Webroot Strengthens Security SaaS Position with Appointment of Former Postini CEO to Board

Quentin Gallivan Is Named to Webroot’s Board of Directors - Experience as SaaS Pioneer to be Leveraged in Fast-growing New Business

Broomfield, CO – January 28, 2008

Webroot Software, Inc., a leading security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced that it is reinforcing its position in the security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) market by appointing one of the leading innovators in the category to its Board. Quentin Gallivan, the most recent CEO of Postini, grew the company to over 10-million users before its sale to search-engine giant Google.

"Quentin possesses unique expertise in the security SaaS market," said Peter Watkins, CEO, Webroot. "With his addition to our Board and the success of Webroot® Email Security SaaS, we are well-positioned to continue delivering channel-friendly perimeter security SaaS solutions to keep SMBs safe from Internet threats."

As CEO, Gallivan built Postini into a SaaS powerhouse, with over 35,000 companies using its service globally. Gallivan has also led efforts to build sales, marketing and distribution strategies across multiple geographies for VeriSign's Security Services division, Netscape Communications and General Electric Information Services. Gallivan previously sat on the Board of Directors for companies including Postini, VeriSign Japan and Information Services Dentsu, a publicly held technology company in Japan.

According to Gallivan, "The security SaaS market continues to see strong growth. SMBs need easy-to-manage, affordable security, which SaaS provides. I firmly believe that Webroot's strategy and solutions in this category will quickly establish them as the leader in this high-growth market."


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Webroot® is the market leader in cloud delivered security software as a service (SaaS) solutions for consumers, businesses and enterprises. We have revolutionized Internet security to protect all the ways you connect online. Webroot delivers real-time advanced internet threat protection to customers through its BrightCloud® security intelligence platform, and its SecureAnywhere™ suite of security products for endpoints, mobile devices and corporate networks. Plus de 7 millions de clients, 1,5 million d'entreprises et 1,3 million d'utilisateurs mobiles sont protégés par Webroot. Market leading security companies, including Cisco, F5, gateprotect, Palo Alto Networks, RSA, SOTI, Telenor, and others choose Webroot to provide advanced Internet threat protection for their products and services. Fondée en 1997, avec un siège situé dans le Colorado, Webroot est la plus grande société privée de sécurité sur Internet des États-Unis et elle opère en Amérique du Nord, en Europe et dans la zone Asie-Pacifique. For more information on our products and services, visit www.webroot.com.