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New Versions of SonicOS and Global VPN Client Add Power and Flexibility to PRO 3060 and PRO 4060 Security Appliances

London, UK – September 15, 2003 – SonicWALL, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNWL), a leading provider of integrated Internet security solutions, today introduced its new PRO series appliances, replete with high performance features and the latest version of SonicOS. Specifically designed for more complex, distributed networks, the PRO 3060 and PRO 4060 deliver industry-leading performance at unprecedented value.

SonicOS 2.0 is the latest version of SonicWALL’s operating system and the foundation of the new, high-performance security platform. Designed to enable the flexible and powerful features in the PRO 3060 and 4060 that enterprise-class users demand, SonicOS 2.0 provides complete business continuity and flexibility.



SonicOS 2.0, rich with features such as WAN-WAN fail-over, ISP load balancing, and hardware fail-over, ensures continuous uptime for businesses with distributed networks. It offers the flexibility enterprise-class users require, with policy and object-based management, flexible NAT, and flexible security zones. Easy to configure and manage with SonicWALL’s award winning Global Management System (GMS), SonicOS 2.0 powers the exceptional performance of the PRO series hardware and is part of a complete integrated security solution, including SonicWALL’s Content Filtering Service and enforced Anti-Virus.



“The new SonicWALL PRO gives us increased performance and greater cost efficiency compared with its enterprise-class competitors," said Simon Lambe, senior technical analyst at Dyson. "The ability to provide failover between WANs is especially interesting to us as a way to ensure WAN redundancy between our two ISP circuits.”

“The launch of the PRO 3060 and PRO 4060 continues the revitalisation of SonicWALL’s product line-up by delivering unprecedented performance and integrated services at a remarkable price,” said Douglas Brockett, SonicWALL vice president of worldwide marketing. “The new PRO products adhere to our philosophy of ‘value innovation’: we’re determined to offer superior security features at the best possible price to companies demanding radical new levels of security performance and value.”

A Simple Solution for the Complex Needs of Distributed Networks
The PRO 3060 and 4060 appliances utilize six fully configurable Ethernet interfaces and a DMZ port to provide cost-effective, enterprise-class firewall throughput and VPN concentration. Network administrators can layer on additional services from SonicWALL’s portfolio, such as Network Anti-Virus and Content Filtering.

For companies requiring secure access for mobile users, the newest version of SonicWALL’s Global VPN Client comes bundled with every PRO 3060 and 4060. Custom-developed by SonicWALL, the Global VPN Client 2.0 provides secure and easy network access for remote workers from any location, using any Internet connection, over any IP network environment

PRO 3060 and PRO 4060 product highlights include:

· High Performance Firewall – Up to 300+ Mbps

· High Performance VPN – Up to 190 Mbps of AES and 3DES support

· Total Security Platform – For complex networks, utilizing six fully configurable Ethernet interfaces to provide powerful, enterprise-class firewall throughput and VPN concentration

· Rich Feature Set – Including

. Policy-based management

. Support for Network, Service, User, and Schedule objects and groups

. Granular authentication for user level control of network resources

. Flexible NAT and routing modes

· Complete Business Continuity – Ensured through WAN redundancy, hardware fail-over and load balancing

· Rapid Deployment and Installation – Using object-based management, administrators can configure multiple security zones for in more complex networks

· Comprehensive Remote Network Management – The award-winning Global Management System empowers administrators to manage hundreds, even thousands of SonicWALL appliances and VPN connections from a single, remote location

Pricing and Availability
SonicWALL PRO series products will be generally available within 30 days through SonicWALL distribution channels, with list pricing starting at around £2275. For more information, please visit the SonicWALL web site at www.sonicwall.com/products.

About SonicWALL, Inc.
SonicWALL, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated Internet security appliances offering access security, transaction security and security services for the enterprise, e-commerce, SMB, education, healthcare and government markets. Core technologies include firewall, VPN, SSL, high availability, anti-virus, and content filtering. Together, these products and technologies provide the most comprehensive Distributed Security Architecture available. SonicWALL, Inc. is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA. SonicWALL trades on the NASDAQ exchange under the symbol SNWL. For more information, contact SonicWALL at +44 (0)1344 668090 or visit the company Web site at http://www.sonicwall.com.

For Additional Information Contact:

Katy Sutcliffe
Marketing Manager
SonicWALL UK, Middle East & Africa
Tel: +44 (0)1344 668090
Email: ksutcliffe@sonicwall.com

Paul Shlackman
Write Angle Communications
Tel: +44 (0)20 8868 4101
Mobile: +44 (0)7775 655363
Email: paul.shlackman@writeanglecomm.com


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