Sybari Software Ranked Number 276 Fastest Growing Technology Company In North America On The Deloitte Technology Fast 500

East Northport, NY¯(November 10, 2003)¯Sybari Software, Inc., the authority in secure messaging and collaboration, today announced that it ranked Number 276 on the 2003 Deloitte Technology Fast 500, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on average percentage revenue growth over five years, from 1998-2002. Sybari Software grew 1056 percent during this period. Sybari has been on the Fast 500 list for the past three years and has steadily increased its ranking each year.

“Achieving sustained revenue growth of 1056 percent over five years is a tremendous accomplishment during a difficult period for the technology sector,” said Mark A. Evans, national managing partner of Deloitte’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group. Sybari Software’s phenomenal growth puts it in select company.”

Sybari Software previously ranked 356 on the 2002 Deloitte Technology Fast 500. In addition to ranking on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, Sybari ranked three on the Long Island Technology Fast 50, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology firms in Long Island

“We are very excited to once again be on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 again. By expanding into new product areas such as anti-spam and creating additional features for our existing products, we have been able to continually increase our revenue and expand our customer base,” said Robert Wallace, president and CEO of Sybari Software. “Our constant commitment to technology has allowed us to grow and find new opportunities to secure corporate networks.”

Fast 500 Selection and Qualifications

The Fast 500 list is compiled from Deloitte’s 20 regional North American Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research. To qualify for the Fast 500, entrants must have had 1998 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD and $75,000 CD for the United States and Canada, respectively; and 2002 operating revenues must be at least $1 million USD or CD. Deloitte researchers examined financial statements to validate operating revenues.
v Entrants must also be public or private companies headquartered in North America and must be a “technology company,” defined as a company that owns proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues; or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies’ technology in a unique way does not qualify.

Antigen is a server-level antivirus solution that protects Exchange 2003, Exchange 2000, Exchange 5.5, SharePoint Portal Server, Domino 6, R5 and R4, delivering multiple virus scan engine support with six of the leading scan engine technologies. The Multiple Scan Engine Manager is available for all Antigen scan jobs and allows administrators to customize and configure a variety of settings and options at each level. Antigen for Microsoft Exchange and Lotus Domino includes two robust content management features: Antigen File Filteringâ„? (AFF) and Content Management message filtering by sender, domain, and subject line. AFF enables administrators to proactively filter e-mail based on several filters including attachment filename, wildcards, file type, and file size. Antigen also includes Antigen Worm Purgeâ„?, a proactive safeguard tool that allows network administrators to prevent the overload of virus-generated messages churned out when worm viruses are unleashed in an environment. Worm Purge deletes messages containing worm viruses in their entirety and prevents new worm threats from spreading.

PRICING AND AVAILABILITY
Antigen is available for Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Microsoft Windows 2000 Server & Windows Server 2003, and Lotus Domino. The Sybari Spam Manager is currently available for all versions of Antigen. The suggested retail price for Antigen, to protect 250 users within an organization, is $5,750.00 with a two-year renewable license (prices are quoted in US dollars, for local pricing please contact your local Sybari office). Discounted pricing is available based on volume. The Sybari Spam Manager is available as an optional component for an additional per user cost. For product “trade-up” from vendors such as Network Associates (NYSE: NET), Symantec (NASDAQ:SYMC), and Trend Micro (NASDAQ:TMIC), Sybari offers additional pricing and support options. For more information on Antigen and its award-winning features, contact Sybari at info@sybari.com or download an evaluation copy at www.sybari.com.

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ABOUT SYBARI
Since 1995, Sybari has led the market in providing innovative solutions that protect leading messaging and collaboration environments from viruses and security threats. Today over 8 million messaging and collaboration platform users are virus and spam free as a direct result of Sybari’s flagship Antigen technology. Sybari’s Antigen is unsurpassed in providing protection of critical messaging environments, and its unique architecture institutes a preemptive line of defense from viruses and malicious code. As messaging and collaboration systems advance so do the threats plaguing them, leading Sybari to establish a set of enterprise level anti-spam tools to further secure corporate networks. Antigen and Sybari solutions for Microsoft Exchange, Antigen for SharePoint Portal Server, and Antigen for Lotus Domino are distributed in more than 50 countries via Sybari’s worldwide locations and distribution network. Sybari is headquartered in East Northport, New York with an EMEA headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands and additional offices in Spain, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Dubai, Singapore, Australia, and Japan. Sybari’s clients include Amazon.com, Hewlett-Packard, Con Edison, Dell, Deloitte & Touche, Eastman Chemical, Getronics, JD Power, London Underground, Lufthansa, Mayo Foundation, Merrill Lynch, Nortel, Pirelli, Reckitt Benckiser, Sony, Superdrug, ConocoPhillips, US Federal Government, and Visa. Sybari’s many strategic partners include Lotus Development (NYSE:IBM), Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), Dell Computer Corporation (NASDAQ: DELL), IMLogic, Inc., Computer Associates (NYSE:CA), HP (NYSE:HPQ), Kaspersky Labs, Sophos, Inc., Perot Systems Corporation (NYSE: PER) and Norman Data Defense Systems (Oslo Bors: NOR).




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