News Release - Engate Technology Announces Computer Geeks as Select Reseller Partner for Network-Level Anti-Spam Security


Partnership Empowers Service Providers, Enterprises and Small to Mid-Size Businesses to Achieve 99% Accuracy with Preemptive, Network Layer Email Security


Reno, NV – January 28, 2008 — Engate Technology Corporation, a leading anti-spam supplier and pioneer of next generation network profiling and connection management security solutions, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Computer Geeks. Under the agreement, Computer Geeks will market and support Engate’s network profiling anti-spam products for service providers, enterprises and businesses.


“We’re pleased to partner with Engate and provide our customers with superior email security solutions that will affordably protect their information technology assets from established and new threats,” said Parker Ledbetter, president and CEO, Computer Geeks, Inc. “We performed a detailed evaluation of many leading anti-spam solutions, and Engate was the best choice in delivering superior accuracy with the lowest rate of false positives. Our customers now benefit from Engate’s proactive protection and all the productivity and IT cost savings that are generated from their network layer spam interdiction.”


"Computer Geeks is a highly regarded reseller known for delivering quality IT security solutions," said Wil Cochran, president and CEO, Engate. “Being selected by Computer Geeks is a strong validation of the value we bring to resellers from both an innovation and channel support perspective. We are committed to providing our partners with superior anti-spam technology and will continue to foster our channel program with the best products and resources that will position our partners for success.”


Lower IT Costs and Improve Productivity

Powered by Engate™, Computer Geeks offers both an appliance-based and hosted anti-spam solution that has proven effective in stopping over 99 percent of spam outside of the customer’s network – before the message is transmitted to the email gateway. This connection-level protection delivers immediate savings in capital and operating costs as a result of reduced bandwidth, storage and CPU cycles. Moreover, blocking spam at the network level improves employee and IT productivity by significantly reducing the time wasted dealing with spam, false positives, malicious attacks and phish scams.


Ensure Business Critical Email Delivery

Computer Geeks leverages Engate’s intelligent GlobalRules™ technology which uniquely profiles entire offending networks and provides immediate detection of compromised hosts and botnets. The patented technology is highly accurate in blocking established and new threats before they get inside the customer’s network and compromise IT resources, slow down network performance, crash servers and invade privacy. As a result, eliminating high volumes of spam at the connection layer enable organizations to increase the throughput and latency of their messaging systems as much as ten-fold. Engate’s proprietary rules operate in real-time and cannot be forged or adapted by a spammer's present and future tactics, protecting customers from new and ever-changing spam techniques with virtually no false positives.


About Computer Geeks

With over 13 years of experience, Computer Geeks is dedicated to providing businesses with cost effective IT products and services. Headquartered in Winterville, NC, Computer Geeks specializes in network services, dial up and broadband internet, VOIP, security, hosting services, technology outsourcing, and consulting services. For more information, contact by phone: 1-866-GO-GEEKS, or visit the company’s website at


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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