SOURCE: NeoAccel

August 02, 2006 09:00 ET

NeoAccel Named Finalist for Red Herring 100 Asia Awards

List of 100 Winners to Be Announced at Technology Magazine's Hong Kong Summit in August

SAN JOSE, CA and MUMBAI, INDIA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 2, 2006 -- NeoAccel, a pioneering innovator of next-generation Internet security solutions, announced that it has been named one of the 200 finalists for the Red Herring 100 Private Companies of Asia Awards 2006.

"The innovation-led SSL VPN technology pioneered by NeoAccel will redefine and provide the much-needed impetus to the entire VPN market in the coming years and provide cutting-edge solutions for network security," said NeoAccel Chairman & CEO Michel Susai. "It is not only an honor to be a finalist, but also an acknowledgment to our commitment towards novel advances in the field of security technology solutions," added Susai.

After a difficult evaluation process, the Red Herring editorial team arrived at this list of the most promising companies in all of Asia, from among hundreds of companies nominated from all over the Asia-Pacific region -- from Iran and Iraq to the west, Kazakhstan to the north, Australia and New Zealand to the South, and Japan and Korea to the East. The Red Herring 100 Winners will be unveiled at the Red Herring Hong Kong Summit on 28 - 30 August 2006, an invitation-only gathering for CEOs, Venture Capitalists, and select senior executives.

At the Hong Kong Summit, the 200 finalists will be further evaluated to determine the Red Herring 100 that embody innovation, technology, and strategy. The Red Herring team has completed a thorough analysis of business model, competitive advantage, alliances, customers, and technology for each nominated company and arrived at the short-list. The three-day invitation-only conference will also feature keynote speeches, lively dialogue, and presentations by the CEOs of the Red Herring 100 Asia.

About NeoAccel:

With the vision to "Secure Everything™" through secure access from anywhere to anything, NeoAccel is delivering a breakthrough in simplified, full-access SSL VPN technology. 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 Web security mechanisms. NeoAccel is headquartered in the Silicon Valley. Contact NeoAccel at or

NeoAccel, SSL VPN-Plus, Intelligent Connection Acceleration Architecture, ICAA and Secure Everything are trademarks of NeoAccel, Inc. All other names are or may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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