Network Engines and Radware Join Forces to Deliver Comprehensive Internet Server Capabilities

Network Engines, Inc. and Radware, Inc., (Nasdaq: RDWR) today announced a strategic partnership to deliver a highly available and reliable infrastructure to companies, Internet Service Providers, Application Service Providers and large enterprises. Network Engines and Radware plan to integrate their scalable Internet appliance and Internet traffic management technologies to support organizations that generate high volumes of Web traffic.

As part of the agreement, Network Engines will be able to provide its customers with Radware's high-end load-balancing technology. In addition, Network Engines' powerful management software will be able to effectively manage Radware's load balancers via the company's easy-to-use management interface. Radware's load balancers provide companies with scalability, optimization of resources and local and global fault-tolerance. In addition, Radware devices can be deployed hierarchically to scale to meet user demands. Using the combined technologies, customers will be able to more effectively manage high-volume sites while reducing the risk of server downtime.

"The Network Engines/Radware solution makes perfect sense for Internet companies of any size who generate or expect to generate high volumes of traffic," said Doron Meirom, Radware, Inc.'s president. "From the startup to billion-dollar corporations, Network Engines and Radware can deliver the most effective and scalable solution for managing Internet traffic."

Both companies will jointly promote their combined technologies to broaden their product distribution and further penetrate the growing Internet market. Network Engines will offer its customers Radware's high-end load balancer as part of an integrated solution. Through its broad national distribution, Radware will introduce its customers to Network Engines' wide array of Internet server appliance capabilities.

"Radware's industry-leading technology sets the standard for the type of load balancing that Internet companies need to grow," said Network Engines CEO Larry Genovesi. "This partnership will enable both companies to deliver our combined technologies to organizations that require the most powerful platform for supporting high-volume Web sites."

About Radware

Radware develops, manufactures and markets products that manage and direct Internet traffic among network resources to enable continuous access to Web sites and services, applications, and content based on the Internet protocol. Radware offers a broad range of Internet traffic management solutions to service providers, e-commerce businesses and corporate enterprises that require uninterrupted availability and optimal performance of IP-based applications that are critical to their business. Radware's Internet traffic management solutions enable its customers to manage their network infrastructure to bypass system failures and to scale their network infrastructure to accommodate increasing IP traffic. Radware's products improve the productivity of network infrastructure by distributing traffic within a network to optimize the use of available network resources. Radware's products can be deployed either as independent solutions to address specific application needs at a particular location within a network or as an end-to-end integrated solution to manage traffic throughout a network.

About Network Engines

Network Engines created the scalable Internet appliance, a high-density network device that supports the largest Web-based applications for companies, Internet service providers, application service providers and large enterprises. The company was founded in 1997 and is based in Randolph, Mass. For more information, visit the company Web site at