Accuvant Receives “Extraordinary Partnership IP Networking 2009” Award at the 2010 Brocade Partner Summit

DENVER - May 14, 2010 - Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise clients, announced today that it has received the "Extraordinary Partnership IP Networking 2009" award from Brocade. Accuvant was recognized for its achievements in delivering Brocade networking solutions and services in 2009 at the fourth annual Brocade Partner Summit, held in April in Las Vegas, Nevada, which attracted Brocade partners, customers and industry luminaries from around the world.

"We are delighted to be recognized as one of Brocade's key partners for 2009," said Dan Wilson, co-founder and vice president of partner alliances for Accuvant. "Our relationship with Brocade has quickly flourished and we have jointly delivered superior solutions and results for key clients across the country."

"Brocade Partner Summit Award winners represent the best in the industry and we're pleased to recognize Accuvant's success in delivering leading-edge, open standards-based networking solutions that provide flexibility and choice to end customers," said Barbara Spicek, vice president of worldwide channel sales at Brocade. "As a recipient of this year's Partner Summit Award, Accuvant has demonstrated exemplary company performance, business agility and an undying commitment to provide high-performance technology solutions to its customers."

The Brocade Partner Summit Awards recognizes APN partners that have delivered exceptional Brocade-based solutions and services over the past year. The "Extraordinary Partnership IP Networking 2009" award was given to the Brocade partner that demonstrated extraordinary commitment to both the channel and client community.

About Accuvant

Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in enterprise security decisions.

Accuvant delivers these solutions through three practice areas: Risk and Compliance Management, Accuvant LABS and Technology Solutions. Based on our clients' unique requirements, Accuvant assesses, architects and implements the policies, procedures and technologies that most efficiently and effectively protect valuable data assets.

Since 2002, more than 2,500 organizations, including 35 of the Fortune 100, have trusted Accuvant with their data security challenges. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices in 28 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.accuvant.com/, follow us on Twitter: @accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook: http://tiny.cc/facebook553.

About Brocade

Brocade® (Nasdaq: BRCD) develops extraordinary networking solutions that enable today's complex, data-intensive businesses to optimize information connectivity and maximize the business value of their data. For more information, visit www.brocade.com.