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Alcatel-Lucent to Resell InfoExpress&apos Network Access Control and Firewall Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- InfoExpress, a leader in network access control solutions, today announced a multi-year, strategic reseller agreement with Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU; Euronext Paris). Under terms of the agreement Alcatel-Lucent will resell InfoExpress' enterprise-class CyberGatekeeper network access control (NAC) solution and its CyberArmor personal firewall.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ — InfoExpress, a leader in network access control solutions, today announced a multi-year, strategic reseller agreement with Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE: ALU; Euronext Paris). Under terms of the agreement Alcatel-Lucent will resell InfoExpress' enterprise-class CyberGatekeeper network access control (NAC) solution and its CyberArmor personal firewall.

In joining forces with InfoExpress, Alcatel-Lucent enhances its user aware network security offering by adding the award-winning CyberArmor firewall and CyberGatekeeper with Dynamic NAC to its portfolio of solutions. As the industry's only NAC designed to work on a heterogeneous infrastructure and that can be deployed with zero network changes, the solution provides access control that screens LAN, wireless LAN, and remote access endpoints before allowing access to the network.

For InfoExpress, the alliance adds the strength and reach of Alcatel-Lucent's renowned global sales and services team to help the company quickly add new customers.

"With trends like mobility, increased compliance and the further virtualization of business, our customers are keenly focused on network and data security," said Tom Burns, president, Enterprise Solutions, Alcatel-Lucent. "By augmenting our offering with InfoExpress' proven technology, we expand our security arsenal with a NAC solution that is extremely easy to deploy and that competitors are unable to match."

"Partnering with a global leader like Alcatel-Lucent gives InfoExpress the ability to accelerate growth and expand our presence worldwide," said Stacey Lum, CEO of InfoExpress. "For customers, the combined strength of our companies' technology provides a compelling and unique solution to the challenges of network performance and security."

About CyberGatekeeper with Dynamic NAC

CyberGatekeeper with Dynamic NAC is the only NAC solution that eradicates the complicated and costly deployments that have become hallmarks of the industry. Instead of relying on network customization and upgrades, CyberGatekeeper with Dynamic NAC takes advantage of the power of an organization's distributed network by turning qualified, secure PCs into NAC enforcers which can detect, quarantine and remediate rogue endpoints and unhealthy PCs. With Dynamic NAC there are zero changes to the network, no networking engineers required, no security experts, no forced upgrades of infrastructure, no complex dependencies on third party products — just a straight forward software installation.

About CyberArmor Personal Firewall

CyberArmor is a proven enterprise personal firewall solution. It is fully customizable and environmentally sensitive, adjusting its policies dynamically to ensure maximum protection at all times, whether a user connects on the corporate network, over wireless, or over a dial up.

About InfoExpress

InfoExpress network security solutions protect enterprise networks and the endpoints connecting to them. The company has provided network access control solutions since 2000. At the core of InfoExpress solution is the award winning Dynamic NAC Software Suite, which ensures endpoints are safe and compliant with security policies by performing real-time audits and quarantining of all network-attached endpoints. InfoExpress products have received numerous awards for their innovation. The privately held company is headquartered in Mountain View, California. http://www.infoexpress.com/

About Alcatel-Lucent

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) provides solutions that enable service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. As a leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications, and services, Alcatel-Lucent offers the end-to-end solutions that enable compelling communications services for people at home, at work and on the move. With operations in more than 130 countries, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The company has the most experienced global services team in the industry, and one of the largest research, technology and innovation organizations in the telecommunications industry. Alcatel-Lucent achieved adjusted proforma revenues of Euro 18.3 billion in 2006 and is incorporated in France, with executive offices located in Paris. [All figures exclude impact of activities transferred to Thales]. For more information, visit Alcatel-Lucent on the Internet: http://www.alcatel-lucent.com

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