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Connect123, Perimeter Target SMBs

BOSTON -- Perimeter InternetworkingT, the leading
provider of Complete, On-Demand and Affordable managed security services,
announced at the Fall VON Show today that Connect123.net, a provider of
Local Line VOIP services in 915 markets nationwide, will offer the Perimeter
Unified Threat Management (UTM) suite of managed security services including
Intrusion Defense, Email Defense and User Defense to their
small-to-medium-sized business (SMB) customers. Connect123.net's hosted
centrex offering combines Internet Access, Local Lines, Unlimited Long
Distance, Voicemail, Unified Messaging, IP Telephone Equipment and
Perimeter's UTM Suite of managed security services onto a single
Connect123.net bill at a low monthly flat rate, enabling their customers to
focus on their core business.

"We are very pleased to add Connect123.net to our rapidly growing list of
communications service provider partners," said Brad Miller, CEO of
Perimeter Internetworking. "As with Connect123.net's other cutting edge
Local Line VoIP and data service offerings, Perimeter's UTM suite of managed
security services offers the same features and levels of QoS that the
largest enterprises would expect to receive only at a price that most
companies can afford. Their customers can start with a few basic services
and add additional security services as they like, on-demand."

Perimeter's UTM suite of security services combines dozens of technologies
from best-of-breed vendors to incorporate cutting-edge solutions for
services such as Managed Firewall, Intrusion Prevention, Web Content
Filtering, Spam Filtering, and Email AV scanning. The Perimeter UTM suite
combines traditional firewall monitoring services with a centralized
management platform that allows SMB customers the ability to manage and
monitor their threat activity. Perimeter's turn-key solution provides
communications service providers and resellers with a key differentiator at
the point of sale and enables them to realize immediate, high margin,
recurring revenues without any up front costs.

"We are seeing a large demand for these types of security services among our
SMB customers," said John Adgate, VP of Sales, Connect123.net. "We view the
ability to offer a full suite of pre-integrated managed security services as
both a competitive advantage and a necessity in today's marketplace. After a
rigorous evaluation we chose to partner with Perimeter Internetworking
because they are a major player in the marketplace, having partnered with
many other leading service providers."

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