SOURCE: Kerio Technologies, Inc.

April 16, 2008 06:00 ET

Kerio Announces Grand Opening of Kerio Technologies Russia in Moscow

Increased Demand for Kerio's Messaging, Groupware and Security Solutions Drives Opening of New Office in the Russian Federation

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - April 16, 2008) - Kerio Technologies Inc., a provider of award-winning Internet security and messaging software, today announced the official opening of Kerio Technologies Russia in Moscow, a new subsidiary of Kerio Technologies Inc. headquartered in San Jose, Calif. The new office will service the reseller community and support the distribution of Kerio's easy, secure, and reliable messaging and firewall solutions for the SME market in one of the world's fastest growing IT markets.

"Partnering with Kerio makes it easy to provide the best solutions for messaging, groupware functionality and Internet security," said Felix Moochnik, CEO of Softkey, a Moscow-based software distributor of Kerio in Russia. "This new location will provide resellers direct access to technical support, product updates, and trainings. Now, we will be able to implement and deliver our combined offerings much more quickly, with better customer service."

"The office opening represents the depth of our commitment to the Russian market for our Kerio MailServer and Kerio WinRoute Firewall product lines," said Scott Schreiman, CEO of Kerio Technologies Inc. "We are dedicated to providing the highest quality products with the latest innovations to our partners and customers, and we hope to make it effortless for one of our largest markets."

Kerio's presence in the country is crucial to delivering the finest customer service and support for its partners and customers. The new subsidiary will provide Russian language technical support from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. five days a week, on-site technical trainings and channel marketing activities for reseller partners across Russia. At opening, the office is immediately staffed with three full-time local employees and has plans for hiring more local staff in sales and support this year.

Miroslav Kren, Director of Sales for Central and Eastern Europe for Kerio, will be at helm, overseeing sales management and operations for the office in Moscow, Kerio Technologies Russia.

"During the past four years, we grew our Russian channel revenues 17 times," said Kren. "We are investing in our talented Russian team, and in the channel to meet the rising demand for flexible firewall and email server solutions in this country."

Kerio Technologies Russia is located at the following address: Russian Federation, Moscow, Bersenevskaja Quay, b. 20/2, Office 518. The office contact information: +7 (495) 959-0620 and +7 (495) 959-3062.

With the addition of this office in Russian, Kerio Technologies will have four offices serving more than 50,000 organizations worldwide.

About Kerio Technologies

Innovating in Internet security since 1997, Kerio Technologies Inc. provides Internet messaging and firewall software for small to medium sized businesses and organizations worldwide. Kerio is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in Great Britain and the Czech Republic. Kerio is a member of CalConnect, a calendaring and scheduling consortium as well as a premier member of the Apple Developer Connection. The company has 500 business partners in 80 countries. Technology partners include McAfee, Inc. (NYSE: MFE), IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM), and Notify Technology Corporation (OTCBB: NTFY). For more information, please visit www.kerio.com.

Kerio MailServer won for Best Messaging Solution in the 2007 Linuxworld Product Excellence Awards. Windows IT Pro awarded Kerio MailServer Editor's Best in the messaging category for the 2007 Industry Excellence Awards and Editor's Choice in the August 2006 round-up of Microsoft Exchange alternatives.

Kerio and the Kerio logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Kerio Technologies, Inc.

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