Westcon Group Announces Distribution Agreement with Secure Computing in Latin America

Mexico City, June 9, 2008 - Westcon Group, Inc., the leading specialty distributor in networking, convergence, security and mobility, announced that it has extended its relationship with Secure Computing Corporation (Nasdaq: SCUR) to include the Latin American market. Westcon Group, which won Secure Computing’s “North American Distributor of the Year” award, is now able to offer the following products to the Latin America reseller community:

  • ·Secure Firewall (formerly Sidewinder®), known for its application-level firewall protection.
  • ·Secure Web (formerly Webwasher®), a comprehensive solution for Web 2.0 threats such as malware.
  • ·Secure Mail (formerly IronMail®), renowned for its effectiveness in blocking spam, its outbound data leak protection and encryption capabilities.
  • ·Secure SafeWord® multi-factor authentication software and tokens, optimized for use with existing IT infrastructure such as Microsoft Active Directory.

Secure Computing products also incorporate the company’s TrustedSource™ global reputation technology that provides proactive, real-time protection from today’s rapidly evolving threats.

“This extended alliance with Secure Computing helps us deliver market-proven security solutions to help our customers address evolving network security demands,” said Helio Guimaraés, marketing manager for Westcon Latin America. “This arrangement also allows us to extend our offering to small and medium-sized businesses, which are still seeing the fastest growth, in addition to large corporate and enterprise-class customers.”

Enrique Marquez, channel accounts manager for Latin America and Caribbean, Secure Computing, added; “Our agreement with Westcon will help us succeed in bringing best-of-breed gateway security solutions to the Latin American market. Our products—and Westcon Group’s solution programs like SecurityPoint—help resellers be more successful by protecting their customers from today’s sophisticated Web threats.”

“Westcon is a very strategic partner for us—especially when it comes to network security,” said Jorge Enrique Sandoval, CEO of Latin America-based Grupo Tlalli. “Their extended agreement with Secure Computing allows channels to broaden their Latin American technological reach, providing the best possible products and support.”

For more information about Secure Computing’s complete line of enterprise gateway security solutions, please visit

About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Nortel, Avaya and Polycom. Through its Westcon, Comstor and Voda One business practices, Westcon Group sells products and services to resellers, systems integrators and service providers. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity. For more information, visit

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