CipherTrust announces Peapod UK as new channel partner

London, April 5th, 2005 – CipherTrust, Inc., the leader in messaging security, today announced the appointment of Peapod UK as a channel partner for the UK. The partnership with the London-based reseller comes swiftly after the announcement of CipherTrust’s strategic move to a single-tier channel model in the UK.

Peapod is one of the UK’s leading providers of information security solutions in the network and internet security marketplaces. Founded in 1991, the company proposes, supplies, deploys and supports security networks for over 750 UK clients across the public and private sectors.

Chris Durnan, managing director, Peapod, commented: “Peapod has built its reputation on offering only best-of-breed technology to our customers. As specialists in the internet security arena it is imperative that we include a leading messaging security solution as part of our offering. CipherTrust is the market leader in this space, so IronMail was the obvious choice for us as it encompasses all the areas of email security that our customers require.”

Oliver Carter, UK channel manager, CipherTrust, said: “We’re very excited about the partnership between CipherTrust and Peapod. Peapod has an excellent reputation and an established customer base that will strengthen IronMail’s growth. We’re already seeing the benefits of this relationship with plans for joint marketing activities and account integration.”

About CipherTrust, Inc.
CipherTrust, Inc. is the leader in messaging security. Recognized by IDC as the market leader, the Company’s award-winning IronMail appliance protects the messaging systems of more enterprise e-mail users than any other solution, including more than 30 percent of the Fortune 100. CipherTrust pioneered messaging security by uniquely combining the five critical e-mail security components of spam and fraud prevention, virus and worm protection, policy and content compliance, e-mail privacy, and intrusion prevention into a single easy to deploy and manage platform. The Company is backed by top tier investors including Battery Ventures and Greylock Partners. For more information about CipherTrust, please visit www.ciphertrust.com or call +44 (0)870 990 5516.

About Peapod (UK) Limited
Peapod UK is a leading provider of Information Security Solutions in the network and internet security marketplaces. Its roots date back to 1991 and over the years has helped to service and maintain over 750 clients security networks spanning the public and private sectors. Peapod is a value added reseller ensuring the right solution is proposed, supplied, implemented and supported.




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