Radware Discusses Next-Generation Data Center Strategies At Its Global Executive Exchange Forums

Executive Exchange forums present opportunities for partners and customers to jointly discuss 'Smart Choices' for data centers - from consolidation and SOA to virtualization, security, and cloud computing

September 23, 2009

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MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radware (NASDAQ:RDWR) , the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced it will hold two forums - one in Asia to meet the localized business needs of the APAC (Asia Pacific) market, and a second in Europe to accommodate partner and customer activities in the Americas and EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa). Radware's Executive Exchange forums encourage partners and customers to learn, interact and engage in a program of events planned to shape the future of tomorrow's data center, by making 'Smart Choices' today.

'Smart Choices,' the theme for both forums, centers on the need to prioritize IT initiatives by aligning key business drivers with next-generation data center requirements, the core foundation to Radware's Business-Smart Data Center strategy. Each Executive Exchange forum will present an opportunity for customers, partners and Radware executives to discuss: key advancements in application infrastructure and security solutions to help global businesses overcome IT complexities; how to ensure cost-effective procurement to accomplish long-term investment protection and make the smartest choices for their businesses and customers in today's challenging economy.

Radware President and CEO, Roy Zisapel, will offer the keynote address at each forum, unveiling how the choices that are made today can greatly impact the survival of businesses tomorrow. He will look at new approaches to facilitate business-IT alignment rendering networks business-smart. Mr. Zisapel will also cover the importance of bringing together mission-critical application intelligence and advancements in processing power to make networks agile and responsive in the changing IT and business environments - from incorporating on-demand/pay-as-you grow procurement models, to behavioral security solutions for addressing emerging threats to virtualization solutions, and enabling network flexibility based on business events.

"To stay viable and competitive in the global landscape, enterprises and carriers must be able to deliver on their mission-critical applications everywhere. By leveraging new IT cost and scalability models they can optimize their end-to-end network operations for high availability and performance while they achieve capital as well as operational savings," said Roy Zisapel. "Our global Executive Exchange forums enable our customers, partners and executive team to discuss and share knowledge about best practices that drive greater business productivity, improve profitability and reduce IT operating and infrastructure costs."

Offering both business and technical value, the APAC and EMEA events include two days of educational tracks focused on data center strategies and initiatives, followed by an opportunity to enjoy the culture of each location. Each forum's program will address key drivers for the next-generation data center, as well as offer time to learn and engage with Radware executives, customers, partners and leading application vendors. Key session and open roundtable discussions include:

  --  Customer stories in industries such as: Higher Education, Healthcare,
      Service Provider and more
  --  Technology and industry guest speaker sessions, including:
      --  "Feet on the Ground, Head in the Cloud;"
      --  "Adaptive Application Delivery;"
      --  "Curing The IPS Vulnerability;"
      --  "Regulatory & PCI Compliance;"
      --  "Delivering on the Alteon Promise;"
  --  Executive roundtables, such as:
      --  Application acceleration - ensuring quality of user experience;
      --  Security landscape, emerging threats and new technology trends;
      --  Carrier deployments - application aware networks, mobile data
          traffic steering and network security;
      --  Virtualization, cloud computing and their impact on application
          delivery controllers.      --  Business-Smart solutions for specialized industries

Held annually, the Executive Exchange forums will also unveil Radware's newest, leading-edge products and solutions.
About the 2009 APAC Executive Exchange
The 2009 APAC Executive Exchange forum will take place in Macau, China from October 26th - October 29th. The conference will be held at the Venetian Macau Resort & Hotel, one of Asia's most exciting entertainment destinations. For more information or to register for Radware's APAC Executive Exchange forum, please visit: http://www.radware.com/NewsEvents/Partner_Events/APAC_default.aspx.
About the 2009 EMEA/Americas Executive Exchange
The 2009 EMEA/Americas Executive Exchange forum will take place in Athens, Greece from November 9-12th. The conference will be held at the Divani Apollon Palace & Spa Hotel, a luxury resort hotel situated in the exclusive area of Vouliagmeni on the Athenian Riviera. For more information or to register for Radware's EMEA/Americas Executive Exchange forum, please visit: http://www.radware.com/NewsEvents/Partner_Events/EMEA_default.aspx
About Radware
Radware (NASDAQ:RDWR) , the global leader in integrated application delivery solutions, assures the full availability, maximum performance, and complete security of business-critical applications for nearly 10,000 enterprises and carriers worldwide. With APSolute , Radware's comprehensive and award-winning suite of application delivery and network security products, companies in every industry can drive business productivity, improve profitability, and reduce IT operating and infrastructure costs by making their networks "business smart". For more information, please visit www.radware.com.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, general business conditions in the Application Switching or Network Security industry, changes in demand for Application Switching or Network Security products, the timing and amount or cancellation of orders and other risks detailed from time to time in Radware's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Radware's Form 20-F.

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