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Messaging Architects Asia-Pacific Chooses Open Channel Solutions as Local Distributor

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Posted: 7 Nov 2006

Melbourne, Australia - 6 November 2006 - Messaging Architects, a leading provider of Email Risk Management software and services with local presence in Australia through its Messaging Architects-APAC office, announced its selection of Open Channel Solutions (OCS) as a distribution partner.

As the leading distributor of Novell solutions, including GroupWise, in the APAC region, Open Channel Solutions offers Novell resellers and their customers access to technologies that add value to their network and messaging infrastructures. The solutions range in application from specific GroupWise utilities, email archiving and remote access management to anti-virus/anti-spam protection. These products have been designed and certified to integrate seamlessly with the Novell product portfolio.

This partnership will allow Messaging Architects and OSC to mutually benefit from the strong relationship the parties share with Novell, as well as allow both companies to further enhance their visibility and open the door to new business opportunities within the APAC market. Based on the agreement, OCS will leverage its Novell GroupWise and legal compliance expertise to drive demand for GWArchive, Messaging Architects? enterprise-class email retention solution, among government agencies, enterprises, law firms, and academic organizations in Australia and New Zealand.

"As a strong Novell partner, we are committed to offering our customers the best solutions that integrate in Novell environments," said Con Fiamegos, Managing Director of OCS. "That is why we are happy to work in partnership with Messaging Architects, whose cutting-edge technology will provide our customers with integrated security and compliance solutions for GroupWise."

"We are pleased to be partnering with OCS because we feel that they share a common goal towards helping clients be successful by addressing the needs for policy, security and compliance of their collaboration systems. With the help of OCS, we hope to extend our reach within the Australian and New Zealand market as more GroupWise clients achieve IT governance," said Craig Fiegert, Managing Director of Messaging Architects-APAC.

About Open Channel Solutions

Open Channel Solutions (OCS) is a distributor that supplies leading-edge products and technologies to the reseller channel. With products ranging from backup and restore solutions, data management/migration and remote access offerings to anti-virus/ anti-spam protection, OCS offers resellers access to solutions that provide particular value to their customers. The right products, combined with the best service, make OCS the first choice for the region's top resellers. For more information, visit

About Messaging Architects

Messaging Architects ranks among the industry's leading providers of Email Risk Management software and services. Our applications address the needs for Policy, Security and Compliance in the corporate messaging infrastructure and are used daily by thousands of enterprise clients worldwide. Compatible with Novell GroupWise, Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Notes/Domino, our products are installed and supported via a world-wide channel of over 100 Certified System Integrators and IT Consultants including Novell (NOVL). For more information, visit

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