SOURCE: Infoblox

January 29, 2007 09:00 ET

CTC to Distribute Infoblox Solutions in Japan

SANTA CLARA, CA and TOKYO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 29, 2007 -- Infoblox Inc., a developer of essential infrastructure for identity-driven networks (IDNs), today announced that it has signed as a distribution partner ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) of Tokyo, Japan, a leading provider and systems integrator of networking solutions.

CTC, which has more than 6,000 employees in over 80 offices and produced annual revenue of more than three billion U.S. dollars, will distribute to resellers throughout Japan Infoblox's entire line of network appliance solutions that deliver reliable, scalable, and secure core network services, including domain name resolution (DNS), IP address delivery and management (DHCP/IPAM), and authentication, authorization and accounting (RADIUS). CTC also will provide value-added consultation, system integration, technical support and training services to resellers and end users.

This appointment extends Infoblox's presence in Japan and provides CTC a compelling offering to complement its existing enterprise-class networking product portfolio that includes solutions from leading vendors such as Avaya, Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Network Appliance and Sun Microsystems, among others.

"Our customers are quite discerning when considering network solutions; as such, CTC performs stringent evaluation of any new vendor's solution before adding it to our portfolio," said Tohru Nakano, Executive Vice President of CTC. "We are pleased to introduce Infoblox to our mix of offerings and recognize the significant value that their purpose-built appliances and solutions can deliver for enterprise customers."

"CTC has a long-established and well deserved reputation throughout Japan as a leading systems integrator of networking and enterprise application solutions, as well as consultation and outsourcing services," said Mark Smith, worldwide vice president of sales at Infoblox. "With its excellent track record and keen focus on leading-edge network solutions, CTC will be instrumental in helping to extend Infoblox's market presence in Japan."

Infoblox's integrated approach combines the simplicity of appliances with the power of advanced distributed database technology to effectively achieve availability, manageability, visibility and control unparalleled by conventional solutions based on legacy technologies for delivering core network services, including DNS, DHCP, IPAM, RADIUS, etc.

Further, levering unique Infoblox technology, the Infoblox appliances can be linked into a grid to provide enhanced availability and management benefits. And, built-in IPAM capabilities provide essential reporting and control over IP address utilization without the need for separate hardware or software.

For more information about Infoblox and its products, visit: http://www.infoblox.com/products/.

About Infoblox

Infoblox develops essential infrastructure used for establishing identity-driven networks (IDNs). Infoblox network identity appliances deliver nonstop DNS, DHCP, IPAM, RADIUS and related services with unparalleled reliability, manageability, scalability and security. Over 1,500 organizations worldwide, including many of the Fortune 500, use Infoblox solutions for the critical naming, authentication, authorization and IP management services that make their networks secure, robust, manageable and compliant. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, CA and operates in more than 30 countries. For more information, call +1.408.625.4200, email info@infoblox.com, or visit www.infoblox.com.

About CTC

Established in 1972, ITOCHU Techno-Solutions Corporation (CTC) provides advanced IT solutions and Datacenter services. CTC supports such market segments as telecommunications, broadcasting, finance, distribution, manufacturing, education/government, medicine, pharmaceutical/chemicals, and textiles/apparel. CTC has formed partnerships with more than 200 leading IT & Technologies companies from nine countries. These partnerships range from those with global multinational IT & Technologies companies to those with highly focused venture businesses. CTC employs over 6,000 people nationwide, and provides one-stop 7X24/365 support services in roughly 100 service centers. For more information, visit www.ctc-g.co.jp/en/index.html

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