17th July 2008: Today, NetOp Tech Ltd is proudly supporting one of its key partners – Bluebeam Security LLP – in their attempt to tackle the Lyke Wake Challenge this Sunday, July 19th. The crew from Bluebeam is walking to raise money for the charity Childnet, who campaign for safer internet usage for children.
The Lyke Wake Walk is a 40 mile crossing of the North Yorkshire moors along its main east-west watershed, which Bluebeam are hoping to cross in under 12 hours – but could take up to a full day. All staff will be involved, with 4 (pictured) doing the actual walking, and the rest providing backup & provisions at various stop points along the route.
Crew member Neville Gibbons, emphasises the importance of choosing a charity where donations go directly into education and child protection projects; “kids are trusting, curious and keen to explore the opportunities that Internet access provides, and the relationships it brings. It is vital that children receive the right supervision and common-sense advice that will become the standard for how they look at the Internet elsewhere. We’re doing our bit to support Childnet, who do just this.”
For more information on how Bluebeam, Netop and additional sponsor Observe are helping with child safety online - or to support by donating - go to: www.bbesafe.com
For more information on this fundraising expedition please contact:
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Childnet works to make the Internet a great and safe place for children. It helps children acquire new net literacy skills and gives practical advice to children, parents, teachers and carers about Internet safety. Childnet runs several education and child protection projects, including resources such as http://www.childnet.com/young-people/secondary and www.kidsmart.org.uk.
Netop develops and markets software solutions that enable swift, secure, and seamless transfer of screens, sound, and data between two or more computers. Netop has three business areas: Netop Desktop Management, Netop Education, and Netop Live. The core product for desktop management, Netop Remote Control, enables remote control of one or more computers. Netop Education is a software solution for, among other things, computer-based classroom teaching. Netop Live is a cutting-edge unified communication solution, integrating web, video and audio conferencing, secure chat, one button click to talk, desktop and file sharing, and co-browsing. Netop owns subsidiaries in the U.S., England, China, and Germany, and the Netop-solutions are sold in over 80 countries.
Netop is listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange and is part of the SmallCap+ index. For further information, please see www.netop.co.uk
About BlueBeam Secutity LLP
Bluebeam, based in Harpenden Hertfordshire are a growing business concentrating on providing software and advice to Schools, Businesses and the public. Bluebeam has 3 areas of specialisation: for schools they help bring classrooms with computers to life, providing tools to help teachers teach, control pupils’ use of computers and keep children safe on-line; for IT departments they provide IT security products and software that helps make the business of support more cost effective and efficient, bringing IT costs down and making the IT team’s life easier; Bluebeam also specialises in web-filtering and anti-grooming software to help children and parents keep safe on the internet.
For more information see www.bluebeamsecurity.com, or call 01582 763999.
Observe, based in Harpenden Hertfordshire, works with organisations to help them get technology, engineering and change projects back on track when they are going wrong - or ideally to get them right in the first place. Observe has a history of helping customers successfully deliver new things (things includes: capabilities, products, processes, change, technology, projects and programmes) by providing enthusiastic people who are good at systematic thinking, problem solving and listening to what customers are actually saying. With a good deal of experience in: Programme & Project Management, Systems Engineering, IT Services, Leadership, Human Factors, Requirements & Business Analysis, Strategy, Design and Implementation, observe helps with the hardest bit of all which is making all these disciplines pull together to get things done.
For more information visit www.observe.uk.com or telephone 01582 713737
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