SOURCE: ArcSight

March 05, 2008 08:00 ET

ArcSight Announces Alliance With Cyberworld (Asia) to Strengthen Its Commitment in Hong Kong and Macau

ArcSight Signs Distribution Agreement With Cyberworld (Asia) to Further Expand Its Distribution Network in Hong Kong and Macau for Its Full Range of Products

HONG KONG--(Marketwire - March 5, 2008) - ArcSight, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARST), a leader in enterprise security and compliance management solutions, today announced that it has entered into a new distribution agreement with Cyberworld (Asia) Ltd., a distributor of IT products and solutions in Hong Kong and region. Cyberworld will have access to the entire ArcSight product line, consisting of ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager (ESM) to manage information risk and protect critical IT assets, ArcSight Threat Response Manager (TRM) to identify network compromises and respond with specific actions, ArcSight Network Configuration Manager (NCM) to manage and monitor centrally network configuration and compliance status and ArcSight Logger and Solution Packages, for customers in the enterprise market and government sectors.

"Cyberworld is very pleased to build a strategic partnership with ArcSight," said Jansen Uy, regional general manager, Cyberworld (Asia) Ltd. "We believe that strengthening our relationship with ArcSight greatly enhances our security and network management products and services offering. Given our expanded product portfolio, our reseller channels are able to offer an advantageous service solution."

"We have chosen to partner with Cyberworld because of its reputation and experience in marketing and distributing enterprise security solutions, and to strengthen our channel sales through Cyberworld's resellers' network in Hong Kong and Macau," said Albert Kuo, vice president and general manager for Asia Pacific, ArcSight.

"Adding the ArcSight product line to our existing products and solutions portfolio creates a strong synergy with other products offered by Cyberworld. ArcSight products are able to quickly discover and respond to threats," Uy added.

About Cyberworld (Asia) Ltd.

Founded in 1991, Cyberworld (Asia) Ltd. has steadily established itself as a reputable IT products distributor in Hong Kong. Cyberworld focuses on distributing Infrastructure Security, Remote Access Solution, Application Acceleration, Proxy Solution and Content Security. Cyberworld (Asia) Ltd. is committed to providing the quality products, with support and service to its customers at competitive prices. Its professional sales and technical staff provide customers with pre-sales and post-sales support. Moreover, Cyberworld cooperates with our valued-partners such as systems integrators and vendors in marketing campaigns to further enhance sales. Cyberworld distributes IT solutions from industry leaders such as Juniper, BlueCoat and Cellopoint. Please visit for more information.

About ArcSight

ArcSight is a leading provider of security and compliance management software solutions that intelligently mitigate business risk for enterprises, MSSPs and government agencies. The ArcSight ESM platform delivers a centralized, real-time view of disparate events across geographically dispersed and heterogeneous business and technology infrastructures. ArcSight also provides complementary software that delivers pre-packaged solutions tailored to specific security and compliance initiatives, as well as appliances that streamline threat response, event log archiving and network configuration. This real-time and historic view of business risk as it applies to external security, insider threats and compliance breaches provides customers with the intelligence required to effectively protect their business. Please visit for more information.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, including statements relating to access by Cyberworld to ArcSight products, the strengthening of our channel sales through Cyberworld's resellers' network and the potential synergy between the ArcSight products and those offered by Cyberworld. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they do not fully materialize or prove incorrect, could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The risks and uncertainties that could cause our results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include the failure to yield the anticipated benefits from the Cyberworld distribution agreement, including the failure to expand our channel sales through Cyberworld's resellers' network and the lack of synergy between the ArcSight products and those offered by Cyberworld, and other risks and uncertainties described more fully in our documents filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission. More information about these and other risks that may impact the business of ArcSight are set forth in its Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the SEC, including the "Risk Factors" section in the final prospectus for the ArcSight initial public offering filed with the SEC under Rule 424(b)(4) (Registration No. 333-145974) dated February 14, 2008. All forward-looking statements in this press release are based on information available to us as of the date hereof, and we assume no obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

ArcSight, the ArcSight logo, ArcSight Logger, ArcSight Threat Response Manager, and ArcSight Network Configuration Manager are trademarks of ArcSight, Inc.