Check Point Expands Choice of Deployment Options with SecurePlatform

Installs Market-Leading VPN-1/FireWall-1 on Open Servers in Less Than 10 Minutes

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–March 11, 2002–Check Point Software Technologies, (NASDAQ:CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced an innovative solution for quickly and easily deploying Check Point’s market-leading security on open platforms. Check Point SecurePlatform Media Pack with “One-Click” Install is a bootable CD-ROM containing a hardened, customized operating system (OS) and Check Point’s VPN-1(R)/FireWall-1(R) software that runs on any PC or server utilizing an Intel processor.

SecurePlatform Media Pack utilizes Check Point’s “One-Click” technology to significantly ease deployment of a dedicated security platform with simple, automated installation and configuration of both a fully hardened and secured operating system and Check Point security components. The solution uniquely provides:

— Quick deployment, with complete installation in less than 10

minutes

— The highest levels of security for open systems, resulting

from the hardened, optimized OS

— Check Point’s proven, best-in-class security and

price/performance advantages realized on open platforms

“Customers are increasingly choosing to scale their security and are seeking deployment options that are fast and easy,” said Carol Stone, vice president of marketing for Check Point Software. “With SecurePlatform Media Pack, they can now accelerate deployment of Check Point’s proven Internet security solutions at a record speed of less than 10 minutes.”

Check Point SecurePlatform Media Pack with “One-Click” Install is available immediately for enterprises of all sizes, providing:

— Enterprises with robust security using VPN-1/FireWall-1 NG

Feature Pack 1

— Small and Branch Offices with secure connectivity using

SmallOffice(TM)NG

— Data Centers and ISPs with gigabit-speed security using NG

Performance Pack

The new Check Point SecurePlaform Media Pack with “One-Click” Install expands Check Point’s SecureChoice solutions, making Check Point security available on a wide variety of open servers and appliances from more than 10 vendors.

About Check Point Software Technologies

Check Point Software Technologies is the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. It is the confirmed market leader of both the worldwide VPN and firewall markets. The company’s Secure Virtual Network (SVN) architecture provides the VPN and security infrastructure that uniquely enables secure and reliable Internet communications. SVN solutions, as delivered in the company’s Next Generation product family, secure business communications and resources for corporate networks, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. Extending the power of SVN is Check Point’s Open Platform for Security (OPSEC), the industry’s framework and alliance for integration and interoperability with “best-of-breed” solutions from over 300 leading companies. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of 2,000 certified partners in 203 countries. For more information, please call us at (800) 429-4391 or (650) 628-2000 or visit us on the Web at http://www.checkpoint.com or at http://www.opsec.com.

Check Point, the Check Point logo, FireWall-1, FireWall-1 SecureServer, FireWall-1 SmallOffice, FloodGate-1, INSPECT, IQ Engine, Meta IP, MultiGate, Open Security Extension, OPSEC, Provider-1, SecureKnowledge, SecureUpdate, SiteManager-1, SVN, UAM, User-to-Address Mapping, UserAuthority, Visual Policy Editor, VPN-1, VPN-1 Accelerator Card, VPN-1 Gateway, VPN-1 SecureClient, VPN-1 SecuRemote, VPN-1 SecureServer, VPN-1 SmallOffice, and ConnectControl are trademarks, service marks, or registered trademarks of Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. or its affiliates. All other product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The products described in this document are protected by U.S. Patent No. 5,606,668 and 5,835,726 and may be protected by other U.S. Patents, foreign patents, or pending applications.




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