more information, visit http://www.netclarity.net/

About Datamex Technologies Inc.
Datamex is a leading distributor of Information Privacy, Integrity and Confidentiality solutions for CIOs, IT managers and information security professionals throughout Canada. For over 35 years Datamex has been instrumental in servicing the needs of organizations as they look to adopt and integrate new technologies that prove to be strategic to their business development. Drawing upon their trusted reputation, experience, and industry insights, Datamex is well positioned to address the growing requirement and organizational dependencies on technologies that address the Network Security concern and meeting regulatory compliancy demands. Recently appointed NetClarity Canadian Distribution partner, Datamex is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario with 5 additional branches located in Vancouver, Calgary, Ottawa, Montreal and New York. To learn more, visit us online at http://www.datamex.com

About AMCC
AMCC is a global leader in network and embedded Power Architecture processing, optical transport and storage solutions. Our products enable the development of converged IP-based networks offering high-speed secure data, high-definition video and high-quality voice for carrier, metropolitan, access and enterprise applications. AMCC provides networking equipment vendors with industry-leading network and communications processing, Ethernet, SONET, OTN and switch fabric solutions. AMCC is also the leading vendor of high-port count SATA RAID controllers enabling low-cost, high-performance, high-capacity storage. AMCC's corporate headquarters are located in Sunnyvale, California. Sales and engineering offices are located throughout the world. For further information regarding AMCC, please visit our web site at http://www.amcc.com.

Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as expects, anticipates, plans, believes, estimates, will or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking statements, including statements relating to the products discussed in this press release, are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including the risk that the products may not be successfully or timely developed, completed or manufactured or achieve market acceptance, risks relating to general economic conditions, as well as the risks and uncertainties set forth in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K, and in the Company's other SEC filings. As a result of these risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and AMCC does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.

NetClarity, Auditor, EasyNAC and the NetClarity logo are trademarks of NetClarity, Inc. CVE is a registered trademark of MITRE Corporation. Datamex is a trademark of Datamex Technologies, Inc. PowerPC is a registered trademark of IBM. AMCC is a registered trademark of Applied Micro Circuits Corporation. Power Architecture is a trademark licensed by Power.org. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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