SOURCE: TriGeo Network Security, Inc.

September 25, 2007 10:00 ET

Attendees at Midsize Enterprise Event Name TriGeo Best Mid-Market Hardware Solution

SIEM Company Also Named a Finalist in Four Other Categories

POST FALLS, ID--(Marketwire - September 25, 2007) - TriGeo Network Security, the leading provider of security information and event management (SIEM) technology for mid-market enterprises, today announced that attendees awarded the company the Best Mid-market Solution for hardware innovation at Gartner's Midsize Enterprise Summit™ 2007.

This marks the second consecutive Midsize Enterprise Summit where attendees have recognized TriGeo for hardware innovation, highlighting TriGeo's commitment to ease of use and simplified deployment of its appliance. This year's award came in one of six categories. TriGeo was a finalist in more categories than any other company; other nominations include: Best in Show, Best Software Solution, Best Presentation, and Best Execution of a Mid-market IT Solution.

The award follows Gartner placing TriGeo in the "Leaders" quadrant in the Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management,(1) (SIEM), 1Q07 report.

TriGeo's Security Information Manager (SIM) is the only real-time SIEM appliance that automatically identifies, notifies and responds to network attacks, suspicious behavior and policy violations, based on hundreds of pre-built correlation rules and users' customized actions. The solution offers total network monitoring of potential insider and hacker attacks, giving enterprises the ability to quarantine, block, route and control services, processes, accounts and privileges.

TriGeo was the first SIEM company to identify and adapt to the security and compliance needs of mid-market organizations. The solution comes stocked with more than 240 pre-built reports for compliance and network analysis, with prices starting below $20,000. TriGeo has hundreds of customers across key vertical markets including financial services, healthcare, government, utility, retail and media/entertainment.

"Mid-tier businesses need solutions tailored for their unique network configurations and IT staffing needs, while still protecting users and data from rapidly evolving security threats," said Michelle Dickman, president and CEO of TriGeo Network Security. "Our SIM appliance is a 'plug-and-play' extension of customers' networks, easing deployment and providing a rapid ROI. We're honored to be recognized by Gartner's attendees."

Midsize Enterprise Summit™ is produced by Vision Events®, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) company.

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2007 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About TriGeo Network Security

TriGeo Network Security delivers enterprise security information and event management (SIEM) designed specifically for the needs of the mid-market. TriGeo SIM is the only real-time SIEM appliance that automatically identifies and responds to network attacks, suspicious behavior and policy violations. This award-winning product combines real-time log analysis, event correlation, USB detection and prevention with powerful active response technology. TriGeo SIM is both a unique network defense technology and an "Audit-Proven" compliance solution that meets the security monitoring and log management requirements imposed by PCI, GLBA, NCUA, FDIC, HIPAA, SOX and more.

TriGeo has hundreds of customers across key vertical markets including financial services, health care, government, utility, retail and media/entertainment. TriGeo SIM has won numerous awards including the 2007 SC Magazine Reader Trust Award, the 2006 Gartner Best Mid-market Software Solution, and the SC Magazine Best Buy of 2006 award for Event Management. The Company is headquartered in Idaho and is represented by partners nationwide.

For additional information about TriGeo and its products, services and partners, please contact TriGeo at 1 (866) 664-9292 or at www.TriGeo.com.

About Midsize Enterprise Summit

Midsize Enterprise Summit brings Senior IT Executives from midsize businesses together with Gartner Analysts, and leading and emerging Technology Providers. The focus -- enabling strategic IT Decision-Making -- embraces mid-market-specific issues, trends and solutions from a horizontal and vertical industry-specific perspective. The business-intensive format includes Gartner-led sessions, Technology Provider-led World Premiere and Private Boardroom Appointments, a Showcase of Exhibits, and networking functions.

About Vision Events

Vision Events, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) company, is a leading producer of highly focused business events that bring resellers and end users together with leading and emerging technology providers in private boardroom appointments to form strategic partnerships and secure new business in the technology sector. Additional information about Vision Events can be found at visionevents.com.

(1) Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management, 1Q07" by M. Nicolett and K. Kavanagh, May 9, 2007

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