Mi5 Networks, Inc. provides Web security gateway appliances. Mi5's Webgate security appliances protect organizations against Web-based threats, including malicious URLs, spyware, crimeware, botnets, and viruses. Webgate is built on Mi5's proprietary S2 Streaming Inspection Platform that scans traffic on-the-fly, without the slowdown associated with proxy-based architectures. Mi5 has been ranked #1 for scalability, malware protection, reporting and innovation by Gartner, named a Top 10 Startup by Information Week and Innovator of the Year by SC Magazine. Mi5 was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California.