Apr 18, 2012

EdgeWave Inc., (OTCBB/OTCQB: EWVE), a leading provider of Secure Content Management (SCM) solutions, announced today that Network Products Guide, the industry’s leading technology research and advisory guide, has named ePrism Email Security a finalist for the 7th Annual 2012 Best Products Awards in two categories; Cloud Security, and Email, Security and Management. EdgeWave was also named a finalist for the 2012 Hot Companies Award. These industry and peer awards from Network Products Guide are the world’s premier information technology awards honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners will be honored in Las Vegas on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 during the 7th annual dinner and presentations.

“It’s an honor to be named a finalist by Network Products Guide for this esteemed industry and peer award,” said EdgeWave President Dave Maquera. “This further validates EdgeWave as a company well-positioned to help organizations defend against the advanced persistent threats to email and Web security that every organization faces today.”

The ePrism Email Security Suite, which was a finalist in two categories, is a hosted in-the-cloud suite of services that includes a spam filter with zero minute defense, inbound/outbound email filtering with anti-malware and anti-virus, Data Protection Services including Email DLP and Email Encryption, Email Continuity and Email Archiving. ePrism has millions of end users worldwide and across a broad spectrum of industries including education and government, healthcare, finance and manufacturing.

EdgeWave, named as a finalist in the Hot Companies category, develops and markets both ePrism and iPrism Web Security, a comprehensive Secure Web Gateway solution. EdgeWave solutions have been recognized for their ease-of-use, scalability and performance, as well as low TCO and customer support excellence. EdgeWave receives consistent customer satisfaction scores of 94% or higher*.

The annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program is an annual achievements and recognition awards program that includes active participation from a broad spectrum of industry voices. These participants encompass the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction, and public relations in every area of information technology.

About Network Products Guide Awards
As industry’s leading technology research and advisory publication, Network Products Guide plays a vital role in keeping decision makers and end-users informed of the choices they can make in all areas of information technology. This guide includes a wealth of information and tools, including the best products and services, roadmaps, industry directions, technology advancements and independent product evaluations that facilitate users in making the most pertinent technology decisions impacting business and personal goals. The guide follows conscientious research methodologies developed and enhanced by industry experts. To learn more, visit www.networkproductsguide.com

* Based on the average of all customer scores for EdgeWave Technical Support’s 10-question assessment survey.

About EdgeWave, Inc.
EdgeWave is a leader in the cyber security industry, delivering innovative, effective and efficient email and web security protection for thousands of business and government organizations. Our mission is to mitigate the risks you face in the real world, and support you in reducing the cost and complexity of protecting your organization in today's fast-changing security and risk environment.

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