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TippingPoint's Intrusion Prevention System Awarded Best Security Solution 2005 by SC Magazine

  • 23 February, 2005 15:49

<p>SYDNEY, Australia – 23 February, 2005 – TippingPoint, a division of 3Com (Nasdaq: COMS) and the leader in intrusion prevention, today announced that it was awarded Best Security Solution 2005 in SC Magazine’s prestigious Global Awards. The awards were presented at the SC Magazine Global Awards banquet last week at the Moscone Convention Center in conjunction with the 2005 RSA Conference, the world’s leading information security event, in San Francisco.</p>
<p>SC Magazine’s Global Awards recognise the technical excellence of products across the information security industry. The awards ceremony was the culmination of over seven months of nominating, voting and judging to identify the best in over 30 categories. Now in its ninth year, SC Magazine received over 1,000 nominations this year representing more than 300 companies. The Best Security Solution 2005 award represents the best overall solution for dealing with today’s threats to information security and the protection of corporate information assets.</p>
<p>“We are extremely honoured to receive this award, which recognises the tremendous value and security capabilities of intrusion prevention systems, and specifically our product,” said TippingPoint President Kip McClanahan. “The Best Security Solution 2005 award is especially gratifying since it is chosen from every category and type of security product. This is a significant validation of the work that we have been doing over the last few years and adds additional credibility to 3Com's strategy to deliver best-of-breed secure, converged networking.”</p>
<p>TippingPoint has received numerous accolades and third party awards, making it the most decorated intrusion prevention system. For a complete list and description of awards, please visit:</p>
<p>TippingPoint’s Intrusion Prevention Systems provide Application Protection, Performance Protection and Infrastructure Protection at gigabit speeds through total packet inspection. Application Protection capabilities provide fast, accurate, reliable protection from internal and external cyber attacks. Through its Infrastructure Protection capabilities, TippingPoint’s IPS protects VoIP infrastructure, routers, switches, DNS and other critical infrastructure from targeted attacks and traffic anomalies. TippingPoint’s Performance Protection capabilities enable customers to throttle non-mission critical applications that hijack valuable bandwidth and IT resources, thereby aligning network resources and business-critical application performance.</p>
<p>SC Magazine Global Awards 2005
With over 1,000 nominations in the SC Magazine Global Awards and over 300 individual companies participating, this is the world's leading awards program for the information security industry. Recognising technical excellence and professional achievement across a variety of different categories, the SC Awards is a truly global program with participation from developers and users around the world.</p>
<p>About TippingPoint, a division of 3Com
TippingPoint, a division of 3Com, is the leading provider of network-based intrusion prevention systems that deliver in-depth Application Protection, Infrastructure Protection, and Performance Protection for corporate enterprises, government agencies, service providers and academic institutions. Our innovative approach offers customers unmatched network-based security with unrivaled economics, ultra-high performance, scalability and reliability. TippingPoint is based in Austin, Texas, and can be contacted through its Web site at or by telephone at 1-888-TRUE-IPS.</p>
<p>About 3Com Corporation
3Com is a leading provider of secure, converged voice and data networking solutions for enterprises of all sizes. 3Com offers a broad line of innovative products backed by world class sales, service and support, which excel at delivering business value for its customers. When customers exercise choice, their choice is 3Com. For further information, please visit, or the press site</p>
<p>Copyright © 2005 3Com Corporation. 3Com, 3Com logo, TippingPoint Technologies, the TippingPoint logo and Digital Vaccine are registered trademarks and Exercise Choice is a trademark of 3Com Corporation. All other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective holders.
<p>Media queries:
Gerard Mansour
Red Agency
(+61) 02 9955 7877</p>

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