Free Newsletter
Register for our Free Newsletters
Newsletter
Zones
Access Control
LeftNav
Alarms
LeftNav
Biometrics
LeftNav
Detection
LeftNav
Deutsche Zone (German Zone)
LeftNav
Education, Training and Professional Services
LeftNav
Government Programmes
LeftNav
Guarding, Equipment and Enforcement
LeftNav
Industrial Computing Security
LeftNav
IT Security
LeftNav
Physical Security
LeftNav
Surveillance
LeftNav
View All
Other Carouselweb publications
Carousel Web
Defense File
New Materials
Pro Health Zone
Pro Manufacturing Zone
Pro Security Zone
Web Lec
 
ProSecurityZone Sponsor
 
ProSecurityZone Sponsor
 
ProSecurityZone Sponsor
 
ProSecurityZone Sponsor
 
ProSecurityZone Sponsor
 
ProSecurityZone Sponsor
 
 
News

UTM Specialist Rebrands to Zvelo

ESoft : 01 October, 2010  (Company News)
Rebranding and asset sales brings eSoft focus into secure web filtering appliances
eSoft has announced that its Board and shareholders representing a majority of its outstanding shares have agreed to a sale of the assets associated with its UTM Internet security appliance offerings (InstaGate, ThreatWall, ThreatPaks and SoftPak Director) to eSoft Acquisition Limited (EAL) for an undisclosed cash amount.

eSoft will retain all of the assets and intellectual property associated with its SiteFilter secure web filtering offering. In addition, the eSoft Board and shareholders have agreed to a name change from eSoft to zvelo, effective immediately. In connection with the sale of the UTM assets and name change, zvelo has moved its headquarters to Greenwood Village, Colorado.

zvelo is focused on providing SiteFilter offerings through OEM licensing partnerships. Since its introduction in 2008, the SiteFilter offering has emerged as the leading OEM solution for secure web filtering. SiteFilter combines superior coverage of the ActiveWeb (the areas of the web users are actively visiting), excellent accuracy, zero-hour malicious website detection and protection, cloud or "on disk SDK" deployment options, and flexible pricing models. Additionally, SiteFilter's exclusive category mapping capability allows OEM partners to eliminate policy and reporting changes when converting from an existing web filtering supplier to the SiteFilter offering, making for a seamless and transparent migration for end users.

SiteFilter can be quickly and easily deployed in a wide range of OEM environments, including mobile service providers, endpoint security products, UTM or other gateway appliances, MSSPs, SaaS offerings, parental control and family-oriented solutions, and more.

"We are very excited about today's announcements," said Jeff Finn, CEO of zvelo "The UTM business will benefit from the EAL investments in sales and marketing, while zvelo receives the capital needed to scale the SiteFilter business to accommodate the significant growth being experienced. Additionally, zvelo can now focus exclusively on the SiteFilter OEM business."

Cash from the sale of the UTM business assets will be used to fund working capital and to support the growth of the business. Shareholders of eSoft automatically become shareholders in zvelo and retain their current share ownership and the CUSIP number will remain the same.
Bookmark and Share
 
Home I Editor's Blog I News by Zone I News by Date I News by Category I Special Reports I Directory I Events I Advertise I Submit Your News I About Us I Guides
 
   © 2012 ProSecurityZone.com
Netgains Logo