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Enterasys to Demonstrate Its Technology Advancements in
Secure Access, Secure Transport & Secure Data Centre Technology

NEWBURY, ENGLAND – February 4, 2002 – Enterasys Networks Inc. (NYSE: ETS), a leader in enterprise networking solutions, today announced plans to showcase its new enterprise security technology advancements at Cebit 2002, the world’s largest IT trade fair taking place March 13 – 20 in Hannover, Germany. As part of the showcase (Hall 16, Booth # B05), Enterasys will unveil a state-of-the-art secure access device, innovatively designed to deliver simple network access capabilities for remote offices within a trusted network environment.

Under the banner of “Your Most Trusted Enterprise Network Solution Provider”, Enterasys will focus on three critical security areas: Secure Access, Secure Transport and Secure Data Centre. Demonstrations will articulate Enterasys’ vision for the future of secure enterprise networking solutions and highlight the security component of its S.A.M. (security, availability & mobility) network solution strategy.

“Enterasys’ heritage of technological innovation allows us to continually deliver new developments and improvements in all areas of network availability, mobility and security,” commented Gerard Vivier, president of Enterasys Networks, EMEA. “Security, however, is possibly the major issue facing corporations today and therefore, an important area of focus during Cebit 2002. Enterasys has announced a number of unique developments in the enterprise security space and will showcase the depth and breadth of our total enterprise security offerings.”

Featured products and solutions will include:

- Secure Access – Enterasys will demonstrate solutions that will set new standards for secure remote enterprise access. Solving the access issues for the mobile workforce, Enterasys will present further enhancements to its Aurorean Virtual Private Networking (VPN) and RoamAbout wireless solutions, delivering an integrated platform for remote branch offices and teleworkers.

Recognising the importance of the individual network user, Enterasys’ breakthrough User Personalised Networking solution will be the major attraction for those enterprise customers wishing to deploy intelligent and personalized networking. Real-time demonstrations of 802.1x authentication, Enterasys’ NetSight Policy Manager and Matrix family of multi-layer switches will deliver an advanced network that instantly recognises users and automatically provides access to the critical resources they require.

- Secure Transport – Enterasys will demonstrate the further integration of complementary security technologies, enhancing the ability of enterprises to deploy remote workers and cost-effective wide area communications, and alleviating the issue of secure connectivity for remote workers on both traditional fixed wire and wireless technologies. Enterasys will display innovative connectivity solutions, which deliver secure transport mediums between remote offices and corporate headquarters.

- Secure Data Centre – Enterasys will focus on the integration of its Dragon Intrusion Detection Solution (IDS), Aurorean VPN, X-Pedition switch router and Matrix multi-layer switches to demonstrate how it can dramatically improve data centre security. Increasing network availability and robustness, improving manageability and enhancing security from both inside and outside of the network are major advantages to this solution.

Each of Enterasys’ security products and solutions are essential elements of its Secure HarbourTM architecture, the first holistic security framework for complex enterprise networks.

About Enterasys Networks

Enterasys Networks (NYSE: ETS) is a leading worldwide provider of communications infrastructures for enterprise-class customers. Enterasys’ networking hardware and software offerings deliver the innovative security, availability and mobility solutions required by Global 2000 organizations coupled with the industry’s strongest service and support.

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