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PR Newswire (U.S.) Corporation Selects Aladdin eSafe to Protect Half of Puerto Rico's Internet Users Corporation (, Leading ISP of Puerto Rico, Implements Aladdin eSafe Antivirus and Anti-Spam Solution to Increase the Efficiency of Its Services and Reduce Vulnerabilities

By Willoughby Mariano | Sentinel Staff Writer

27 October 2004
Copyright © 2004 PR Newswire (U.S.). All rights reserved. 

CHICAGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems, Ltd. announced today that, Puerto Rico's largest ISP, chose the Aladdin eSafe proactive content security solution to protect its customers from the ongoing onslaught of spam, viruses and cyber attacks. services more than half of all Internet users in Puerto Rico.

Aladdin eSafe allows to improve their services and increase their efficiency by eliminating the vulnerability of its customers from constant cyber threats. The Aladdin eSafe Mail and Advanced Anti-Spam modules used by provide powerful protection with the ability to scale to their high speed Internet and thousands of concurrent connections.

With more than 50 percent of the Internet market throughout the Island relying on for consistent and safe Internet and email service, identified the necessity to acquire a robust antivirus solution that could manage the growing number of threats and offer the needed flexibility to handle possible cyber attacks launched against its networks and customers. Today, has the ideal security solution to fulfill customers' expectations and business needs.

"A long research and evaluation process taught us that it is important to differentiate between marketing 'speak' and actual real world performance," said Hector Ramos, IT manager at Corporation. "We needed something that proved to offer the fastest email inspection time. The Aladdin eSafe solution allowed us to remove expensive, unneeded hardware and position eSafe as the first stop for accepting our email traffic. From a technical perspective, this saved time and money, while also benefiting our customers through even more consistent, reliable security. The Aladdin eSafe team provided us with exactly what we needed and did so in a timely and impressive manner compared to numerous other competing solutions that failed to live up to the requirements of such a large network vital to the island."

"The need for super fast, safe and productive Internet traffic is a critical business requirement for leading ISP's such as, as well as other large companies," said Shimon Gruper, vice president of technologies, Aladdin eSafe Business Unit. "eSafe far exceeds the bandwidth and capacity capabilities offered through even our closest competitors. Matched with powerful anti-spam and virus protection, eSafe offers unparalleled protection and speed, features highly valued by customers such as"

" turned to their systems integrator, Netxar, to find solutions that fulfilled their needs," said Frank Santiago, CEO of Netxar. "We have worked with Aladdin over the past years and have had amazing results with various companies on the Island. We knew the solution needed to be scalable with full redundancy. As far as we were concerned, Aladdin eSafe was the only choice."

About Corporation

With more than six years in the Internet industry, is the most prominent Internet Service Provider in Puerto Rico.'s expertise, technological advances and excellent client service offer the best, fastest and most reliable connection to the Internet. In addition, offers dial up service throughout the Island, including Vieques and Culebra, with a single access number and direct service charge to telephone bills.

Moreover,'s reputation as one of Puerto Rico's most reliable Internet service provider is without dispute, with benefits ranging from state-of-the-art systems infrastructure, island-wide single access number coverage, direct payment through the telephone bill and family oriented added value such as parental control options and anti-virus programs. is the only ISP in Puerto Rico with 24-hour technical support service.

For more information, contact Corporation at 1-866-942-6784 or

About Netxar Technologies, Inc.

Netxar Technologies, Inc. is a consulting company specializing in the architecture, implementation and management of key network and information technologies. Netxar consists of a select group of experts with vast hands-on experience and technical knowledge in solving complex challenges. By providing efficient, reliable, cost effective and secure solutions, Netxar assists customers to leverage their e-infrastructure to achieve their business goals.

Netxar Consulting Services offerings include management service provider, advanced enterprise internetworking, information security, system integration and management, software development and e-business applications, Netxar IT Academy (customized training) and IP communications (IP telephony & contact centers).

For additional information, contact Netxar Technologies, Inc. at (787)-765-0058 x2005 or

About Aladdin eSafe

The Aladdin eSafe solution features high-performance, proactive content inspection that stops threats and increases employee productivity while reducing the load on corporate bandwidth. eSafe received Software Development Magazine's 2004 Productivity Award and was picked as PC Magazine's Editors' Choice in 2002 and as "Best Product of 2002 (Networking Category)." The eSafe product suite includes eSafe Gateway, eSafe Mail, as well as an Advanced Anti- Spam Module and new application filtering technology known as AppliFilter(TM). For more information on eSafe, visit .

About Aladdin Knowledge Systems

Aladdin is a leader in digital security, providing solutions for software digital rights management and Internet security since 1985. Serving more than 30,000 customers worldwide, Aladdin products include: the USB-based eToken(TM) device for strong user authentication and e-commerce security; the eSafe(R) line of integrated content security solutions that protect networks against malicious, inappropriate and nonproductive Internet- borne content; and the HASP(R) family of hardware- and software-based products that flexibly protect, license and distribute software and intellectual property. Visit the Aladdin Web site at .

Netxar Technologies is a registered trademark. All other companies and products mentioned are trademarks and property of their respective owners.

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CONTACT: Press, Matthew Zintel of Zintel Public Relations,+1-310-574-8888, , or Investors, Mark Jones of GlobalConsulting Group, +1-646-284-9414, , both for Aladdin; orLoumarie G. Ortiz, Marketing Director of Netxar, +1-787-765-0058,Loumarie G. Ortiz, Marketing Director of Netxar, +1-787-765-0058,

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