Masergy’s Global DataGuard Announces Partnership with EIS Data Systems for Network Behavior Analysis-Based Enterprise UTM and Managed Services

Masergy’s Global DataGuard Announces Partnership with EIS Data Systems for Network Behavior Analysis-Based Enterprise UTM and Managed Services

Ease of Use and Installation Make Enterprise UTM Portfolio Uniquely Suited for Channel Partners

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Dallas, Texas, November 17, 2008 – Global DataGuard, the premier provider of network behavioral analysis-based (NBA) Enterprise Unified Threat Management for small and medium business to large enterprise environments today announced a partnership with EIS Data Systems, whereby EIS will offer Global DataGuard’s fully integrated Enterprise UTM security suite and Managed Services to government, education and private-sector businesses in the southeast United States.

Headquartered in North Carolina, EIS Data Systems offers design, installation and implementation of a wide range of network technology products and services to enterprise businesses and local and state government in the Southeast United States, with a special focus on the needs of the education community in that region. “At EIS, we believe that it is important to provide not only a quality solution, but back it with installation, training and support as well,” said Sherry Johnson, president of EIS Data Systems. “We chose to partner with Global DataGuard because our two companies share a similar end-to-end methodology for providing customers with complete, integrated security solutions and services.”

“Ease of use, ease of installation, and broad-scoped professional and managed services make our Enterprise UTM++ security suite and All-n-One Security Module for Enterprise UTM uniquely suited for channel partners such as EIS Data Systems,” noted Scott Paly, chief executive officer for Global DataGuard. “It’s a solution that not only fits well with EIS Data Systems’ business model, but also provides their existing and new customers with a truly integrated security platform at a price/performance level that sets the standard for Enterprise UTM functionality.”

Innovative, Architecture-based Network Behavior Analysis
Global DataGuard is a pioneer in patented network behavioral analysis and correlation-based Enterprise UTM, providing an extensive range of industry proven, enterprise-class security applications that are fully integrated at the architectural level. This technological breakthrough allows businesses to more easily and cost-effectively deploy the security applications they need – when they need them – to meet the changing requirements of their network environment. This approach also enables businesses to realize far better performance and service at substantial cost-savings – up to 60% over traditional UTM solutions or stand-alone, signature-based products.

Global DataGuard’s complete portfolio of adaptive, predictive Enterprise UTM products are supported by 24/7 managed or co-managed services that enable customers to cost-effectively allocate their internal resources and outsource network security requirements based on demand – no contract required. The company’s team of world-class security experts can also help companies to evaluate and identify gaps in their security management programs, make recommendations for addressing network security deficiencies, and cost-effectively achieve and maintain ongoing regulatory compliance with PCI, SOX, HIPAA, NERC CIP, NCUA and FISMA standards.

About EIS Data Systems
EIS Data Systems is a premier provider of information and media technology hardware, software, service and support in the southeast United States. The company’s team of highly trained professionals undergoes continuous training in new and emerging technologies, is certified across a variety of technology platforms, including Cisco, Novell, IBM and more, and has years of experience in network security consulting, providing security solutions and in resolving security issues efficiently and cost-effectively. For more information, call (800) 374-2692, email sales@eisdata.com, or visit our web site atwww.eisdata.com.