Contra Costa Community College District Deploys NeoAccel's SSL VPN Solution

High Performance SSL VPN-Plus(TM) Replaces Legacy IPsec VPN

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2007 -- NeoAccel, the leader in high-performance SSL VPN security, today announced that the Contra Costa Community College District (4CD) has deployed the company's SSL VPN-Plus solution. SSL VPN-Plus is displacing an IPsec VPN solution, and will provide 4CD's executive administrators, IT staff members and other key employees with secure remote access to applications and online resources with fewer technical problems and at lower cost.

"We previously used an IPsec VPN and ran into many issues with installation and incompatibility, but we didn't want to go to a lower-performing solution," said Katherine Ogden, Network Technology Manager for Contra Costa Community College District. "NeoAccel's SSL VPN-Plus has been a 'fire and forget' solution that has eliminated our IPsec VPN problems without compromising performance. In fact, it delivered an almost immediate return on investment."

Unlike other SSL VPN solutions that would have required the 4CD to purchase "webified" versions of critical applications, NeoAccel's SSL VPN-Plus' small, downloadable client provides remote access to all of the district's standard applications, including Microsoft Exchange. In addition, SSL VPN-Plus offers industry-leading performance for an overall user experience better than the previous IPsec solution. And with clients that can be easily installed by end users without IT assistance, SSL VPN-Plus offers easier administration along with more granular access control and complete end-point validation, which significantly adds user-based security over current IPsec VPN solutions.

SSL VPN-Plus' full endpoint security scans prevent users without updated anti-virus and anti-spam software from accessing critical parts of the network. And unlike IPsec VPNs, NeoAccel's SSL VPN-Plus offers granular user-based network access policy management that allows network administrators to limit network access to specific resources, based on policies specific to the user and the results of an endpoint security check.

"Customers like the Contra Costa Community College District are recognizing that they want the simplicity of SSL VPN technology, but they don't want to give up the performance of IPsec-based solutions," said Michel Susai, Chairman and CEO of NeoAccel. "With our SSL VPN-Plus product, they can have industry-leading performance with lower costs, easier deployment, and simplified administration with significant increase in security."

About NeoAccel's SSL VPN-Plus

NeoAccel's SSL VPN-Plus is an "anytime, anywhere" enterprise-class remote access solution. Its breakthrough high-performance architecture allows for efficient, LAN-like performance even in congested, "lossy" network environments such as wireless and Internet WAN. Through its Intelligent Connection Acceleration Architecture™ (ICAA™) and minimal-overhead Transparent SSL (TSSL™) engine, SSL VPN-Plus delivers fast and uninterrupted application response for enterprise-wide SSL VPN deployments.

About NeoAccel

With the vision to "Secure Everything™" through secure, high-performing access to any application from any device anywhere, NeoAccel is delivering a breakthrough in simplified, full-access SSL VPN solutions. NeoAccel's SSL VPN-Plus™ enables more businesses to implement highly secure, scalable access with the native network performance of IPsec VPNs. NeoAccel was founded by Michel Susai, the founder and former chairman and CEO of NetScaler where he invented and pioneered the patented "Request Switching" technology that accelerates application delivery to handle the bulk of today's commercial Internet Web traffic. Powered by the company's patent-pending Intelligent Connection Acceleration Architecture™ (ICAA™) technology, NeoAccel's SSL VPN-Plus software platform overcomes the limitations that compel network managers and users to resort to cumbersome or insecure workarounds when faced with using conventional performance-limited remote access. NeoAccel's newest network access control product, NAM-Plus™, enables intelligent, corporate LAN infrastructures to identify users and their devices, endpoint security audits, and grant access to specific destinations, resources, and applications based on corporate security policies. NeoAccel is headquartered in Silicon Valley. Contact NeoAccel at or

NeoAccel, SSL VPN-Plus, Intelligent Connection Acceleration Architecture, ICAA, Secure Everything and NAM-Plus are trademarks of NeoAccel, Inc

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