Repsol YPF - Spain's Foremost Oil Company - Using Messaging


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  SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding its reach 
throughout the European continent, Commtouch (Nasdaq: CTCH), the worldwide 
leader in outsourced email and messaging solutions, announced today it will 
provide messaging for a new Ecommerce portal from Repsol YPF, repsol-ypf.com. 
Commtouch will power the Repsol site with a fully integrated email service 
including calendaring, instant messaging and Wireless Application Protocol 
(WAP).  
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Repsol YPF chose Commtouch for its superior messaging technology and the 
added value Commtouch solutions bring to their site, providing Repsol YPF 
customers a robust email solution that is secure and reliable -- anytime, 
anywhere.  
Specializing in oil, chemical and gas exploration, refining, distribution 
and marketing, Repsol YPF plans to exploit the new economy through Ecommerce 
by sponsoring major sporting activities on their new site.  The Repsol YPF 
portal was initially created for Spain and Argentina and will soon be 
available to the rest of Europe and Latin America.  While it does not 
exclusively target the company's customers, repsol-ypf.com is designed to 
attract all Internet consumers, including those who do not buy Repsol YPF 
products.  
"We are pleased to become the email outsourcer of choice for Repsol YPF, 
which is among the growing number of international companies leveraging our 
messaging solutions around the world today," said Isabel Maxwell, president at 
Commtouch.  "Everyone who enters the new Repsol portal will have access to the 
latest email and messaging technologies through the Commtouch communications 
platform."  
  About Repsol YPF  
Repsol YPF is a leading international oil and gas company engaged in all 
activities of the petroleum business:  exploration and production, refining 
and marketing, chemicals and gas and power.  
Repsol YPF operates in 27 countries, with a major presence in Spain and 
Argentina.  It owns more than 4,500 million barrels of oil equivalent in 
reserves, and produces over one million barrels per day.  With a refining 
capacity of 1.2 million barrels per day, the company has a service station 
network of over 7,200 outlets throughout the world.  In addition, it sales of 
natural gas amounts to 21 bcm.  
Repsol YPF shares are listed on the Spanish Stock Markets, the New York 
Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Buenos Aires Stock Exchange. 
(www.repsol-ypf.com).  
  About Commtouch  
Commtouch is the leading global provider of outsourced integrated email 
and messaging solutions, currently serving 16 million email boxes worldwide.  
Commtouch delivers messaging solutions for more than 380 corporations, 
ASPs, ISPs, portals and online companies such as About.com, Asahi-Shimbun, 
Citibank, Ericsson, First USA, France Telecom, Go2Net, IFX, Microsoft, 
Multimania.com, Scandinavia Online, Talk City, Toshiba, Tutopia and Yupi.  
Commtouch offers the most integrated suite of online messaging 
applications in 25 languages that include features such as online calendaring, 
unified messaging, wireless integration and direct marketing applications.  
Founded in 1991, Commtouch has offices in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, 
New York City, Miami, London and Tel Aviv. Additional Company information may 
be obtained by visiting www.commtouch.com.  
NOTE:  Commtouch is a registered trademark of Commtouch Software Ltd. 
Terms and product names in this document may be trademarks of others. 
  

SOURCE  Commtouch Software, Ltd.  
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/CONTACT:  Debbie Kay, 972-9-8636806, or debbie.kay@commtouch.com, or 
Michael Krems, 408-566-5816, or mkrems@commtouch.com, both of Commtouch 
Software, Ltd./  


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