Tuesday, October 31, 2000
GlobalSCAPE's CuteFTP Now Available at Best Buy
SAN ANTONIO--GlobalSCAPE Inc.
announced today that it has expanded the distribution of CuteFTP®,
its award-winning file transfer application, by making it available at
Best Buy's (NYSE:BBY - news) more than 400 stores nationwide.
GlobalSCAPE Inc. is an Internet software subsidiary of American
TeleSource International Inc. (``ATSI'') (AMEX: AI - news).
"Both companies are dedicated to providing innovative Internet
software to the consumer. The success experienced by CuteFTP and the
connection with Best Buy will increase the availability of the program
to the consumer who is more comfortable buying at the retail level,"
states Sandra Poole-Christal, president of GlobalSCAPE Inc. CuteFTP
was recently awarded the CNET Editors' Choice Award.
Mass appeal for CuteFTP software, a Windows-based program, is a
result of its powerful functionality and user-friendly interface.
"It's the easiest to use FTP client program on the market," adds
Christal. Each month, there are more than one million unique CuteFTP
users. "Now, this Internet favorite will be available to consumers
through Best Buy. It is a natural tie in for both companies."
"Adding CuteFTP to our assortment supports Best Buy's commitment
to providing our customers with the technology they need to make time
spent on the Web more efficient, useful and enjoyable,'' explains
George Thomas, senior buyer of productivity software for Best Buy.
GlobalSCAPE Inc. (www.globalscape.com) is a leader in the
development, marketing and support of award-winning Internet-based
software in a variety of categories including client-server
applications, Internet utilities, peer-to-peer technology and Web site
development tools targeting both business and consumer markets.
American TeleSource International Inc. (www.atsi.net) is an
emerging international carrier serving the rapidly expanding niche
markets in and between Latin America and the United States. The
Company's borderless strategy includes the deployment of a "next
generation" network for more efficient and cost effective service
offerings of domestic and international voice and data. ATSI has clear
advantages over the competition through its corporate framework
consisting of unique licenses, interconnection and service agreements,
network footprint, and extensive retail distribution.