Thru Expands Availability of the Thru Secure Communication Network Service for Government Agencies, Educational institutions and Fortune 1000-Fortune 500 Companies

SHI To Resell The Thru SCN Brand Of Software-As-A-Service Globally

Irving, Texas, August 1, 2008 – Thru, a global leader in delivering critical messaging solutions, has signed a worldwide agreement with SHI to resell the Thru Secure Communication Network™ (SCN) brand of software-as-a-service (SaaS). SHI is a global procurement outsourcing company and leading business-to-business solution provider. The agreement will enable SHI to offer Thru SCN services, with secure messaging, large file transfer and content archiving capabilities all in one integrated package.

“This relationship is another step toward fulfilling our mission to empower organizations of all sizes to share and protect their information efficiently and easily while achieving more effective compliance and information governance,” says Jeanine Banks, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Thru. “The Thru Secure Communication Network Service provides an easy-to-use, managed service with global network interconnectivity and bandwidth that simplifies content protection, delivery and archiving.”

About the Thru SCN
The Thru SCN offers global interconnectivity, transport-level security and network bandwidth that speeds up, simplifies and protects file exchange and archiving across time zones. The Thru SCN is powered by the Thru all-in-one technology platform and deployed on the Enterprise Hosting and Global Tier 1 IP backbone provided by NTT America in the US, and through its parent company NTT Communications in Europe and Asia. The Thru SCN cuts down on the time and cost of clients installing, configuring, supporting and maintaining software and hardware on their premises. Instead, Thru performs these operations as a virtual IT staff member so firms can focus more on other strategic business initiatives.

About SHI
Software House International, SHI, is a global procurement outsourcing company and leading business-to-business solution provider. We can fulfill orders for over 100,000 hardware and software products, offer a full menu of services and carry authorizations as an IBM Business Partner, a Lotus Notes Premium VAR, a Microsoft Certified Partner and a Novell Gold Reseller, among others.

About Thru
Thru is a global leader in delivering critical messaging solutions, with secure messaging, large file transfer and content archiving in an integrated platform that is efficient, easy to use and simple to manage. Thru offers the Thru Secure Communication Network (SCN) brand of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and an on-premise option. Thru helps firms worldwide in many industries, including architecture, construction, engineering, manufacturing, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and financial services, realize increased productivity, reduced risk, optimized IT infrastructure and accelerated compliance. Founded in 2002, Thru uses a best practices approach to information delivery and management called Critical Message Governance (CMG), driving better visibility and centralized control of proprietary and sensitive data across network boundaries.