MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 31, 2007 -- ExaProtect, a leader in intelligent security management, has been named as an "Info Security Hot Company for 2007," a prestigious global award reflecting the company's impressive growth and advanced security solutions.

Organized by Info Security Products Guide, the world's leading publication on security-related products and technology, the awards were entered by more than 500 prominent security vendors from across the globe.

The Security Hot Company award further consolidates ExaProtect's position within the sector and highlights the success of the company's unique "View & Do" approach to security.

ExaProtect's approach simplifies overall security management for organizations, with an intelligent security dashboard that combines security information and event management (SIEM), security policy change management, and real-time remediation. This optimizes threat response and maximizes return on security investment.

Jean-François Dechant, CEO of ExaProtect, said: "To have won this global award is recognition of our understanding of the security market, and of our commitment to developing advanced security management solutions to help organizations best respond to new and emerging security threats."

To help organizations address emerging security threats, ExaProtect has introduced Security Management Solution 2.7.2, which has enhanced forensics capabilities to give IT staff a deeper insight when investigating security events, performing log analysis or assessing the effects of changes to security policies and rule sets.

About ExaProtect

Intelligent security management

ExaProtect is a unique global player in the information security marketplace, offering a complete start-to-finish security management solution. Its powerful, integrated "View & Do" approach is of great benefit to its 300+ existing customers, who include many Fortune 500 enterprises, international telecommunications companies and government organizations.

ExaProtect technology empowers users to meet the increasing demand for unified control of multi-vendor network and security systems, whether their goal is to raise information security levels, demonstrate compliance, and/or improve operational efficiency.

ExaProtect's US headquarters is in Mountain View, California, and its EMEA headquarters are in Paris, France. With 7 offices worldwide, the company delivers a global solution.

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Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.

Contact Information: ExaProtect Contact: Jason Holloway 08450 549900 Press Contact: Victor Cruz (508) 655-4397