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Accuvant Continues Nationwide Expansion With the Opening of a New Office in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C., May 10, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise clients, announced today that it has opened a new office in Raleigh, North Carolina, bringing Accuvant's presence to 28 locations across the United States.

"We're very excited to be opening another office in the southeast as a part of our progression up the eastern seaboard, and particularly in North Carolina. The state has a vast cross section of large financial, healthcare and manufacturing companies, all of which have growing security needs," said Mark Bennett, area vice president of sales for Accuvant. "Our success in Florida and unbelievable response from clients in Georgia gives us confidence that we can also serve the diverse client base in North Carolina. With awareness and demand for data protection and security solutions on the rise, we continue to be bullish on our expansion plans and believe we're well-positioned to execute on our growth objectives for 2010." Accuvant has recruited Steve Crossman, previously an account manager for Accuvant in the Rocky Mountain region, to open the Raleigh office. Crossman, who will report to Jeff Patton, regional director for Accuvant in the south central U.S., will be joined by David Brown, Accuvant solutions engineer. Over the next several months, the company plans to hire additional positions in the areas of sales and support at this location, which will also serve markets in South Carolina and Virginia.

"Over the past year, Accuvant has established offices in Georgia, Texas, Kansas, Tennessee, Wisconsin and now North Carolina," said Patton. "We're especially proud we accomplished this expansion when other companies were experiencing retrenchment, a feat we attribute to the unmatched level of service and quality of deliverables we provide to our clients. We look forward to partnering with clients in the southeast and helping them protect their valuable data assets." 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 www.accuvant.com, follow us on Twitter: @accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook: http://tiny.cc/facebook553.

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