THE CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, LAS VEGAS, Nev., January 7, 2008 - PlumChoice, Inc. (www.plumchoice.com), the nation's leader in online PC services, today announced that Visicom Media, a worldwide leader in the development of innovative, quality tools for the Internet, will integrate PlumChoice's new SAFElink™ remote technology service access into the VMN Toolbar version 1.8. SAFElink™ is the only service platform which blends the full range the service solutions provided by PlumChoice and delivers the safest, most convenient and effective technology support services available today. Using this newest version of the VMN Toolbar, people will have access to PlumChoice technology services from anywhere in the world. The VMN Toolbar with SAFElink™ will soon be available for free download at http://toolbar.vmn.net.
"We've built the VMN Toolbar to give people an Internet browsing experience that is both fun and secure," said Patrice Carrenard, President of Visicom Medial. "Adding SAFElink™ to the next version of our product was a natural fit and will provide an excellent complement to the safety and security tools we have in place to protect our users from dangerous spyware and harmful viruses. This will provide all of our customers simple access to the technical support solution that lets them get back to safely doing what they need to do on the Internet."
"We're proud to work together with an innovative company like Visicom Media," said Ted Werth, CEO of PlumChoice. "By adding PlumChoice SAFElink™ to their cutting-edge VMN Toolbar, Visicom Media is making it easier than ever for their customers to keep their PC and peripheral devices healthy."
VMN Toolbar is a free and useful toolbar that offers an enhanced Internet browsing experience. Using the VMN Toolbar, people can search the Web from anywhere and enjoy features such as the ability to search for the coolest Web 2.0 content, RSS feeds, games, weather, pop-up blocker, anti-spyware, translation and URL error redirection.
SAFElink™ is a new service delivery platform that applies advancements in technology, the deployment of skilled experts and proven processes to provide the safest, most convenient and effective technology support services available today. The service will be available directly from the desktop in the form of a small icon bar, across the Web, in-store at retail locations, and directly within products.
The PlumChoice or partner-branded SAFElink™ services provide one-click access to a variety of "live" remote technical support options as well as constant data backup and comprehensive security software monitoring. Future releases of SAFElink™ will include an expanded list of monitored software applications and devices, real-time alerts notifying customers of potential system issues along with customer-directed "self-healing" options, and additional technician-monitored services. SAFElink™ is available as part of the monthly service subscription package and will be available soon at www.plumchoice.com and through a select group of PlumChoice partners
Karen McPhillips, Vice President, Marketing
SSPR, for PlumChoice
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