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Colin Gray Joins PentaSafe Security Technologies' as Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa

PentaSafe accelerates global expansion:

Farnham, UK – 11th March, 2002 – PentaSafe Security Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise security infrastructure solutions, today announced that Mr. Colin Gray has joined as Vice President of Europe, Middle East and Africa. Gray brings to the position over 20 years of senior-level management experience and expertise in European sales, infrastructure, and information management.

Prior to joining PentaSafe, Gray was Managing Director, EMEA of NetScreen Technologies, where he was responsible for the spectacular growth of their European business, contributing to their very successful IPO in December 2001.

“Joining PentaSafe was an easy choice. I am impressed with their vision, operation and their employees’ commitment to excellence,” said Gray. “I believe PentaSafe is perfectly positioned to make a significant difference in the enterprise security market. This is a space crying out for co-ordinated security management that addresses the people, policy and technology aspects necessary for true, policy-based security implementation. I absolutely believe PentaSafe will become one of the great information security technology companies.”

Douglas J Erwin, President and CEO of PentaSafe Technologies commented: “We are delighted to have Colin on board. With his experience in senior management and European sales, we are assured of the leadership necessary to grow our business. He will provide our management team with the international dimension that will help take PentaSafe to the next level.”

Prior to joining NetScreen Technologies, Gray held various senior sales management positions, including Strategic Development Director, Northern Europe for Network Associates International where he helped the organisation significantly grow its European revenues from both direct and indirect channels.

About PentaSafe Security Technologies, Inc.

PentaSafe Security Technologies, Inc. provides software solutions to audit and secure business critical operating systems, web servers, databases, and applications from a central point of control. PentaSafe’s ultimate goal is to keep confidential corporate information secure from external and internal risks. Providing key functionality to support a 5-Step Auditing and Security Methodology, PentaSafe’s VigilEnt Security Management Solution provides companies with a systematic way to audit, assess vulnerabilities, define security policies, implement, and manage the security of a heterogeneous IT enterprise from a central point of control. Today, over 1,500 customers use PentaSafe's solutions—including 4 of the "Big 5" auditing firms and one-third of the Fortune 100.


Maria Richardson
PentaSafe Security Technologies

David Blackman
PentaSafe Security Technologies
+44 1252 823500

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