SOURCE: ArcSight

November 17, 2008 08:00 ET

ArcSight President and CEO to Discuss Strategies Towards Building a Successful Technology Company at VentureWire Technology Showcase 2008

Tom Reilly, President and CEO of ArcSight, One of Two Venture-Backed High Technology Companies to IPO This Year, Will Discuss Best Practices for Successful Corporate Development and the Outlook for Technology IPO and M&A Markets

CUPERTINO, CA--(Marketwire - November 17, 2008) - ArcSight (NASDAQ: ARST) --

WHO:    Tom Reilly, president and CEO of ArcSight, will address what it
        takes to build a successful technology company in today's economic
        environment and achieve a successful exit on a panel titled
        "Finding the Exit" on Tuesday, November 18, 2008, at 10:35-11:30
        a.m. PST.

        Paul Sieben, partner, O'Melveny & Myers, will moderate the panel,
        which will also include other executives who led their companies to
        exit on top in the past year, either through IPO or M&A.

WHAT:   The VentureWire Technology Showcase 2008, hosted by Dow Jones,
        spotlights the best in tech-startup innovation.  The readers and
        editors of VentureWire voted for the startups they view as the most
        innovative and promising, and the 125 top selections from the U.S.
        and Europe were invited to make presentations at the Showcase.  Top
        analysts, corporate players, and venture capitalists will also
        share their perspectives on key topics.

        Reilly and other members of the "Finding the Exit" panel will
        discuss the outlook for the IPO and M&A markets and what startups
        should be doing to prepare themselves for a liquidity event.

WHEN &  Dow Jones VentureWire Technology Showcase 2008
WHERE:  November 18-19, 2008

        Sofitel San Francisco Bay
        223 Twin Dolphin Drive
        Redwood City, CA  94065

        To register for this event, visit http://showcase.dowjones.com

About ArcSight

ArcSight (NASDAQ: ARST) is a leading global provider of compliance and security management solutions that protect enterprises and government agencies. ArcSight helps customers comply with corporate and regulatory policy, safeguard their assets and processes, and control risk. The ArcSight platform collects and correlates user activity and event data across the enterprise so that businesses can rapidly identify, prioritize, and respond to compliance violations, policy breaches, cybersecurity attacks, and insider threats. For more information, visit www.arcsight.com.

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