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Layer 8 recognized as best innovation under “new technology advancement” category for its ability to tie security to end user identity

Ahmedabad, India. 9 Februrary, 2011

Elitecore Technologies, an Indian IT product company, has been recognized as the Winner at the 7th NASSCOM Innovation Awards, presented at the NASSCOM India Leadership Forum, 2011. Elitecore was chosen the best innovator in the “new technology advancement” category, selected from around 300 other IT companies, for its breakthrough Layer 8 innovation in Cyberoam UTM security appliances.

Cyberoam UTM’s Layer 8 technology was considered the winning entry for its ability to tie “end user identity with network security” across the entire range of Cyberoam UTM appliances, and by allowing IT managers complete visibility and controls over online activities in the network.

Says Mr. Abhilash Sonwane, Vice-President, and Product Management, “The NASSCOM Innovation award has added great value to Cyberoam’s credentials among IT product companies from India. The Layer 8 technology gives us huge competitive advantage among other UTM players because it offers granularity in controls based on each user’s business requirements while supporting the workflow of the organization, high levels of business flexibility as well as proactive security against evolving attack patterns.”

The NASSCOM Innovation award comes on the heels of Cyberoam becoming the only Indian company to be rated “Visionary” by Gartner in its Magic Quadrant for Unified Threat Management, and becoming the No.1 UTM player in India according to an IDC report.

Innovation is a significant business drive for Cyberoam. Cyberoam’s R&D efforts are directly driven by customer pain points and the company stand out in the security solutions space due to its timely ability to launch innovative products based on a well-defined market feedback analysis.

About Cyberoam
Cyberoam identity-based UTM appliances offer comprehensive protection against existing and emerging Internet threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, phishing, pharming and more. Cyberoam UTM delivers the complete range of security features such as stateful inspection firewall, VPN, gateway anti-virus, gateway anti-malware, gateway anti-spam, intrusion prevention system, content filtering in addition to bandwidth management and multiple link management over a single platform. Cyberoam UTM has recently upgraded its feature offerings with the launch of Version X – application Layer 7 Visibility, IM Management and Control, 3G/WWAN Connectivity, Extensible Security Architecture, Next-generation UI and “IPv6 Ready” Gold Logo.

The Cyberoam solution portfolio also includes Cyberoam iView, a logging and reporting appliance, Cyberoam SSL VPN appliances and Cyberoam Endpoint Data Protection suite to protect data and manage assets over endpoints in organizations. Cyberoam is certified with CheckMark UTM Level 5 Certification, ICSA Labs, and is a member of the Virtual Private Network Consortium. Cyberoam has offices in Woburn, MA and India. For more information, please visit

About Elitecore
Elitecore Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is the global provider of Cyberoam UTM appliances. Elitecore’s other divisions include CRESTEL Convergent Billing Solution that meets the voice, data, video billing and customer care requirements of Tier-1 service providers and 24online Billing and Bandwidth Management Solution for hotels, hotspots and Internet service providers. Elitecore has a strong R&D base and support center in India. For more information, please visit

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