Captus Networks Announces Availability of Performance Test Results from the Test Labs of National Technical Systems

WOODLAND, Calif. – November 18, 2003 – Captus Networks today announced the availability of performance test results for Release 1.3 of the Captus IPS 4000 series. Testing was performed by the National Technical Systems (NASDAQ: NTSC), a leading third-party lab dedicated to providing organizations in the aerospace, defense, information technology (IT) and high technology markets integrated testing, certification, quality registration, and systems evaluation services. The tests were conducted using Spirent’s Web Avalanche and Web Reflector to quantify and qualify how the Captus intrusion prevention system performs under a broad range of security and network misuse threat scenarios. Among the results were the following findings:

· 100% of the threats were detected by the Captus IPS 4000 with no false positives
· 100% of the valid traffic passed with no packet loss

“With these reports, customers have the proof that our product will deliver predictable throughput to assure network availability to their key business applications in the event of network disruption,” said Jack Quinnell, vice president of product management for Captus Networks. “We’re pleased to provide objective independent test results. Our customers and prospects are thrilled to have access to these reports to help them shorten or even eliminate their in-house testing process and to gain added confidence that our product is network ready.”

“We are pleased to report that Captus passed all the tests that we subjected it to during the test program performed by NTS. The Captus IPS 4000 could solve many problems for enterprises that firewalls cannot handle,” said Osman Saker, CTO of NTS and Division President of the NTS Computer Product Testing Lab.

The Captus NTS performance test results are available under NDA to qualified customers by emailing a request to

About Captus Networks

Captus Networks Corp. provides comprehensive intrusion prevention security solutions for enterprises, ISP’s, government agencies and universities that need to assure network integrity while minimizing operating costs. The company’s unique business-driven, policy-based approach automatically delivers Day Zero threat protection with traffic management capabilities to guarantee predictable network availability. Captus is privately held and headquartered in Woodland, Calif. For more information visit or call (877) 9-CAPTUS.

About NTS
National Technical Systems is a business-to-business services company providing organizations integrated testing, certification, quality registration and systems evaluation. Additional information can be found at

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