SOURCE: Aventail

December 09, 2005 11:24 ET

Aventail Expands South Korean Distribution With NexG Partnership

SEATTLE, WA and SEOUL, KOREA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 9, 2005 -- Aventail Corporation, the best-of-breed SSL VPN product company, has appointed NexG as a distribution partner in Korea, reinforcing its commitment to the local market. Under the terms of the agreement, NexG will market and support Aventail's family of SSL VPN appliances in the growing South Korean market. NexG, based in Seoul, Korea, is a pioneer in Korea's VPN market, providing VPN and other network security solutions since 2001.

"Based on our experience with several SSL VPN vendors, we've concluded that Aventail offers the best product at a highly competitive price for customers in the Korean market," said Gab-Soo Joo, president, NexG. "Aventail's market leadership and extensive functionality are very attractive to our customers."

"NexG is an excellent example of a company that is committed to successfully bringing new, valuable products to the Korean market. Their offering of Aventail, coupled with their reputation for premier customer service, presents us with a great opportunity to grow our current business," explained Lewis Carpenter, chief operating officer for Aventail. "We are pleased to have NexG represent our company in Korea and look forward to strengthening our global position in the worldwide SSL VPN market."

The appointment of NexG adds further momentum to Aventail's growing business in the Asia-Pacific region. Aventail has a channel presence in Malaysia, Singapore, India, Thailand, Australia, Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Japan, and the Philippines. Total SSL VPN market revenues in the Asia Pacific are expected to increase from US$29 million in 2004 to nearly US$300 million in 2010, according to a recent report by Himanshu Sahasrabudhe, senior analyst with Frost & Sullivan's Technology Practice in Singapore.

About Aventail

Aventail is the best-of-breed SSL VPN product company and the authority on secure application access technology. Aventail delivered the first SSL VPN solution in 1997, and, today, Aventail meets the secure communication needs of more than two million end users in over 75 countries. Aventail's family of SSL VPN appliances increases productivity for end users and IT professionals, while maximizing security and lowering costs. Aventail appliances are built on Aventail's proven platform, which leads the industry in End Point Control, policy management, and transparent, easy-to-use access options to the broadest range of applications, including VoIP. Aventail is the SSL VPN of choice among leading enterprises and service providers worldwide, such as AT&T, DuPont, IBM Global Services, MCI, Netifice, Office Depot, Sanyo, and TNT. Headquartered in Seattle, Washington, Aventail has an extensive global network of channel partners and sales support offices. For more information, go to

About NexG

NexG Co., Ltd. is a company that was separated from Inter-TNS Co., Ltd and independently founded in October 2001 by specialists with more than 10 years experience in the networking sector. It specializes in ISP, VPN, and network consulting. In this information age of the 21st Century, the Internet is part of basic survival strategies for corporations. NexG is poised to continually provide corporations with new technologies and additional services, so they can succeed among the rapid changes and surprising developments in the Internet market.

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