Wipro and iPolicy Networks Address Enterprise Security Needs

3/10/2004 - Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) and iPolicy Networks, the developer of the world’s first unified network security systems, announced a strategic alliance to resell, deploy and support the ipEnforcer suite of unified security systems. The alliance builds on the complementary strengths of the two companies by combining the global presence and execution excellence of Wipro Technologies with iPolicy Networks’ next-generation unified security system.

“Global enterprises are continuing to invest in security technologies that provide comprehensive network security. Together, iPolicy Networks and Wipro will address this critical need with a real-time, adaptive security system designed specifically for the global enterprise,” said M. Divakaran, CTO of Wipro Technologies. “By deploying iPolicy’s unified security systems, our joint customers will achieve their goals of risk mitigation coupled with reduced capital and operating expenditure.”

Correlated Single Pass Inspection Engine Provides Complete Threat Prevention: A Single Pass Traffic Inspection EngineTM that delivers wire-speed throughput, negligible latency, and real-time threat correlation powers IPolicy’s ipEnforcer family of products. A sophisticated Unified Security ManagerTM (USM) provides centralized management and consistent enterprise-wide security policy enforcement. The ipEnforcer family reduces business risk and total cost of ownership by truly converging multiple, disparate network security applications.

“Effective security ensures the availability, integrity and confidentiality of business voice and data. Global enterprises are seeking ways to minimize their business risks,” said Prabhu Goel, CEO of iPolicy Networks. “The iPolicy Unified Security System provides a unique solution that offers customers with investment protection and a method for pro-actively managing risk. As a long-standing security distributor to the global enterprise market, Wipro understands our customers’ needs and has the deep experience and know-how to deploy and support iPolicy’s unified security solutions for our joint customers.”

About iPolicy Networks
iPolicy Networks is the developer of the world’s first and only unified security system, delivering real-time, adaptive security enforcement for enterprises, managed security service providers, and government agencies worldwide. The company’s ipEnforcer is a visionary product family, that reduces network security risk and total cost of ownership by addressing the convergence of multiple, disparate network security services, including intrusion detection and prevention, DDoS and attack mitigation, deep application inspection firewall, VPN, anti-virus, surveillance, and URL filtering into one purpose-built, security system capable of wire-speed throughput ranging from 100Mbps to 5Gbps with sub-millisecond latency. The ipEnforcer is powered by a Single Pass InspectionTM (SPI) engine to deliver wire-speed throughput, negligible latency, and real-time threat prevention. A sophisticated Unified Security Manager provides centralized management and consistent enterprise-wide security policy enforcement. By implementing a unified security system, customers can dramatically reduce capital expenses and operating expenses with stronger security compared to any other security solution offered today.

iPolicy Networks is located in Fremont, California, and is privately held. For more information, please visit our Web site at www.ipolicynetworks.com or call +1-510-687-3000.

About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited is the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified IT Services Company globally. Wipro provides comprehensive IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development and maintenance, and research and development services to corporations globally. In the Indian market, Wipro is a leader in providing IT solutions and services for the corporate segment in India offering system integration, network integration, software solutions and IT services. Wipro also has profitable presence in niche market segments of consumer products and lighting. In the Asia Pacific and Middle East markets, Wipro provides IT solutions and services for global corporations. Wipro's ADSs are listed on the New York Stock Exchange, and its equity shares are listed in India on the Stock Exchange - Mumbai and the National Stock Exchange, among others. More information is available at www.wipro.com.

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