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World's Top Selling FTP Client Ready For The Far East

SAN ANTONIO, TX. - GlobalScape Inc. and act2 Inc. announce their agreement for distribution of the popular File Transfer Protocol utility, CuteFTP, into Japan.

CuteFTP is a Windows-based Internet application that allows novice users to utilize the capabilities of FTP without having to know all of the protocol itself. It simplifies FTP by offering a user-friendly, graphical interface instead of the cumbersome and complex command-line utility. These features have helped CuteFTP to become one of the most popular consumer FTP clients in the world.

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"We are thrilled to partner with GlobalScape, and to be able to provide Japanese users with this useful utility," said act2 Inc. President, Mikiya Kato. "As an Internet user, I realize firsthand the importance of a powerful FTP client, and I honestly believe CuteFTP is the finest, easiest to use program on the Web today."

"Our distribution agreement with act2 represents a significant step in expanding our marketing efforts into Japan," said Sandra Poole-Christal, President of GlobalScape. "The rapid growth of Internet users and their increasing demand for powerful, yet easy-to-use software made this a natural expansion for CuteFTP, well known for its superb functionality and user-friendly graphical interface."

Localization of CuteFTP is currently underway and is due to be completed by the end of July. Following successful testing, a trial version of CuteFTP should be available to the public via the act2 Japan and GlobalSCAPE web sites.