Red River and Stonesoft Join Forces to Help Federal Agencies Counter Cyber Security Challenges

  Red River and Stonesoft Join Forces to Help Federal Agencies Counter Cyber
  Security Challenges

     New Partnership Offers Unprecedented Service and Performance to U.S.
                            Governmental Agencies

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- March 26, 2013

Federal and commercial agencies can now turn to a powerful combination of
technologies and services to fight cyber crime. Red River, a national leader
in providing IT products and services, has partnered with cyber security
expert Stonesoft to deliver powerful and visionary solutions for federal and
commercial agencies.

“Cyber security capabilities will be a major success factor for all federal
organizations in the near future,” says Richard Benigno, senior vice president
of Stonesoft North America. “Our joint effort creates solutions that enable
federal agencies to seize digital opportunities and mitigate related cyber
risks with a balanced and cost efficient approach.”

Both companies have committed to working together through knowledge and
competence sharing. Red River engineers will be certified in Stonesoft product
implementation and support. In addition, Stonesoft will participate in Red
River events and communications in order to share their 20 plus years of field
experience in delivering mission-critical solutions to the U.S. government. By
working together Red River and Stonesoft are able to build on complementary
expertise that enables them to solve critical cyber security issues more

“Federal agencies in particular are challenged by an increasing need for
better cyber security solutions while carefully managing costs,” said Dave
Levin, senior director, partner operations with Red River. “We believe
Stonesoft is an excellent partner that can help us further support the
government at a time when they are tasked with doing more with less. Stonesoft
is an excellent complement to our existing technology offering.”

Red River is well known for its ability to exceed expectations for demanding
federal agencies, recently winning contracts with the U.S. Army, Air Force and
the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. By offering Stonesoft’s line of network
security products, Red River is enhancing its differentiation and leadership
in this rapidly growing, specialized cyber security marketplace. The company
manages a wide-variety of contracting vehicles to help its government
customers purchase a full-range of information technology products and

Chris Townsend, Stonesoft vice president of sales for federal and
mid-Atlantic, added: “Federal agencies are looking for a comprehensive and
budget friendly security technology platform that brings more resilient and
cost effective cyber security, as well as a competent services partner with a
proven track record to implement it. Together, Stonesoft and Red River give
federal IT decision makers a valuable solution.”

For more information about Stonesoft and the company’s cyber security offering

About Stonesoft Corporation

Stonesoft Corporation (NASDAQ OMX: SFT1V) delivers software based, dynamic,
customer-driven cyber security solutions that secure information flow and
simplify security management. Stonesoft serves private and public sector
organizations that require high availability, ease-of-management, compliance,
dynamic security, protection of critical digital assets, and business
continuity against today’s rapidly evolving cyber threats. Stonesoft leads
research into advanced cyber threats and the advanced evasion techniques
(AETs) used in stealth, targeted cyber attacks.

The company’s product portfolio is based on one unified Security Engine
software platform that is the power behind Stonesoft’s next generation
firewalls, intrusion and evasion prevention systems, and SSL VPN solutions.
The Security Engine back-end is augmented by the Stonesoft Management Center
front-end, which enables efficient management of entire networks and brings
excellent situational awareness and operational cost savings.

Stonesoft’s customer base covers more than 6,500 mid and large-sized
organizations across various industries and geographical markets. Stonesoft
has the highest customer retention rate in the industry due to low TCO, a
flexible licensing model, and overall customer service excellence. Founded in
1990, the company’s track record is well recognized and visionary by
certifiers, industry analysts and demanding customers. The company’s corporate
headquarters are based in Helsinki, Finland with North American headquarters
in New York. For more information visit

About Red River

Founded on the core values of hard work, honesty and integrity, Red River is a
leading provider of IT hardware integration, maintenance and support services.
The company’s technology expertise and mission-critical experience helps
customers optimize their business processes and maximize the value of their IT
investments. Red River has developed a remarkable reputation for providing IT
products and hardware-related services to the U.S. government, healthcare and
enterprise organizations. By combining an uncommon work ethic with exceptional
service, Red River delivers performance beyond expectations to its customers,
partners and suppliers. Learn more at


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