Autonomic & Ciphent Announce Partnership

Hanover, MD, July 09, 2010 --( Ciphent, Inc. has announced a new partnership with Autonomic Software, Inc., provider of advanced enterprise IT power management solutions. Autonomic has selected Ciphent to develop advanced McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator integration capabilities for Autonomic’s ANSA solution enabling the utilization of ANSA through McAfee’s ePO console. Ciphent is McAfee’s only certified provider of McAfee Compatible SIA integration services, allowing cyber security vendors to harness the power of McAfee’s ePolicy Orchestrator.

“We are very excited to have the opportunity to partner with Autonomic and provide the entire global McAfee market with the ability to leverage their industry leading technology through the ePO console,” said Evan Blair, Director of Global Partner Operations for Ciphent, Inc. “Autonomic’s solution is second to none and their addition to our partner team will further strengthen our ability to provide industry leading cyber security technology to our customers as well as our entire partner community.”

Ciphent provides McAfee SIA integration, product implementation, configuration and training services to the global enterprise and mid-market communities. Ciphent’s integration services give McAfee SIA partners the ability to cut their integration costs by up to 80% and bring their technology to the McAfee market faster with the McAfee Compatible brand. Ciphent has worked with numerous McAfee customers and partners on custom integration solutions and is the only certified McAfee integration firm in the world. With the McAfee SIA program organizations can link and integrate all their cyber security products through McAfee’s ePolicy Orchestrator providing advanced situational awareness and command / control.

"We are extremely pleased to have entered into a partnership with the leading provider of Cyber Security Services to bring Autonomic’s capabilities to ePolicy Orchestrator," said Tony Gigliotti, CEO and president of Autonomic Software. “Ciphent’s integration services will allow us to bring our technology to the McAfee market faster and with ease. We plan to launch this product as soon as October of this year and are predicting a large increase in sales due to our compatibility with McAfee’s ePO.”

ANSA (Autonomic Network & System Administrator) Platinum delivers a comprehensive network management and security solution with the smallest footprint in the industry. Ciphent will integrate three ANSA components:

- ANSA Power Management
- ANSA Patch Management
- Software Audit Compliance

About Ciphent, Inc.
Ciphent, Inc. is dedicated to providing world-class Cyber Security Solutions to commercial, Federal and Global organizations. Our clients include 43 of the Fortune 100, the Top 3 Banks, the Top 2 Retailers, the Top 3 Telecommunications companies, over 20 Federal Agencies and hundreds of growing businesses in the Mid-Market. Ciphent’s breadth of services include enterprise security consulting and training, managed services, field R&D, and technology implementation. The Ciphent team is comprised of true experts in the industry and has published over a dozen books on security and has presented at every major conference. In 2009, Ciphent was featured on NBC as one of the Top 5 Cyber Security Firms. Ciphent is headquartered in Hanover, MD and has field teams in 13 states. The Ciphent mission is to ensure the cyber security of the United States, her allies, corporations, and citizens.

Rita Berarducci