Wavecrest Computing and Striders of Japan Expand Partnership

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Striders serves as Wavecrest's master distributor for the entire Asia-Pacific region. As this partnership grows, the threat of Internet security will be a smaller worry for companies.

We have had a long-standing and mutually beneficial relationship with the Striders Corporation and we warmly welcome this opportunity to expand it even further.

Wavecrest Computing and Striders Corporation of Tokyo, Japan will expand their 12-year partnership under which Striders markets Wavecrest’s Internet usage security products in Japan and other parts of the Asia-Pacific region. Under the new arrangement, Striders will add three more Wavecrest Internet usage filtering and reporting products to its current array of content security solutions. The new products will include CyBlock Proxy and Cyblock for ISA/TMG solutions which provide both reporting and filtering functionality for different types of network infrastructures. Striders will market all three along with its current Wavecrest offering, Cyfin Reporter, a leading high-end Web-use monitoring, analysis and reporting solution.

Executives from the two companies announced the new agreement in Tokyo while simultaneously displaying and demonstrating the Wavecrest products at the huge Internet Security Expo in Tokyo during the last week in October. Striders was represented by its President and CEO, Ryoichi Hayakawa, and Wavecrest was represented by its President and CEO, Dennis McCabe.

Commenting on the expanded partnership, Mr. McCabe stated, “We have had a long-standing and mutually beneficial relationship with the Striders Corporation and we warmly welcome this opportunity to expand it even further. We are confident that our CyBlock products, which have recently been enhanced with several new features, will meet the content security needs of many businesses and other organizations throughout the Asia-Pacific region just as Cyfin Reporter has done for many years. Briefly, CyBlock Proxy is a standalone proxy / filter / reporting software solution, CyBlock Appliance is a hardware version of CyBlock Proxy, and CyBlock for ISA/TMG is a combination filter / reporter system for use with Microsoft ISA and TMG products.”

Since 1996, Wavecrest Computing has developed, marketed, and supported a spectrum of innovative Internet usage monitoring, analysis, filtering, and reporting solutions. Their products help all types of organizations manage employees' online activities, ensure compliance with acceptable use policies, and preclude legal liability and bandwidth abuse. Founded 14 years ago, their client base has grown to more than 3,000 organizations, many being prominent Fortune 500 companies and high-profile government agencies.

Striders Corporation engages in planning, developing, and selling various software and hardware products in the areas of information security, multimedia entertainment, and healthcare. They offer multimedia products; PC peripherals; data security surveillance solutions; software, hardware, and solutions for the broadband network; healthcare solutions; composite materials and devices; and business consultation, IT consultation, and outsourcing services. The company was formerly known as Vertex Link Corporation and changed its name to Striders Corporation on July 1, 2010. Striders Corporation was founded in 1965 and is based in Tokyo, Japan.

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