Mountain View, Calif. – April 5, 2007 – Nevis Networks, a market leader in persistent LAN security solutions, today announced that it has been named as a finalist for the Red Herring 100 Award, a selection of the 100 North American private companies playing a leading role in innovation and technology. The Red Herring editorial board diligently surveyed the entrepreneurial scene throughout the North American region and identified the top 200 companies, out of more than 800 under evaluation that are leading the next wave of innovation.
“We can see the exciting evolution of the technology sector reflected in the quality and variety of exceptional companies that we had to choose from in putting our list together,” said Joel Dreyfuss, editor-in-chief of Red Herring. “It was tough to choose just 200 finalists from such a large list of excellent contenders, and we are very happy with the qualities of the companies we selected as finalists.”
The winning 100 companies will be announced at the Red Herring 100 Spring event. The CEOs of the winners will present their innovative ideas and technologies to an audience of leading entrepreneurs, financiers, and corporate strategists at the event in Monterey, Calif., on May 1-3 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. This year’s Red Herring 100 Spring event marks the tenth anniversary of the Red Herring 100 Awards.
“The Nevis Networks team is excited that we have been recognized for our highly innovative LAN security solutions,” said Dominic Wilde, Nevis Networks’ vice president of marketing. “This follows the award presented to us last year by Red Herring as one of its 10 Private Security Companies To Watch, and further validates the innovative role that Nevis and it’s LANenforcer family of enterprise LAN security appliances is playing in solving the critical security issues facing enterprises from the dissolving perimeter problem.”