Tiamet Communications, LLC to Recommend Comodo Desktop Security Solutions

September 13, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
Jersey City, NJ (September 13, 2007) - Comodo, a global Certification Authority and leader in Identity and Trust Assurance Management solutions, today announced that Tiamet Communications LLC, a new wireless Internet Service Provider (ISP) serving the rural county of Mecklenburg, Virginia, will recommend to its subscriber base the Comodo free desktop solution suite, including Comodo Firewall Pro. As part of the initial launch, Tiamet has announced that if any computer with Comodo's Firewall Pro has been compromised with a virus, Tiamet Communications will clean the customer's system free.

Tiamet Communications is a new breed of wireless ISP specifically created to deliver Internet access to underserved rural communities. In these communities, access to Internet and support services for computers is a challenge. To meet this challenge, Tiamet offers wireless Internet access and PC support services. In addition, to ensure user's computers are free from virus, hackers, and other threats, Tiamet recommends Comodo desktop security solutions to its subscribers. Tiamet decided to recommend Comodo products after investigating many other desktop security solutions and found that Comodo products to be of the quality and reliability that would meet Tiamet's users needs. "We felt it was as important for us to offer information on how to keep our customer's PC safe as it was to offer great broadband wireless services", said Dave House, CEO of Tiamet Communications. "In selecting Comodo, we felt we could offer a high quality solution that will not cost our users anything. Not only do we recommend Comodo products to our customers, but if they get a virus while using a COMODO product (kept updated and run properly), we will clean their system for free."

In Phase 1 of its deployment (already in progress) Tiamet Communications will launch a powerful point-to-point secure 900 Mhz service able to cover wide areas as is needed in rural communities such as Mecklenburg County. Part of this rollout will include basic PC and security training in order to help customers maintain a safe and secure PC.

Phase 2 of the deployment will include free wireless Internet access in public areas. As part of this phase, Tiamet will offer Comodo's TrustConnect, a service which allows users to create a secure wireless session in public wireless networks. With Comodo's TrustConnect, users can elect to sign up per session or per month to ensure encrypted and secure Internet sessions.

"Wireless Internet technologies are here to stay, and expanding broadband Internet access to all regions is an important initiative," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, CEO and Chief Security Architect of Comodo "Tiamet understands that while customers want broadband access, there are with new risks which must be mitigated. By using Comodo desktop solutions (which are free), people can enjoy all the advantages of the Internet while remaining confident that they are secure and safe."

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