Monday, September 20, 1999
GlobalSCAPE to Provide LYCOS, Inc.'s Sites With Fast Way to Transfer Files Across the Internet
SAN ANTONIO, TX - GlobalSCAPE, Inc., a wholly owned Internet subsidiary of American TeleSource International, Inc. (ATSI) (OTC BB: AMTI - news), announced today it entered into an agreement with Lycos, Inc. (NASDAQ: LCOS), the fastest growing Internet portal and the world's largest online community, to provide Lycos with a branded version of their File Transfer Protocol (FTP) client, CuteFTP, and their Web page editor, CuteHTML.
Lycos Network users will be able to download a branded copy of CuteFTP and CuteHTML while visiting three Lycos Network sites--Lycos.com, Tripod.com (from http://www.tripod.com/build/cuteftp/), and Angelfire.com. The programs have been tailored to Lycos Network users with unique links to Lycos Network sites, help files for building homepages on the Lycos Network, and in-product advertising targeted to Lycos Network users.
GlobalSCAPE's President, Sandra Poole-Christal, stated, "The Lycos distribution agreement will greatly expand our visibility by pairing GlobalSCAPE with the premier homepage building community and portal on the Web."
CuteFTP is a fast, easy way to transfer files across the Internet. Whether publishing a Web page, downloading the latest digital music and software, or transferring high-volume files between branch offices, CuteFTP provides the tools to get the most out of the Internet. CuteHTML is an HTML text editor that provides remote editing of Web pages which can then be uploaded using CuteFTP. CuteHTML's user-friendly interface and feature list make it the tool of choice for serious Web page management.
About GlobalSCAPE, Inc.
GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (www.globalscape.com) is rapidly becoming a leader in electronic commerce of 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 telecommunications 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" ATM 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.
About Lycos, Inc.
Founded in 1995, Lycos, Inc. is a leading Web media company and owner of the Lycos Network, one of the most visited hubs on the Internet reaching one out of every two Web users. The Lycos Network is a unified set of Web sites that attracts a diverse audience by offering a variety of services, including leading Web navigation resources, homepage building and other Web community services and a comprehensive shopping center. The Lycos Network is composed of premium sites: Lycos.com, Tripod, WhoWhere, Angelfire, MailCity, HotBot, HotWired, Wired News, Webmonkey, Suck.com, MyTime, Sonique, and Quote.com. Lycos.com (http://www.lycos.com/), "Your Personal Internet Guide," is dedicated to helping each individual user locate, retrieve and manage information tailored to his or her personal interests. Headquartered near Boston in Waltham, Mass., Lycos, Inc. is a global Internet leader with a major presence throughout the U.S., Europe, Latin America, and Asia.