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A Match Made in Heaven?: Cloud-Based MetaFlows Inc. Partners with Cybersift for High-Performance Network Security Monitoring

Redlands, CA, November 12, 2010 --(PR.com)-- On the eve of the world’s premier supercomputing conference, SC10, MetaFlows Inc, a startup focused on leveraging emerging cloud/virtualization technologies for the next generation of network security solutions, and Cybersift, a manufacturer of high-performance network sensor hardware, announce their partnership for merging state-of-the-art software and hardware innovations into a very new kind of high-performance network security solution. The solution, to be displayed at SC10’s SCinet, promises to deliver industry-best performance at a fraction of the cost of today’s norm.

Both MetaFlows and Cybersift technologies were derived from years of leading-edge research sponsored by the National Science Foundation and several US Government agencies and are now available, together, as a formidable security package. MetaFlows has developed a network security monitoring system that features the world's first Software as a Service (SaaS) security console coupled with an innovative active security paradigm that discretely baits attackers into disclosing their targets and attacks methods. The MetaFlows system continuously mines the Internet for attack vectors and autonomously augments organizations’ traditional flow and IDS data (events, not packets) with up-to-the-minute threat intelligence. Then, it securely delivers these results to users through an easy-to-use browser-based security console that highlights severe threats and devalues false positives with unprecedented accuracy.

"Last year, we were able to make a significant contribution to SCinet's already world-class security monitoring capabilities,” said Livio Ricciulli, MetaFlows’ Founder and Chief Scientist. “At this year’s SCinet, we’ll have the pleasure of showcasing our production system in partnership with Cybersift. There’s a lot of smoke and mirrors in the computer security industry. Therefore, we intend to prove our solutions’ value to the market by taking on the security monitoring of one of the most challenging environments known to the industry: supercomputing networks."

"The 10GBps Sifter 10 we’ll be deploying at SCinet is unlike anything else out there in terms of processing power. Marrying the power of processing up to 28 Million Packets per Second with the sophistication of MetaFlows' local and global event correlation technology results in something out of this world, I think," said Cybersift Chairman Andy Craig, "We look forward to showcasing our match made in heaven at other prominent events for everyone to see: there’s no smoke and mirrors here, just real, high-performing network security monitoring."

If you are interested in a live demonstration of MetaFlows NSM while at SC10, Livio Ricciulli would be happy to personally demo the system and get your feedback. Simply RSVP with MetaFlows’ press contact, Jude Calvillo (media@metaflows.com), to arrange a meeting.

About MetaFlows

MetaFlows, Inc. is a California-based corporation currently working to bring the world’s first fully SaaS-based IDS management solution to market, a solution so revolutionary in infrastructure and intelligence that it will unavoidably slash the costs and complexity of network security monitoring while actually improving upon event analysis and remediation response time(s). MetaFlows is partially funded by the National Science Foundation and SRI International and is led by a team of experienced entrepreneurs with a track record of success in network security ventures. For more information on Metaflows, please visit: http://www.MetaFlows.com

About Cybersift

CyberSift, Ltd. is a UK-based corporation offering the industry’s only true line-rate 10 GBps security hardware acceleration platform capable of processing up to 28 Million Packets per Second in a single 1U appliance. Cybersift enjoys close partnerships with MetaFlows, Inc., for innovative analysis and prediction technologies, and Emerging Threats, for up-to-the minute security threat signatures. Cybersift maintains development operations in the Silicon Valley (California, USA) and is planning for another development center based in India. For more information on Cybersift, please visit: http://www.CyberSift.net

About SC10

SC10, sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society and the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) offers a complete technical education program and exhibition to showcase the many ways high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis lead to advances in scientific discovery, research, education and commerce. This premier international conference includes a globally attended technical program, workshops, tutorials, a world class exhibit area, demonstrations and opportunities for hands-on learning. For more information on SC10, please visit: http://sc10.supercomputing.org/

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Contact Information:
MetaFlows, Inc.
Jude Calvillo
877-664-7774
media@metaflows.com
www.metaflows.com

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