[April 11, 2005]

Check Point Arms Customers with Wireless Flexibility Through Extended VPN-1 Edge Product Line; VPN-1 Edge W Series of Wireless Security Appliances Provide Secure Connectivity and Unmatched Scalability

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- April 11, 2005 -- Check Point(R) Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced the introduction of VPN-1(R) Edge(TM) W, the first series of enterprise-level VPN/firewall wireless security appliances for remote site business locations, branch offices and partner sites. By integrating Check Point's industry-leading VPN-1(R)/FireWall-1(R) technology with multiple high availability options and scalable management for thousands of gateways, VPN-1 Edge W provides flexible high-speed wireless access, unmatched security protection, simple and scalable management and business continuity.


With the new VPN-1 Edge series of wireless security appliances, enterprise customers experience the best wireless connectivity solution for large-scale VPN deployments. In just minutes, customers can have the appliance up-and-running, adding gateways as needed, and policies can be managed from a central location, thus eliminating the need for onsite IT staff. Users have the freedom to access corporate data throughout the office without the difficulty and cost of running wires. By offering multiple high-availability features, VPN-1 Edge W ensures customers have secure wireless access to network resources 24x7.

The VPN-1 Edge W series of wireless security appliances include the following technology features:

-- Support for 802.11b/g/Super G standards reaching wireless network speeds of up to 108 Mbps

-- Extensive wireless coverage of up to 300 meters indoors and up to a full kilometer outdoors with extended range (XR) enabled wireless cards

-- Complete firewall isolation between wired and wireless users and between temporary "guest users" and permanent users running VPN client software

-- Full port-based and tag-based VLAN support

"Check Point's VPN-1 Edge W series of wireless security appliances incorporates our patented Stateful Inspection technology, providing customers with the most secure wired and now wireless Internet protection in the industry," said Gonen Fink, vice president, solutions and strategy for Check Point Software Technologies. "Traditional, unprotected wireless LAN environments are vulnerable to attack, but Check Point makes it possible for customers to enjoy convenient wireless access without sacrificing security."

Pricing and Availability

The VPN-1 Edge W series of wireless security appliances are now available for order in four different configurations, starting at $799 US. For more information on the Check Point VPN-1 Edge W series, please visit: http://www.checkpoint.com/products/vpn-1_edge/index.html.

About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com) is the worldwide leader in securing the Internet. It is the market leader in the worldwide enterprise firewall, personal firewall and VPN markets. Through its Next Generation product line, the company delivers a broad range of intelligent Perimeter, Internal and Web security solutions that protect business communications and resources for corporate networks and applications, remote employees, branch offices and partner extranets. The company's ZoneAlarm product line is one of the most trusted brands in Internet security, creating award-winning endpoint security solutions that protect millions of PCs from hackers, spyware and data theft. Extending the power of the Check Point solution is its Open Platform for Security (OPSEC), the industry's framework and alliance for integration and interoperability with "best-of-breed" solutions from over 350 leading companies. Check Point solutions are sold, integrated and serviced by a network of more than 2,200 Check Point partners in 88 countries.

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