ServGate Broadens Worldwide Support Services

ServGate Technologies – the leading provider of integrated, modular network security platforms – today announced an expansion of global support services and the appointment of Lyle York as vice president of customer support. The new support services are to account for a significant increase worldwide in deployments of EdgeForce integrated, modular network security platforms.

York will assume leadership in rolling out several new programs in an effort to improve customer support uniformity across the North American, EMEA, APAC and Latin American markets respectively. They include:

· 24x7x365 Technical Support: A global service network of strategically located technical support specialists delivering rapid-response coverage around the clock and around the world. ServGate offers customers and partners technical problem-solving help by telephone, the Internet, and electronic service tools

· ServGate Key Partner Training Program: ServGate’s dedication to its worldwide channel partners includes offering complimentary product and service training

· My.ServGate.com Resource Portal: ServGate’s multi-purpose portal provides product support, license management and resource materials to end users and solutions providers

· Hardware Support Services: Advanced replacement offers a quick and convenient alternative to onsite support. Shipping charges – for both the returned and replacement units – are prepaid by ServGate

York brings to ServGate over 15 years of senior management experience in leading customer service departments at high tech companies including Roamware. While at Roamware, a leading global provider of value-added voice and data roaming solutions, York was instrumental in managing customer support services including customised training, technical support and implementation services for customers in 25 countries worldwide. As vice president of customer service at Lightbridge/Corsair Communications and Pilot Network Services, York led global support teams and directed comprehensive customer and partner service programs.

“ServGate’s agility in keeping pace with the ever-changing threat environment has translated to rapid growth worldwide and the establishment of long-term customer and VAR relationships,” said Bruce Hendrix, president and CEO, ServGate. “Integral to sustaining this momentum is ServGate’s first-rate customer support and services, which we are pleased Lyle York will now lead.”

About ServGate
ServGate is the leading provider of integrated, modular network security platforms for small and medium businesses and the distributed enterprise. EdgeForce systems consolidate in a single hardware platform multiple security services — including virus, spam and URL filtering, attack protection, web caching, firewall, VPN and more — in a modular and scalable format, reducing the cost and complexity associated with sourcing, implementing and maintaining disparate security applications from multiple vendors. ServGate’s Full Context Inspection technology provides the deepest level of blended protection possible in a security device by analysing and screening the entire components of network traffic. ServGate’s corporate headquarters are located in Milpitas, Calif., with offices worldwide. For more information about ServGate, call 408-635-8400 or visit www.servgate.com.




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