News Release - Engate Receives 2006 Product of the Year Award from Communications Solutions


Engate MailSentinel™ Honored for Outstanding Innovation in Delivering Preemptive Connection Layer Protection Against Malicious and Unwanted Email


Reno, NV – May 14, 2007 — Engate Technology Corporation, a leading supplier of next generation network profiling connection management security solutions, today announced that the editors of Technology Marketing Corporation‘s Communications Solutions™ have named Engate MailSentinel™ threat preemption solution as a recipient of the 2006 Product of the Year Award. The award was given in recognition of Engate‘s innovation in helping service providers, large enterprises and small to medium sized businesses preemptively stop malicious threats such as image spam, phish, and botnet attacks at the connection level -- prior to transmission. Engate‘s preemptive email boundary security technology is also licensed to anti-spam software, security appliance, router, firewall, and unified threat management vendors, empowering them with the unique capability to preemptively detect and permanently stop malicious threats at the protocol layer before dangerous email born viruses, spyware and malware have a chance to compromise their customers’ networks.


"Communications Solutions is proud to honor Engate with a 2006 Product of the Year Award. Engate has demonstrated a commitment to quality and innovation in helping its customers and partners stop threats outside the network with next generation connection layer security,” stated Patrick Barnard, TMCnet editor and head of the judging committee.  “With a record number of entries, choosing winners was challenging. My congratulations to Engate as this award is a strong endorsement of its innovation in the email security market and their ongoing support in helping customers stay ahead of the ever-changing threat landscape.”


The seventh annualCommunications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes the vision and leadership that are the hallmarks of the prestigious award. The most innovative products and services brought to market in 2006 have been selected as recipients of this year’s Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for their groundbreaking achievement.


"We’re pleased to be honored by the editors of Communications Solutions as it recognizes the innovation and value that Engate delivers to OEM vendors, service providers and enterprises," said Rich White, Chief Technology Officer, Engate. "Receiving this award further validates our product leadership in delivering proactive email security solutions that help service providers and organizations to realize a wide range of operational efficiencies from improved network throughput and significant cost reductions from server storage savings."


Award-Winning Email Security Solution Reduces Risk and Lowers Operational Costs

Using eight patent-pending technologies, the Engate solution delivers industry-leading protection by extending the security boundary outside the private network to stop malicious and unwanted traffic before transmission. Engate is impervious to threats because it uses proprietary techniques and source information that cannot be forged, circumvented or adapted by a spammers’ present and future ingenuity.  Only Engate’s proprietary technology preemptively detects and permanently stops attacks from sources that have not previously sent spam -- such as zombies which represent more than 80% of spam volume. Engate profiles entire networks and uniquely segregates between legitimate mail servers, and all other network functions, thereby making accurate judgments about the legitimacy of inbound mail. This unique profiling functionality results in the highest level of performance in the market with 99% accuracy and virtually no false positives.

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About Engate Technology

Engate Technology Corporation is a leading provider of proactive anti-botnet and email security solutions for service providers and enterprises. The company also provides strategic partners with scalable and flexible OEM deployment models, including hardware appliance, hosted services and software, which can be licensed to security software, appliance, router, firewall, secure web gateway, intrusion prevention, unified threat management and managed service providers. The company‘s proactive network profiling technology is instantly aware of new computers that become members of botnets and stops the distribution of email-borne threats at the protocol level, before it reaches the enterprise gateway and has a chance to compromise IT resources, slow down network performance, and invade privacy. For more information, contact Engate at, or visit the company’s website at


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