Cirond Corporation Appoints Network Utilities as UK Partner

Cirond Corporation, a global provider of network security solutions that protect wired and wireless networks against the rapidly growing threat arising from the deployment of unauthorized wireless devices, today announced that Network Utilities (Systems), a well-established UK supplier of enterprise network management and security software solutions, has been appointed as Cirond’s UK Partner.

Senior executives from both companies will be present at the Wireless LAN Event, on the Network Utilities Stand, No. 807, at Olympia, London, April 20-21, 2005.

Announcing the appointment, Nicholas Miller, CEO of Cirond, explained that Network Utilities will play a vital role in the widespread adoption of the Company’s products throughout the UK market. “We believe Network Utilities understands the growing network security threat represented by the unauthorized deployment of wireless networks and devices – and how Cirond’s unique set of solutions can prevent businesses from losing valuable corporate data to hackers exploiting wireless security vulnerabilities,” he added. “Network Utilities’ long record of technical and commercial service should make a huge difference in our ability to quickly and effectively offer our network security solutions to UK businesses.”

Michele Lewington, Managing Director of Network Utilities (Systems), said that Cirond’s network security solutions are an ideal complement to Network Utilities’ existing offerings. “We believe that all businesses – whether they have implemented wireless networks or not – need to have a solution to combat the wireless threat,” she said. “Cirond’s solutions can be used to secure everything from a single wireless-enabled laptop being used at hotspots to an entire managed, secure wireless corporate network.”

About Cirond Corporation
San Jose, California-based Cirond Corporation (OTCBB:CROO) is a network security company dedicated to securing wired and wireless networks against the rapidly growing security threat represented by the deployment of unauthorized wireless devices. Cirond products include AirSafe PersonalT (a utility that uses patent-pending Cirond technology to automatically disable a notebook computer’s wireless radio whenever the computer is plugged into a wired corporate network and allows users to prevent automatic connection to un-trusted wireless networks), AirPatrol MobileT (a software-only solution for detecting and locating rogue wireless devices using a laptop or Tablet PC mobile computer), AirPatrol SentinelT (a software-based network scanning tool that provides 24/7 “wired side” detection of unauthorized wireless devices) and AirPatrol EnterpriseT (a comprehensive network security solution which provides complete 24/7 detection and location of all unauthorized wireless devices in an organization).

About Network Utilities
Network Utilities is a privately owned company, formed in 1989 to focus on the demand for new and innovative network administration and communications tools. This subsequently provided a sound basis for strategic alliances with developers of similar product lines requiring a UK presence and resulted in Network Utilities forging partnership arrangements with several international software manufacturers. Since 1992 Network Utilities has been committed to providing and supporting a ‘best of breed’ range of products for the management and security of the enterprise network and its remote workers. The extended portfolio addresses Internet and wireless LAN security. Network Utilities (Systems) Ltd is headquartered at Liberty House, 516 Walton Road, West Molesey, Surrey, KT8 2QF, UK, Tel: 020 8783 3800. For more information about the company, please visit the Network Utilities web site at http://www.netutils.com.




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