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Cable & Wireless Deploys AlterPoint's DeviceAuthority Suite

Leading UK communication and IT company leverages DeviceAuthority Suite to manage regulatory compliance and automate change and configuration management

London, UK – February 14, 2005 - AlterPoint™, Inc., the leading provider of intelligent network change and configuration management (NCCM) solutions, today announced that Cable & Wireless, a leader in communications and IT infrastructure solutions for business, has deployed DeviceAuthority™ Suite, a comprehensive solution for automating and managing the change and configuration of complex, multi-vendor network infrastructures, across their managed service network to automate compliance, change and configuration management processes, increase network governance, and enhance network security, performance and availability across customer IT environments.

“With compliance and network security under scrutiny, incorporating DeviceAuthority Suite into our service offering in order to govern policy and regulations and automate the overall change management process is of great value,” said Les Brown, project manager, Cable & Wireless. “The product’s audit reporting capabilities provides total visibility into each network device, allowing us to monitor the security and compliance of those devices at all times.”

DeviceAuthority Suite’s Audit Module delivers IT staff with detailed inventory, compliance and change reporting, fast troubleshooting and one-click recovery capabilities allowing them to proactively identify and remediate potential network configuration issues as they happen. DeviceAuthority Suite’s Update Module facilitates the change implementation process through built-in workflow, validation and configuration searching capabilities, providing reliable and secure implementation of changes throughout the enterprise network ensuring consistency and standardization.

"Cable & Wireless represents a strong partner to introduce and provide intelligent network change and configuration management across the UK,” said Jeffrey Ait, CEO, AlterPoint. "DeviceAuthority Suite will undoubtedly improve the delivery of customer IT offerings, and we look forward to continuing to build our relationship."

About DeviceAuthority Suite
AlterPoint's award-winning DeviceAuthority Suite – comprised of the DeviceAuthority Audit Module, DeviceAuthority Update Module and DeviceAuthority Server - is the leading multi-vendor network change and configuration management (NCCM) solution providing real-time visibility, automation and governance of complex IT infrastructures. DeviceAuthority Suite allows IT staff to better assess the impact of changes across network devices (routers, switches, firewalls, load balances, wireless access points), more effectively fulfill compliance requirements, enhance overall security, improve the analysis of network failures and performance problems, and optimize the planning for business change.

About Cable & Wireless
Cable & Wireless is one of the world’s leading international communications companies. It provides voice, data and IP (Internet Protocol) services to business and residential customers, as well as services to other telecoms carriers, mobile operators and providers of content, applications and internet services.

Cable & Wireless’ principal operations are in the United Kingdom, continental Europe, Asia, the Caribbean, Panama and the Middle East.

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About AlterPoint, Inc.
AlterPoint develops intelligent network change and configuration management (NCCM) solutions that have pioneered the evolution of network management. Companies worldwide rely on the intelligence and automation provided by AlterPoint's award-winning product, DeviceAuthority Suite, to proactively manage configuration change, compliance and security across their multi-vendor network to maximize the performance and availability of their IT infrastructure. Founded in 2001, AlterPoint is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with offices in Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit


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