NAC is quickly becoming a fundamental component of security strategies in organizations around the world. Our customers continue to value our 'easy-to-deploy' NAC solution which works in any network environment. We are extremely pleased with our progress through the first six months of the year and expect a fantastic second half.
AUSTIN, Texas (PRWEB) August 21, 2008
Closed 87 new deals Increased product revenues by 90 percent (versus 1st half 2007) Expanded its global customer base to 550 customers across 38 countries Grew its partner network to include more than 170 channel partners Received Notice of Allowance for its second U.S. Patent, with eight pending Recognized as "Best Entrepreneurial Company, 2008," by Frost & Sullivan Conducted OASIS 2008, the industry's first NAC Users' Conference Continued its strength in strategic partnerships with AT&T, IBM, Oracle, and Avaya During the first half 2008, Mirage added brand name customers around the world including Alumina Partners of Jamaica, Bridgestone Corporation, City of Overland Park, Cooper Clinic, Cypress Fairbanks ISD, Donegal Insurance, Evans Hotels, First National Bank of America, Holy Name Hospital, Indiana University, Isuzu Motors, Kolb+Co, Kyoto Women's University, Loyola Marymount University, New York Presbyterian, Osaka University, Otto Fuchs KG, Palo Alto School District, Patrimonio, San Antonio Express, San Diego County Credit Union, San Jose State University, Seigakuin University, Tokyo Radiator, Toyota Mapmaster, USE Credit Union, Valley Center Municipal Water District, Weingarten Realty and Wright State University.
The company received notice of allowance for U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 10/676,637, which will result in Mirage's second patent being issued in the normal course of business, likely by the end of 2008. With one patent already, Mirage now controls patents on pre-admission and post-admission virtually inline technology, enabling unique out-of-band deployment with inline effectiveness. With its strong patent portfolio, Mirage is recognized as the leading innovator in the NAC market.
In addition, Mirage received the 2008 Frost & Sullivan Best Entrepreneurial Company Award, presented annually to the company with fewer than 300 employees showing the highest achievement in innovative product development, strategic business development and focused market strategy. The award attributed Mirage's key relationships with IBM/ISS, AT&T and strategic partners in foreign markets as integral causes of its strong growth in 2007. Frost & Sullivan expects Mirage will continue to increase its share of a network access control market that is estimated to reach $530 million within 2-5 years.
Mirage also introduced the industry's first ruggedized NAC appliance. Independently tested to comply with select MIL-STD-810F standards, the appliance was engineered specifically for industrial environments in gas and energy, transportation, military and manufacturing organizations. Offshore oil rigs, power generation plants, manufacturing facilities and mass transit systems are examples of harsh environments where organizations have tremendous challenges deploying networking and security equipment.
"Our solutions have never been more compelling and our pipeline has never been stronger," said Greg Stock, president and CEO of Mirage Networks. "NAC is quickly becoming a fundamental component of security strategies in organizations around the world. Our customers continue to value our 'easy-to-deploy' NAC solution which works in any network environment. We are extremely pleased with our progress through the first six months of the year and expect a fantastic second half."
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About Mirage Networks
Mirage Networks, Inc. is the leading provider of Network Access Control (NAC) solutions. Mirage's patented technology gives organizations control of all network devices, increases network uptime, ensures policy compliance, and reduces operational costs. Mirage's NAC appliances work in all network environments, deploy virtually inline, and require neither signatures nor agents to enforce policy and terminate zero-day threats. Mirage Networks is a consistent winner of industry awards and recognition. Learn more at http://www.miragenetworks.com and visit the Mirage CTO Blog at http://www.mirageblog.com.
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