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May 16, 2006; 06:50 AM

ISPCON Spring 2006, BALTIMORE - (, a leading provider of private-label email services for businesses, individuals and service providers, today announced at the ISPCON Show its enhanced proprietary Total Protection suite that features new spam feedback functionality. The new feature is offered through a technology partnership with Sophos.'s Total Protection suite provides unparalleled protection for its customers against viruses, spam, phishing attacks, and other forms of abuse.

Anti-spam technologies can occasionally block the delivery of legitimate email -- commonly referred to as "false positive" messages. The Sophos technology captures nearly all spam while ensuring legitimate email is delivered. According to Wayne Lewis, Chief Technology Officer for, "After conducting rigorous real-world testing of several anti-spam solutions, we determined that Sophos had the highest spam capture rate on our network, the lowest number of false positives, and fastest speed. These anti-spam results, coupled with three years of exceptional partnership for their anti-virus protection, led us to select Sophos as our technology partner."

To increase the accuracy of its anti-spam protection, launched a new report button to its web mail interface that enables end-users to provide direct feedback to SophosLabs(TM), a global network of threat analysis centers. Real-time analysis ensures that targeted spam, phishing, and malware are effectively blocked. By sending and analyzing this feedback,'s Total Protection suite now provides an improved and real-time detection of evolving and targeted threats and increases the level of security to its customers.

"The Sophos technology is a perfect fit for Total Protection suite and its customers," said Rich Baldry, Head of Strategic Alliances at Sophos. "Our global network of threat analysis centers allows us to automatically tune our anti-spam engine to deliver unparalleled capabilities and block just about any possible threat to customers' emails. Seamlessly integrating that technology with offerings is the perfect solution for any size organization or service provider."

Faced with the growing volume and complexity of threats at the email gateway, businesses and service providers are looking for secure messaging solutions that offer better protection against malware, spam, viruses and abuse. handles millions of email messages per day, servicing over 300,000 domains on a carrier-class messaging platform. The company relieves its customers from the aggravations of managing email by offering an outsourced solution integrated with its Total Protection suite.'s offerings reduce the frustrations and loss of productivity in fighting off viruses, spam, phishing attacks, and other forms of abuse.

The financial benefits of a reliable email service are apparent from the testimonials that receives from its customers. Lewis concludes, "Our customers expect the best threat management solution, and so do we -- that's why we keep improving our Total Protection suite."

About Sophos

Sophos is a world leader in integrated threat management solutions, developing protection against viruses, spyware, spam and policy abuse for business, education and government. Sophos's reliably-engineered, easy-to-operate products protect more than 35 million users in more than 150 countries. Through 20 years' experience and a global network of threat analysis centers, the company responds rapidly to emerging threats -- no matter how complex -- and achieves the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the industry.


Based in San Jose, California, ( offers highly reliable, secure, hosted email solutions for businesses, service providers, and individuals. The company's mission is to provide the advantages of carrier-class email without the expense or complexity, thus enabling customers to focus on what they do best. The company's fully customizable email solutions are built on a highly scalable infrastructure, and include advanced services such as IMAP and push email as well as anti-spam and virus protection. Having provisioned over 30 million mailboxes for over 300,000 domains, has been reliably delivering email solutions around the world since 1998. is a registered trademark of, Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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