PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, April 11, 2013 —Black Box Corporation (NASDAQ:BBOX), a leading communications system integrator, announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the industry’s leading information security research and advisory guide, has named Black Box EncrypTight™ a silver award winner for its 2013 Global Excellence Awards in the Encryption/Smart Cards category. These prestigious global awards recognize security and IT vendors with advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.
EncrypTight is a family of encryption appliances from Black Box that provides transparent Layer 2, 3 and 4 WAN encryption with no VPN tunnels. EncrypTight eliminates the need to establish point-to-point VPN tunnels between each pair of remote sites to secure data, and creates an instant encrypted connection to every other site. EncrypTight is highly scalable to enterprises of every size and is centrally managed through a simple drag-and-drop interface. For more information, visit www.blackbox.com/go/EncrypTight.
“Having Info Security Products Guide choose EncrypTight as a silver award winner recognizes the Black Box commitment to providing IT professionals with the right solutions for their most challenging security issues. Secure data encryption is important to protect against data theft and is vital for any organization that must comply with privacy and security standards such as HIPAA/HITECH or PCI,” said Keith Ross, Black Box Networking Product Manager. “We are honored that Info Security Products Guide recognized the EncrypTight security solution and believe that this nomination underscores our commitment to our customers and their security needs.”
About Black Box
Black Box is a leading communications system integrator dedicated to designing, sourcing, implementing and maintaining today’s complex communications solutions. Black Box services more than 175,000 clients in approximately 150 countries with approximately 200 offices throughout the world. To learn more, visit the Black Box Web site at http://www.blackbox.com.
Black Box® and the Double Diamond logo are registered trademarks and EncrypTight™ is a trademark of BB Technologies, Inc.
About Info Security Products Guide Awards
SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in four annual award programs: The Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, The IT Industry’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products Guide’s Best Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind them, the products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit www.svusawards.com.
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