Monday, June 21, 1999
GlobalSCAPE Announces Powerful New Version of Award-Winning CuteFTP Software
- Now includes powerful MP3 and File Finder -
SAN ANTONIO, TX - GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of American TeleSource International, Inc. (ATSI) (OTC BB: AMTI - news), today announced the release of CuteFTP 3.0, the latest version of its award-wining File Transfer Protocol (FTP) software. CuteFTP has an easy-to-use interface, allowing users to quickly and efficiently transfer files over the Internet. CuteFTP is perfect for transferring files between corporate offices, uploading Web pages to Internet servers and downloading digital music, software and graphic files.
GlobalSCAPE's President, Sandra Poole-Christal, commented, "CuteFTP 3.0 is more than a powerful software tool; it is expected to generate some exciting new revenue opportunities for GlobalSCAPE. This version allows us to better define the needs of our user base by building profiles through captured product usage data and demographics. The data is valuable for new product development and allows us to deliver targeted ad messages to a predefined audience, enabling us to command higher advertising dollars."
CuteFTP 3.0 has a variety of new features, including an "MP3 and File Finder" that utilizes search engines to locate reliable links to digital music and popular files on the Internet and a "Connection Wizard" that assists new users with ISP setup. CuteFTP 3.0 also includes "Auto-Dial," "Persistent Transfers," "Queued Transfers," "Right-Click Shell Integration" and "Macros" for maximum productivity.
As a bonus, users downloading CuteFTP 3.0 will receive an integrated copy of CuteHTML, GlobalSCAPE's advanced Web page editor that is the fastest growing editor on the Internet. GlobalSCAPE also distributes CuteMAP, a new image-mapping tool that enables users to make hot spots on Web graphics for easy navigation.
CuteFTP is marketed and distributed primarily over the Internet from the Company's Web site at www.globalscape.com, and it is featured as an exclusive program on leading shareware sites including CNET's Download.com. Through an arrangement with Tech Data Corporation (NASDAQ/NMS: TECD), the product is also available in CompUSA (NYSE: CPU) stores nationwide.
GlobalSCAPE, Inc. is rapidly becoming a leader in electronic commerce of top Internet-based software, utilizing the Web as an integral component of its development, marketing, distribution and customer relationship strategies. GlobalSCAPE's parent company, American TeleSource International, Inc., is an emerging multinational carrier serving certain niche markets in and between Latin America and the U.S. ATSI's borderless strategy includes the deployment of a "next generation" network for more efficient and cost effective service offerings of voice and data transport. The Company has clear advantages over the competition through its corporate framework consisting of unique licenses, interconnection and service agreements, network footprint and extensive distribution channels.
Certain statements contained herein are forward-looking statements (For example, "it is expected to generate some exciting, new revenue opportunities for GlobalSCAPE" and "The data is valuable for new product development and allows us to deliver targeted ad messages to a pre-defined audience, enabling us to command higher advertising dollars." These statements are based on the belief of the Company's management, as well as assumptions made beyond information currently available to GlobalSCAPE's management. Because such "forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ material from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements to include, but are not limited to competition from products similar to those offered by GlobalSCAPE, and changes in product provided by third parties on which GlobalSCAPE's products are dependent such as changes to operating systems and product strategies by vendors of operating systems.