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asknet Partners with omba on eCommerce Payment Solutions

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Subtitle: Global eShops Provider partners with international Payment Service
Provider to expand global offering on payment methods

Karlsruhe/Berlin (euro adhoc) - October 6, 2011 - asknet, a leading provider of
global eCommerce solutions that increase sales and expand markets for software
and digital media companies, today announced a partnership with the
international Payment Service Provider (PSP) omba. The strategic relationship
allows asknet to offer additional payment options for its customers´ commerce
sites including Sofortbanking, one of the most often used ePayment systems in
Germany, as well as Postfinance.

"The international payment expertise of omba paired with asknet´s industry
knowledge complement each other in an optimal way for our customers," said
Michael Konrad, Co-CEO of asknet AG. "The partnership with omba works well with
the asknet philosophy to always strive to offer our customers a wide variety of
payment methods, which can be a challenge for merchants in the highly dynamic
eCommerce market. With omba, we now offer our customers a more expansive choice
of payment options."

Thomas Tittelbach, Managing Director of omba GmbH, looks forward to the success
of the relationship. "We are excited to work with asknet to expand its ePayment
offerings with local payment methods. This alliance demonstrates our ability to
provide payment methods for both established markets and new ones."

In addition to well-established payment options, omba´s portfolio is constantly
growing with local payment methods in emerging markets such as Latin America,
Russia and China. 

About asknet:
asknet offers its clients customized outsourcing solutions for global software
sales via the Internet. Founded in 1995 as a spin-off of the Karlsruhe Institute
of Technology (KIT, formerly the University of Karlsruhe), the company has
become a leading independent global provider for electronic software
distribution. In addition to its fully integrated shop solutions for software
publishers, the company develops and maintains portals for software distribution
such as, one of Europe's largest platform for downloads of
standard software. In 2010, asknet posted sales of approximately EUR 72.7
million. asknet´s clients include numerous providers of specialty software such
as F-Secure, IS3, Nero, NetObjects, Norman, and Panda Security. The company also
supplies software products to around eighty percent of German universities.

Press contact asknet:
asknet AG               
Martina Oerther
Telefon: +49/721/96458-6369

About omba: 
Omba is an international Payment Service Provider for merchants that process
international transactions. The company focuses on international markets with
above-average growth rates. Based in Germany, omba offers various payment
methods via a unified interface to support the further revenue growth of

Press contact omba:
omba GmbH
Thomas Tittelbach
Stendaler Str. 4
10559 Berlin

Further inquiry note:
Martina Oerther
Director Corporate Marketing
Tel.: +49 (0)721 96 458-6369

end of announcement                               euro adhoc 

company:     asknet AG
             Vincenz-Priessnitz-Str. 3
             D-76131 Karlsruhe
phone:       +49 (0)721 96 458 6369
FAX:         +49 (0)721-96 45899
sector:      Electronic Commerce
ISIN:        DE0005173306
stockmarkets: free trade: Berlin, Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, München, Open Market /
             Entry Standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English

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