AXIGEN and Hostway Partner in SaaS Messaging Offer

AXIGEN and Hostway sign agreement to include hosted AXIGEN messaging services in Hostway Romania’s SaaS offering.

Bucharest, Romania, November 27, 2008 --( AXIGEN, the professional messaging solution vendor, and Hostway Romania, leading hosting solution provider, announced today the signing of a business agreement aimed at including hosted AXIGEN messaging services in Hostway Romania’s SaaS offering. Through this partnership, corporate and individual customers will be able to enjoy all AXIGEN Mail Server features by paying a monthly subscription.

The Hostway Corporation is one of the largest web hosting companies in the world and offers domain name registration, Web hosting and ecommerce, collocation, managed dedicated hosting and SaaS hosting to more than 600,000 customers worldwide. Its Romanian branch has only been operating for two years, yet it has become one of the top players in the hosting industry in Romania.

"We are very pleased with this new partnership with AXIGEN, as we are confident it will have a significant contribution to our efforts of expanding and diversifying our SaaS offering. The Hosted AXIGEN solutions are fully integrated with Hostway’s control panels and will help us better address the complex needs of both our individual and corporate customers," said Flaviu Radulescu, Hostway Romania – General Manager.

"One of the most important attributes businesses are looking for when choosing a software product or service is flexibility. We are confident our partnership with Hostway Romania offers corporate customers all the flexibility they need in adapting their messaging solution to their current requirements, technical expertise and budget, by enabling them to opt for either a hosted service or their own mail server. Add AXIGEN Mail Server’s in-depth customization and control over the smallest details of email communication to this powerful mix and you get an offer no one can resist," added Oana Bornaz, AXIGEN CEO.

Winner of the ServerWatch 2007 Product Excellence Award for the Communications Server category, the AXIGEN Mail Server features a carrier class technology and outstanding support. Now at version 6.2, AXIGEN runs on several Linux and BSD distributions, on Solaris, on Windows operating systems, on PowerPC and SPARC architectures and is becoming the messaging solution of choice for a growing number of service providers and enterprises worldwide.

About AXIGEN and Gecad Technologies
Established in 2001, Gecad Technologies SA, member of the GECAD Group, is the vendor of AXIGEN, a messaging solution for professionals that ensures an efficient and secure worldwide communication environment and business growth for both service providers and companies of all sizes. Currently, AXIGEN is distributed internationally by over 160 partners from 80 countries and manages email traffic for more than 11,000 companies with 6 million end-users.

Our team of seasoned professionals, with 15 years of experience in messaging and IT security delivers cutting-edge products, by developing an innovative carrier-class technology based on proprietary architectures such as AXIGEN GrowSecure™, AXIGEN SmartProcessing™ and AXIGEN UltraStorage™.

About Hostway Corporation and Hostway Romania
Hostway Corporation has brought the power of web hosting solutions to customers since 1997 being one of the largest web-hosting companies in the world. Our offices in the Americas (Vancouver, Chicago, Austin, Florida and Tampa), Europe (London, Amsterdam, Belgium, Frankfurt, Hannover, Poland, Paris and Bucharest), Asia (Seoul), Australia (Sydney) and India serve over 600,000 direct customers and manage over 18,000 servers.

Hostway operates state-of-the art data centers that reduce the complexity and cost of Web-based technologies for small businesses and large enterprises. Its Romanian branch has been launched in March 2006 and it has shortly become one of the most powerful players in the hosting market. Hostway Romania has added valuable domestic brands (BRD-GSG, Trilulilu, GSP TV, CANCAN, Realitatea-Catavencu, National Geographic Channel Romania among others) to the existing international list, which includes Verizon, Cablevision, Comcast, eBay, Wikipedia, Sony Music, Coca Cola, PEPSICO, Wrigley Jr. Company, Disney, Fox News, KFC, and many more.

Alina Popescu