SOURCE: Reflex Security, Inc.

April 02, 2007 10:13 ET

Reflex Security Joins Microsoft SecureIT Alliance

ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 2, 2007 -- Reflex Security ( pioneer and innovator in intrusion prevention systems (IPS), today announced that it has joined the SecureIT Alliance formed by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT). The SecureIT Alliance unites and expands security partnerships to enhance future product interoperability and refine best practices for product deployments.

Customers and partners of both Reflex Security and Microsoft will benefit by having access to the SecureIT community website (, which features up-to-date information on security solutions, and provides a forum for interactive dialogue. The SecureIT Alliance website also offers current and new customers a searchable membership product & solutions area where IT professionals can access security-related information, such as business case studies, technical white papers, best practices guidelines, strategic partnerships, product data sheets, as well as updates on news and public events. Customers will benefit by having better information on integrated security solutions and services offerings in one convenient place, without needing to navigate to hundreds of websites to find this content.

"Microsoft is pleased to have Reflex Security join the SecureIT Alliance," said Gerry Albert, Secure IT Alliance Manager at Microsoft. "Reflex Security is an established leader in enterprise IPS security solutions. Its membership in our Alliance will further efforts to make products and platforms more interoperable with ever improving levels of security."

"The SecureIT Alliance is an important security industry initiative and we plan to be an active participant," said Bill Hicks, Vice President of Business Development at Reflex Security. "Proactive involvement in the Alliance will further strengthen our existing strategic partnership with Microsoft and other leading security technology providers. Reflex Security looks forward to working with more than 115 Alliance members to develop innovative security solutions that provide secure and assured communications."

Reflex Security's Reflex VSA is a powerful virtual intrusion prevention solution for virtualized server environments. Tailored to enterprises using Microsoft Virtual Server for server and network consolidation, Reflex VSA adds a layer of protection inside the virtualized network, detecting and preventing threats such as DoS attacks, virus and worm propagation, and access violations.

About SecureIT Alliance

Formed in October, 2005, the SecureIT Alliance is a group of industry partners working together to develop security solutions for the Microsoft® platform. The alliance members share a dedication to providing enhanced security solutions to benefit customers. The SecureIT Alliance builds on two central themes -- increased customer awareness of available security solutions and partnerships; and increased industry collaboration to ease building enhanced security solutions. Through the Alliance community website, members can more efficiently and effectively work together to develop innovative security solutions.

The Alliance provides a forum through which members can receive early access to platform information from Microsoft and collaborate on issues such as secure-code best practices, interoperability, and integration of products and services, as well as public communication of security-solutions content. The community site can be found at

About Reflex Security, Inc.

Reflex Security, Inc., a pioneer in network intrusion prevention delivers real-time network security through its innovative products and IPS Everywhere™ approach to enterprise-wide security. By unifying discovery, deep-packet inspection and a comprehensive prevention engine, the company's IPS solutions block internal and external security threats to prevent today's most serious network attacks. With products that are adaptable, reliable and easy to use, Reflex Security simplifies enterprise security for business networks and virtualized networks of all sizes. Positioned as a "Visionary" in Gartner's Magic Quadrant, Reflex Security has garnered an impressive collection of awards including SC Magazine's coveted "Best Buy" honor and selection as top performer in its Group Test of IPS vendors. For more information visit, call 888-872-7555, or contact any authorized channel partner.

Reflex Security is a registered trademark, and IPS Everywhere is a trademark of Reflex Security, Inc.

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