Hush Communications Strengthen Position Through Strategic Alliance With TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o.

Industry Leaders Team to Jointly Offer Secure Messaging Platform to Eastern Europe

Dublin Ireland — 20 August, 2001 — Hush Communications, a leading global provider of managed security solutions and encryption key serving technology, today announced it has signed TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. (, a pioneering provider of engineered Internet solutions, to a global reseller agreement. Under the agreement, TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. will be able to resell HushMail Private Label and HushMail Professional to its primed customer base in industries such as finance, healthcare, retail and legal.

TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. was concerned about the lack of awareness and technology, protecting against e-security threats, for digital corporate business in Poland and the surrounding eastern European countries. This has proved to be a valuable community in the burgeoning migration from the old paper based world to Internet based business.

Adding value to its existing offerings TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. will support HushMail Private Labelâ„? and HushMail ProfessionalTM, the Web-based and desktop secure messaging solutions, that enable businesses to be completely certain with whom they are dealing with in the wired world and that their digital communications are fully protected from unauthorized access. Polish business will benefit from this partnership between TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. and Hush Communications through the supply of the most up-to-date e-security services.

“We see a great deal of opportunity in offering Hush’s secure services to our customers,” said Janusz Glowacki, Director of Information Technology for TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. “E-commerce in Eastern Europe is set to explode, with 10% of Polish Internet users already banking online, only a year after the first online bank was launched. TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. can leverage its expertise to introduce Hushs’ market-leading technology into existing and future solutions for our customers.”

“This is an exciting partnership,” said Jon Matonis, President and CEO of Hush Communications. ” TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. brings an eager customer base and existing relationships to Hush Communications, while Hush provides industry-leading solutions for e-mail security and management to TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. and its customers.”

TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. has already begun to sell HushMail Private Label within its customer base to an excellent response. With HushMail Private Label, TradeVertex can now offer its customers a complete e-mail security solution that includes a transparently managed PKI system, secure communication storage and digital signature facility.

“For our customers who transact mission critical business documents and messages online, it is crucial for us to offer and maintain high standards of security,” adds Glowacki. “HushMail Private Label meets and surpasses these standards. In addition, Private Label’s easy integration and key management make the solution easy to install and manage.”

As a member of the OpenPGP alliance (, Hush products offer OpenPGP compliance. Additionally, Hush is offering the chance to review recently released products. The features and benefits of digital signatures, among other Hush solutions, are available for review.

About TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o.

TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. is a pioneer in providing engineered Internet solutions. Its mission is to supply high quality e-commerce solutions across the global market by continuing offering their services in North America and laying down an infrastructure for business to business e-commerce in Central and Eastern Europe. TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. provide intelligent online services to corporate buyers and sellers. This new line of e-commerce services underlines TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o.’s mission of assisting customers in incorporating new electronic commerce models into their business platforms. By implementing dynamic pricing technologies into corporate structures TradeVertex Polska Sp. z o.o. equips suppliers, buyers and other customers with tools to conduct business on a global scale. It strives to help companies achieve significant market efficiencies, strengthening their market position through cost reductions and margin increases.

About Hush Communications

Hush Communications is the leading global provider of managed security solutions and encryption key-serving technology. It was awarded the full five stars for secure messaging product by Secure Computing Magazine, the Best Internet Security Freeware Award from and voted best Webmail service for travelers’ mails by the Net Internet magazine. Hush distributes its solutions to the financial, medical and legal markets, and to general portals and enterprises. These solutions include encryption products and management services in the secure communications industry. The company’s SDK (Software Development Kit) allows other Web-based infrastructure companies and application providers to design product and service offerings that utilize the Hush Key Server Network. Hush has strategic alliances with NetNation Communications (, Security Portal ( and Worldport Communications ( Its investors include Offroad Capital Corporation (

Hush Communications Corporation is incorporated in the U.S. with operating subsidiaries in Dublin, Ireland, Salt Lake City, Utah, Vancouver, Canada and Anguilla, BWI. Hush is the provider of HushMail.Com and HushMail Private Label, the worldwide standards in secure messaging. For more information, visit the corporate site at

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