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InstaGate 404e review prompts top honour in Security Appliance category

Broomfield, Colo. – 19 August 2008 – eSoft, Inc., a leading vendor of integrated Internet security and content management solutions, announced today that PC Pro, the UK’s publication of choice for IT professionals, has awarded eSoft its top honour, naming it the best security appliance on the market and putting the company on its coveted "A List".

PC Pro reviewer Dave Mitchell was won over by the enterprise-level in-depth security offered by the InstaGate at a price point targeted at small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). He describes the 404e as: “A top value SMB security appliance that can be upgraded to UTM status and beyond, as eSoft offers a quality range of very cost-effective options.”

Promotion to the "A List" comes on the heels of eSoft's recent "PC Pro Recommended" award, published in the October 2008 edition of the publication and online at

“eSoft is delighted to add this new award to its long list of accolades over recent months including the third straight year winning the SC Magazine Best Buy award for the Unified Threat Management category, a CRN Test Centre Recommended award, and two SC Magazine Innovator awards," said Patrick Walsh, eSoft's Director of Product Management and Marketing. "eSoft strives to make the strongest security products possible available to businesses at a good price and this recognition shows that we continue to succeed in meeting that goal.”

About eSoft, Inc.

eSoft, Inc. ( is a leading provider of integrated Internet security solutions offering organisations protection from dynamic Internet-based threats. eSoft’s award winning InstaGate™, ThreatWall™ and SiteFilter products provide comprehensive protection against emerging and Web 2.0 threats, including high-performance Deep Packet Inspection Firewall/UTM, complete email security, and total web security. eSoft solutions are distributed and maintained through eSoft’s patented SoftPak Director™ and Distributed Intelligence Architecture (DIA) technology.


Notes: eSoft, ThreatWall, InstaGate, ThreatPak, SoftPak, SiteFilter, Distributed Intelligence Architecture and SoftPak Director are all trademarks of eSoft.

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Sally Bratton, Bratton PR
Tel: +44 (0)1296 394000

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