NetContinuum Announces Free Appshield Migration Program On Heels Of Sanctum Acquisition

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – July 26, 2004 – NetContinuum, the leading provider of ASIC-based application firewalls, today announced an aggressive migration program to enable Sanctum AppShield customers to easily upgrade to the NetContinuum NC-1000 Application Security Gateway appliance. This program offers current AppShield customers concerned about the future of the AppShield product line a safe, cost-effective way to move to the industry’s most reliable, highly-rated application security appliance.

The upgrade offer includes free migration services, security consulting, onsite installation, technical support and user training to ensure security managers an easy and quick transition from the software-based AppShield to the hardware-accelerated NC-1000. NetContinuum’s trade-up promotion is available through October 31, 2004. Additional details on the migration program are available at

About the NetContinuum NC-1000 Application Security Gateway

The NetContinuum NC-1000 Application Security Gateway is a powerful application ?rewall that delivers the highest level of protection available for mission-critical web applications. Unlike reactive signature-based products, NetContinuum utilizes a powerful, methods-based approach to proactively defend against both known and unknown attack methods. The NetContinuum NC-1000 is the only application ?rewall on the market designed from the ground up with strict data center requirements in mind. Unlike generic PC and software-based alternatives, the NC-1000 is based on a purpose-built platform that begins with the world’s most powerful security ASIC and extends this design philosophy through the entire system architecture. The result is an application security system that is dramatically more robust, more reliable and more secure than any other product in the industry today.

About NetContinuum, Inc.

NetContinuum is the leading provider of ASIC-based application firewalls that deliver the highest level of application protection available. The NetContinuum Application Security Gateway product line reduces the risk of data theft, financial fraud and loss of customer confidence due to web application attacks. NetContinuum is listed as the most “visionary” company on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Firewalls and boasts an impressive customer base comprised of Fortune 1000 enterprises, government agencies and service providers. Founded in 1999, NetContinuum is a privately held company based in Santa Clara, Calif. For more information, please visit or call 408-961-5600.

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