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Nokia Crosses 1500-Unit Sales Milestone on New Multi-Core IP Security Platforms That Mitigate Deep-Level Corporate Network Threats

ESPOO, Finland and MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today dealt deep layer enterprise security threats another blow as it launched the Nokia IP1280 - the latest in its line of high performance, multi-core IP Security appliances. Nokia also announced that global sales of its existing multi-core solutions, including the Nokia IP690 and IP2450, had exceeded 1500 units since their introduction in mid 2007.

ESPOO, Finland and MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Nokia (NYSE: NOK) today dealt deep layer enterprise security threats another blow as it launched the Nokia IP1280 – the latest in its line of high performance, multi-core IP Security appliances. Nokia also announced that global sales of its existing multi-core solutions, including the Nokia IP690 and IP2450, had exceeded 1500 units since their introduction in mid 2007.

Nokia's multi-core solutions support Check Point's latest multi-core software applications for security with performance, all backed by Nokia's global technical support. Using Nokia IPSO operating system and its extensive administration features included with the platforms, customers can gain better visibility of traffic flow and system performance for more for intelligent security management. The Check Point CoreXL multi-processing software functionality feature set is also available on the appliances, combining the multi-core technologies and with the operating systems to combat security threats by accelerating firewall throughput and SmartDefense performance.

"Our customers have always trusted us to deliver dependable, high performance security solutions. As we continue to expand our portfolio, we are providing more choices to solve the challenges facing mission critical networks," said Greg Podshadley, Vice President, Services & Software, Nokia. "Through our collaboration with Check Point, we have delivered numerous multi-processing innovations to help our customers secure their networks while maintaining performance and availability."

The quad-core Nokia IP1280 complements the dual-core Nokia IP690 and eight-core Nokia IP2450, offering customers a range of security appliances depending on their individual enterprise needs. The new compact Nokia IP1280 combines a powerful multi-core architecture (single quad core) with an upcoming Nokia Accelerated Data Path (ADP) performance add-on option and a choice of Check Point software version support, all at a price point attractive to cost-conscious customers who value Nokia product reliability and solution longevity. As part of Nokia's high-end product portfolio, the Nokia IP1280 helps reduce operating expenses and avoid interoperability issues through its extended lifespan and rigorously cross-tested components. Nokia customers upgrading from existing security platforms to the Nokia IP1280 may benefit from twice the performance improvements as well as multi-core capabilities and the flexibility of Nokia ADP when ready to deploy the latest Check Point multi-core applications on Nokia IPSO 6.

Pricing, Service and Support

Nokia IP1280 is available now starting at $39,995 USD and is backed by Nokia's First Call Final Resolution support and services. For more information about these new offerings and other security solutions from Nokia, visit http://www.nokiaforbusiness.com/security.

About Nokia

Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. We make a wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more. Developing and growing our offering of consumer Internet services, as well as our enterprise solutions and software, is a key area of focus. We also provide equipment, solutions and services for communications networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.

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SOURCE Nokia Corporation

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