SOURCE: AEP Networks

February 25, 2009 09:00 ET

AEP Networks Signs Partner Agreement With Federal Government and Commercial Hardware and Software Reseller

DSH to Open Inroads to U.S. Government Contracts for Growing Secure Networking & Communications Company

SOMERSET, NJ--(Marketwire - February 25, 2009) - AEP Networks today announced that it has signed an Accredited Partner Agreement with DSH, a wholly owned subsidiary of ABA Moriah. DSH is a hardware and software products reseller specializing in sales to federal and commercial clients. Under the terms of the partnership agreement, DSH will offer AEP Netilla SSL VPN and AEP Keyper products, including for DNS Security Extensions implementations to federal clients. Products and services will be available on the GSA Schedule and NASA SEWP contracts.

"For more than 20 years, DSH has provided practical IT solutions tailored to meet their clients' business requirements. Their deep experience in placing products for the U.S. government and their seasoned team of experts in systems technology made them an ideal candidate with which to partner," said Pat Donnellan, CEO of AEP Networks. "In addition, through DSH's GSA schedule contract, our comprehensive security solutions will now be available to even more federal agencies on a long-term contract basis."

AEP's integrated portfolio of secure networking and communications products includes high assurance IPSec-based VPN encryptors, remote access (SSL VPNs and application security gateways), hardware security modules for key management, and enhanced-grade voice and data communications products that support a wide range of protocols and network topologies. Through the agreement with DSH, AEP's secure remote access gateway -- AEP Netilla SSL VPN -- and the most comprehensive cryptographic hardware security module (HSM) of its class -- AEP Keyper -- will be available to an even wider audience.

Jack Fry, President of DSH, added, "Our goal at DSH always has been to provide superior service at a competitive cost to our customers. Our more than 500 active commercial and government clients are evidence of our commitment to quality yet affordable products and services. By adding AEP Networks' secure and reliable products to our solution set, we are enhancing our ability to provide more creative, innovative products to our valued customers."

To learn more or to order AEP Networks' products through DSH, please visit www.dshi.com.

About DSH

Since 1985, DSH has provided IT solutions for federal and commercial clients worldwide. DSH is a veteran-owned business that has built a strong foundation of providing hardware and software products and services from major companies to its clients. As a result, with DSH, companies benefit from having a full-service business partner who applies innovative solutions to their needs and who responds to their technology requirements.

About AEP Networks

AEP Networks offers secure communications and networking for government, enterprise and carriers. We work with systems integrators, managed service providers and the distribution channel to deliver integrated solutions incorporating our leading edge products:

--  Enhanced-grade secure voice and multi-service data platforms (based on
    the vadOS operating system) that support a wide range of communications
    protocols and network topologies
--  High assurance networking via IPSec-based VPN encryptors for site-to-
    site security and remote access
--  Secure remote access to networks and applications -- including virtual
    environments -- via application-layer security gateways and SSL VPNs
--  Hardware Security Modules (HSM) for cryptographic key management and
    storage
    

Headquartered in Somerset, New Jersey, AEP Networks has key hub offices in the United Kingdom, Malaysia and Australia. For more information, visit www.aepnetworks.com.