SOURCE: Aventail

February 28, 2007 08:00 ET

Aventail Chosen as a Finalist for SC Magazine Awards 2007

Aventail's Remote Access Controller Selected as Finalist in European Awards for Best Remote Access

SEATTLE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 28, 2007 -- SSL VPN leader Aventail announced today that SC Magazine Awards 2007 Europe selected the company's Aventail EX family of SSL VPN appliances as a finalist in the category of "Best Remote Access." The SC Magazine Awards highlight and showcase the best products, services and professionals in the information security industry. The awards recognize achievement and technical excellence and are a truly global program with participation from developers and users around the world.

"We are honored by this nomination, which once again highlights Aventail's global leadership in the SSL VPN category," said Sarah Daniels, vice president of marketing for Aventail. "Around the globe, enterprises are relying on Aventail's award-winning remote access controllers to provide easy-to-use, secure anywhere access to employees and business partners."

Every day millions of end users depend on Aventail's proven solutions to cost-effectively access Web and client/server applications from remote locations and devices. All Aventail SSL VPN appliances are based on the enhanced Aventail ST2+ platform, which builds on Aventail's strength as the easiest remote access controller by adding features and functionality in three key areas that: detect the security of the end point, protect applications through granular access controls, and connect users securely to applications.

Finalists were announced on February 19, 2007, and winners will be announced on April 24, 2007. A complete list of categories and finalists can be found at

About SC Awards 2007

The SC Magazine Awards Europe highlight and reward the finest products, people and services in the information security industry, The SC Awards are simply unrivalled in terms of prestige and are renowned for the transparency and independence of the entry and the judging process. To be nominated for an SC Award in 2007 is a great achievement. These industry successes will be acknowledged during the Awards ceremony taking place at the Hurlingham Club, Ranelagh Gardens, London on 24 April, 2007.

About Aventail

Aventail is the best-of-breed remote access company. Aventail delivered the first SSL VPN solution in 1997 and today is a market leader, delivering a remote access control solution that is the easiest to use and easiest to control. Aventail SSL VPN appliances provide users with transparent, clientless access to more applications from more devices via any network environment. For network managers, Aventail delivers a single secure access gateway for all users, internal and external, to all network resources with complete security. With more than 2.5 million end users around the globe, Aventail is the SSL VPN of choice among mid-sized to large-sized organizations worldwide, including AT&T, Chicago Housing Authority, DePaul University, DuPont, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), IBM Global Services, James Richardson International, Mississippi Department of Corrections, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Overlake Hospital, Radiology Ltd., and Sanyo. For more information, go to

Contact Information

  • Media contacts:
    Valerie Chan
    (206) 856-7885
    Aventail Corporation
    Email Contact

    Sarah Daniels
    (206) 579-0955
    Aventail Corporation
    Email Contact