SOURCE: St. Bernard

October 22, 2007 06:00 ET

St. Bernard Launches Industry-First Hybrid Web-Filtering Solution

Combines Appliance and Managed Services for Greater Control and Scalability, Highlighting Company's New Hybrid Strategy

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - October 22, 2007) - St. Bernard Software, Inc. (OTCBB: SBSW), a global provider of security appliances and on-demand solutions, including secure content management and archiving, today introduced the Managed Enterprise Reporting Service (MERS) for iPrism® Web-filtering appliances.

This marks the first step in the company's new hybrid strategy, designed to better meet the security needs of businesses. St. Bernard will combine its managed services and hardware appliances to help IT managers deploy the most efficient products that best fit their network infrastructure. Today's initial hybrid security launch enables St. Bernard customers to run multiple iPrism appliances across a variety of locations, while MERS aggregates, centralizes and archives all usage reports remotely.

"Today's MERS launch marks the company's initial move toward marrying our on-premise and in-the-cloud offerings, unveiling St. Bernard's hybrid approach to meeting our customers' security needs," said Andrew Lochart, vice president of marketing and product management at St. Bernard. "With the introduction of our hybrid product strategy, our customers will receive secure content management functionality in the best location, maximizing their deployments' effectiveness, scalability and cost efficiency."

Additional benefits of hybrid products include:

--  The control of an appliance with the scalability of services
--  Lower up-front costs
--  Elimination of ongoing 'racking and stacking'
    

"A hybrid security approach provides the best of both worlds -- the security and availability of on-premise offerings combined with the scalability and ease of management of a hosted solution," said Michael Osterman, president at Osterman Research. "Providing centralized reporting capabilities for geographically distributed appliances eases IT's management burden and improves the overall efficiency of the security infrastructure."

The hardware component of the new hybrid solution ensures immediate, on-site prevention of inappropriate online employee activity. At the same time, MERS stores reports in the St. Bernard managed data centers, providing secure backup of important data. For companies with a single iPrism, MERS also boosts the appliance's performance, relieving the system of reporting overhead.

All MERS systems are hosted at St. Bernard's globally-diverse data centers and managed by the LivePrism Network Operation Center. More information about iPrism and MERS can be found at: http://www.stbernard.com/products/iprism/iprism-mers.asp, by calling 1-800-782-3762 or contacting one of St. Bernard's authorized resellers.

A link to St. Bernard's Hybrid Whitepaper can be found at: http://www.stbernard.com/forms/whitepaper/wp_hybrid.asp.

About St. Bernard

St. Bernard Software, Inc. (OTCBB: SBSW) is a global provider of security appliances and hosted solutions, including secure content management and archiving. The company's award-winning products deliver innovative security solutions that offer the best combination of ease-of-use, performance and value.

Established in 1995 with headquarters in San Diego, CA and international offices in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands, St. Bernard sells and supports its products directly and through solution partners worldwide. For more information, please visit www.stbernard.com.

© 2007 St. Bernard Software Inc. All rights reserved. The St. Bernard Software logo, LivePrism, iPrism, and iGuard are trademarks of St. Bernard Software Inc. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are hereby acknowledged.

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