Manaccom Signs Agreement with Trend Micro

Sep 20, 2007

ASX RELEASE – Thursday 20 September 2007

Leading Australian e-commerce and IT company, ASX-listed Jumbo Corporation Limited (ASX code: JUM), announced today that its newly acquired Manaccom business has signed a new sales agreement with global IT protection giant, Trend Micro.

The new agreement follows a highly successful Manaccom-Trend Micro alliance over the past decade which has seen Manaccom secure distribution for the Trend Micro range of products into all key retail accounts in Australia and New Zealand including Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, Officeworks and JB Hi-Fi and numerous independent stores. Trend Micro - listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and with a market capitalisation of over AUD$6 billion - is a pioneer in secure content and threat management for IT systems. Jumbo’s agreement with Trend Micro will see the Brisbane- based Company represent Trend Micro in the consumer market for a further 12 months. Jumbo Chief Executive Officer, Mr Mike Veverka, said that over the past decade Manaccom had already taken Trend Micro’s PC-cillin Internet Security product range from an unknown product in the Australian and New Zealand retail markets to a market leader. Manaccom provides Trend Micro with complete publishing services including product and packaging production, marketing, merchandising, order fulfillment, and customer support. Leading retailer Harvey Norman has awarded Manaccom the prestigious Software Supplier of the Year award for the past two consecutive years, in recognition of its service levels in providing the Trend Micro and other products to over 150 Harvey Norman stores across the country. The new agreement – which includes an expanded product range from Trend Micro – will further strengthen Manaccom’s ability to provide a high level of service to major resellers. “Trend Micro has been working with Manaccom for over a decade, and has been extremely pleased with the focus and effort Manaccom put into marketing and selling our product range,” Trend Micro APAC Consumer Managing Director, Mr Ross Wilson, said. “Manaccom is a very respected member of the IT community in Australia which has been invaluable in its drive to make Trend Micro products a leader in the consumer IT security field, and we look forward to extending our partnership with them”, said Mr Wilson. Manaccom will commence shipping the expanded Trend Micro Internet Security 2008 range this month. “We believe this new range from Trend Micro will enable us to further increase our market share in the consumer market during the next twelve months,” said Mr James Mackay, CEO of Manaccom.   About Jumbo Following the acquisition of Manaccom, Jumbo is now logically divided into 3 divisions. 1. Lottery Division. Responsible for selling Australian lotteries to the public from and from stores in a number of Pacific countries including Fiji and Norfolk Island. The Company has signed an Alliance Agreement with Yahoo!7 and has Reseller Agreements with Tattersalls’ and NSW Lotteries Corporation. 2. IT Division – Manaccom. Publishes and markets popular software titles through large retailers and independent resellers. Key relationships include Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, Officeworks, JB HiFi and Trend Micro. Manaccom received the Harvey Norman Software & Portable Media Supplier of the Year award in 2007. 3. Jumbo Interactive. This newly formed division generates, sells and manages Internet-based traffic and advertising. It includes which is a promotional network connecting Internet sellers (merchants) with online marketers (affiliates). New projects are planned to further grow the network’s traffic generation and sales capabilities. Jumbo commenced operations in 1995 in the early days of the Internet with the development of one of the first e-commerce systems providing online merchants with tools to operate their own online stores ( Since then the Company has steadily grown and acquired businesses such as TMS Global Services to form the Lottery Division and Manaccom to form the IT Division.   For further Information: Mike Veverka CEO, Jumbo Corporation (07) 3831 3705

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