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MessageLabs signs global reseller alliance with HP

  • 29 September, 2005 12:13

<p>MessageLabs, the leading provider of messaging security and management services to businesses, has announced it has signed a global reseller alliance with HP to deliver enhanced managed email security services to businesses globally.</p>
<p>HP will resell MessageLabs’ full range of managed email security services, which are delivered outside corporate networks at the Internet level. This range of comprehensive managed email security services provides businesses with protection from viruses, spam, inappropriate images and other unwanted content, as well as helps organizations to control content transported via email.</p>
<p>“Our alliance with HP represents the continued focus and growth of MessageLabs global channel partner program, combining our leading email security and management services with HP’s global expertise, to add real business value to businesses worldwide,” said Jos White, president of MessageLabs. “MessageLabs is committed to building partner relationships that identify and grow sales opportunities while providing market-leading, differentiated solutions that create competitive advantage.”</p>
<p>“MessageLabs adds value to our overall managed email content security services by providing proactive anti-virus and anti-spam services in addition to our standard Internet and email service capabilities,” said Tony Redmond, vice president and chief technology officer, HP Services. “This service provides solid protection to customers facing email threats.”</p>
<p>MessageLabs provides the following services:</p>
<p>• Anti-Spam – Features a multi-layered approach – including MessageLabs Skeptic™ Anti-Spam predictive technology, industry-leading third party technology and additional layers of detection techniques – designed to stop all spam before it reaches corporate networks while ensuring that businesses receive legitimate email.
• Anti-Virus – Combats known and unknown viruses before they reach corporate networks. Using multiple scanners and MessageLabs Skeptic predictive technology, it provides organizations with complete protection even before signatures are available.
• Content Control – Enables enterprises to identify and control confidential, malicious, or inappropriate content sent or received by employees, such as offensive language, harassment or confidential company information. It offers a solution to preserve the confidentiality and security of data, reduce legal liability and ensure regulatory compliance.
• Image Control – Scans and detects inappropriate images in attachments such as pornography or other unwanted images. Image Control goes beyond the flesh tone analysis of standard filters, using image composition analysis to provide accurate detection of such images.
• Boundary Encryption – Provides a secure private email network (SPEN) for customers to communicate with designated partners using SMTP over Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption, without the need for desktop encryption tools. This guarantees the privacy and integrity of electronic communications between corporate mail servers.</p>
<p>Delivered at the Internet-level, this suite of managed email security and management services provides a complete managed email security solution, without the hassle, inconvenience or additional cost of traditional software or hardware solutions. These services ensure the integrity of electronic communications, helping businesses to manage and reduce risk while securing their critical infrastructure and business information.</p>
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<p>About MessageLabs
MessageLabs is the world's leading provider of messaging security and management services with more than 12,000 clients and offices in eight countries. For more information, please visit http://www.messagelabs.com</p>
<p>For MessageLabs:
Claire Hosegood
MessageLabs
Ph: +61 (0)2 8208 7111
Email: chosegood@messagelabs.com</p>

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