November 19, 2008 09:01 ET

Radialpoint Awarded OPSWAT OESISOK Interoperability Certification

Certification verifies the interoperability of Radialpoint security applications with products based on the OESIS Framework from several leading technology vendors worldwide

MONTREAL, CANADA--(Marketwire - Nov. 19, 2008) - Radialpoint, a leading provider of managed Internet security and care services to the world's largest Internet Service Providers (ISPs), today announced that Radialpoint Security Services (RPS) has been tested and certified by OPSWAT's OESISOK™ Interoperability Certification Program. The certification verifies the ability of Radialpoint security applications to integrate with connectivity and security technology from leading high-tech vendors including Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, F5 Networks, 3COM Corporation and SonicWALL.

"Radialpoint Security Services has passed all the requirements of our rigorous testing process and we are pleased to award Radialpoint with OESISOK certification," said Benny Czarny, president and CEO, OPSWAT, Inc. "The OESISOK certification program lends further credibility to leading security applications and reassures end-users that the protection offered by Radialpoint Security Services works seamlessly with solutions from some of the world's foremost technology vendors."

OESIS is an open development framework that provides an industry standard for endpoint security application integration. In order to earn OESISOK certification, a security application is tested against a variety of criteria including an installation test, rogue application test and OESIS local detection test. Security applications with the OESISOK logo are also regularly tested to ensure proper functionality on the network. Receiving the OESISOK designation means that RPS is considered to be compatible with many network connectivity and other system health verification solutions. The individual services offered by RPS include: Virus Protection, Firewall, Spyware Protection, Fraud Protection, Parental Controls, Backup and Restore, PC Optimizer, Web Pop-Up Controls and Web Privacy Controls.

"OESISOK certification reinforces the quality and reliability of Radialpoint Security Services and further validates the application as a leading offering in the global PC security space," said Marty Algire, vice president of products at Radialpoint. "Achieving this certification demonstrates Radialpoint's ongoing commitment to integrate with third party applications to ensure the end-user experience is secure regardless of their software environment."


Founded in 2002, OPSWAT is the world leader in development tools and data services that power solutions managing security features of endpoint applications. The company OPSWAT, Inc. also founded OESISOK™, an open industry-wide certification program that verifies the interoperability of endpoint security applications with products from market-leading technology vendors. OPSWAT is headquartered in San Francisco, California, with an additional office in Herzliya, Israel.

About Radialpoint Security Services

Radialpoint Security Services (RPS) is a comprehensive home PC security solution delivered through Radialpoint's Internet Service Provider (ISP) partners worldwide. RPS provides industry-leading Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Firewall and Fraud-Protection services at its core - with additional Parental Controls, PC Optimizer, Pop-Up/Ad Blocker, Privacy Manager, and Back-up services to complete the suite. Designed for the everyday user, RPS greatly simplifies the experience of accessing and using security, which are still the major barriers to consumer protection online. RPS significantly reduces the burden on users and their PCs by automating critical malware updates at three hour intervals, and imposing the minimum impact on computer speed and performance. With a larger base of better-protected subscribers, Radialpoint's ISP partners enjoy lower support calls, higher customer satisfaction, positive brand association and reduced customer churn. RPS powers the branded security offerings of world-leading ISPs including Verizon, Virgin Media, AT&T/BellSouth, ONO, Bell Canada, TELUS, Videotron and Bell Aliant.

About Radialpoint

Radialpoint is a leading provider of managed Internet security and care services for Internet service providers (ISPs). Its Value Added Services (VAS) are currently available to over 20 million broadband subscribers worldwide. Radialpoint's Services and Managed VAS Platform enable ISPs to generate new revenue and significantly lower operational costs associated with supporting and bringing new Internet services to market. Its customers include Bell Aliant, Bell Canada, TELUS and Videotron in Canada; AT&T/ BellSouth and Verizon in the US; and, ONO, and Virgin Media in Europe. Radialpoint is headquartered in Montreal, Canada, with offices in Europe.

For more information, visit http://www.radialpoint.com/.

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