Middle
East, 4 February 2008: FVC, Postini’s authorised distributor in the
Middle East & North Africa, today announced that Abu Dhabi-based
National Corporation for Tourism & Hotels has opted for Postini to
secure its email communications. A wholly owned subsidiary of Google
Inc., Postini’s on-demand service deploys quickly, requiring no on-site
hardware or software. NCT&H has deployed 100-user Postini Email
Security license.

NCT&H noticed a high level of spam email that affected the
performance of its network’s bandwidth as well as delayed response time
to critical email messages. It needed to find an email security
solution that could not only reduce spam email dramatically but also be
deployed immediately without huge investments in hardware
infrastructure. NCT&H conducted extensive research and reduced its
final evaluations to two products. The corporation ran a 15-day proof
of concept before deploying Postini.

Saleh Mohamed Al Habashi, Head of IT at NCT&H, said, “Postini
fitted our criteria perfectly. It did not need any hardware
infrastructure investment and could be deployed immediately. We are
very pleased with Postini’s performance. Since its deployment, Postini
has reduced our spam and malicious mail to almost zero for all our
users.

“Postini Email Security delivers the highest enterprise-class service
levels for availability, reliability, support, and scalability,”
pointed out Guru Prasad, General Manager for Security and Networking at
FVC. “With multiple redundant data centres around the world, massive
storage and bandwidth, Postini is able to promise and delive 99.999%
availability, and 24×7 support both directly and through us, as their
local partners.”

Postini Email Security ensures your email is free from threats and junk
mail, keeping your company compliant and productive. It blocks spam,
viruses, phishing, and email threats, and provides sophisticated
message management and policy enforcement. Staff regains time lost by
distracting spam and inappropriate communications. In addition, policy
compliance is assured via Postini’s automated archiving, which provides
a Google-like interface for email discovery and retrieval.

Postini’s on-demand service deploys quickly, requiring no on-site
hardware or software. With Postini you will realize immediate capital
and operating cost reductions; your costs of email security and
compliance will be known and predictable, month-to-month. Postini’s
patented technology platform provides highly accurate filtering,
multiple redundant layers of threat protection, granular administrative
controls, and unmatched performance.

The most important objective of NCT&H is to promote Abu Dhabi as a
new international leisure and tourism destination, supervise and mange
hotels and all its related services, provide transportation and
Catering services. The Corporation has the mission of evaluating and
investing in attractive business ventures in the tourism and
hospitality industry in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, the U.A.E in
particular elsewhere in General.

About FVC

FVC is a leading Value Added Distributor for IT solutions, specialising
in Rich Media Conferencing, Networking and Security. It is also the
authorised value-added distributor for Polycom, TippingPoint,
Packeteer, Proxim, Juniper, Barracuda, Dilithium, Postini, Vaddio,
VBrick, VegaStream, ScanSafe and Nokia for Business. FVC works through
a network of resellers throughout Middle East and North Africa.

FVC is based in Dubai Internet City, with a management office in the
UK. It also has branches in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Egypt, and Morocco.

For more information, visit www.fvc.com

About Postini

Postini, a wholly owned subsidiary of Google Inc., is a global leader
in on-demand communications security, compliance, and productivity
solutions for email, instant messaging and the web. Postini’s
award-winning services are designed to protect customers from viruses,
spam, phishing, fraud, and other attacks; encrypt messages to ensure
confidentiality and privacy; and archive communications to ensure
compliance with regulations and to prepare for e-discovery.

More than 35,000 businesses rely on Postini everyday to protect them
from a wide range of threats, ensure reliable communications reduce
compliance and legal risks, and enable the intelligent management and
enforcement of policies to protect intellectual property, company
reputation, and business relationships. More than 1,700 business
partners worldwide add value to Postini solutions.

For more information please visit www.postini.com .

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