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11/23/2009
COMPUTERLINKS and Optenet Team Up to Announce Global Distribution Partnership

MIAMI, FL--(November 23, 2009) – Optenet, a pioneer and global leader of enabling SaaS security offerings "in-the-cloud," today announced that it has entered into a distribution partnership with global leading distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, COMPUTERLINKS, to deliver a comprehensive channel partner program worldwide.

As part of the agreement, COMPUTERLINKS will offer Optenet's security solutions to its channel partners and enterprise customers. Optenet's solutions include Web filtering, anti-spam, anti-virus, email and Web security as a fully integrated and comprehensive suite of high-performance security services designed to dynamically and proactively protect against the latest and most aggressive Web 2.0 threats. Enterprises have the flexibility of the services being delivery-agnostic, offering the option to implement on-premise or deploy the services in the cloud, enabling a smooth transition to SaaS.

Total cost of ownership is dramatically reduced due to massive scalability with no different platforms to manage, no third-party licenses and no hidden costs. The solution is based on a 100 percent subscription model.

"Our partnership with COMPUTERLINKS is important to our channel strategy to meet demand in key markets around the globe," said Francisco Abreu Martin, Optenet's president and CEO. "COMPUTERLINKS is helping us to reach more security-focused resellers and deliver a higher level of service worldwide, and has already established distribution for Optenet in Europe."

"Optenet's solutions deliver a unique combination of extremely high effectiveness, outstanding ease-of-use and low total-cost-of-ownership that our reseller partners and customers are looking for when selecting Web and email security solutions today," said Richard Hellmeier, CTO for COMPUTERLINKS. "We're pleased to be partnered with Optenet and look forward to helping expand the company's global reach."

With over a decade of security expertise, Optenet leads the industry with the most advanced technology for dynamic content protection based on Optenet's Multi-content Inspection and Dynamic Analysis System (Optenet MIDAS™) and Optenet's Global Intelligence Acquisition Network for Threats (Optenet GIANT™) providing the highest rate of accuracy with unparalleled protection against Web 2.0 threats.

About COMPUTERLINKS

COMPUTERLINKS is a leading distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, providing channel partners with reliable, supported solutions from world-leading hardware and software manufacturers. COMPUTERLINKS concentrates on the dynamic Internet technology areas of e-business and e-security, and the emerging area of IP Physical Security. It provides a comprehensive and complementary product portfolio, backed by an extensive range of professional services, to ensure channel partners deliver the right solutions to their customers. 100% committed to the two-tier channel, COMPUTERLINKS delivers profitable growth to partners and competitive advantage to their customers by providing a full-service package of technical, sales and marketing support, practical training and efficient logistics. For more information, visit www.computerlinks.co.uk

About Optenet

Optenet is a global IT security company providing high-performance security to service providers and large enterprises worldwide. With the largest ISP customer base using its multi-tenant platform and 12 years of experience, Optenet is a pioneer and global leader of enabling SaaS security offerings "in-the-cloud." Its technology protects more than 100 million end users and is deployed globally at over 75 ISPs. Dedicated to protecting children by eliminating illegal content on the Internet, Optenet works with government and non-profit organizations to create a secure online environment for minors. For more information, visit http://www.optenet.com.

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