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Denver, CO, May 10, 2005- Accuvant and Juniper Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: JNPR), today announced that BriteSmile, Inc. (Nasdaq: BSML), a revolutionary tooth whitening product corporation, that operates through corporate owned 'whitening spa's', mall kiosks and dentists offices, has deployed the Juniper Networks integrated firewall and virtual private network (VPN) to securely transmit point of sale (POS) information from its spa's and kiosks back to its main headquarters in Walnut Creek, Calif. With its stringent requirements for a secure and assured network, BriteSmile engaged Accuvant, a leading nationwide security consulting organization, to devise and implement its security solution.
'When we decided to implemented our real-time POS system, we knew that we needed to protect our data and corporate network with the best products available. We wanted a reliable and secure networking experience so we turned to Juniper and Accuvant,' said Gary Davi, Vice President of IT, BriteSmile. 'Since installing the Juniper Networks appliances we have been able to upload POS information in real-time, have decreased our costs related to reporting and have dramatically simplified the POS process.'
Juniper Networks NetScreen-204s are located at BriteSmile's corporate headquarters in Walnut Creek, Calif., and are providing firewall and VPN protection. The NetScreen-204 offers up to 400 Mbps of firewall performance and up to 200 3DES IPSec VPN performance with support for up to 128,000 sessions.
Juniper Networks NetScreen-5GTs are located at all BriteSmile's kiosks and spa's throughout the United States and offer firewall and route based IPSec VPN access for store managers to upload POS data back to corporate headquarters. The NetScreen-5GT offers up to 75 Mbps of firewall performance and up to 20 Mbps of 3DES IPSec VPN performance.
With embedded antivirus and Deep Inspection firewall protection against the entry of viruses, worms and other network- and application-level attacks, the NetScreen-5GT effectively secures and assures BriteSmile's network.
About BriteSmile, Inc.
Based on an advanced, blue-spectrum light-based whitening process, that can whiten teeth in one hour, BriteSmile opened its first Professional Teeth Whitening Spa in Walnut Creek, California in February 1999. A combination of Company-owned 'whitening spas' as well as thousands of local dental offices, provide for full consumer coverage. An on-going, aggressive rollout program is further extending the network of BriteSmile Spas in new markets in the U.S. and Associated Centers worldwide.
Accuvant provides solutions to address enterprise information security challenges. Accuvant security consultants rely on industry expertise and proven methodologies to help clients assess their environment, improve their compliance posture, and secure their infrastructure. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 15 offices across the United States. For more information on Accuvant, please visit http://www.accuvant.com/.
About Juniper Networks, Inc.
Juniper Networks is the leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network. The company's purpose-built, high performance IP platforms enable customers to support many different services and applications at scale. Service providers, enterprises, governments and research and education institutions worldwide rely on Juniper Networks to deliver products for building networks that are tailored to the specific needs of their users, services and applications. Juniper Networks' portfolio of proven networking and security solutions supports the complex scale, security and performance requirements of the world's most demanding networks. Additional information can be found at www.juniper.net.
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Juniper Networks NetScreen-204 and -5GT are trademarks of Juniper Networks, Inc.