MXSweep Enhances Email Security with Additional Messaging Security Technology

February 24, 2010 by  

Web Hosting ToolsSunnyvale, Ca., and Dublin, Ireland – Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) and MXSweep today announced that MXSweep has further enhanced its email security as a service (SaaS) platform with the addition of Commtouch’s GlobalView™ Mail Reputation Service and Outbound Spam Protection solutions.

This move complements and completes MXSweep’s adoption of the full suite of Commtouch email security products, which already includes Commtouch Anti-Spam and Zero-Hour Virus Outbreak Protection.

“We selected Commtouch because its real-time security technologies give us an even greater edge in our market space,” said Edward Grant, CEO of MXSweep. “We tested various messaging security solutions, and Commtouch was by far the most robust. The company is also easy to do business with and provides fantastic marketing support, creating a true partnership.”

MXSweep is using GlobalView Mail Reputation Service and Outbound Spam Protection as integral parts of its managed services for email. MXSweep provides reseller partners with the flexibility to offer their customers full email security protection, based on Commtouch’s complete solution.

With Commtouch, MXSweep’s email protection combines effective anti-spam, anti-virus and anti-phishing coverage with uniquely low false positives while it protects against external email threats.

Together, these services help end-customers achieve a smoothly working IT infrastructure that drives efficiency and productivity. In addition, MXSweep’s vision is built around its SaaS model and the company will continually be enhancing and adding services for its customers.

“We have tested MXSweep for a number of weeks and are very satisfied. The service, enhanced by Commtouch technologies, is exactly what we were looking for – a perfect solution to handle spam and other threats from the Internet,” said Olli Rikala, CEO of Deferon OY, a customer of MXSweep’s.

“We have been working with MXSweep since 2006, and its addition of GlobalView Mail Reputation Service and Outbound Spam Protection to its full email security offering further validates our technology as the ideal solution for service providers looking to strengthen their email protection and reduce operational costs,” stated Ofer Tal, VP, international sales and business development at Commtouch. “With Commtouch’s technology, MXSweep’s customers ensure their end-users are protected against spam, phishing and malware outbreaks.”

About MXSweep
MXSweep’s online email security as a service platform delivers world class and cost effective anti-spam and anti-virus security alongside email disaster recovery and corporate email compliance services. It is a complete enterprise-level email security solution requiring no upfront investment and is simple to use. MXSweep provides SaaS distributors, Value Add Resellers and Managed Service Providers with a streamlined route into the email security market, shields business customers from all email-borne cyber threats and provides important compliance, reporting and email back up functionality via the online portal. MXSweep is a privately held company based in Dublin, Ireland. For further information, please visit

About Commtouch
Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) provides proven messaging and Web security technology to more than 130 security companies and service providers for integration into their solutions. Commtouch’s patented Recurrent Pattern Detection™ (RPD™) and GlobalView™ technologies are founded on a unique cloud-based approach, and work together in a comprehensive feedback loop to protect effectively in all languages and formats. Commtouch technology automatically analyzes billions of Internet transactions in real-time in its global data centers to identify new threats as they are initiated, protecting email infrastructures and enabling safe, compliant browsing. The company’s expertise in building efficient, massive-scale security services has resulted in mitigating Internet threats for thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users in 190 countries. Commtouch was founded in 1991, is headquartered in Netanya, Israel, and has a subsidiary in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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