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Brinkster Selects Radware’s Attack Mitigation System to Protect its Cloud and Hosting Customers Against Cyber Attacks

October 9, 2012

MAHWAH, New Jersey, October 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Radware [http://www.Radware.com ](R)(NASDAQ: RDWR), a leading provider of application
delivery [http://www.radware.com/Products/ApplicationDelivery/default.aspx ] and
application security
[http://www.radware.com/Products/ApplicationNetworkSecurity/default.aspx ] solutions for
virtual and cloud data centers, today announced that global hosting and cloud service
provider Brinkster has deployed Radware’s Attack Mitigation System (AMS) to help protect
Brinkster’s customers worldwide against the new generation of sophisticated,
multi-vectored cyber attacks.

Headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, Brinkster offers dedicated and managed hosting and cloud
computing services to over 50,000 customers ranging from small start-ups to large
corporations with the majority of its small and midsize customers using its shared hosting
services. As Brinkster’s business in this segment grew, it looked to Radware for a
security solution to protect its infrastructure against not only incoming hacking attempts
on its servers, but also attempts from hackers to use its shared servers to launch
outbound attacks. What’s more, the solution also had to meet Brinkster’s rigorous demands
for uninterrupted network uptime so it could deliver on its service level agreements

Radware’s AMS gave Brinkster an advantage over the security offerings of its incumbent
network security provider because of Radware’s unique and evolved approach to providing
converged perimeter security. Radware’s use of behavioral analysis technology in detecting
multi-vector cyber attacks set its technology apart from the standard signature-based
techniques used by other intrusion prevention system vendors.

Also, because of the growing portion of Brinkster’s data traffic that is secured and
encrypted by the SSL protocol, Radware’s AMS delivered a security solution that can detect
and mitigate denial of service (DoS) and distributed DoS (DDoS) attacks that are SSL
encrypted. Today’s anti-DoS security solutions do not effectively mitigate HTTP-encrypted
DoS and DDoS attacks. Through patent-pending technology, Radware’s AMS is the first
security solution of its kind that can protect against high-rate, SSL-based, Web-encrypted
DoS and DDoS attacks.

“Radware is pleased to have been chosen to partner with Brinkster. Our technology is
ideally suited to securing cloud and multi-tenant hosting environments, and we believe
that with AMS protection, Brinkster can fulfill its network uptime guarantee to its
customers, even if its data centers fall prey to attacks,” said Amir Peles, Vice
President, Technology, Radware. “Small businesses and enterprise customers that depend on
Brinkster can rest assured that they are protected by the leading attack mitigation
solution available.”

With AMS now fully deployed, Brinkster is working with Radware on new business
opportunities such as offering premium managed security services.

“Radware’s Attack Mitigation System is the leading perimeter protection solution for
safeguarding businesses against an increasingly complex landscape of multi-vector
availability-based threats, – including zero-day attacks that would defeat traditional
intrusion prevention technologies,” said Nathaniel Kemberling, Brinkster’s CTO. “The
Radware system mitigates both known and new forms of attack while allowing legitimate
business traffic to be handled as normal, so the business continuity of our hosted cloud
customers is preserved even while under attack. Brinkster customers can be assured that
their cloud-hosted data and their businesses that depend on it are secure and available.”

About Radware AMS

Radware’s AMS is a real-time network and application attack mitigation solution that
protects the application infrastructure against network and application downtime,
application vulnerability exploitation, malware spread, information theft, Web service
attacks and Web defacement. It contains a protection layer with security modules including
DoS protection, Network Behavioral Analysis (NBA), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS),
Reputation Engine and Web Application Firewall (WAF) to fully safeguard networks, servers
and applications against known and emerging network security threats.

The AMS technology is supplemented by Radware’s Emergency Response Team (ERT),
professional security consultants who are available around the clock. As literal “first
responders” to cyber attacks, Radware’s ERT members gained their extensive experience by
successfully dealing with some of the industry’s most notable hacking episodes, providing
the knowledge and expertise to mitigate the kind of attacks a business’s security team may
never have handled.

For more information on Radware AMS, please visit:
http://www.radware.com/Products/ApplicationNetworkSecurity/default.aspx .

For more information about SSL-based attacks, please read Radware’s “2011 Global
Application & Network Security Report” at
http://www.radware.com/2011globalsecurityreport , and the Radware white paper on SSL
mitigation at http://www.radware.com/workarea/showcontent.aspx?ID=1629030.

About Brinkster

Brinkster is a Managed Hosting Service Provider specializing in IT infrastructure as a
service (IaaS). It provides industry leading expertise and world class hosting solutions
to 50,000 customers in over 175 countries. Since 1999, Brinkster has been developing
long-lasting customer relationships through its commitment to Radical Support. Brinkster
offers Managed Dedicated Servers, Self-Managed Dedicated Servers, Cloud Hosting, High
Availability Solutions, DDoS Mitigation, Hosted Encrypted Email, Enterprise Backup and
Disaster Recovery Solutions, eCommerce Solutions, Shared Hosting, and Domain Name
services. Visit http://www.brinkster.com for more information.

About Radware

Radware [http://www.radware.com ] (NASDAQ: RDWR), is a global leader of application
delivery [http://www.radware.com/Products/ApplicationDelivery/default.aspx ] and
application security
[http://www.radware.com/Products/ApplicationNetworkSecurity/default.aspx ] solutions for
virtual and cloud data centers. Its award-winning solutions portfolio delivers full
resilience for business-critical applications, maximum IT efficiency, and complete
business agility. Radware’s solutions empower more than 10,000 enterprise and carrier
customers worldwide to adapt to market challenges quickly, maintain business continuity
and achieve maximum productivity while keeping costs down. For more information, please
visit http://www.radware.com.

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