Kingsoft WPS Office Receives Further Orders from Central Ministries.
Hong Kong, May 19, 2011 - (ACN Newswire) - Kingsoft Corporation Limited ("Kingsoft" or the "Company"; SEHK stock code: 03888), a leading entertainment software, Internet security and application software developer, distributor and service provider in the PRC, announced that it has signed an agreement to provide its WPS Office software for another central ministry - National Audit Office. Furthermore, subsequent to Qingdao Municipal Government, Suzhou Municipal Government has reached agreement with the Company to acquire WPS Office software.
Currently, WPS Office is used by over 60 central ministries, including General Administration of Press and Publication, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Land and Resources and State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission, and more than 300 provincial government institutions and municipalities, as well as numerous large and medium-sized enterprises. With the ongoing promotion of legitimate software use in the PRC, the State Copyright Bureau, in cooperation with theMinistry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Commerce and other authorities have been pushing ahead with supervision and inspection efforts, promoting the use of legitimate software within government organizations, large enterprisesand small and medium-sized enterprises. The State Council Executive Meeting issued the Notice of Legitimate Software Use in Government Organizations last October and commenced special inspections on the use of legitimate software. As at December 2010, 18,282 large and medium-sized enterprises across the country received the inspections of which 12,262 have passed, which basically meets the target.
With regard to the individual user market, Kingsoft Office Android Beta edition was launched on10 May 2011 to carter for users of mobile office. It is another new mobile product of Kingsoft, following the introduction of Kingsoft Kuaipan.
Mr. Ge Ke, Senior Vice President of Kingsoft, said, "We are pleased that WPS Office has received new purchase orders from the central ministries. The orders once again prove our capability and strength to provide high-end users with top-quality products and services. The purchase also reflects the central government's commitment to promoting the use of legitimate software, which will spur the development of domestic office software products and expedite the use of genuine office software in the PRC market. While actively expanding our presence in the government and enterprise sectors, we are alsolooking closely at developments in the Internet and mobile segments with the objective of penetrating into these areas. Leveraging our years of experience and strong R&D capability, we are confident in enlarging the Company's market share and becoming the leader of the office software market."
About Kingsoft Corporation Limited
Kingsoft is a leading Internet-based developer, distributor and service provider of entertainment software, Internet security and application software in China. Since the commercial launch of its first office applications software, WPS 1.0, in 1989 followed by over 20 years of innovative endeavors, Kingsoft has become well recognized as a leading software brand in China. Kingsoft has also rejuvenated itself by successfully transiting from "the King of package software" legacy to become an Internet application based model of Software as a Service (SAAS).
Kingsoft's main business encompasses on-line games, Internet security and application software. We utilize the Internet as an effective and relatively secure channel to market and distribute our products, and have built an extensive sales and distribution network. We provide numerous well-known software products such as WPS Office, Kingsoft PowerWord, Kingsoft Internet Security and online games, including the JX Series and the First Myth series to retail customers, corporate clients and government bodies in China. Kingsoft is currently building a converged user platform for its diversified product portfolio and providing a variety of value-added services. The Company distributes certain entertainment software products in Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and the U.S., as well as certain Internet security and application software products in Japan, Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand and Vietnam.
Headquartered in Beijing, Kingsoft has R&D centers in Chengdu, Dalian, Zhuhai and Beijing. In addition to possessing strong R&D capabilities, Kingsoft has introduced top Internet and on-line game operation talents to its management team with the aim to enhancing user engagement and improving the efficiency of operations. Kingsoft will continue developing new products and expanding its market share in China, while vigorously penetrating into other overseas markets. For more information, please visit www.kingsoft.com.
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