LONDON, June 30 /PRNewswire/ --

- Intelligent content security solves critical business issues for service providers and enterprises worldwide with a unique integrated model

Optenet, a leading global IT security company and a provider of intelligent, integrated content security solutions, today announced the availability of its Optenet Content Security Portfolio for service providers and enterprises in the UK as part of its goal to reach 120 million users worldwide in 2008.

Optenet's product portfolio, which includes the appliance-based Optenet Secure Web Gateway for enterprises and the Optenet Content Security Suite for service providers includes Web filtering, anti-spam, anti-virus, firewall protection and more and is the most comprehensive, integrated security solution in the industry. Optenet is the only security vendor that delivers a natively integrated package of security applications that can be managed centrally and customized to meet the specific security requirements of each customer.

The availability of the Optenet Content Security Suite throughout the UK expands the company's global reach in the content security market. Now, with Optenet's unique multi-instance/multi-tenant architecture, UK service providers can broaden their portfolio of service offerings and radically reduce the cost of delivering customized security services in order to drive revenue. In addition, UK enterprises can now manage everything from Web filtering, to anti-spam, anti-virus, to intrusion prevention from a single console, eliminating the costs and complexity associated with relying on multiple security products. Optenet's security technology offers customers the ability to centrally manage security policies, while still providing custom solutions that meet the needs of each user.

"Service providers and enterprises are faced with increasing demands from their customers and end users to make email and Internet access faster, safer and free of inappropriate content," said Francisco Martin, chief executive officer of Optenet. "During the past 10 years, Optenet has achieved tremendous success by delivering intelligent content security solutions and excellent customer service to our service provider and enterprise customers. The availability of the Optenet Content Security Suite in the UK allows us to deliver our proven security solutions in a market that is primed for massively scalable, customized security options."

Optenet was founded in 1997 as an Internet service provider, so it has a unique understanding of the requirements and challenges faced by companies in the Internet and telecommunications service markets. Enterprises use the Optenet Secure Web Gateway to ensure that only appropriate content is flowing into and out of the enterprise. Service providers use the Optenet Content Security Suite to protect their internal networks, and also to offer security services to customers. Today, Optenet protects half of the IBEX 35 companies and is deployed in more than 50 large service provider networks.

About Optenet

Optenet provides intelligent, integrated content security solutions to service providers and large enterprises. Optenet's technology protects 75 million end users worldwide, including the customers of many of the world's leading ISPs and mobile operators, including Orange, O2 and Telefonica, as well as global enterprise organisations such as McDonalds, Daimler AG and Hilton. For more information, visit

MEDIA CONTACTS: Marta Gomez Brian Alberti Optenet DMG Europe Ltd. +34-618-857-630 +44-207-193-0783

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Marta Gomez, Optenet, +34-618-857-630,; or Brian Alberti of DMG Europe Ltd., +44-207-193-0783,