SOURCE: NetScaler

June 15, 2005 10:00 ET

Leading Mobile Communication Solution Provider Pantech&Curitel Selects Netscaler to Accelerate Secure Application Delivery

World's Seventh Largest Mobile Phone Manufacturer Relies on NetScaler's SSL VPN Functionality to Fuel Competitiveness and Growth in Key International Markets

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 15, 2005 -- NetScaler, Inc., the global leader in accelerated application delivery systems, today announced that Pantech&Curitel, an affiliate of Pantech Group, the world's seventh largest mobile phone manufacturer, has selected the NetScaler application delivery system to accelerate the secure delivery of enterprise applications to its worldwide operations and affiliates. Pantech&Curitel selected NetScaler for its application acceleration capabilities and its highly scalable SSL VPN functionality. NetScaler offers the only SSL VPN on the market that actually speeds up the performance of both Web and non-Web applications up to 5x or more(1).

Pantech&Curitel, based in Seoul, Korea, is aggressively moving into overseas markets such as North America and China with the introduction of mobile phones equipped with next-generation features such as 3D stereo FM radios, multi-pixel cameras and video camcorders. With NetScaler, the mobile phone maker was able to increase the business efficiencies with its Pantech affiliates, providing an exceptionally fast, secure access experience for employees who are geographically dispersed or traveling abroad on business.

"We selected NetScaler because it exceeded the test requirements for our global business environment," said Cheoi Byoung-kuk, IT Team Manager at Pantech&Curitel. "NetScaler's SSL VPN is fueling our growth in new international markets, which is dependent upon the mobility of our employees across business divisions. Now our business communications and transactions flow easily across continents. NetScaler has proven to be a world-class solution."

"Leading multi-national enterprises like Pantech&Curitel should not have to choose between security and performance when giving employees access to mission critical resources," said Sheen Khoury, senior vice-president of worldwide sales, NetScaler. "Customers are selecting NetScaler's integrated platform because it is the only solution on the market that instantly improves the performance of 'any application to any user in any location.' Combining the legendary NetScaler performance with the industry's most scalable SSL VPN functionality makes for a compelling solution."

About Pantech&Curitel Communications, Inc.:

Pantech, through its affiliates -- Pantech Co., Ltd. and Pantech&Curitel Communications, Inc. -- is one of the world's leading providers of mobile communications solutions. Both affiliates are collectively better known as "Pantech." Pantech&Curitel Communications, Inc. is one of the leading handset manufacturers in Korea and the world. Since 1983, the company, which is listed on the Korea Stock Exchange, has been designing and manufacturing mobile phones for the Korean and global markets and has built up a worldwide reputation for excellence and innovation in the mobile communications sector. In 2004, Pantech&Curitel Communications, Inc. was responsible for the launch of the world's first 3 mega-pixel CMOS camera phone and the world's first 2 mega-pixel camera phone. Last year, the company also successfully developed the world's first mobile phone fitted with Zigbee, the short distance wireless technology. For more information, visit www.curitel.com.

About NetScaler

NetScaler is the leading provider of networking systems that accelerate the secure delivery of critical business applications to any user in any location. The NetScaler solution tightly integrates best-in-class load balancing and content switching with industry-leading acceleration and security functionality, enabling customers to improve the performance of both Web and non-Web applications by up to 5x or more. In addition to having all of the top five e-businesses in the world as customers, NetScaler also boasts more than 500 enterprise customers across all industry sectors, including some of the world's largest Global 2000 companies.

NetScaler headquarters are in San Jose, California. For more information, visit: http://www.netscaler.com.

NetScaler is a trademark of NetScaler, Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other companies and products mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective holders.

(1) Application performance improvements as reported by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

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