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uRoam and Terra Corporation Form Strategic Relationship to Deploy Radically Simplified Remote Access Solutions to Asian Markets

FirePass 2.2 is fully Japanized for burgeoning market

uRoam, Inc. and Terra Corporation today announced that they have formed a strategic relationship whereby Terra will represent uRoam's products, technology and services in Asia. uRoam is a leader in providing radically simplified, web-based remote access solutions, with its FirePass product successfully deployed at numerous enterprise clients. Terra is one of Japan's premiere business incubators, business consultants and solution providers. uRoam's FirePass supports remote access to corporate desktops and networks from PC, Palm, RIM, PocketPC and Internet phone browsers including i-mode, jPhone, and WAP in a single, integrated, elegant solution requiring no setup or installation on the accessing devices. The reduced installation and support burden enables substantial reductions in network administration costs, while providing superior convenience and ease-of-use for the remote workers.

A Japanese-language, double-byte-capable version of FirePass Release 2.2 is now available through Terra's subsidiary Technowing Corporation ( Technowing will act as uRoam's distributor, providing sales and support for the Asian market. Yasuo Kobayashi, Terra's Representative Director said, "Our partnership with uRoam leverages our position as an innovative and aggressive leader in the growth of IT industries in Japan and Asia. uRoam's products fill an urgent need for corporate customers in the global marketplace to easily and securely stay connected to mission critical information anytime-anywhere. Best of all, with no client needed, full localization, and compatibility with Japan's major phone browsers, uRoam's products truly are simple to deploy and use." "We're extremely pleased to partner with Terra to bring the next generation of remote access to the Asian marketplace," said Michael Herne, uRoam's President & CEO. "Terra is a great partner because of its strong ties to the marketplace and its consistent record in bringing new and innovative solutions to the market from multiple business perspectives."

About Terra Corporation

Founded in early 90's with the rise of personal computing in Japan, Terra Corporation has consistently anticipated new market requirements and played a unique role in the market growth of IT industries in Japan as a business incubator, business consultant and solution provider. Terra currently has more than Yen 210,000,000 in paid-up capital and, among other holdings, is a major holder of Digital Adventure, a NASDAQ Japan Company (Code 4772). Technowing, a Terra subsidiary, provides leading information technologies for the Japanese and other Asian markets.

About uRoam

uRoam, Inc. was founded in 1998 to develop next-generation corporate solutions for Internet-based remote access. uRoam provides remote-access technology that can extend highly-secure remote access to everyone in an organization, without the pain and expense of the older technologies. uRoam offers its users secure, anytime/anywhere/any-device access from the Internet directly to their own desktop systems, as well as to their company's shared network resources. uRoam is privately held and venture funded. For more information, visit us at

For further information, contact:

Sylvia Ahern
Director of Marketing Communications, uRoam Inc.
510 687-1616

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