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Award winning BlueLane wins yet again!



This time we are talking about the "AO* Top Private Company" award! These guys never cease to amaze us. AO = AlwaysOn BTW.

Blue Lane and the AlwaysOn 100 Top Private Companies for 2007 will be honored at the AlwaysOn Stanford Summit to be held July 31 - August 2, at Stanford University. The Stanford Summit is a two-and-a-half-day executive gathering that highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. The idea behind the AO100 top private companies list is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global technology industry.

Blue Lane has advanced the state of server security by being the first comprehensive application and protocol-aware vulnerability shield for both physical and virtual servers. Blue Lane products decode all traffic with minimal latency, protecting servers from attacks designed to evade general purpose IDS/IPS products. As a result, servers are protected without using signatures or tuning or requiring reboots and/or downtime; a significant step forward in intrusion detection and protection.


PS: Check out their product line. We did cover VirtualShield in the past and with PatchPoint you can shield your both physical and virtual networks. Do download and evaluate the products, you won't regret it!
Check out the news on BlueLane's site!

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Whale Fall
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Dress me up in my new threads
clasp my greasy palms
grease my hair
I'm ready for the fall


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