News Release - Engate Technology Named 2008 Hot Companies Finalists by Silicon Valley Communications


Engate’s Leadership in Next Generation Email Security Earns Top Ranking for Superior Products, People, Performance and Market Potential


Reno, NV — December 17, 2007 — Engate Technology Corporation, a leading anti-spam supplier and pioneer of next generation network profiling and connection management security solutions, today announced that it has been named a 2008 Hot Companies finalists by Silicon Valley Communications and Info Security Products Guide. Selected from a global industry analysis of information technology vendors, Engate Technology has advanced to the finalists stage based on the "4Ps" selection criteria—namely Products, People, Performance, and Potential behind the company’s growing success.


"Organizations that are honored with the 'Hot Companies' recognition continue to raise the bar in performance and achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction," said Rake Narang, Editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. "This recognition honors Engate’s product innovation and leadership in the high growth email security market. We congratulate Engate Technology on its finalist placement and look forward to their presentation at the 2008 Executive Leadership Summit."
In conjunction with the “4Ps” selection criteria, the Hot Companies 2008 evaluation process assesses candidates for entrepreneurial spirit, seasoned executive teams, a clear understanding of their market segment, innovative products, well developed revenue-growth model and clearly planned expansion strategies. Engate is strategically poised to capture new market share globally via new customer wins and competitive conversions. Additionally, Engate secured its place on the list through its customer-proven ability to deliver 99% anti-spam accuracy at the network layer for its customers, OEM partners and resellers.


"We are delighted to be honored for our superior products, people and performance," said Wil Cochran, president and CEO, Engate Technology. "This further validates our leadership position and the value we bring to our customers, resellers and OEM partners as they’ve come to rely on our next generation anti-spam solution to successfully stop threats at the network layer before spam and malicious payloads inflict damage to their network. We are proud of this recognition and look forward to presenting at the 2008 Executive Summit to win the 2008 Hot Companies award."


Award-winning Anti-Spam Solution Delivers +99% Industry-leading Protection

Engate has pioneered a permanent solution to the spam crisis by eliminating the ability of spammers to hide their true identity. Engate’s patented network profiling anti-spam solution delivers industry-leading protection by preemptively identifying the spammer at the source and stopping all variations of spam and malicious payloads at the network level before the message is transmitted to the private email server and has a chance to compromise the network, IT resources and worker productivity.


Engate profiles entire offending networks to detect protocol fraud and determines the legitimacy of a sender’s message before transmission to the private network by uniquely segregating legitimate mail servers from all other network hosts. This unique profiling functionality results in the highest level of performance in the market with +99% accuracy and virtually no false positives. Engate’s unique approach and leading database of network profiles gives organizations the fastest response to compromised hosts and new botnets the instant they emerge, ensuring preemptive and immediate protection against any creative tactic that may arise now or in the future. Essentially it is the last anti-spam product companies will need to buy.


2008 Hot Companies Awards Ceremony
The 2008 Hot Companies winners will be announced and honored at the 2008 “Executive Leadership Summit” hosted by Technosium 2008 ( at the Santa Clara Convention Center located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California, USA on January 27-29, 2008. Engate Technology will be among the other key industry players at this event. The CEOs of finalists will be presenting their company’s 4Ps criteria to an audience of leading entrepreneurs, IT companies, venture capitalists, corporate strategists and global press. To see the complete list of finalists please visit


About Silicon Valley Communications Awards
Info Security Products Guide, published by Silicon Valley Communications, plays a vital role in keeping end-users informed of the choices they can make when it comes to protecting their digital resources. It is written expressly for those who are adamant on staying informed of security threats and the preventive measure they can take. You will discover a wealth of information in this guide including tomorrow's technology today, best deployment scenarios, people and technologies shaping info security and independent product evaluations that facilitate in making the most pertinent security decisions. The Info Security Products Guide Awards recognize and honor excellence in all areas of information security. To learn more, visit and stay secured.


About Engate Technology

Engate Technology Corporation is a leading provider of proactive anti-botnet and email security solutions for service providers and enterprises. The company also provides strategic partners with scalable and flexible OEM deployment models, including hardware appliance, hosted services and software, which can be licensed to security software, appliance, router, firewall, secure web gateway, intrusion prevention, unified threat management and managed service providers. The company‘s proactive network profiling technology is instantly aware of new computers that become members of botnets and stops the distribution of email-borne threats at the protocol level, before it reaches the enterprise gateway and has a chance to compromise IT resources, slow down network performance, and invade privacy. For more information, contact Engate at, or visit the company’s website at


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