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This is a copy of the C2Net Press Release from 30 Aug 1999
Referral Rewards Program enables C2Net to provide superior Year 2000
eBusiness ID[tm] Server Certificates
ATLANTA, (30th August 1999) -- Equifax Secure, Inc., a unit of Equifax
Inc. (NYSE: EFX), today announced a strategic partnership with C2NET,
the leading provider of uncompromised network security software, to
offer Equifax Secure server certificates through the newly introduced
eBusiness ID Referral Rewards Program.
Equifax Secure eBusiness IDs protect enterprise servers and help
expand business capabilities through online commerce applications.
Providing a quick, cost-effective security solution, eBusiness ID server
certificates give enterprise customers the confidence to transmit credit
card numbers and/or other personal information over an open network such
as the Internet.
"Server certificates are a critical component of secure Web sites," said
Steve Cook, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for C2Net Software, Inc.
"We are pleased to be able to offer our Stronghold(R) Secure Web Server
customers the benefits and convenience of obtaining Equifax Secure
eBusiness ID's through our participation in the eBusiness ID[tm] Referral
Rewards program. Equifax has a rock solid reputation in financial
services and information technology industries and brings a great deal
of creditability to the emerging e-commerce marketplace."
Taking advantage of the highest referral rewards in the industry,
C2Net will host a link to the Equifax Secure Web site and receive a
paid percentage of revenue for each server certificate sold through the
organization's Web site.
"With no cost to join, the added revenue potential and the advanced
browser compatibility beyond Year 2000, ISPs and Web integrators can
greatly benefit from this unique program while offering top server
certificates to customers," said Jeff Johnson, general manager of
Equifax Secure. "In addition, the high warranty protection presents
the assurance that Equifax Secure will follow highly rigorous business
authentication, certificate issuance and management processes."
To obtain a program application, ISPs and Web Integrators may visit
http://www.equifaxsecure.com/ebusinessid/c2net or fax a request to Equifax
Secure at 770-752-1460. Equifax Secure will provide members with the
information necessary to set up the link and co-branded Web site.
C2Net Software, Inc. (http://www.c2.net/) is a leading provider of
uncompromised network security software. C2Net products are developed
through its international offshore development programs, allowing
the company to offer strong cryptography solutions to customers
worldwide. The company's Stronghold secure web server is currently the
number one full-strength commercial secure web server for Unix platforms
worldwide, according to a secure web server survey by Netcraft, Ltd
Equifax (http://www.equifax.com/), a worldwide leader in shaping global
commerce, brings buyers and sellers together through its information
management, transaction processing and knowledge-based businesses.
Atlanta-based Equifax (NYSE: EFX) serves the financial services, retail,
credit card, telecommunications/utilities, transportation, information
technology and healthcare industries and government. Equifax adds
knowledge, expertise, convenience and security to provide value-added
solutions and processes for its customers wherever they do business,
including the Internet and other networks. Entering its second century
in business, Equifax employs more than 13,000 associates in 18 countries
with sales in almost 50 and has more than $1.7 billion in revenue.