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Secure Web-based Application Gives Small Businesses Easy-to-use,
Reliable and Secure Accounting, Anywhere, Anytime


Brisbane, Australia,- May, 2000 - VillageMall®, the premiere provider of Web-based applications for small business, today launched the first release of its Village Token hardware security device.

Lack of adequate security is the number one concern, quoted by internet users against using the internet for "business applications". 

With the Introduction of Village Token these concerns have now been effectively removed.

VillageMall is the worlds first and only provider that includes a security token as part of all business applications.

Established in May 1999, VillageMall will become a leader in the outsourced small business application space with its first offering of online accounting available in 2000. Future releases of business applications include e-stores that communicate directly with accounting software; personal productivity, customer relationship management tools; and online supply procurement. 

"Emerging Internet technology has created a new and currently untapped market — online accounting for small business," commented Charles Moore, managing Director of VillageMall. "Our strategy is to establish and own this space by providing a secure business environment that offer a competitive advantage to small and growing companies, our focus is not on the internet, but how to exploit the internet."

Secure, Reliable, Enterprise Power for Small Business

VillageMall brings the power of the industry-leading Microsoft SQL server database and an enterprise quality infrastructure at a competitive price to small businesses. The power, reliability, security and scalability of Windows 2000, and SQL server enables VillageMall to offer secure, multi-user, granular accessibility to company finances. Data security is ensured through the use of hardware tokens, digital IDs for network wide Identification and authentication.

"Windows 2000 enables small businesses to achieve high levels of performance and security, utilizing the same technology infrastructure and expert staff used to manage the mission critical data of Fortune 500 companies," said Charles Moore. VillageMall -  levels the playing field for small businesses, providing them powerful applications to run their business, and with significant cost savings."

 About VillageMall

VillageMall is the premiere outsourced business application provider for small business. VillageMall was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. For more information please email or visit the company Web site at