SOURCE: CrossTec

November 19, 2007 09:00 ET

Akeydor and Sisonke Announce South African and Sub Saharan Partnership to Exclusively Market CrossTec Products and Offer Product Support in These Geographic Areas

ATHENS, GREECE and BOCA RATON, FL--(Marketwire - November 19, 2007) - Akeydor and Sisonke Software Solutions have today announced that they have formed a partnership to bring the CrossTec Activeworx products family to South Africa and to several other markets in the Sub Saharan region.

Activeworx is a Security Information Event (SIEM) and Log Management Software platform enabling Corporations to monitor, capture, visualize, correlate, report and log security events within their network. The platform boosts a number of powerful features and links powerful event management with logging. Activeworx is a software-driven solution and contains different modules, according to a corporation's needs and requirements.

"Sisonke is very eager to include Activeworx in our product portfolio. We believe there is great potential in the South African and Sub Saharan markets and we are excited that Akeydor has chosen us to bring this new product into the region," says Ighsaan Akoojee, Managing Director of Sisonke, located in Cape Town, South Africa.

"We are very pleased to partner with Sisonke. We feel Sisonke has the right market resources and technical skills to bring Activeworx into Africa. We will do our best to help Sisonke develop Activeworx in the region," said Michael Chatzilias, Managing Director of Akeydor.

"The new partnership is announced less than one month after Akeydor opened its doors for business. The short time to market shows how attractive the unique Activeworx products are," says Michael Chatzillias. The Activeworx solutions and other Akeydor product lines are offered at an affordable price point which makes them very attractive to VARs and other organizations that work with networking and security solutions. With the African region covered, Akeydor will focus on establishing partnerships in European and Asian countries, which is part of Akeydor's market area.

About Akeydor:

Akeydor Limited is a Global Business Software House, with partners in selected markets and with expertise in delivering high management performance to corporations and individuals. Akeydor core business is to assist companies reduce their operational costs and increase their efficiency through innovation. The Akeydor product portfolio contains the powerful CrossTec Software product line in Security Information Event Management, Education, Network Management and Help Desk. The company distributes the CrossTec product line in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia and offers free pre- and post-sales technical support for the regions. For more information about Akeydor, please visit us at www.akeydor.com

About Sisonke:

Sisonke Software Solutions started in 2006 with a clear vision to deliver Best-of-Breed software solutions to improve clients IT efficiency and business profitability. Sisonke is a key partner for Akeydor's Activeworx portfolio, Faronics DeepFreeze and also included in our product offering is SurfControl's Web and Email Content Security; NOD32 Anti-virus and Webroot Anti-Spyware. Backed by a team of certified technicians and skilled sales staff we differentiate ourselves from other market players by not only meeting customer satisfaction but exceeding it! We would like to invite interested value added resellers in other African regions to partner with us to market the Activeworx solution. For more information please contact: info@sisonke-solutions.co.za or call +27 21 702 8099.

About CrossTec Corporation:

CrossTec Corporation, founded in 1996 and based in Boca Raton, FL, provides sales and support to corporations, organizations, government agencies and educational institutions. As a service to our customers, CrossTec offers free pre- and post-sale technical support, offering one-on-one, professional assistance from our certified technical engineers. Developing and distributing award-winning software management solutions for IT security, education technology, enterprise network, and help desks, CrossTec's mission is to offer a combination of enterprise tested products and substantial feature set and unparalleled customer service, delivering great value to our customers. Distribution is handled via direct sales and support and a robust network of partners operating domestically and worldwide. For more information on CrossTec Corporation or the CrossTec family of products, please visit us at www.CrossTecCorp.com.

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