Zscaler Named by Network World as One of Ten Start-ups to Watch in 2009

Santa Clara, California, January 7, 2009

Zscaler, the industry-first, multi-tenant SaaS security service, announced today that the company was named as one of the top 10 start-ups to watch in 2009 by Network World magazine in their annual listing of innovative new companies and technologies.  Selected companies were chosen based on suggestions solicited from Network World editorial staff as well as their larger writing community, including, bloggers, newsletter writers, columnists and testers.

“It is an honor to be included in this prestigious list compiled by the Network World staff and contributors. We believe it validates not only Zscaler’s position in the SaaS security space, but also the growing area of In-the-Cloud Security for the marketplace as a whole,” said Jay Chaudhry, President & CEO of Zscaler.

Zscaler’s cloud service eliminates the need for multiple point security products. Organizations simply redirect their Internet bound traffic to one of Zscaler's many data centers and the service enforces business policies to block, allow or clean the traffic. Zscaler mitigates risk at a lower cost while ensuring that users have a fast and safe Internet experience.

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About Network World

Network World is the premier provider of information, intelligence and insight for Network and IT Executives. With an editorial focus on delivering news, opinion and analytical tools for key decision makers who architect, deploy and manage business solutions — Network World offers a unique and powerful combination of audien­­ces and resources across Online, Print and Events to meet your marketing objectives. Network World, an IDG company, publishes the leading newsweekly, Network World, hosts the most active online communities (www.networkworld.com, www.javaworld.com, www.linuxworld.com and www.demo.com ) and produces educational seminars and events worldwide including IT Roadmap and DEMO.

About Zscaler

Zscaler is revolutionizing Internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.

Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location — 100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with unparalleled and uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing/advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence—all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.

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Media Contacts:

Whitney Black 
Director of Communications