Digi-Net Technologies, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DIGI-NET ANNOUNCES SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF GLOBALCHAT ACQUISITION
Digi-Net solidifies position as market leader and gains access to thousands of new clients
ATLANTA, January 19, 2005 - Digi-Net Technologies, Inc., a community building and e-commerce solutions industry pioneer, today announced the successful acquisition of GlobalChat Inc., a leading provider of online communications and collaboration solutions.
"This acquisition signals our continued dedication to the online collaboration industry and marks a significant step in our aggressive growth strategy for 2005 and beyond," said Robert Parker, Digi-Net Founder and CEO. "We welcome the GlobalChat community to the Digi-Net family and look forward to a prosperous new year."
Digi-Net will continue to market and support GlobalChat's products while it finalizes a longer-term integration strategy that will result in a greater breadth of solutions for all its customers. GlobalChat provides online collaboration products, like ROOMS, to top-tier companies like The Discovery Channel, CBS Sportsline, Nike, the WB Network, Sun Microsystems, Aventis, Home & Garden TV, GlaxoSmithKline, EA Sports and NASA.
"The founding partners of GlobalChat were particularly impressed with Digi-Net's management, their vision and their dedication to developing what we consider will be collectively the most comprehensive and valuable product portfolio on the market both today and into the future," said Mike Moran, partner and GlobalChat CEO.
GlobalChat, formerly iChat, was a former market leader and online community pioneer. Please contact Russell Garabelis, Media Relations Director, at (770) 391-1530 x7501 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Digi-Net Technologies Inc. (http://test.digi-net.com), founded in 1999, is a leading provider of online communications and interactive sales and marketing software targeted at the enterprise-level organization. With offices in Gainesville, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia, Digi-Net continuously pushes the boundaries of Internet communications through award-winning products like DigiChat and Groopz E-Commerce with the singular goal of breathing life and interactivity into the Web experience. Thousands of organizations utilize technology from Digi-Net, including the National Hockey League (NHL), Switch & Data, Verio, Paramount Pictures, Delta, Sun Microsystems, National Public Radio (NPR), The Republican National Committee, Maxis Software, U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA).