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Altor Networks Joins Juniper Networks J-Partner Solutions Alliance Program

Integrated Solution Delivers Additional Security to Virtual Networks

Altor Networks, pioneering a new class of virtual security solutions, today announced it has joined the Juniper Networks (NASDAQ:JNPR) J-Partner Solutions Alliance Program. Juniper Networks and Altor Networks have partnered to provide customers with an integrated solution to leverage investment in physical network security to secure the virtual environment.

The joint solution combines industry leading Juniper Networks IDP solutions with the pioneering Altor VF virtual firewall. The Altor VF uses purpose-built, patent-pending technology to meet the unique security challenges of the virtual environment. By deploying this solution, enterprises can bring the benefits of the leading IDP solution to the virtual world with minimal performance overhead or cost.

We are pleased that Altor Networks has joined our J-Partner Program to help customers better secure their virtualized data centers, said Doug Erickson, director of worldwide alliance and channel development at Juniper Networks. The combined solution enables customers to detect and stop attacks traversing their virtual networks and provides unequalled protection for virtualized resources.

Altor is very pleased to be part of the J-Partner Solution Alliance Program, said Poornima DeBolle, senior director of business development at Altor Networks. Junipers standards based approach and innovative product features ensured ease of integration, at the same time delivering proven security to the virtual environment without consuming virtualization resources.

About the Juniper J-Partner Solutions Alliances Program

Juniper Networks transforms the business of networking by creating competitive advantage for our customers with the most sophisticated networking and security solutions in the industry. For more information on joining the J-Partner Solutions Alliances program, please visit www.juniper.net/partners.

About Altor Networks

Altor Networks is pioneering a new class of virtual security solutions to secure production-oriented virtualized data centers. The companys initial product line includes the industrys first-ever purpose-built virtual firewall, a software security appliance that runs in a virtualized environment and enforces security policy on a per virtual machine basis. Data center administrators can now pinpoint a broad range of virtual network security compromises and easily create roles-based security policies. For the first time, security policies can be continuously enforced on individual virtual machines, even as they move throughout the virtualized data center. Founded by security and networking experts from Check Point Software, Cisco and Oracle, Altor Networks is funded by Accel Partners and Foundation Capital and is headquartered in Redwood City, California. For more information, visit www.altornetworks.com.

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