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Alcatel-Lucent named winner of the 2008 Outstanding Products Awards by Info Security Products Guide


Paris.- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced that Info Security Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and the world’s leading publication on security-related products and technologies, has named Alcatel-Lucent’s OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian the winner of the 2008 Outstanding Products Awards Best Wireless/Mobile ProductCustomer Trust Award. This honor is the strongest endorsement to the fact that OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian is well ahead of the industry curve in understanding customer need and delivering the highest security in the wireless/mobile market.

Alcatel-Lucent’s OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian was also a finalist within Info Security Products Guide 2008 Global Excellence Award categories:

* 2008 Global Excellence in Access Solution
* 2008 Global Excellence in Policy Management Solution
* 2008 Global Excellence in Wireless/Mobile Security Solution

Winners were honored in Silicon Valley at an award ceremony held during external linkTechnosium 2008 Conference and Expo which is supported by Silicon Valley Communications, San Jose Mercury News - The Newspaper of Silicon Valley, Wi-Fi Alliance, Trusted Computing Group, Information Security Professionals Association, Network Products Guide, Personal Broadband Industry Association, Covenant, Wireless Communications Alliance, Info Security Products Guide, Stanford Graduate School of Business and Smart Capitol Venture (SCV Network). For more details please visit external link

Alcatel-Lucent’s OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian offers enterprises unprecedented security for a mobile workforce, by enabling visibility, control and security for remote laptops regardless of power status. Omni Access 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian is a 3G-based PCMCIA card with its own battery, memory, processor, OS, and software – a “mini computer” operating within the laptop. In case of theft, IT departments can back up and delete laptop data, dramatically reducing company risk and liability, while also offering simplified and speedy routine upgrades and backups by allowing IT departments unassisted 24x7 access to remote laptops.

“It’s time for technology companies to focus on innovation and growth now,” says Rake Narang, Editor in Chief of Network Products Guide. “Product innovation and customer trust are key to facing global economy uncertainties in 2008. We are pleased to honor the Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess 3500 Nonstop Laptop Guardian as winner for 2008 and all the finalists who participated.”

“Securing the mobile workforce is a top priority for enterprises today. Alcatel-Lucent has invested significantly throughout 2007 to ensure that we are helping customers to address this need. It is rewarding to be so clearly recognized for this effort by Info Security Products Guide,” said Michel Emelianoff, vice president of enterprise security products at Alcatel-Lucent. “Customer trust is of the utmost importance to every one of us in our company, and customer satisfaction is the key to our success.”


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