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Aladdin North America Names David A. Collins Vice President of Sales for Enterprise Security Solutions
Jun 20, 2007 (06:06 AM EDT)

CHICAGO, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aladdin Knowledge Systems , the leader in Software DRM, USB-based authentication, and secure Web gateways, today announced that David A. Collins joined as Aladdin North America's vice president of sales for eSafe and eToken, Aladdin's secure gateway and authentication security products. A proven sales leader for more than 20 years, Collins offers a track record of effective sales management and significant growth for several organizations.

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Prior to joining Aladdin, Collins served as the vice president of sales in North America for Qovia, significantly growing Qovia's direct, channel and OEM revenues in the region. He also served as a senior sales executive at Cisco Systems for eight years, pioneering its Advanced Technology program. While at Cisco, Collins developed Cisco's successful sales model for Advanced Technology. The model was subsequently applied throughout North America and currently generates billions of dollars for Cisco. Previously, Mr. Collins served as a principal in Advanced Graphical Applications, and vice president of sales at The SOFTA Group (acquired by Aegon).

"David brings tremendous motivation and a powerful management style to the Aladdin North America team," said John Gunn, General Manager of Aladdin North America. "I'm happy to welcome David to Aladdin as we work toward further energizing our eSafe and eToken sales efforts throughout North America."

About Aladdin

Aladdin Knowledge Systems' Software Rights Management products are the #1 choice of software developers and publishers to protect intellectual property, increase revenues, and reduce losses from software piracy. Aladdin eToken is the world's #1 USB-based authentication solution. The Aladdin eSafe secure Web gateway provides the most advanced protection against the latest Web-based threats and attacks. Aladdin has offices in 12 countries, a worldwide network of channel partners, and has won numerous awards for innovation. For more information, visit the Aladdin Web site at .

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CONTACT: Press Contact: Matthew Zintel of Zintel Public Relations,, or Investor Relations Contact:Mark Jones of Global Consulting Group, +1-646-284-9414, ,both for Aladdin Knowledge Systems

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