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8e6 Technologies and Rodopi Software Announce Partnership to Serve ISPs

Will Enable ISPs to Offer Safe Internet Services While Automating Operations

ORANGE, CA - February 21, 2002 - 8e6 Technologies, the leading provider of Internet Filtering services to the ISP market, and Rodopi Software, a leading provider of billing, provisioning & customer care software for ISP, Web Hosting, Telco and Wireless companies, have joined forces to bring an integrated solution to the ISP market.

As part of the agreement, Rodopi will become an 8e6 Channel Partner and reseller of 8e6's high volume filtering servers and monitoring update services to ISP's, schools and corporations to prevent access to inappropriate Internet and e-mail content. ISPs will now be able to purchase their billing automation software and filtering product from a single vendor, as an integrated product solution.

"We're pleased to have Rodopi as our partner. They have strong ties to the Service Provider space, as does 8e6 and we believe that the combination will prove to be very powerful as we seek to continue of leadership in the ISP market" said George Shih, President and CEO of 8e6 Technologies.

The module integrating the 8e6 and Rodopi provides the 1,000+ Rodopi users and the millions of customers they serve, with an integrated solution for Internet filtering. This 8e6 module also provides a cost effective solution for current users of 8e6 Technologies as well as any ISP who wants content filtering and website monitoring services fully integrated into their billing solution.
"Adding the 8e6 Technologies product line to our offerings will allow us to provide seamless billing and filtering options for our clients" said Art Ekroos, Executive Vice President of Rodopi Software. "Like ourselves, 8e6 has a long history with the ISP market and has many satisfied customers. We're looking forward to a long and exciting relationship."

About 8e6 Technologies
8e6 Technologies is a privately held software and hardware developer, specializing in Internet filtering solutions for thousands of businesses, ISPs and schools throughout the world. Located in Orange, California, the company assists clients in managing the impact of the Internet on employee productivity, legal liability and abuse of network resources, with flexible, accurate and high speed filtering of Internet content. For more information visit: www.8e6technologies.com.

About Rodopi Software
Rodopi is a worldwide leading solution for billing, provisioning & customer care automation software for ISP, Web Hosting, Telco and Wireless companies. Rodopi's scalable, end-to-end, 100% web-enabled solution automates error-prone data entry, highly technical tasks, and customer support processes, generating immediate ROI. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, Rodopi has over 1,000 ISP customers who serve millions of end users. For more information or for evaluation software, please visit: www.rodopi.com.

Contact for media and analysts:

Contact:
Eric Lundbohm
8e6 Technologies
714-282-6111 ext. 161
elundbohm@8e6technologies.com
  Contact:
Anthony Sanchez
Rodopi Software
858-558-4932 ext. 119
anthony@rodopi.com
2002 News