CAMPBELL, Calif., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Procera Networks,
Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: PRNW) a manufacturer of secure content management
products, is pleased to announce the signing of a distribution agreement with
Mindshare Group to build the VAR (value-added reseller) channel in the United
Kingdom and Eastern Europe. Mindshare Group is a specialist distribution
company that offers digital network appliances specifically in the areas of
security, all-in-one Internet access and web, mail and cache servers. Their
comprehensive network solutions include firewalls, load balancing, mail
servers, web servers, IDS (intrusion detection systems), storage and caching.
Mindshare Group has over 300 VARs and 50 ISPs (Internet service providers) and
Mindshare Group has been trained on the Procera OptimIP(TM) Network
Executive Appliance products and initial stocking orders have shipped. They
will initially focus on the UK market and then expand distribution of
Procera's offerings into Eastern Europe. OptimIP(TM) Network Executive
Appliance provides integrated policy-based secure content management and
Greg Dewing, VP of Sales for Procera Networks stated, "We are excited
about our partnership with Mindshare Group. They bring us immediate access to
a large group of VARs, specialized integrators, ISPs and telecommunication
companies. Sales and technical training was extremely easy since the people
at Mindshare Group are established experts in digital network appliance
Nick Morse, Managing Director for Mindshare Group commented, "Procera's
OptimIP(TM) Network Executive Appliance product family is a great fit with our
digital network appliance solution offerings. OptimIP(TM) expands our product
solutions to include internal network security, content control and network
optimization. Procera offers value-added solutions that address the needs of
many of our existing customers."
OptimIP(TM) is a modular platform that supports multiple software solution
options. The ProceraWatch software option enables businesses to increase
productivity by eliminating network abuse and misuse such as peer-to-peer
downloading, video/audio streaming, instant messaging, web mail, non-business
web sites, newsgroups, etc. ProceraWatch also provides additional internal
security behind the firewall and allows organizations to secure wireless
networks. The ProceraApp software option optimizes business-critical
application performance by prioritizing and reserving network bandwidth. The
ProceraTap software option provides more effective network visibility,
monitoring and archiving by providing real-time selective traffic mirroring.
About Mindshare Group:
Mindshare Group is a specialist distribution company established in 1996
that focuses on the Digital Network Appliance Market. With Network Attached
Appliances set for explosive growth over the next few years, Mindshare aims to
build a reputation for itself as the channel's foremost experts in the
appliance space, specifically in Security, all-in-one Internet access and web,
mail and cache servers. More information on Mindshare Group can be found on
the World Wide Web at http://www.mindsharegroup.co.uk.
About Procera Networks, Inc.:
Procera Networks, Inc. is a hardware and software development company.
Procera has successfully developed a hardware-based, scalable, network secure
content management ("SCM") platform which offers wire-speed performance. This
platform allows user-defined policies to define content filtering, traffic
prioritizing (QoS), rate limiting, monitoring, and data mirroring capabilities
for network traffic. Procera's markets include small/medium size businesses,
enterprises and Internet service providers. Procera's products are sold
through integrators, distributors and original equipment manufacturers
("OEMs"). More information on Procera Networks, Inc. can be found on the World
Wide Web at http://www.proceranetworks.com.
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include, but are not limited to, the ability of Procera to commercialize the
applicable technology and introduce products and the acceptance of those
products by the market, the ability of Mindshare to sell the Procera products
in Europe, market conditions, the general acceptance of the Company's products
and technologies, competitive factors, timing, and other risks described in
the Company's reports and filings with the SEC (Securities and Exchange
Commission) from time to time.
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