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BorderWare Joins BlackBerry ISV Alliance Program


London, UK– 24 February, 2004 – BorderWare Technologies Inc., The Security Appliances Company, today announced that it has joined the BlackBerry ISV Alliance Program and is working with Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) to ensure ongoing interoperability between BorderWare's MXtreme Mail Firewall and the BlackBerry wireless platform.


"Email is a mission-critical application for us, which is why we use MXtreme to protect our messaging infrastructure from spam, viruses and other threats. MXtreme combined with BlackBerry delivers a tightly integrated, robust and secure end-to-end solution that enables mobile users to block spam and easily filter content. As a customer and user of both products, we're pleased that BorderWare and RIM are working together to ensure ongoing interoperability with a high level of security," said Russ Topping, Director of Technology Infrastructure, Integic Corporation.


The MXtreme Mail Firewall installs at the network edge to deliver the most comprehensive perimeter security for email systems. MXtreme prevents any number of threats to email systems from spam, viruses, Trojans and worms, to malformed messages and denial-of-service attacks, while enabling overall email server functionality with sophisticated routing and delivery. MXtreme also provides secure remote access for Web Mail, and secure authenticated session proxies for Microsoft Outlook Web Access (OWA) and Lotus iNotes.


BlackBerry is the leading wireless enterprise platform that allows users to stay connected with secure, wireless access to email, corporate data, phone, web and organiser features. With BlackBerry, mobile professionals get effortless access to their important information and communications while on the go and IT departments get centralized administration in a secure solution.


"BorderWare and RIM are both serving security conscious customers that require enterprise-grade infrastructure and applications," said Mark Guibert, Vice President, Corporate Marketing at Research In Motion. "We are pleased to work with BorderWare to help enable interoperability for customers that want an additional layer of mail server security and content filtering."


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About BorderWare

BorderWare Technologies Inc. is The Security Appliances Company. The company's comprehensive network firewall+VPN and "application-specific" appliances for email, DNS, and document collaboration, protect mission-critical network resources in sensitive environments and are deployed at various military, intelligence, defence, national security agencies, and corporations worldwide. BorderWare has affiliations and partnerships with some of the industry's most prominent companies in Internet infrastructure and security including Cisco Systems, Sun Microsystems, RSA Security, Brightmail, Kaspersky Labs, BlueCat Networks, Network Engines and SSH Communications Security.


Founded in 1994, BorderWare is a private company headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices in London, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Dubai, Dallas, San Jose, and Washington DC. For more information visit http://www.borderware.com.



(c) 2004 BorderWare Technologies Inc. All Rights Reserved. BorderWare, The Security Appliances Company, and MXtreme are trademarks of BorderWare Technologies Inc. All other company and/or product names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective manufacturers.

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.


Media Contacts:

Linda Quemper

BorderWare Technologies

+44 7768 334700

linda@borderware.com


Sara Claridge

Marylebone Media Relations

+44 1344 876558

sara@marylebone.co.uk


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