DataPower Selected at Top 100 Private Companies

09:54:49 - 15 April 2005

DataPower®, a provider of network hardware for securing XML Web services, announced today that it has extended its leadership as the most decorated XML-aware networking company with two additional finalist award selections.

DataPower was selected as a finalist to Red Herring's Top 100 Private Companies from more than 900 entry nominations in the United States. Finalists will be evaluated to determine the Red Herring 100 that embody innovation, technology, and strategy, and winners will be unveiled at the Red Herring Spring 2005 conference, May 17-19, 2005 in Monterey, CA.

"There were many strong candidates for the Red Herring 100 list this year, so making it onto the list is quite an achievement," said Joel Dreyfuss, Editor-in-chief of Red Herring. "In the post-bubble era, North American technology companies have focused on making sure management is strong and that the business model makes sense."

First eligible to participate for the Well-connected award in 2003, DataPower won the Network Computing Well-Connected Infrastructure Product of the Year award.

"DataPower's selection as a finalist for both the Red Herring award and the third consecutive year for the Well-Connected award are welcomed and continued validation for DataPower as the most trusted XML Web services vendor on the market ," Jim Ricotta, CEO and president.

DataPower is the most decorated Web services security vendor winning widespread acclaim for its technical innovation, market leadership and customer success.

DataPower's application-aware network devices are the most widely deployed among Global 1000 firms including ADP, BAE, Bell Canada, Booz Allen Hamilton, Cendant, CIBC, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the Department of Defense, GFKL, The Hartford, Hemscott, JPMorgan Chase Bank, Leader Technologies, Navio, Northrop Grumman, Pfizer, Principal Financial, RouteOne, Royal Bank of Canada, RouteOne, UBS, U.S. VA, and Wachovia.


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