April 11, 2006 10:59 ET

Dreaming Tree Technology Partners With Rapid7 to Enhance Its Managed Firewall Solutions

Using Rapid7's NeXpose, Dreaming Tree Technology Adds Vulnerability Assessment and Risk Reporting to the Services Provided by Its SonicWALL Internet Security Appliances

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 11, 2006 -- Rapid7 LLC, provider of vulnerability and risk management solutions, today announced that Dreaming Tree Technology, Inc. provider of Internet security and managed firewall solutions, has licensed Rapid7's NeXpose to add vulnerability assessment and risk reporting to its service offerings. Dreaming Tree will use NeXpose with its SonicWALL Internet Security Appliances, helping its clients identify vulnerabilities, determine their risk level and obtain recommendations on securing their networks.

"The addition of NeXpose enables us to expand our portfolio of technical and security services to our clients," said Brian Reed, president of Dreaming Tree Technology, Inc. "NeXpose stands out as an easy-to-use and highly flexible vulnerability assessment solution, and we were impressed with its in-depth signature database. Our clients have been pleased with the risk assessment reports and gaining the information necessary to act on the findings."

"We welcome this opportunity to support Dreaming Tree Technology in providing add-on security services to its clients," said Alan Matthews, president of Rapid7 LLC. "Using NeXpose with Dreaming Tree's robust SonicWALL appliances will allow companies to safely get a 'hacker's eye' view of their network from the Internet."

About NeXpose

NeXpose enterprise vulnerability and risk management scans devices, systems, software and Web server applications to locate threats, assess their risk to the environment, devise a remediation plan and implement the ticketing process. With its expert system, NeXpose builds a knowledge base of facts on the environment it's exploring and models potential targeted attacks to expose all existing threats. NeXpose provides reporting capabilities that ensure compliance with governmental regulations and corporate security configuration policies.

NeXpose is available in multiple deployment options: Software, plug-and-play Appliance and Hosted Services. All Rapid7 NeXpose product offerings provide comprehensive vulnerability management and risk reporting at an optimal cost, allowing broad asset protection for a minimum investment.

About Rapid7

Rapid7 was founded in 1999 by a team of software industry veterans who were major contributors to product development and subsequent growth and success at Percussion Software, Bond Technologies and Stride & Associates. Rapid7 launched NeXpose, its enterprise vulnerability management software, in 2001. Since introduced, NeXpose has been sold to over 130 organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Rapid7 sells NeXpose to corporate enterprises, Global 2000 companies, and government entities, and serves the full range of vertical markets.

Rapid7 is headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices California, and the United Kingdom. For more information on the company and its product, NeXpose, visit

About Dreaming Tree Technology

Dreaming Tree Technology, Inc. is a leading provider of managed firewall, VPN and unified threat management solutions in the United States. As a leading provider of Internet security solutions since February 2001, the company is focused on assisting clients with their security needs, whether that need is protecting a home-based network with on-site installation and support anywhere in the U.S., or designing and implementing a managed security solution for a multi-national company.

Dreaming Tree Technology is based in Indianapolis, IN and can be found on the Web at

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