PeerApp Expands Middle East Presence with Qualitynet Partnership

Newton, Massachusetts, October 23, 2011 – PeerApp, the leading provider of transparent Internet caching and content delivery platforms, announced today the inclusion of Kuwaiti-based Qualitynet as its preferred fulfillment partner within the Gulf States and Middle East Region. Qualitynet will provide pre-sales consultation, system design, sale and installation and ongoing support for PeerApp’s UltraBand product line. The partnership establishes the industry’s first local 7 x 24 hour telephone and on-site support center by fully-trained, local-language engineers in the Middle East.

“Qualitynet is a well-respected regional company bringing a high level of expertise and local presence to this relationship. This enables our customers to take advantage of world leading technology with high quality local support – an excellent combination for all concerned,” stated Jim Ryan, PeerApp’s senior vice president of international sales. “Their local commercial relationships will allow us to keep pace with our rapid expansion in the region.”

PeerApp’s UltraBand is the world’s only transparent Internet cache (TIC) and content delivery solution that supports video, HTTP file downloads, software updates and peer-to-peer traffic in a single platform. The UltraBand grid computing architecture and scalable, shared storage efficiently scales as the network grows without expensive load balancing equipment, continual software updates or system downtime. After installation, the operator need not modify their network or interrupt their business processes to manage the solution.

“We are very excited to add the high quality PeerApp solutions to our portfolio of products,” added Waleed AlQallaf, CEO of Qualitynet. “The UltraBand suite of products is a perfect match for the requirements of operators in our region. The scalability allows us to deliver the industry’s highest capacity transparent Internet caching solution to the largest operators in the region while also scaling down to service the most remote operators. PeerApp has shown its leadership throughout the world in support of HTTP, peer-to-peer and video streaming applications on a single platform. This is of critical business importance to operators within our region”.

About PeerApp Ltd.
PeerApp is the leading infrastructure provider of transparent Internet caching and content delivery platforms, enabling network operators to control rich media content, improve network efficiency, enhance subscribers’ quality of experience, and offer new Internet content services. More than 200 operators in over 70 countries have deployed PeerApp systems. PeerApp was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. For more information, visit www.peerapp.com.

About Qualitynet
Qualitynet was established in 1998 in response to a public offering by the Ministry of Communication, as part of their strategy to privatize Internet and data communication services within the State of Kuwait. In September 1998, Qualitynet launched their data communications infrastructure and Internet gateway, to provide Internet services and private data communications services.

Qualitynet has always been innovative in leading the market by launching new concepts and services. The organization has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification and is the first company in Kuwait to be awarded with this recognition in the Internet and Data-com industry.

Media contact
PeerApp Ltd.
Josh Adelson, Director of Marketing
+1 (617) 795-0977
media@peerapp.com

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