Whale Communications Named One of Fastest Growing Technology Companies in Deloitte's Israel Technology Fast 50 Program

Intelligent Application Gateways Provider Ranked Fifth Based on Revenue Growth.

Fort Lee, NJ, September 26, 2005 - Whale Communications today announced that Deloitte ranked it fifth among the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Israel. Whale's impressive revenue growth from 2000 to 2004 led to the prestigious ranking.

"Achieving sustained revenue growth of 2000% over five years is a tremendous accomplishment for a technology company operating in a competitive world," said Eyal Hendler, partner in charge of the Deloitte Brightman Almagor Israel Technology Fast 50 program. "Whale deserves a lot of credit for its remarkable growth, and we commend them for it."

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 is a program that recognizes and profiles fast growing technology companies. The program ranks the 50 fastest growing technology companies in Israel, public or private, based on percentage of revenue growth over five years and includes all related industry sectors: Communications; Software; Semiconductors, Components and Electronics; Life Sciences; Internet and Computer Peripherals.

"Industry experts have consistently lauded Whale for our cutting edge business driven application access products. We are pleased that we are now being recognized for our revenue growth as well," said Roger Pilc, CEO of Whale. "Our success is directly related to our commitment to our customers and meeting their changing needs. We will continue to strive to provide best-of-breed solutions to ensure we remain at the forefront of the industry."

Winners of the 2005 Deloitte Israel Technology Fast 50 were recognized at an annual awards ceremony that was held on September 25th in Tel Aviv.

A provider of business driven application access solutions, Whale's SSL VPN being used by Fortune 1000 and Global 1000 companies around the world, including: Virgin Atlantic Airways, Britain's Labour Party, E.ON UK, Financial Times and Leumi Bank.

About Whale
Whale is the leading provider of business driven secure access products, including SSL VPN, application security and endpoint security offerings.  A pioneer in secure application layer access, Whale's products are deployed globally by the world's leading organizations to extend their businesses. Today over two million employees, business partners and customer users securely and easily access their critical business applications and resources through Whale's Intelligent Application Gateway products.  The company is headquartered in Fort Lee, New Jersey and has international offices in Germany, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Israel and representation in France.

Whale Communications, e-Gap, Attachment Wiper, Whale and the Whale logo are trademarks of Whale Communications Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective holders. For more information about Whale visit: www.whalecommunications.com.

Aimee Rhodes
e-mail: aimee@whale-com.com
201-947-9177 ext. 1528

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