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Secerno chosen as preferred partner to strengthen KDDI’s European Services Portfolio

Secerno, the technology leader in data security and KDDI Europe, whose parent company, KDDI, is one of the world’s leading telecommunication operators, today announce that they have partnered to provide Secerno’s database security and compliance expertise to KDDI Europe customers.

With offices in the UK, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Russia, KDDI Europe provides comprehensive telephony, security, outsourcing, networking, housing and system integration services to large global corporates.

Secerno.SQL will be recommended to KDDI Europe customers. In addition KDDI Europe and Secerno will also be offering a managed service, providing added flexibility and reduced capital investment to its clients. This is the first time Secerno.SQL will be made available as a managed service thereby offering a solution for every budget.

“Our organisation is built on total customer satisfaction, and our customers expect only the best,” said Hideki Yamada, Managing Director, KDDI Europe. “With this ethos in mind, we recruit partners who can compliment our strategy. We have partnered with Secerno as they are “best of breed” in the database security vendor market, and this new service will undoubtedly give our customers increased peace-of-mind.”

“It gives us great pleasure to be working with KDDI Europe, a highly regarded organisation with an impressive infrastructure, reach, and reputation for excellence whose business culture fits well with our aim to offer customers not only the most innovative products but also those which add security and robustness to any business,” said Steve Hurn, CEO of Secerno. “The partnership also gives us an exciting new business opportunity to build our market reach into new regions and also the managed services arena.”

Secerno will be exhibiting at RSA Europe in London between the 22nd and 24th October 2007 on booth 19.

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About Secerno

Award-winning Secerno provides the world’s most advanced, comprehensive and intelligent database security solution. Deploying a micro perimeter approach, Secerno.SQL sits right next to an organisation’s data asset to protect data at the highest level. Its unique machine-learning technology understands the true intent of database interactions and protects an organisation’s data from both known and unknown threats to data, whether they originate from external or internal sources. Located in Oxford, UK, Secerno enables the continuous improvement of data security by allowing companies to understand, control and protect their data assets. It empowers organisations to derive the most value from their information and to enable data security without the costs associated with traditional solutions. Secerno offers protection to customers across an array of industries including financial services, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, retail and government agencies and departments. Secerno is funded by UK investors, including Eden Ventures, Quester and Oxford Venture Management, who have a successful track record for backing winning innovators and entrepreneurs.

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About KDDI

KDDI is the only Japanese information and communication company that comprehensively provides all communications services, from fixed to mobile. KDDI is aggressively working towards realisation of the coming Ubiquitous Network Society through its ability to develop leading-edge fixed and mobile communications networks and services to support them and through the ability to carry out technical R&D at a level unsurpassed anywhere. KDDI Europe is a wholly-owned subsidiary of KDDI Corporation. KDDI and KDDI Europe provide their customers with integrated "global" and "seamless" services as a comprehensive telecommunications provider under the "KDDI" and “Telehouse” corporate brands.

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For more information:

Ben Sewell/Mital Joshi
Rocket PR
Tel: 0835 370 7024
Mob: 0783 236 7752

Stuart Warren
KDDI Europe
Tel: 0207 397 1149

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