Websense High-Performance Content Filtering Solution Receives “Nokia OK” Approval to Interoperate with Nokia’s Line of IP Security Appliances
SAN DIEGO Nov. 12, 2003 — Websense Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), the world’s leading provider of employee Internet management (EIM) solutions, today announced that its market-leading content filtering solution is now available on Nokia’s proven, purpose-built IP security appliances. Websense Enterprise® combined with Nokia IP security appliances empower businesses to detect and manage employee access to the Internet and other network-based applications such as instant messaging, peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing and streaming media.
“With Nokia OK approval, enterprise customers can now enjoy the full features of Websense Enterprise running on Nokia’s purpose-built, security-hardened appliances,” said Marc Theeuwes, senior manager, Nokia. “Through our work with leading developers such as Websense, the Nokia Security Developers Alliance continues to broaden Nokia’s reach into new markets with powerful, manageable, appliance-based solutions.”
Together, Websense and Nokia significantly help improve employee productivity and network bandwidth utilization while reducing security risk and legal liability. Websense Enterprise’s flexible filtering options, dynamic protocol management and the industry’s most accurate URL database enable enterprises to enforce employee Internet usage policies that best support individual business practices. “Both content filtering and security appliances continue to exhibit enormous growth potential worldwide for all types of enterprise customers,” said Quinn Curtis, director, Product Management for Websense Inc. “Nokia, Websense and partners can capitalize on this growth with our leading joint solution.”
Now customers can enjoy the power and scalability of Websense’s content filtering software with the high-performance and manageability of Nokia’s full line of IP security appliances. Websense Enterprise v5 has received “Nokia OK” approval, having completed performance testing for Nokia’s appliances including its IP350, IP380, IP530, IP650, IP710, and IP740.
Websense Enterprise supports stand-alone mode, as well as direct integration with Check Point FireWall-1 when combined with the Nokia IP security appliance solution. Websense is certified with Check Point FW-1 through Check Point’s OPSEC alliance program.
Websense Enterprise combined with Nokia appliances offers customers a fully-featured content filtering appliance solution:
– Largest, most accurate database of Web sites in the industry (more than 1 billion pages, 80+ categories, 52 languages)
– Advanced filtering for pop-up ads, Internet radio and TV, spyware and mobile malicious code
– Flexible filtering options including time-based quotas, warn/continue, and password authentication
– Dynamic network protocol management for instant messaging, P2P, and streaming media
– Support for real-time and trend reporting tools such as Websense ReporterÃ¢â€ž?, Websense ExplorerÃ¢â€ž? and Websense Real-time AnalyzerÃ¢â€ž?
Visit http://www.websense.com/nokia for more information about the combined Websense Enterprise and Nokia IP security appliances. A free, fully functional 30-day trial of Websense Enterprise is available now at http://www.websense.com/downloads.
About Websense Inc.
Websense Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) is the world’s leading provider of employee Internet management solutions. Websense Enterprise software enables organizations to manage how employees use their computing resources, including Internet access, desktop applications and network bandwidth. These solutions help improve productivity and security, conserve information technology resources, and mitigate legal liability for our customers. Websense serves more than 20,000 organizations worldwide representing 15.8 million seats. Websense’s customer list includes many of the world’s largest corporations. For more information, please visit www.websense.com.