Ingate SIParator wins product leadership award from Frost & Sullivan

Company's Innovation in SIP Recognized by 2005 Science & Technology Awards

Internet Telephony Conference & Expo, Florida, February 22 - Ingate® Systems www.ingate.com, whose award-winning security products enable enterprises to solve the problem of letting Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) traverse their firewalls, has been named the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan 2005 Science & Technology Award, Product Leadership for IP Protocols (specifically, SIP) category.

The Award is in recognition of the Ingate SIParator®, a unique device that connects to an existing network firewall to seamlessly enable the traversal of SIP communications, including Network Address Translator (NAT) traversal. The Award also acknowledges the company.s leadership in developing technologies based on the SIP protocol.

Winners are chosen based on the level of which their product contributes to the industry in terms of market acceptance. Products are evaluated based on the degree of innovation, the estimated market penetration rate, and acceptance by intended end-users. Ingate.s successful product development strategies and the degree with which the SIParator has met customer needs and requirements was a significant factor.

The selection process included primary participant interviews and interviews with end users, distributors, suppliers as well as extensive primary and secondary research.

"The Ingate SIParator is a one-of-a-kind product that brings SIP . and access to applications such as VoIP – to any enterprise, while solving critical issues such as NAT traversal," said Olle Westerberg, Chief Executive Officer, Ingate Systems."It is an honor to have our leadership in developing SIP-enabling technologies recognized with such a prestigious award."

"Ingate's SIParator has garnered an enthusiastic response from industry end-users," said V.R. Yoges, Research Analyst, Technical Insights, Frost & Sullivan."The SIParator provides users with a range of options while bringing down the cost of providing SIP-capability to the enterprise network: it is compatible with legacy firewalls, and its modular nature allows a user to add more functionalities later, if need be - as in a growing organization. The Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership acknowledges Ingate Systems' development of this truly industry-leading product technology."

In addition to the SIParator, Ingate produces and sells the world.s only fully SIP-capable enterprise firewalls. Ingate's products also include optional software modules for VoIP survival in hosted SIP-based hosted PBX environments, far-end NAT traversal solutions for remote VoIP and Quality of Service.

About Ingate® Systems

A world leader in next generation firewall technology, Ingate® Systems produces and sells the world's only fully SIP-capable enterprise firewalls and the Ingate SIParator®, a device that connects to an existing network firewall to seamlessly enable the traversal of SIP communications and three-time winner of Internet Telephony magazine's Product of the Year Award. Ingate Firewalls solve the NAT traversal issues inherent in using SIP, and address the growing need for SIP-capable firewalls among enterprise users. Ingate Systems has a long history of developing secure communications technology and today offers enterprises unprecedented value and ability to develop SIP-based, person-to-person realtime communications. Ingate's security products currently protect the networks of retail companies, financial institutions, industrial firms, government agencies and small-to-large enterprises throughout Europe, Asia and North America. Ingate's principal shareholders are Intertex Data AB and Bell Net Corp. Ingate Systems AB is located in Stockholm and Linköping, Sweden.Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ingate Systems Inc., is located in Hollis, New Hampshire. For more information on Ingate Systems, visit www.ingate.com.

For more information, please contact:

Johan Terve, Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Ingate Systems AB
+46-70 202 53 00

Hillary Call, Public Relations Manager, Ingate Systems
(917) 414-9262

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