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Reflex Security Wins VMworld 2008 Best of Show for Its Virtual Management and Security Solution

Independent Team of Experts and Editors Awarded Reflex as Top Solution

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 09/18/08 -- VMworld Booth #335 -- Reflex Security, the pioneer in virtual management and security, today announced its Reflex Virtual Security Center has been awarded Best of Show at VMworld 2008. Reflex Virtual Security Center also won the top pick of Gold in the Security and Virtualization category. Catbird Networks and Altor Networks were finalists in the same category.

The awards were hosted by SearchServerVirtualization.com and chosen by an independent team of judges consisting of experts and editors from SearchServer Virtualization.com and its sister site, SearchVMware.com. Competing solutions were evaluated according to innovation, value, performance, reliability and ease of use.

"We are elated to receive the overall Best of Show award at VMworld 2008," said Pete Privateer, CEO of Reflex Security. "Attendees and influential analysts and editors alike are praising the management and security issues we solve for virtual environments."

"Being the pioneer in virtualization infrastructure management and security, we have been able to evolve and rapidly adapt to the challenge of managing virtual infrastructure," said Hezi Moore, CTO and founder of Reflex Security. "Winning Best of Show at VMworld 2008 validates our unique approach that bridges the gap between virtual management and security."

Just prior to VMworld 2008 Reflex Security changed the name of 'Reflex Virtual Security Center' to 'Reflex Virtual Management Center.' The new name more appropriately reflects the comprehensive virtual infrastructure management that the solution now boasts with its latest award-winning features.

Reflex's Virtualization Management Center is purpose-built for virtualization on a strong security foundation. VMC provides the essential tools needed to efficiently manage and protect virtual servers, desktops, and networks across multiple platforms. Taking a different approach to virtualization management, Reflex links virtualization features such as; infrastructure discovery and visualization, revision control, application/services discovery, network security, performance and policy enforcement, back to security and exposes how changes or events within the virtual environment can impact the entire business.

Virtualization is now taking hold as the next-generation platform for data centers of tomorrow, offering organizations the unique opportunity to build multi-layer visibility, management and control into their virtual environments, right from the start. As a result, companies will save significant time and resources on rework and reconfiguration, and can preemptively provide the high-level of management and security for virtual infrastructure that has taken them so long to build for physical infrastructure.

Reflex Virtualization Management Center (VMC) - Features and Benefits

As enterprise organizations begin to deploy virtualization technologies into live production data center environments, the ability to manage, secure, audit, and control virtual machines is becoming a top priority. Reflex Security's VMC is the industry's first virtualization management solution to combine the following key management features with the necessary security controls that enable IT administrators to visualize, proactively monitor their virtual infrastructure and enforce business and IT policies.

     Virtual Infrastructure Discovery & Mapping
     Utilize extensive real-time and historical visual reporting through
     timeline-based, graphical topology maps.

     Revision Control & Configuration Monitoring
     Monitor and analyze virtual infrastructure changes in real-time and
     historically by tracking network revisions that generate network
     diagrams at anytime in the past.

     Applications & Services Discovery
     Optimize and protect virtual environment through discovery of
     applications and protocols over the virtual network by inspecting the
     traffic content.

     Virtual Network Security (FW/IDS/IPS)
     Reduce the risk of virtual machine intrusion, infection, and
     compliance violations by detecting and preventing attacks on the
     virtual infrastructure and enforcing IT policies.

     Network & Application Performance Monitoring
     Improve the service level for critical applications and quickly
     troubleshoot issues by analyzing virtual network performance and
     discovering virtual network bottlenecks.

     Virtual Machine Lifecycle
     Monitor the health of virtual machines from creation to decommission
     by tracking users, configurations, applications, and performance in
     context of security.

     Virtualization Policy Management
     Define and enforce IT policies across multi-vendor virtual

About Reflex Security

Reflex Security, first to market with the Reflex Virtual Security Appliance in 2006, is the industry leader in virtualization management and security. Purpose built for virtual environments, Reflex VMC integrates firewall, IPS/IDS, reporting, application awareness, visibility, and change control into a complete virtual security solution. Reflex virtualization management solution enables organizations to accelerate adoption of next generation virtualized data centers by addressing potential challenges, such as monitoring the dynamic environment, maintaining secure configuration, cross-functional management, and regulatory compliance while capitalizing on the virtualization investment; thus enhancing overall data center security. Reflex VSA supports VMware's ESX server and Citrix's XenServer virtual server environments. Reflex Security is based in Atlanta, Georgia and is privately held. For more information, including a trial download of Reflex VSA, visit www.reflexsecurity.com. Reflex VSA is distributed by Avnet and Lifeboat and has authorized partners worldwide.

Reflex Security is a registered trademark of Reflex Security, Inc. All other marks are property of their respective owners.

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