Radware Becomes a Global BEA Select Partner; Expanding Support Across Both IT and Telecommunications Networks

MAHWAH, New Jersey, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, is proud to announce today a global partnership with BEA Systems, Inc., a world leader in enterprise and communications infrastructure software.

MAHWAH, New Jersey, March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, is proud to announce today a global partnership with BEA Systems, Inc., a world leader in enterprise and communications infrastructure software.

As part of the partnership, Radware has expanded its support across BEA solutions to answer both IT and network needs of BEA enterprise and carrier customers. Radware's AppDirector, the company's flagship intelligent application delivery controller (ADC) has been certified with BEA WebLogic Server(R) and across the latest versions of BEA WebLogic(R) Communications Platform product family. Products within the BEA WebLogic Communications Platform product family include BEA WebLogic(R) SIP Server, a carrier-grade, integrated Java EE and SIP application server, and BEA WebLogic(R) Network Gatekeeper, a policy enforcement and telecommunications web services platform.

Additionally, as a global BEA partner, Radware will leverage its core competencies in telecommunications networking to offer support for these products. This will help ensure that service provider networks can deploy new revenue-generating applications faster, and with optimal performance and security through the elimination of traffic surges, bottlenecks and disconnects.

"The BEA WebLogic Communications Platform product family is designed to enable service providers with the ability to leverage the Web, telecommunications and SOA to rapidly create and deliver converged Internet-communication services," said Mike McHugh, vice president, Engineering, Communication Platform Division, BEA Systems. "Radware's increased activity in the telecommunications space and its core strengths in IT application delivery and security make them a strong partner, providing joint customers increased opportunities to deliver innovative, revenue-generating applications and services in a secure and stable networking environment."

The newly integrated and certified service provider solutions provided by Radware and BEA offer a secured, scalable and highly available platform. It is designed to allow the unparalleled SIP call capacity and performance of BEA WebLogic SIP server through Radware's AppDirector's SIP-aware load-balancing and intelligent traffic distribution, keeping SIP call persistency. The solution can be further enhanced to higher capacity by the aggregation of additional AppDirector ADC and BEA WebLogic SIP Server nodes, providing unlimited scalability and maximum performance to service providers' SIP services deployments. Radware's AppDirector also provides high availability, performance and security to BEA WebLogic Network Gatekeeper.

"Expanding our partnership with BEA has been a critical step in Radware's partner initiatives; especially in the telecommunications arena where we are expanding product lines and aggressively looking to grow our business," said Yossi Vardi, Vice President Global Business Development, Radware. "Our AppDirector is optimized to empower BEA customers to harness the unique, converged application delivery opportunities available; designed to ensure best performance and growth both today, and in the future."

BEA Systems and Radware have conducted complete interoperability testing and have developed integrated solutions using Radware's AppDirector running APSolute OS and the BEA WebLogic Communications Platform products. This strong interoperability and integration provides a solution that delivers industry leading scalability, security, and performance for those deploying SIP services using BEA WebLogic SIP Server 2.2/3.0/3.1 and BEA WebLogic Network Gatekeeper 3.0.

About Radware

Radware (NASDAQ:RDWR), the global leader in integrated application delivery solutions, assures the full availability, maximum performance, and complete security of business-critical applications for more than 5,000 enterprises and carriers worldwide. With APSolute(TM), Radware's comprehensive and award-winning suite of intelligent front end, access, and security products, companies in every industry can drive business productivity, improve profitability, and reduce IT operating and infrastructure costs by making their networks "business smart". For more information, please visit http://www.radware.com.

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This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, general business conditions in the Application Switching or Network Security industry, changes in demand for Application Switching or Network Security products, the timing and amount or cancellation of orders and other risks detailed from time to time in Radware's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Radware's Form 20-F.

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