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Catbird vSecurity(R) Voted VirtualizationAdmin.com Readers' Choice Award Winner

Software-Defined Security Solution Achieves Top Honors in Resource Site's Virtualization Security Category

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/29/12 -- Leading virtualization resource site, VirtualizationAdmin.com, announced today that Catbird® vSecurity® was selected the winner in the Virtualization Security category of the VirtualizationAdmin.com Readers' Choice Awards. Catbird is the pioneer in software-defined security, with its vSecurity solution -- comprehensive protection for virtualized and cloud-based data centers -- selected as the top product in this category.

vSecurity delivers security at cloud-scale, bringing benefits such as automation, cost-efficiencies and predictability to an area of computing long saddled by the limits of inflexible and expensive hardware. Catbird vSecurity orchestrates threat management across the virtual data center, integrated directly with the hypervisor, delivering accuracy heretofore impossible with traditional solutions. Continuous monitoring and enforcement of security policy means regulatory compliance with major third-party standards such as PCI, HIPAA and NIST is accomplished quickly and consistently, reducing audit preparation costs and related risks.

"Our Readers' Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category," said Sean Buttigieg, VirtualizationAdmin.com manager. "VirtualizationAdmin.com users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for virtualization at the workplace. The award serves as a mark of excellence, providing the ultimate recognition from peers within the industry."

"It is always most gratifying to win an award from actual practitioners, who recognize the value of a product like Catbird vSecurity," noted Tamar Newberger, Catbird VP of Marketing. "VirtualizationAdmin.com readers are technology leaders who demand utility and innovative approaches to solving current issues in IT. They are charged with securing and protecting their new data center from malfunction or attack and we are proud that many of them have staked their reputation on vSecurity Software Defined Security to get the job done."

To learn more about Catbird's industry leading comprehensive security solutions for virtual and cloud environments, visit http://www.catbird.com. Follow Catbird on Twitter at @CatbirdSecurity, or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/catbirdsecurevirtualization.

About VirtualizationAdmin.com:

VirtualizationAdmin.com (http://www.VirtualizationAdmin.com) is a Virtualization resource site. It is a leading Virtualization site, attracting over 150,000 administrators and specialists a month. The site provides the latest Virtualization news, articles and tutorials by leading Virtualization experts, message boards, an exclusive FAQ, software listings and product reviews.

VirtualizationAdmin.com forms part of a group of sites run by TechGenix Ltd., including http://www.windowsnetworking.com -- a comprehensive Windows Networking resource site; http://www.msexchange.org, a Microsoft Exchange Server resource site; http://www.windowsecurity.com, a Windows security resource site; http://www.isaserver.org, a Microsoft ISA Server resource site; and http://www.mspanswers.com, a Managed Service Providers resource site.

About Catbird (www.catbird.com):
Catbird is the industry leader in software-defined security: comprehensive security and compliance for virtualized, cloud and physical environments. Catbird is a winner of four Best of Show Finalist Awards at VMworld 2010, 2009 and 2008, and SC Magazine's "Innovator of the Year 2011" for virtualization security. Via Catbird vSecurity, Catbird is the only company delivering best-practice software-defined security and compliance for the new data center. As companies migrate mainstream servers and desktops to virtual environments, uncertainty over security and compliance can impact deployment plans. Catbird's protection eliminates these worries and keeps virtualization plans on track. Founded in 2000 by Internet pioneer Ron Lachman, the company's innovative technology protects tens of thousands of customer systems and networks who rely on Catbird and its partners to protect their valuable IT assets from external and internal threats. The private company is based in Silicon Valley.

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