WatchGuard, Check Point Partner

WatchGuard Technologies and Check Point Software Technologies partner to deliver integrated VPN/security appliances

April 23, 2002

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SEATTLE -- WatchGuard Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:WGRD), a leading provider of Internet security solutions, today announced apartnership with Check Point Software Technologies (Nasdaq: CHKP), todeliver a new class of high-performance VPN/security appliances integratingCheck Point Next Generation software.The RapidStream family of "Secured by Check Point" appliances were developedby RapidStream, Inc., a privately held provider of ASIC-based firewall andVPN appliances that was acquired by WatchGuard on April 2, 2002. Leveragingthe Check Point SecureXLT performance framework, the family of RapidStream"Secured by Check Point" appliances set new benchmarks in firewall and VPNperformance. The RapidStream 11000 delivers 1.2 Gbps Check Point VPN-1®(3DES-SHA1) throughput from a single device and 2.0 Gbps Check PointFireWall-1® throughput. The RapidStream family of "Secured by Check Point"appliances also includes:RapidStream 8100 (600 Mbps FireWall-1 and 300 Mbps VPN-1)
RapidStream 6100 (270 Mbps FireWall-1 and 160 Mbps VPN-1)
RapidStream 2100 (240 Mbps FireWall-1 and 70 Mbps VPN-1)"We are excited to develop a relationship with Check Point," said Jim Cady,president and CEO of WatchGuard. "With our RapidStream family of appliances,WatchGuard will now deliver a comprehensive, high performance product linerunning Check Point VPN-1/FireWall-1. Check Point's customers will now havea new solution that will significantly enhance their price/performanceproposition."WatchGuard Technologies Inc. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

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