Websense Partners With Azlan; Leading European Distributor To Sell Websense Enterprise Software as Exclusive EIM Solution Wednesday 4 April 2001 PDF Print LONDON, April 4, 2001 - Websense Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN), the worldwide leader of employee Internet management (EIM) software, today announced an exclusive distribution agreement with Azlan, the leading pan-European distributor of networking products and services. Under terms of the agreement, Azlan will promote Websense Enterprise as the sole Internet filtering software to integrate with the Cisco line of security products that Azlan sells to its base of more than 10,000 potential value-added resellers (VARs) across 15 countries in Europe. "With the addition of Azlan, we will be able to reach out to a large number of Cisco and security focused VARs and integrators, enabling us to accelerate the growth of Websense across all of Europe on Cisco platforms," said Geoff Haggart, vice president of Websense, EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). In addition to Websense, Azlan offers a comprehensive range of security oriented software and hardware solutions from leading high-tech manufacturers, including Cisco, RSA Security, Open Systems.com, Nortel Networks and Novell. Websense Enterprise will represent a key management component that strongly compliments Azlan's existing secure networking and communications solutions. "We have seen strong and rising demand for employee Internet management products that complement existing network infrastructures, and we are very pleased to now be working with the world's leading brand," said Douglas Staples, group business manager for security at Azlan. "Websense is truly the corporate de facto filtering standard." About Azlan Azlan is a leading pan-European solutions group, operating in the networking communications sector of the technology market. It has three divisions; product distribution, training and services with operations in fifteen European countries and employs over 1,300 staff with a ratio of 1:1 technical to sales personnel among these groups. Azlan works with market-leading manufacturers of networking technology including Cisco, RSA Security, Microsoft, Nortel Networks, Cabletron, Novell and 3Com. For the year ended 31st March 2000, Azlan recorded Group turnover of £411m, an increase of 20% on the prior year and pre-tax profits of £9.3m. For more information about Azlan.com, please visit their Web site at www.azlan.com or phone 011-8-989-7700 for additional information. About Websense Inc. Websense Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) is the worldwide leader of employee Internet management (EIM) solutions. Websense Enterprise software enables businesses to monitor, report and manage how their employees use the Internet. This supports an organisation's efforts to improve employee productivity, conserve network bandwidth and mitigate legal liability. Founded in 1994, the company serves more than 12,000 customers, ranging in size from 100-person firms to global-sized corporations. These include 239 of the Fortune 500, 40 of the Nikkei 225 and more than 30 of the FTSE 100, encompassing 6.6 million employees worldwide. Websense is listed on the year 2000 Software 500 ranking and has been honoured by the Deloitte & Touche "Technology Fast 50" program. The company also has strategic technology relationships with CacheFlow (NASDAQ: CFLO), Check Point (NASDAQ: CHKP), Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) and Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT). 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