Veritas Global to Resell Steelbox Networks' Solutions in Middle East

Security and business intelligence firm become exclusive dealer of security appliance in Middle East


ATLANTA AND SOUTHFIELD, MI (October 2, 2007) -- Veritas Global LLC, a global business intelligence and investigative firm, has signed a partnership agreement with Steelbox Networks, Inc. under which Veritas Global will be the exclusive reseller of Steelbox's network video distribution and storage solutions in the Middle East. The agreement also allows Veritas to offer Steelbox technology to clients in other world areas.

"Steelbox's technology is like nothing else in the world," said Gregory Suhajda, chief operating officer of Veritas Global. "We see this as a quantum leap forward for our clients in the steel, oil, natural resources, manufacturing and transportation industries to monitor their large facilities more effectively from their existing security stations. We are excited about the possibilities this brings to us and our clients, especially in the Middle East, where we have long-standing relationships with many of the leading corporations."

Steelbox Network's unique video management and storage technology is a breakthrough for video-over-IP networks and is differentiated in the market by its flexibility, scalability and performance. With Steelbox, organizations can build networks with 1,000's of cameras and displays and capture, store, and transport high-resolution video in any format at network speed. Powered by a real-time operating system designed specifically for video, Steelbox actively manages the surveillance infrastructure to protect network bandwidth, optimize storage usage and ensure that video is always available without overwhelming the network.

"Since our inception, Steelbox has seen first-hand the rapid increase in global demand for facility and asset protection," said Andy Nicholson, director of international sales, Steelbox Networks. "Through our relationship with Veritas Global, Steelbox gains a partner that not only possesses unmatched worldwide security expertise, but also the breadth and depth to serve industries that are deploying large camera networks and need innovative, scalable technologies designed to deliver video distribution, storage and retrieval for mission-critical applications."

Southfield-based Veritas Global provides comprehensive corporate security, investigative, and business intelligence services. Its staff is comprised of highly-trained investigators, including former U.S. Secret Service, FBI and CIA investigators, forensic accountants, computer analysts and technical surveillance experts who deliver the critical information and analysis necessary for clients to make informed decisions and minimize risk. The company has offices in Southfield, Michigan, Amman, Jordan and Beijing, China.

For additional information on Veritas Global, visit www.veritas-global.com.

Steelbox Networks is dedicated to helping organizations solve the problem of moving and storing vast amounts of video data across IP networks. Steelbox serves industries that use video data for security, business process improvement and surveillance monitoring applications. Steelbox Networks was founded in 2003 by executive and engineering veterans of Cisco Systems, Scientific Atlanta and Nortel Networks. For more information, go to www.steelbox.com