Versatel Networks Selects Third Brigade’s Host-Based Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) to Protect VoIP Platform

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Third Brigade (, a security software company that specializes in intrusion prevention systems (IPS), today announced its product has been selected by Versatel Networks.

Third Brigade (, a security software company that specializes in intrusion prevention systems (IPS), today announced its product has been selected by Versatel Networks. Versatel is a leading provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) gateway and service delivery solutions for telecommunications service providers. Its VoIP solutions deliver applications that enable service providers to grow their business and participate in the evolution of IMVoIM, WiMax, WiFi and other IP deployments.

VoIP is becoming a mission critical application for businesses. Fueled by the dramatic improvements in VoIP products and services, the number of deployments is rapidly increasing. Frost and Sullivan forecasts $8.5 billion worldwide in VoIP equipment spending by 2007. Customers increasingly expect security to be architected into their solutions. As such, ensuring the security of VoIP applications is central to the continued growth of this market.

“With a commitment to delivering carrier-class reliability, and to exceeding the expectations of end-use customers, we continuously evaluate innovative new technologies that will further improve the reliability and value proposition of our products,” said Robert Mimeault, Versatel Networks CEO. “We have found that other solutions were cumbersome and couldn’t come close to Third Brigade’s state-of-the-art technology in terms of simplifying and strengthening our security architecture while maintaining high system performance.”

Third Brigade Deep Security is ideally suited to the needs of VoIP, telecom and other embedded applications. It was architected from the ground up for intrusion prevention, and is not intrusive. Deep Security’s optimized deep packet inspection algorithm minimizes CPU and memory impact to the host. Multiple filter types (smart, vulnerability and exploit) are organized into compact profiles that protect vulnerabilities in operating system and application software.

“Third Brigade has extensive telecom industry experience, and understands the premium that leading carriers, and telecom manufacturers like Versatel, place on performance and reliability,” said Wael Mohamed, President and CEO of Third Brigade. “The quick, seamless integration of Third Brigade Deep Security into Versatel’s VoIP product further highlights the value of our host-based intrusion prevention software for VoIP providers.”

About Versatel Networks

Versatel Networks builds intelligent easy-to-operate Media Gateways and IP Voice solutions designed to drive service provider growth and wow end-use customers. Versatel platforms integrate seamlessly with existing network investments and scale effortlessly. Plus Versatel quality means rock solid carrier-class reliability, and the industry’s lowest operating costs, hour after hour, day after day. Versatel Networks’ unique ITSP solutions include many enhanced features like customer selectable ring back, single number/single voice mail service, reach me services, pre/postpaid promotional and travel cards, demand conferencing at every port, call pods and cellular to WiFi Leap services.

About Third Brigade

Third Brigade specializes in providing intrusion prevention systems (IPS) to health care, government, telecommunications, financial services and other organizations that need to prevent attacks that exploit vulnerabilities in commercial and custom software, including web applications. It enables you to create and enforce comprehensive security policies that proactively protect critical applications, sensitive data, and hosts, ensure regulatory compliance, and maximize the performance of your people, processes and hosts. Unlike other intrusion prevention systems, Third Brigade’s is not intrusive. It has been architected from the ground-up for intrusion prevention, and is smaller, faster and simpler. Third Brigade. That’s control.

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Third Brigade, Inc.

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