News | November 11, 2008

Alternative Technology Adds Aladdin eSafe To Its Line Card

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alternative Technology, Inc., an Arrow Electronics, Inc. company and leading specialty distributor of thin-client/server-based computing, edge infrastructure, virtualization, storage and security solutions, today announced the addition of eSafe from Aladdin Knowledge Systems (NASDAQ: ALDN) to its line card.

eSafe delivers real-time intelligent Web gateway security solutions that help organizations protect data and networks, improve productivity and enable regulatory compliance. eSafe advances Web filtering with its multilayered inspection of Web traffic, going beyond "good" and "bad" sites to identify zero-day attacks (i.e., exploiting computer application vulnerabilities), including legitimate sites, encrypted traffic and Web-enabled applications.

"Alternative Technology solution providers can now offer a comprehensive suite of security solutions from Aladdin," said Tom Zorn, executive vice president, Alternative Technology. "eSafe is a flexible, dynamic and easy-to-manage solution that can be installed in both smaller and larger enterprise environments."

"Alternative Technology contributes a thorough understanding of the security, identity and access management markets, with substantial channel and market reach in North America," said David Collins, vice president of sales for enterprise security in North America, Aladdin Knowledge Systems.

eSafe solutions that are now available to Alternative Technology channel partners include: proactive malware protection, antispyware, antispam, application filtering and URL filtering. For more information visit

eSafe, SafeWord and eTokens are all supported by Aladdin's team of authentication experts and Alternative Technology's installation and technical consulting services. Alternative Advantage allows value added resellers (VARs) to accrue vouchers that are redeemable for technical, educational and marketing services.

About Alternative Technology

Alternative Technology is a leading specialty distributor for value-added resellers who need products and services targeted at thin-client/server-based computing, edge infrastructure, virtualization, security, and wireless markets. Alternative Technology, headquartered in Englewood, Colo., has offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Carlsbad, Calif., and Mississauga, Canada. Alternative Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, which is a business segment of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW). For more information, go to:, e-mail: or call toll-free: 800.544.7674 (USA), or 866.240.9991 (Canada).

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