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SonicWALL Internet Security Appliances Now Rated "Avaya Compliant"

07-31-2008
  • Compatibility with key Avaya IP telephony solutions helps businesses maintain the highest levels of security for VoIP infrastructure

SonicWALL Inc. (Nasdaq: SNWL), a leading provider of integrated network security and productivity solutions, today announced that its PRO 4000 Series and TZ 170 Series Internet security appliances are compliant with Avaya Communication Manager 3.0.1 and IP Office 3.1.

SUNNYVALE, Calif., - SonicWALL Inc. (Nasdaq: SNWL), a leading provider of integrated network security and productivity solutions, today announced that its PRO 4000 Series and TZ 170 Series Internet security appliances are compliant with key Internet protocol (IP) telephony solutions from Avaya (NYSE: AV), a leading global provider of business communications applications, systems and services.

 

SonicWALL's Unified Threat Management PRO and TZ appliances provide comprehensive protection against Internet threats at the network gateway, helping businesses establish comprehensive and easy to manage network security. The application now is compliance-tested by Avaya for compatibility with Avaya IP telephony solutions, including Avaya Communication Manager 3.0.1, the company's industry-leading IP telephony software, and IP Office 3.1, a flexible and easy-to-use converged voice and data system designed for small and medium-sized businesses.

 

SonicWALL is a member of the Avaya DeveloperConnection Program – an initiative to develop, market and sell innovative third-party products that interoperate with Avaya technology and extend the value of a company's investment in its network. As part of an ongoing program, SonicWALL continues to certify its product lines with additional Avaya solutions.

 

"Through our membership in the DeveloperConnection program, SonicWALL underscores its commitment to the interoperability of our solutions with leading IP telephony products from Avaya," said Mike Valentine, vice president, Americas sales at SonicWALL. "As a result, we can provide our customers a secure VoIP solution offering the highest levels of availability, reliability and quality."

 

As a member of the DeveloperConnection program, SonicWALL is eligible to submit products for compatibility testing by the Avaya Solution Interoperability and Test Lab in Lincroft, N.J. There a team of Avaya engineers develops a comprehensive test plan for each application to verify whether it is Avaya compliant. This process allows businesses to confidently add best-in-breed capabilities to their network without having to replace their existing infrastructure-speeding deployment of new applications and reducing both network complexity and implementation costs.

 

"By offering compliance testing to the many innovative companies like SonicWALL who are members of our DeveloperConnection program, Avaya promotes fully interoperable solutions that help businesses unleash powerful new possibilities," said Eric Rossman, vice president, developer relations and technical alliances, Avaya. "They are able to use Intelligent Communications to connect employees and customers to information from wherever they are, over whatever device they have available -- getting more out of their multivendor network and delivering new value to their bottom line."

 

About Avaya
Avaya Inc. designs, builds and manages communications networks for more than 1 million businesses worldwide, including over 90 percent of the FORTUNE 500(R). Focused on businesses large to small, Avaya is a world leader in secure and reliable Internet protocol (IP) telephony systems and communications software applications and services.

 

Driving the convergence of voice and data communications with business applications – and distinguished by comprehensive worldwide services -- Avaya helps customers leverage existing and new networks to achieve superior business results. For more information visit the Avaya website: http://www.avaya.com. For more information on the Avaya DeveloperConnection Program, visit http://www.devconnectprogram.com.

 

About SonicWALL, Inc.
Founded in 1991, SonicWALL, Inc. designs, develops and manufactures comprehensive network security, secure remote access, and continuous data protection solutions. SonicWALL, Inc. is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA and trades on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol SNWL. For more information, contact SonicWALL at +1 (408) 745-9600 or visit the company web site at http://www.sonicwall.com/.
   
Safe Harbor Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements include but are not limited to statements regarding SonicWALL's interoperability with Avaya IP telephone products and the benefits of participation in the Avaya DeveloperConnection program. These forward looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the time the statements are made and are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements.

 

In addition, please see the "Risk Factors" described in our Securities and
Exchange Commission filings, including our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005, for a more detailed description of the risks facing our business. All forward-looking statements included in this release are based upon information available to SonicWALL as of the date of the release, and we assume no obligation to update any such forward-looking statement.
   

 

NOTE: SonicWALL is a registered trademark of SonicWALL, Inc. Other
product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

 

 

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