gateProtect Expands Sales in Asia and Takes Over Value-Added Distributor From Cyberoam

By Gateprotect Ag Germany, PRNE
Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Malaysian Value-Added Distributor AVP Takes Over the Sales Network of gateProtect UTM Appliances and Ends Partnership With Cyberoam

HAMBURG, October 13, 2010 - gateProtect continues to grow its market presence in Asia. The German
security specialist has now signed a contract with Malaysian value-added
distributor (VAD) AVP (, based in Kuala Lumpur, which
will now take over sales of gateProtect Unified Threat Management Appliances
and in this way increase sales in Malaysia. gateProtect's eGUI(R) technology
has already won over a number of sales partners in Asia as part of its
international marketing strategy.

AVP specializes in the distribution of network security
products and collaborates with leading manufacturers in the industry. The new
partnership will enable the VAD to add innovative gateProtect UTM appliances
to its portfolio. The previous partnership with Cyberoam has ended.

Dennis Monner, Chairman of the gateProtect Board of
Management: "The deal with AVP is strategically important to us and marks our
entry into a major Asian market. We are convinced that, together with AVP, we
can use its strong market presence and strong focus on results-oriented
marketing to bring our solutions closer to AVP's VAR channel and their
customers. In this way, we will be able to further expand and consolidate our
presence on the Asian market."

gateProtect solutions are used by many companies in a wide
range of industries and provides comprehensive protection from the gateway
itself. AVP customers include resellers and managed security service
providers in Malaysia who benefit from the extensive gateProtect gateway
security portfolio that includes Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances,
virtual appliances, web/mail appliances, VPN appliances and the Command

Dennis Monner: "We are seeing more and more Cyberoam sales
partners choosing gateProtect over the partnership with Cyberoam, which
honors us. An important reason behind the change is the eGUI(R) technology
integrated into gateProtect appliances. It has already received several
positive reviews in independent tests and has convinced our new partner."

About AVP (SEA)

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gateProtect Aktiengesellschaft Germany

gateProtect Aktiengesellschaft Germany is a leading
manufacturer of IT network security solutions for the industry. Its main
products are xUTM appliances, firewalls, managed security and VPN clients

Unique selling point

The special feature of all gateProtect products, in addition
to technical highlights, is the systems' unique operability. gateProtect is
the only manufacturer worldwide to implement ISO NORM 9241 guidelines in the
ergonomic design of all its products. With its unique, patented eGUI(R)
(ergonomic graphic user interface) technology and the Command Center V3,
gateProtect sets new standards in the configuration and administration of
firewall systems for managed security service providers (MSSPs). The new
eGUI(R) technology significantly increases effective security in companies
and at the same time greatly improves routine system maintenance efficiency.
This in turn lowers operating costs.


32,000 installations in Europe. German customers include
well-known companies and institutions such as TUV Thuringen, E.ON Energie,
Mercedes Benz, Galileo Satellite Systems, Deutsche Bahn, Kneipp Werke,
Constantin Film, Dresden University of Technology and many others. The target
market is medium-sized enterprises in all industries. For more information,

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     Aktiengesellschaft Germany
     Kai Bulau, Marketing
     Valentinskamp 24
     D-20354 Hamburg
     Phone:    +49(0)40-278-85-0
     Fax:      +49(0)40-278-85-105

Contact: AVP (SEA) SDN BHD, No 33B, Jalan Jernai 2 (4/21D), Medan Idaman Business Centre, Off Jalan Gombak, 53000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; gateProtect, Aktiengesellschaft Germany, Kai Bulau, Marketing, Valentinskamp 24, D-20354 Hamburg, Phone: +49(0)40-278-85-0, Fax: +49(0)40-278-85-105, E-mail: kai.bulau at

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