News Release - Engate Appoints Jim Lawson to Board of Directors


Industry Veteran Brings 35 Years of Global Enterprise and Consumer Expertise


Reno, NV – Nov. 28, 2007 — Engate Technology Corporation, a leading anti-spam supplier and pioneer  of next generation network profiling and connection management security solutions, today announced the appointment of Jim Lawson to its board of directors. With more than 35 years of experience in the technology industry, Jim Lawson’s extensive background in sales, marketing, and business development will provide strategic depth to Engate’s Board of Directors. 


“We are extremely pleased to welcome Jim Lawson to Engate’s Board of Directors,” said Wil Cochran, President and CEO, Engate Technology Corporation. “Jim’s experience in enterprise and service provider markets, as well as, his leadership skills and governance acumen will greatly assist the next phase of Engate’s strategic growth.”


Jim Lawson is a nationally recognized executive consultant and has previously served as an advisor of many growing companies, including Agile Software, Latitude Communications, Alacritech, One Touch Systems and Alteon Systems.  Jim has a long history of executive management and entrepreneurial roles in the technology industry, including Vice President Sales at Auspex Systems, Vice President Sales at Agile Software, Vice President and General Manager at Stratus Computer Indirect Sales Division, Vice President Sales at McDonnell Douglas Computer Systems, Vice President OEM Sales at SCI Systems, and Vice President Sales at Honeywell Non-Impact Printer Division.


“This is an exciting time for me to join Engate’s Board of Directors. Engate’s innovative technology is delivering a large and lasting impact on the multibillion-dollar email security industry,” said Jim Lawson. “First generation security products have stagnated as security threats like botnet attacks continue to evolve and become more progressive. Spam and malicious threats are at an all time high making the security industry ripe for disruption by Engate’s second generation solution. I look forward to working with Engate and building on the momentum the company has today, and positioning the company for long-term growth and profitability.”


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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