Netsweeper Joins ng Connect Program to Advance Development of Web Content Control Solutions for High Bandwidth Networks

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Netsweeper joins ng Connect Program, bringing security and web threat management expertise to 4G/LTE networks.

Netsweeper Inc.

"With the advent of high performance 4G/LTE networks, we are pleased to join the ng Connect Program and have the opportunity to collaborate on solution concepts with other members." Perry Roach, CEO, Netsweeper.

Netsweeper, a leading provider of Internet content filtering and web threat management solutions and services, today announced it has joined the ng Connect Program, a multi-industry initiative driving the development of next-generation broadband services based on Long Term Evolution (LTE) and other high bandwidth technologies. As part of the program, the company will collaborate with other program members on delivering solution concepts that will enable broadband providers to manage the content delivered to endpoints on the network, smartphones, netbooks, computers and any device connected through the provider to the Internet. This will help prevent web-borne viruses and other malicious applications from utilizing the endpoints of a network while also providing these tools to offer end subscribers protection from inappropriate web content, especially where children will be accessing the Internet.

“Netsweeper’s mission is highly focused on making the Internet safe and productive for those using one of 50+ million devices we are currently monitoring,” said Perry Roach, CEO, Netsweeper. “With the advent of high performance 4G/LTE networks, we see tremendous opportunity for more powerful solutions leveraging the bandwidth and capability provided by these next generation networks and we’re pleased to join the ng Connect Program and have the opportunity to collaborate on these solution concepts with other members.”

“As we become more connected through the capability of next generation networks, security becomes even more critical to protecting our communications and activities,” said Steve West, Vice President of Emerging Technology & Media at Alcatel-Lucent, founding member of the ng Connect Program. “The ng Connect Program shares Netsweeper’s vision for creative and secure solutions to protect consumers and businesses, and we are pleased to welcome them to the program.”

About Netsweeper

For over a decade, Netsweeper has devoted itself to developing software solutions that enable IT managers or parents to manage and control Internet access and activity on devices under their respective watch. Today, Netsweeper offers easy to deploy, easy to use solutions that are implemented by educational institutions, government organizations, service providers, businesses and OEM partners around the world both in the network and on individual devices. For more information regarding Netsweeper, or its products and services, please visit http://www.netsweeper.com.

About the ng Connect Program

The ng Connect Program is a multi-industry organization committed to the development and rapid deployment of the next generation of broadband services based on Long Term Evolution (LTE) and other ultra high bandwidth technologies. Founded in 2009, the ng Connect Program is supported by leading network, consumer electronics, application and content providers including 4DK, Alcatel-Lucent, Atlantic Records, Atrato, BlogRadio, BUZZMEDIA, chumby, Connect2Media, CoolSign, Creative Technology Ltd., Desktone, EON Reality, FISHLABS, GameStreamer, Inc., Gemalto, HP, IMS, Intamac Systems Ltd., IVOX, K12, Inc., Kabillion, Kyocera Communications Inc., LearningMate, LiveCast, MediaTile, Mobideo, Movial, NCR Corporation, Netsweeper, Nuance Communications, Optical Crime Prevention, Inc., QNX, R360, RebelVox LLC., Samsung, SIGNEXX, Skymeter Corporation, STRATACACHE, Telepresence Tech, Total Immersion, Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc., TuneWiki, V-Gate, Vidyo, Visionmax Solutions Inc., Wcities.com, and Words & Numbers. For more information on the ng Connect Program, please visit: http://www.ngconnect.org. Follow us on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/ngConnect.

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