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Clearswift Appoints Wick Hill Group as UK Master Distributor for MailGuard™ Advanced Email Protection

Clearswift Corporation, a leading provider of Software Solutions for
Enterprise Email Management, today announced that it has appointed Wick
Hill Group as Master Distributor for the Clearswift MailGuard product in
the UK. Wick Hill Group specialises in infrastructure solutions for
enabling e-business, handling a product portfolio of 3rd party products in
the areas of Web access performance, Web management and Web security.

MailGuard is a software package that provides protection against the
threats posed by uncontrolled email. It features an award-winning
management interface that simplifies the task of defining and enforcing an
effective security policy appropriate to the needs of small to medium sized
enterprises, available on MS Windows NT, 2000 and XP platforms.

"We chose Wick Hill Group because it is a well established organisation
with a respected reputation in the Security and Internet Management
sectors. With over 300 qualified and accredited resellers and no product
which competes with MailGuard in its portfolio, Wick Hill was our first
choice MailGuard Master Distributor," said Paul Rutherford, Chief Marketing
Officer, Clearswift.

"Wick Hill is extremely pleased to have found a partner with a technology
which fits so well within our existing portfolio. Like Wick Hill,
Clearswift has been in the industry for over 20 years and this partnership
builds on the experience both companies have acquired delivering high
quality solutions in this fast changing market. We see real opportunities
to grow this market working with our reseller channel," said Ken Ward,
Managing Director, Wick Hill.

About Clearswift

Clearswift Corporation is a provider of award-winning Email Management
solutions. Clearswift provides organisations worldwide with highly
scalable tools for content filtering, message policy enforcement and email
security. Clearswift ES (Enterprise Suite) is a portfolio of products for
larger enterprises, government organisations and ASPs/ISPs. MailGuard is a
streamlined product for small and medium sized enterprises. Mistakes and
malice using email can lead to high-profile security breaches, expensive
lawsuits and damaged reputations. Clearswift products combat the abuse of
the email communications channel, in turn offering protection and peace of

The company is headquartered in Ruscombe, Berkshire, with a Software
Laboratory in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. US headquarters are in
Waltham, Massachusetts. Clearswift traded as NET-TEL from 1982 to June

More information about Clearswift, its products and services is
available at

About Wick Hill Group

Established since 1976, Wick Hill Ltd is part of the international Wick
Hill Group, based in Guildford, Surrey, with German sister offices in
Hamburg and Munich. Users of products sourced through Wick Hill include
most of the Times Top 1000 companies, in addition to many non-commercial
organisations and government departments. The company has delivered IT
solutions to more than a million users worldwide.

For further information,

For further information, please contact:

Paul Rutherford
Clearswift Corporation
Tel: 0118 924 1607
Mobile: 07771 687 365


Eric Leach Marketing Ltd
Tel: 020 8758 7587
Mobile: 07836 275 278