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Frost & Sullivan Awards Websense Australian Secure Content Management Vendor of The Year

  • 26 November, 2009 09:25

<p>SYDNEY – November 26, 2009 – Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) today announced that it has been awarded Australian Secure Content Management Vendor of the Year for 2009 by leading global growth consulting company, Frost &amp; Sullivan.</p>
<p>According to Frost &amp; Sullivan, in 2009 Websense demonstrated best practices in the content security industry and developed products that address the unique security challenges of email security <http:> , data security, <http:> and the dynamic content on today’s feature-rich Web sites. Frost &amp; Sullivan also recognised that Websense has the diligence, commitment and innovative business strategies required to advance in the Australian marketplace.</http:></http:></p>
<p>Speaking at the prestigious Australia ICT Awards banquet staged in Sydney last night. Andrew Milroy, Industry Director, ICT Group, Australia and New Zealand, Frost &amp; Sullivan, said, “Websense has taken security solutions to the next level. It has offerings that meet the requirements of both the enterprise sector and SMBs and has taken a lead in the rapidly growing data leakage prevention (DLP) space.”</p>
<p>Now in its fourth consecutive year, the Frost &amp; Sullivan Australia ICT Awards recognise outstanding performance by companies in the ICT industry in Australia. Benchmarked against leading companies in each category, the recipients of these awards represent the best-of-breed in their sector in the country. The criteria for winning the category includes a variety of actual market performance indicators, which include revenue growth, market share and growth in market share, leadership in product innovation, breadth of products and solutions, major customer acquisitions, and business and market strategy, amongst other category-specific criteria.</p>
<p>“Websense has long been a global leader in content security and we've been able to continue to innovate in this dynamic and challenging technology area. Our recently announced products, including the Websense® V10000 Web Security Gateway appliance <http:> offerings, along with our growing email, Web, data and hosted security solutions demonstrate our continued commitment to providing customers with the strongest levels of protection from today’s continuously evolving threat landscape and this acknowledgment validates our leadership in the security market,” said Phil Vasic, ANZ Country Manager, Websense.</http:></p>
<p>Last month, Websense announced a cloud-based security service <http:> the Websense ThreatSeeker® Cloud that delivers Web, data and email security intelligence through the proven cloud-based delivery infrastructure that powers all Websense content security products, including the company’s SaaS security offerings and V10000 Web Security Gateway appliance. The ThreatSeeker Cloud service enables access to the industry’s leading content security intelligence gathered by the 50 million real-time data collection points of the Websense ThreatSeeker Network, which processes more than 1.5 billion end-user security requests daily and scans more than 40 million Web sites and ten million emails each hour to discover new threats.</http:></p>
<p>About Websense, Inc.</p>
<p>Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), a global leader in integrated Web, data and email security solutions, provides Essential Information Protection™ for more than 40,000 customers. Distributed through its global network of channel partners, Websense software and hosted security solutions help organisations block malicious code, prevent the loss of confidential information and enforce Internet use and security policies. For more information, visit www.websense.com <http:> .
Follow Websense on Twitter: www.twitter.com/websense.</http:></p>
<p>© Copyright 2009 Websense, Inc. All rights reserved.</p>
<p>Websense, the Websense Logo, ThreatSeeker and the YES! Logo are registered trademarks of Websense, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. Websense has numerous other unregistered trademarks in the United States and internationally. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.</p>

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