SOURCE: SafeBoot

September 15, 2006 09:00 ET

SafeBoot® Positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in the "Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection, 1H06"

Enterprise Encryption Solution Evaluated for Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

NAPLES, FL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 15, 2006 -- SafeBoot International, developer of SafeBoot® solutions and the vendor-of-choice for mobile data encryption technology, announced today that Gartner, Inc., the leading provider of research and analysis on the global information technology industry, has positioned SafeBoot in the "Leaders" quadrant in its "Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection, 1H06. (1)"

According to Gartner Inc., Magic Quadrant leaders are vendors that have products that work well for Gartner clients. They have long-term road maps that match Gartner's vision of the developing needs of buyers in the market. They make their competitors' sales staff nervous and force competitors' technical staffs to follow their lead.

In the Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection, 1H06, Gartner states, "... these products are needed to protect user privacy and fulfill audits, and every company must include mobile data protection in its IT operations plan."

"We believe our positioning by Gartner in the leaders quadrant confirms SafeBoot's continued excellence in providing cutting edge data protection solutions that meet the needs of our clients," said Gerhard Watzinger, CEO of SafeBoot. "Data protection is needed on more and more devices and platforms. That's why SafeBoot keeps expanding its comprehensive suite of data protection technology to meet with the needs of this rapidly evolving market."

SafeBoot technologies include the SafeBoot® Management Center™ for managing central deployment, policy management, hot revocation, audit facilities, and safe central recovery; SafeBoot® Device Encryption™ for encrypting laptops, PDAs, PCs, Pocket PCs, and TabletPCs; SafeBoot for USB for Secure USB Storage and Token Services; SafeBoot Content Encryption for encrypting files and folders on local hard disks, file servers and removable media; SafeBoot® Port Control™ for preventing unauthorized access to removable devices for ports on PCs, laptops, and tablet PCs; and, many more solutions and productivity tools designed to secure and manage secured data.

For more information about the Mobile Data Protection Magic Quadrant, visit http://www.gartner.com.

About SafeBoot

The SafeBoot suite of mobile data security solutions protects data, devices and networks against the risks associated with loss, theft, and unauthorized access, anytime and anywhere. SafeBoot is the vendor-of-choice for leading global organizations and provides them with powerful encryption and strong access control technologies that seamlessly integrate with existing enterprise systems. SafeBoot's centralized management capabilities provide organizations with operational efficiency and ensures the lowest possible total-cost-of-ownership. For more information, visit www.safeboot.com.

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted August 29, 2006 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the "Leaders" quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

(1) Gartner Research “Magic Quadrant for Mobile Data Protection, 1H06.” by J. Girard, R. Wagner and V. Wheatman. August 29, 2006

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