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Rome, NY March 5, 2008 – Dart Communications, a leading global provider of Internet development components, and GrapeCity, a leading software distribution and localization company in Japan, are pleased to announce GrapeCity’s receipt of product sales awards by ComponentSource, the world’s largest provider of software components and development tools. GrapeCity is the recipient of three product awards for Secure FTP, Secure Mail, and Secure iNET Suite, are all localized versions of Dart Communication’s PowerTCP for .NET product line. Receiving the Bestselling Product Awards in Japan 2007 is confirmation of the popularity of Dart and GrapeCity’s product representation among the Japanese development community.

Given to the Top 50 Bestselling Products, the ComponentSource Bestselling Product Awards 2007 are based on the total sales dollar value of orders placed by customers during the year through Component Source Japan. “These awards are based on real orders placed with us by customers in over 110 countries around the world, they represent the true global commercial software component and development tool marketplace survey for 2007.” added Sam Patterson, CEO of ComponentSource, “We hope that these ComponentSource Bestselling Product and Publisher Awards will help our customers further see how the components and tools that they are evaluating or purchasing are valued and purchased by their peers.”

Dart’s partnership with GrapeCity, located in Izumi-ku, Sendai, Japan, began in 1997. GrapeCity localized many of Dart’s Internet communication components, sold under the brand names of PowerTCP, PowerSNMP and PowerWEB, and re-branded them for their own Japanese market. Dart and GrapeCity continue to collaborate on the release of new products and features and Dart provides technical support as needed. “GrapeCity is a valued partner that has extended the efficiency benefits of our products into their markets”, says Michael Baldwin, founder and President. “Their due diligence has allowed us to maintain well-tested and stable products that customers can rely on.” “GrapeCity's localized version of the Dart Communications products are ranked in the Best 50 Award in ComponentSource Japan. This proves that Dart and GrapeCity collaborations met the market demands in which reliability is so important a factor.” adds

Masayuki Fukuchi, Marketing Manager of GrapeCity, Inc.

About Dart Communications:
Dart Communications, located in upstate New York, has been designing and developing Internet communication components since 1994. Fourteen years later, three lines of products, PowerTCP and PowerSNMP for ActiveX and .NET, and PowerWEB for ASP.NET, are well known throughout the world; becoming a successful part of projects for small businesses, consultants, and Fortune 500 companies.

Each targeted protocol is extensively researched by Dart and each product is tested and supported by consistent processes and customer feedback. Developers using the PowerTCP, PowerSNMP and PowerWEB products can focus on creating the unique features they require rather than wasting weeks on research and unnecessary code writing.

About GrapeCity:
GrapeCity is an award-winning software development firm with headquarters in Japan and more than 700 employees worldwide. For over 25 years, the company has provided enterprises around the world with state-of-the-art software services and solutions. For more information, visit

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