Strategic Global Expansion - Serving the Japanese Market
Tokyo, 2nd February 2004. Comodo, recognized as a leader for the creation of digital identity services and secure business critical infrastructure solutions, today announced the next phase of its international expansion strategy; The creation of Comodo Japan Inc. Comodo products and solutions empower enterprises of all sizes to build efficient, effective business networks and communication systems for e-business.
Comodo's range of Internet security infrastructure products include: critical business applications, managed services, WebTrust compliant digital certification services and a growing portfolio of desktop endpoint security solutions.
During 2003 we successfully created significant awareness within the Japanese market for our fully validated digital certification products and services, and during 2004 we will see those needs addressed. As the fastest growing CA in 2003, we attracted 5% of the global market to Comodo, success we will now build upon in the buoyant Japanese digital certificate market. New Japanese customers will not only benefit from the enhanced local support and expertise, but they, like our current customer base, will see us open up a far broader range of products during 2004. Linux sales in Japan jumped last year by 37.5% to 2.6 Billion Yen and we are well positioned with our Trustix range of products to meet the demands of the Japanese market for simple, secure effective business tools. Following the recent US office expansion in New York, Japan was the next logical step." said Steve Roylance, Technical Marketing Director for Comodo.
"Security threats to businesses in Japan are reported on a daily basis. A business under attack from viruses and hackers often suffer enormous loss. Comodo Japan are therefore very pleased to offer user-friendly, cost effective security solutions to the Japanese and Asian markets" said Takuji Akiyama, CEO, Comodo Japan, Inc. Comodojapan.com
The Comodo companies provide the infrastructure that is essential in enabling e-merchants, other Internet-connected companies, software companies, and individual consumers to interact and conduct business via the Internet safely and securely. The Comodo companies offer PKI SSL, Code Signing, Content Verification and Email Certificate; award winning PC Security software; Vulnerability Scanning services for PCI Compliance; secure e-mail and fax services.
Continual innovation, a core competence in PKI, and a commitment to reversing the growth of Internet-crime distinguish the Comodo companies as vital players in the Internet's ongoing development. Comodo secures and authenticates online transactions and communications for over 200,000 business customers and 3,000,000 users of our desktop security products.
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