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Gaylord, Mich. –®, a leading provider of Internet optimization and connectivity solutions, in conjunction with Alt-N Technologies, a principal developer in the field of messaging solutions, today contributed to a fund earmarked for International Relief through the American Red Cross. “With a goal to reach out to the worldwide communities of the customers we serve, together with Alt-N Technologies saw a unique opportunity to extend our commitment to charitable organizations by partnering with the Red Cross,” said Mike Deerfield, CEO of

About the Messaging Promotion with the American Red Cross

Collectively, and Alt-N Technologies contributed $6,198 to the American Red Cross following a one-month promotion during June 2001. During this effort a portion of all sales proceeds from all messaging products, including MDaemon, RelayFax and WorldClient, were donated to the American Red Cross’s International Relief Fund.

“It is the efforts of organizations, like and Alt-N Technologies, that empower the American Red Cross to fulfill its mission; Together we can save a life,” said Todd Mattingly, American Red Cross, Northern Lower Michigan Chapter, Financial Development Officer.

“Alt-N Technologies is honored to have participated in supporting the very worthwhile efforts of the American Red Cross,” said Arvel Hathcock, founder and CEO of Alt-N Technologies. "We will continue our commitment to philanthropy and sharing our prosperity with charities devoted to the betterment of mankind.”

About® is a leading Internet software and services provider ranked 116 on the Inc. 500 list of America's fastest-growing privately held companies for the year 2000. The company, founded in 1994 and based in Gaylord, Mich., specializes in Internet software solutions designed to leverage Internet connectivity for consumers, SOHO, and small-to-medium sized businesses. Deerfield publishes a leading suite of Internet connectivity, messaging, data transfer and security products including: WinGate – complete Internet connection sharing for the home and business; GateMonitor – comprehensive reporting of Internet usage for management; DNS2Go – free dynamic domain names for any Internet connected computer; MDaemon – versatile Email server for business; RelayFax – integrated network fax solution for business; EmailGuardian – safe and simple Email server for the home; D2Gfx – peer-to-peer file exchange for Internet connected computers; Internet Neighborhood – Windows Explorer-based FTP client for workstations; and Deerfield Personal Firewall – Intruder protection for personal computers.

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