SOURCE: SilverBack Technologies

February 15, 2007 09:31 ET

SilverBack Technologies Achieves OPSEC Certification From Check Point

BILLERICA, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 15, 2007 --SilverBack Technologies, the industry's leading provider of service-delivery platforms that allow IT service providers to profitably enter the managed services business, today announced that its Datacenter Enterprise MSP platform has achieved OPSEC™ (Open Platform for Security) certification from Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. Through OPSEC certification, SilverBack's MSP platform seamlessly integrates with Check Point's market-leading VPN-1® Next Generation™ software

Products that carry the OPSEC Certified seal have been tested to guarantee integration and interoperability.

SilverBack provides the MSP industry's leading event lifecycle management platform. It monitors and manages the complete IT infrastructure, including servers, desktops, network and security devices, printers, and UPS systems.

"We are delighted to have received OPSEC certification," said Dan Phillips, CEO, SilverBack. "With OPSEC, customers can selectively integrate a full spectrum of security and network management applications, defined and driven by a single, central enterprise-wide policy."

"OPSEC certification with SilverBack Technologies ensures our customers receive seamless integration and interoperability between our products," said Amir Ben-Efraim, head of business development for Check Point Software Technologies. "Through the integration of the SilverBack Technologies Datacenter Enterprise MSP platform and Check Point VPN-1 family, our joint customers will benefit from comprehensive network security and event lifecycle management."

SilverBack most recently announced seven separate MSP business packages varying by price point and offering affordable options for entry-level participants. VARs, ISVs and other businesses wishing to pilot a managed service offering can opt for QuickLaunch, a $2,999 entry-level package delivered as a hosted solution.

About Check Point's OPSEC®

OPSEC (Open Platform for Security) is the industry's open, multi-vendor security framework. With over 350 partners, OPSEC guarantees customers the broadest choice of best-of-breed integrated applications and deployment platforms that support Check Point's Secure Virtual Network Architecture. Products that carry the OPSEC Certified seal have been tested to guarantee integration and interoperability. For complete OPSEC Alliance program information, including partner and product listings, the freely available OPSEC SDK (software development kit) and evaluation versions of OPSEC Certified products, visit http://www.opsec.com.

About SilverBack Technologies, Inc.

SilverBack Technologies provides products and services to manage applications, systems, and networks. With a focus on the needs of MSPs and resellers, SilverBack's DataCenter Enterprise product is a distributed, multi-tenant platform for providing remote management across diverse, customer-controlled networks. SilverBack's unique ServiceAccelerator program combines this technology platform with the company's proven sales, marketing, and operations best practices to help its partners see successful results immediately. SilverBack's products support systems, peripherals, security devices, network devices, and applications. Please visit www.silverbacktech.com for more details.

SilverBack Technologies is a registered trademark and the SilverBack logo, SilverBack Datacenter, SilverBack Datacenter Enterprise, SilverBack Portable, SilverBack Professional, and SilverBack ServiceAccelerator Franchise are trademarks of SilverBack Technologies, Inc. Other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective holders. Copyright 2007, SilverBack Technologies, Inc. All rights reserved

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