New Boundary Technologies Teams with Simple Technology to Deliver Prism Suite and Policy Commander in Canada

    MINNEAPOLIS & CONCORD, ONTARIO, September 11 /CNW/ - New Boundary
Technologies(R), an award-winning provider of automated configuration and
security management solutions, and Simple Technology Inc., a value added
distributor for over 20 years of computer peripherals and high-technology IT
security products, today announced they have signed an international
distribution agreement. Under terms of the agreement, Simple Technology will
distribute New Boundary Technologies' Prism Suite(TM) and Policy Commander(R)
software solutions in Canada. New Boundary Technologies' international
distribution partners serve IT markets in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe,
Latin America, and North America.

    "We are pleased to welcome Simple Technology as our newest international
distribution partner," said Kim Pearson, president and chief executive officer
of New Boundary Technologies. "Simple Technology has built its business and
sterling reputation by delivering high quality hardware and software solutions
to its customers. It is the kind of company that makes our international
distributor program so successful and is so important to the continued growth
of our desktop configuration and security management solutions."

    Based in Concord, Ontario, Simple Technology Inc. is a leading Canadian
Value Added Distributor (VAD) of superior computer peripherals, biometric
security solutions, secure portable storage devices, and data encryption
products. Established in 1986, Simple Technology has grown to be Canada's
largest stocking keyboard distributor supplying leading VAR's and OEM's with
standard, bilingual, French and specialty government keyboard layouts. The
company has a successful history in the custom development of input devices
and can offer a solution to any specialized requirement.

    "We are very excited to announce our new partnership with New Boundary,"
said Brian Muir, vice president of business development for Simple Technology.
"With its easy deployment and activation New Boundary solutions will appeal to
a large market segment that wishes to have complete control of their IT
enterprise and remote equipment. This new product offering is a great addition
to our line card, and we look forward to great success in the near future."

    Powered by scalable technologies that deliver desktop management
functionality, Prism Suite automates asset management, software packaging,
deployment, and patching to drive new IT efficiencies. Prism Suite is an
exceptionally easy-to-learn and easy-to-use solution that fits the budgetary
limits of any size organization, and virtually eliminates the need for
training and consulting. Prism Suite dramatically improves administrative
control of the desktop by delivering real-time insight into the configuration
states of computer systems on the network. And Prism Suite's open architecture
and modular design provides administrators with a high degree of flexibility
to customize the solution to suit their needs and work processes.

    Policy Commander automates and simplifies the implementation and
enforcement of computer security policies. It notifies administrators of all
instances of non-compliance, and can automatically remediate non-compliant
computers to ensure continuous security policy enforcement. Policy Commander
continuously monitors computer configurations to deliver real-time insight
into the security state of the network. Compliance information is both
summarized and presented in granular detail to meet the reporting needs of
system administrators responsible for ongoing security policy management.

    About Simple Technology Inc.

    With offices in Concord and Montreal, Simple Technology is a value-added
computer product distributor focused on OEM keyboard and peripherals and
specializing in biometric security solutions, secure portable storage devices
and data encryption products. In business since 1986, Simple Technology Inc.
is the preferred distributor of choice for many of Canada's top computer
resellers; due to its ability to react quickly and change to meet the dynamic
needs of its customers. For more information on Simple Technology Inc., please
contact them toll free at 800-565-7157, via email at, or visit them online at

    About New Boundary Technologies

    New Boundary Technologies develops innovative software solutions for IT
management and remote equipment monitoring and control. The company's Prism
Suite(TM) automates asset management, software deployment, desktop
configuration management, patch management, and packaging. Policy Commander(R)
automates computer security policy enforcement. Radiem(R) technology monitors
and controls remote and mobile equipment via the wireless Internet. Providing
the highest quality software and customer support, New Boundary Technologies'
consistent growth has been recognized for five consecutive years in the
Deloitte and Touche Fast 50 program. Founded in 1985, New Boundary
Technologies is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota. For more information,
visit or call 800-747-4487.

For further information:

For further information: New Boundary Technologies Terry Boevers,
612-379-3805 x167 or Simple Technology Inc. Tania
Galovic, 905-669-0300

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