SOURCE: QED Connect, Inc.

March 13, 2008 10:00 ET

QED Connect Announces IM Manager Now Available for Omni Manager

Company Also Plans to Introduce Remote Access Module in Q3 2008

NASHUA, NH--(Marketwire - March 13, 2008) - QED Connect, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QEDC), an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider for the information security market, today announced that general availability of its IM Manager product will begin in April 2008. Previously announced in February, IM Manager is a software tool that increases an organization's ability to manage instant messaging (IM) communications for productivity, security and regulatory compliance purposes. IM Manager records and archives all IM conversations taking place on company computers, laptops and wireless devices anywhere in the world.

In related news, QED Connect plans to introduce a remote access module for Omni Manager in Q3 2008. The module provides IT personnel with a central console for monitoring and managing remote access privileges and ongoing system usage. IT managers can assign specific remote access capabilities or restrictions to each employee on the system via the module's easy to use interface. Privileges include the time of day that a user can access the system, and to further protect sensitive information, the ability to define the specific file folders a user can access.

"Remote system access is the single most requested feature from our customers," said Tom Makmann, Chairman, QED Connect. "By adding this functionality into an already strong product suite, we are equipping IT departments with even more tools to do their jobs effectively from a centralized location."

About QED Connect, Inc.

QED Connect, Inc. is an information security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider that gives organizations visibility, management and control of activity on all their computers, laptops and wireless devices. The company's popular SaaS, Omni Manager, is an affordable way to monitor and manage how employees are using company computers and the Internet at any time, from any location in the world. This solves the problems created by today's 'virtual' work environment of branch offices, remote workers and traveling employees. Omni Manager is a web-hosted software application that includes e-mail and Internet filtering and blocking, antivirus, instant messaging management, asset tracking, application usage monitoring and policy management. ROI is delivered by employee productivity gains, cost savings and improved operational efficiencies. For more information, visit

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