Ingate Systems Signs Distributor Agreement With i-Security To Expand Sales Reach into Africa
Stockholm, Sweden and Johannesburg, South Africa-- March 6, 2006-
Ingate® Systems (www.ingate.com), which develops firewall technology and products that enable SIP-based live communication for the enterprise while maintaining control and security at the network edge, is expanding its sales reach into South Africa and other African countries through a new distributor agreement with i-Security. The partnership extends Ingates footprint into South Africa by bringing the companys SIP-enabling security products to enterprise and government customers. The sole distributor of Ingate Firewall® and Ingate SIParator® products in South Africa, i-Security is a recognized security and access infrastructure company focused on wired and wireless network and Internet security and optimization.
"Network security and optimization is of great importance to South African organizations," said Jeremy Miller, CEO of i-Security. "As a result of our partnership with Ingate, i-Security now offers South African customers world-class products that deliver controlled and secure VoIP to any network of any size."
"We expect i-Security to add value to the Ingate products through their considerable technical expertise in networking and security. Ingate is honoured to be working with the company, as they represent significant sales opportunities for us in South Africa," said Olle Westerberg, Chief Executive Officer, Ingate Systems.
The Ingate Firewalls and SIParators (devices that connect to an existing network firewall to seamlessly enable SIP communications) offer businesses unique flexibility combined with complete support for SIP-based IP communications, such as VoIP. All Ingate hardware products solve the Network Address Translation (NAT) traversal issues inherent in SIP communications, and offer both far-end and near-end NAT traversal to extend the SIP capabilities within the corporate network to remote workers. Incorporated in the Firewalls and SIParators is the same full SIP proxy, which delivers maximum control over SIP signaling, traffic and network security.
About Ingate® Systems
Ingate® Systems develops firewall technology and products that enable SIP-based live communication for the enterprise while maintaining control and security at the network edge. Ingate has a long history of developing next-generation firewall technology that solves the NAT/firewall traversal issue inherent in SIP communications. In addition to an extensive line of Ingate Firewalls®, the company also produces the award-winning Ingate SIParator®, a device that connects to an existing network firewall to seamlessly enable SIP communications. Ingate 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 Systems AB is headquartered in Sweden with offices in Stockholm and Linköping. Its wholly-owned subsidiary, Ingate Systems Inc., is located in Hollis, New Hampshire, with a U.S. technology center in Frisco, Texas. For more information on Ingate Systems,
Established in 2004, i-Security is a South Africa-based security and access infrastructure company providing solutions for wired and wireless network and Internet security and optimization. i-Security is Ingates sole distributor in South Africa and other African countries delivering and maintaining Ingates SIP-enabled firewalls and other SIP-enablement products and providing customer support. i-Securitys business model combines direct sales with the appointment of value-adding resellers for specific products in defined territories. i-Security also represents Tumbleweed Communications and Cranite in South Africa. For further information about i-Security, go to www.iSecurity.co.za or call +27 11 791 1192.
For more information, please contact:
Olle Westerberg, CEO
+ 46 8 600 77 54, + 46 733 583 100
SIP and email: email@example.com
Jeremy Miller, CEO
+27 82 376 7923