SOURCE: QED Connect, Inc.

October 01, 2007 09:45 ET

QED Connect Wins Contract With North Central Arkansas Workforce Investment Area

Omni Manager Software-as-a-Service Deployed Across the WIA

NASHUA, NH--(Marketwire - October 1, 2007) - QED Connect, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QEDC), an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for the information security market, has won a contract with the North Central Arkansas Workforce Investment Area. The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) provides employment, training, and educational services to eligible individuals throughout the United States. The company's Omni Manager suite of hosted services provides WIA with Internet monitoring, policy compliance and asset tracking for its main office and several remote locations.

"Omni Manager fits into our budget without sacrificing any of the features that we need," said Connie Jackson, Program Director; North Central WIA. "The program is very easy to use, enabling me to get reports on all of my computers in minutes. I have much greater visibility into employee activity, which is important for both productivity and compliance management. QED's service and support has also been exceptional. They are professional, knowledgeable and quick to respond to any of our needs. I definitely plan on expanding Omni Manager into more remote locations in the future."

About QED Connect, Inc.

QED Connect, Inc. is an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider for the information security market. SaaS provides end users with web-hosted software applications that are completely maintained and operated by the vendor. Customers do not install any software on their end, nor do they pay for owning, upgrading or maintaining it. They obtain the benefits of packaged, commercially licensed software without the complexity and high cost. SaaS is a rapidly growing market, projected to reach $10.9 billion in revenue by 2009.

The company's popular SaaS, Omni Manager, is an affordable way for organizations of any size or type to gain visibility, management and control of their entire network. All computers, laptops and wireless devices can be monitored and managed at any time from any location in the world, solving the problems created by today's 'virtual' work environment of branch offices, remote workers and traveling employees. Omni Manager offers all the essential security applications in one subscription-based service, including e-mail and Internet filtering and blocking, anti-virus, instant messaging control, application usage monitoring, policy management and reporting. ROI is delivered in the form of improved employee productivity and cost and operational efficiencies. For complete product information, please visit www.qedconnect.com.

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Contact Information

  • Trade/Media Relations:
    Sandy Moul
    QED Connect, Inc.
    Tel: (949) 419-6177
    E-mail: Email Contact

    Investor/Media Relations:
    Tanya Munro
    Concept Communications Group
    Tel: (727) 447-0514
    E-mail: Email Contact