News Release - Engate Technology Awarded 2008 Hot Companies Honor


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


Reno, NV — February 25, 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 recipient of the 2008 Hot Companies award by Silicon Valley Communications. Selected from an industry analysis of more than 500 prominent info security vendors around the world, this prestigious honor comes to Engate Technology based on a selection criteria of Products, People, Performance and Potential behind the company’s growing success.

“This award underscores Engate’s continued success in helping organizations around the world to secure their networks from dangerous messaging abuse such as spam, phishing and botnet attacks,” said Rake Narang, Editor-in-chief, Info Security Products Guide. “Engate has demonstrated a successful track record in helping their customers stop threats at the network layer before spam and malicious payloads compromise IT and administrative resources. With Engate’s product innovation and growing list of customers, they are well positioned to expand their leadership in the anti-spam security market."


According to Silicon Valley Communications, the Hot Companies 2008 selection helps raise the bar significantly for others in the industry to provide end users with effective and deployable protective solutions against the next generation of highly sophisticated and converged attacks. The evaluation process also included strong entrepreneurial spirit, seasoned executives with relevant experience, clear understanding of the security market, products and solutions that are positioned to take advantage of the emerging market opportunities, well developed revenue-growth model and clearly planned expansion strategies. Engate is strategically poised to capture new market share globally via customer wins and competitive conversions. Additionally, Engate secured its place on the list based on its proven ability to deliver over 99% anti-spam accuracy at the network layer for its enterprise customers, OEM partners and resellers.

Inclusion in the 2008 Hot Companies list follows other recent honors received by Engate Technology, including:

  • Best Startup Corporation in 2008 by Info Security Products Guide
  • Product of the Year Award by Customer Interaction Solutions Magazine in 2007
  • Excellence in Anti-Spam Finalist by Silicon Valley Communications in 2007
  • Product of the Year Award by Communications Solutions Magazine in 2007
  • Product of the Year Award by IT Magazine in 2007


“It’s gratifying to see that Engate’s Network Profiling Anti-Spam solutions have not only been widely accepted by enterprises around the world, but it continues to win award after award among respected industry followers," said Wil Cochran, president and CEO, Engate Technology. “Being named a 2008 Hot Company by Silicon Valley Communications is a significant third-party endorsement for Engate as it 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.”


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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