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Gaylord, Mich. – January 21, 2003 -®, a leading provider of Internet optimization, connectivity, messaging, and security software, today announced its International Franchise Affiliates: Deerfield Canada, Deerfield Australia, and Deerfield Benelux.

“Each of the companies has chosen to team with in this international affiliation is a trusted partner who shares a deep understanding of our technical and dynamic industry, unparalleled dedication to customer service, and strong distribution channels and skills. Together, we’ll deliver solutions which will ultimately provide businesses with high quality products and local service through a single unified brand,” said Mike Deerfield, CEO of “In an effort to serve other regions and customers worldwide through franchise relationships, we are currently in negotiations with interested parties in Europe, Asia and South America.”

About International Franchise Affiliates

Located in St. Thomas, Ontario Canada, Deerfield Canada is a privately owned corporation that specializes in the discovery, distribution and support of high-quality software products. Deerfield Canada's reseller channel is comprised of over 1,000 Canadian companies with representation in all of Canada's 10 provinces and has served as a Distributor to Canada since 1998.

Founded in 1997 and located in Zoetermeer, Netherlands, Deerfield Benelux, representing the Netherlands and Belgium, is the first Electronic Software Distributor in its area. In addition to distributing software, Deerfield Benelux also supplies technical support to its resellers and has an expertise business unit that offers customers complete solutions on the basis of the products supplied by Deerfield Benelux. Deerfield Benelux has served as a Distributor to the Benelux region since 1997.

Deerfield Australia is headquartered in Adelaide’s CBD [Central Business District], with affiliate offices and partners in all states of Australia. Deerfield Australia assures prompt and professional service, competitive prices and a flexible approach, as encapsulated in its slogan: Service – Software – Solutions.

If you are a qualified organization interested in the opportunities available through the International Franchise Affiliate Program, please contact Each franchise is independently owned and operated.

About® is a leading Internet software and services provider. The company, founded in 1994 and headquartered in Gaylord, Mich., specializes in Internet software solutions designed to optimize Internet connectivity for small-to-medium sized businesses and organizations. publishes a leading suite of Internet connectivity, messaging, and security products distributed via ESD (Electronic Software Distribution) globally through both direct and multi-tiered Distribution Channels. From its flagship Internet sharing solution including proxy/firewall/VPN support: WinGate®, to its dynamic DNS service: DNS2Go™, continues to bring it’s Vision of the Internet to its customers via a newly commissioned family of products, appropriately named VisNetic.

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