Optenet launches operations in Australia

DQW Bureau
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Optenet, a Spanish information security tech­nology provider, anno­unced the

launch of its operations in Australia with the opening of a new office in

Sydney. The company plans to market its new security solutions for telcos,

managed security providers and enterprises from the new office, said a press

release. The company's focus areas would be Web/Wap filtering solutions apart

from MMS filtering, anti-spam and anti-virus solutions for ISPs, carriers and

corporations. According to Jean-Philippe Fortier, Country Manager- Australia,

Optenet, "Australia is taking giant steps towards protecting children and

families from illegal Internet content. Optenet has had great success with its

Web/Wap filtering solutions in Europe and Latin America and we are bringing our

experience to this part of the world." Optenet Web Filter PC was part of

NetAlert child protection program and the company is a member of the Internet

Industry Association and the Australian Internet Industry Association, the press

release said. At present, the company provides protection for over 75 million

users worldwide with over 50 telecom operators such as Telefónica, Orange and

O2, which offer security services to their customers using Optenet's technology.