HOUSTON, TX, June 10, 2002 – RLX TechnologiesÃ¢â€ž?, Inc., the leader in blade server and management solutions, today announced that Check PointÃ¢â€ž? Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP) has awarded the RLX ServerBlade platform “Secured by Check Point” certification. This certification comes after rigorous testing of the RLX ServerBlade Platform running Check Point’s market-leading VPN-1®/FireWall-1® Next Generation software. The RLX ServerBlade platform is capable of supporting up to 22 RLX ServerBlades delivering VPN-1/FireWall-1 from a single, high-availability chassis at over 4 Gbps in aggregate.
“The Check Point partnership enables RLX to better address the security needs of our growing enterprise, Web service, and Web application customer base,” said Scott Farrand, vice president of systems engineering of RLX. “RLX is pleased to obtain ‘Secured by Check Point’ certification. This allows deployment of RLX ServerBlades for secure business-to-business communications between users over Internet and intranet networks, systems, and applications in single and multiple locations.”
RLX pioneered the blade server creating a revolutionary architecture and form factor that enables 24 blade servers to be housed in a 3U chassis and 6 in a 1U chassis, yielding a maximum of 336 servers in a standard 42U rack. RLX ServerBlade platforms can be used to deploy security to multiple customer networks or multiple sites for an individual customer from a single chassis.
“We are pleased to see the RLX ServerBlade platform receive ‘Secured by Check Point’ certification,” said Asheem Chandna, vice president of business development and product management for Check Point Software Technologies. “The RLX ServerBlade platform running Check Point VPN-1/FireWall-1 delivers a high-performance, scaleable blade-server based solution for enterprises and data centers.”
RLX solutions are available immediately through the company’s direct sales force (toll free: 866.759.9866 or 281.863.2220) and directly over the Web (www.rlx.com). RLX products are also available to government customers through IES (301.581.1098) and through international sales partners. RLX builds all products to customer specification and ships directly.
Check Point software can be purchased from Check Point channel partners.
About RLX Technologies Inc.
RLX Technologies is the leading provider of blade servers and blade server management solutions, offering superior density, price/performance, manageability, and scalability for the enterprise, Web service, and clustering marketplaces. Products are sold directly and through authorized marketing partners. Additional information on RLX products is available at www.rlx.com or by calling 1-866-759-9866.
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 800/429-4391 or 650/628-2000 or visit the Web at http://www.checkpoint.com or at http://www.opsec.com.