Activis Named Winner of Two Major Industry Awards

e:) scan and Activis Managed Services Take Honors at Security Publication’s Awards Ceremony

EAST HARTFORD, CT (May 1, 2002) Activis, a leading provider of managed security services, was named the winner of two major industry awards, presented by SC Magazine, the world’s largest circulation magazine for IT professionals. Activis’ e:) scan received the award for Best Email Security Solution and Activis Managed Services took honors as Highly Recommended in the Best Security Service category.

“We are proud to receive these two important awards which recognize the advances we’ve made in developing effective, high quality IT security solutions,” said Jack Wilkins, Marketing Communications Manager for Activis. “e) scan and Activis Managed Services are excellent examples of these advances, as determined by many of the most knowledgeable people in our industry.”

SC Award winners in 21 categories were determined by votes cast by readers of SC Magazine, information security product users, IT professionals, and an independent judging panel. Winners were announced at an awards ceremony last night in London, England.

Activis’ e:) scan offers organizations an extremely resilient means of enforcing Internet e-mail usage policies by directing inbound and outbound Internet e-mail through Activis data centers, where all e-mails are screened according to pre-defined policies. Activis Managed Security Services provide managed network security to detect, prevent, alert and respond to unauthorized network activity.

SC Magazine, sponsor of the awards, is published by West Coast Publishing and is read in more than 50 countries. Circulation of the magazine’s U.S. edition is 45,767.

About Activis

Activis offers managed security services to enable customers to secure their IT infrastructure 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The service operates worldwide with security management centers (SCMs) established in Germany, the UK and the USA and includes fully managed Firewalls, Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and content management services. Activis is the first managed security service marketed through distributors, OEMs, resellers and VARs, offering customers the highly secure service infrastructure of a partner with long-term expertise in security solutions and services. Activis is part of Articon-Integralis AG, the European market leader in the IT security solutions sector.

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