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Checkpoint on linux

This came in email this morning....


Check Point Software Announces Industry's First Comprehensive VPN/Security 
Solution for Linux 

Secure Virtual Networking (SVN) Architecture on Linux to Meet Customer 

Redwood City, Calif. - November 15, 1999 - Check Point Software 
Technologies Ltd., the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, (NASDAQ: 
CHKP) today announced the industry's first comprehensive and open 
VPN/Security solutions for the Linux operating system. Check Point's
Virtual Network (SVN) architecture for Red Hat Linux (NASDAQ: RHAT), gives 
Linux users access to the same market-leading Internet security benefits 
already available on other major operating systems and platforms. 
"We are seeing a growing customer interest in deploying Check Point 
Software's market-leading Internet security solutions on Linux," said 
Asheem Chandna, vice president of marketing and business development of 
Check Point Software, Inc. "Check Point's SVN architecture now provides 
customers the choice to deploy the industry's leading VPN/security
on a broad variety of platforms, be it gateways, servers or clients." 
"The availability of Check Point Software's powerful Internet security 
solutions on Red Hat Linux is a significant advance for the enterprise," 
said Paul McNamara, General Manager, Enterprise Business Unit, Red Hat, 
Inc. "Check Point now provides Linux users with a market-leading security 
solution that furthers the attractiveness of Red Hat Linux as a secure and 
reliable choice for the enterprise." 

Offering support for Linux underscores one of the main characteristics of 
the Secure Virtual Network (SVN) architecture - the ability to extend 
security easily into new operating environments. Incorporating all the 
critical elements for a secure Internet environment, SVN provides secure 
and seamless Internet connectivity between networks, systems, applications 
and users and ensures secure communications across the Internet, intranets 
and extranets. 
About Check Point Software Technologies 
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is the worldwide leader in securing 
the Internet. The company's integrated architecture includes network 
security (FireWall-1, VPN-1, Provider-1 and Check Point RealSecure), 
traffic control (FloodGate-1 and ConnectControl), and IP address
(Meta IP). Check Point Software solutions enable customers to implement 
centralized policy-based management with enterprise-wide distributed 
deployment. Via the OPSEC Alliance, Check Point Software's products 
seamlessly integrate with "best-of-breed" products from more than 200 
leading industry partners. The company has U.S. headquarters in Redwood 
City, California and international headquarters in Ramat-Gan, Israel. For 
more information, please call (800) 429-4391 or (650) 628-2000 or visit 
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Chuck Young
GTE Internetworking

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