Verio Selects MX Logic Email Defense Gateway-Service Provider Edition for Advanced Email Protection.DENVER -- Leading Provider of Global IP Solutions Protects Shared-Hosting Customers From Email Threats Using the MX Logic Email Defense Gateway
MX Logic, Inc., a leading provider of innovative email defense solutions that ensure email protection and security for service providers, businesses, government organizations, resellers and their customers, today announced that Verio -- a subsidiary of NTT NTT Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
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With the turnkey MX Logic Email Defense Gateway, service providers can easily and rapidly create new revenue streams by offering their consumer subscribers and commercial customers with reliable, dynamic and comprehensive messaging protection at the email gateway. The Email Defense Gateway helps ensure that spam E-mail that is not requested. Also known as "unsolicited commercial e-mail" (UCE), "unsolicited bulk e-mail" (UBE), "gray mail" and just plain "junk mail," the term is both a noun (the e-mail message) and a verb (to send it). , unwanted content and attachments are blocked -- and that viruses, worms and other email threats such as fraud and phishing Pronounced "fishing," it is a scam to steal valuable information such as credit card and social security numbers, user IDs and passwords. Also known as "brand spoofing," an official-looking e-mail is sent to potential victims pretending to be from their ISP, bank or retail establishment. scams never enter a service provider's network or reach its end-user customers -- because they are blocked at the perimeter, before they can enter the network.
Launched in February 2004, the MX Logic Email Defense Gateway is now widely deployed by service providers worldwide and processes millions of messages per hour protecting hundreds of thousands of businesses and millions of end-users.
Partnering with MX Logic, Verio, the largest operator of websites for businesses and a leader in delivering global IP solutions to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), will offer the Verio Email Defense Solution to provide enhanced customer security with reliable and comprehensive messaging protection, while significantly reducing spam-related network, server and storage costs. Verio will also add enhanced features and functionality, including anti-virus protection, to its Email Defense Solution.
"Spam is no longer just an electronic nuisance that companies can simply ignore. It has become a costly and dangerous technology issue for companies of all sizes, threatening the security of their networks, as well as employee productivity," said Gwenael Hagan, vice president of product strategy for Verio. "We're helping our customers address these threats by offering a comprehensive solution to guard against spam and the viruses that often accompany it. By offering such enhanced products and leading technologies, we allow our customers to do what they do best -- focus on their core business, while we provide solutions that enhance productivity and protect infrastructure, in one complete package."
"We're pleased to have a tier-one service provider like Verio select the MX Logic Email Defense Gateway as its defense solution," said John Street, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. , MX Logic. "In addition to being a carrier-grade solution that offers dynamic, constantly updated email protection, MX Logic's Email Defense Gateway has been specifically designed to meet the unique needs of service providers."
In the month of September, 93 percent of all email traffic through the MX Logic(R) Threat Center was spam. Once considered merely a nuisance, spam and other email threats have become a costly burden for enterprises. According to according to
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3. Ferris Research, protecting the enterprise from spam and other email threats costs $110 per employee per year, reaching a predicted cost to U.S. organizations of $10 billion in 2003. Additionally, an Internet Service Provider Internet service provider (ISP)
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(2) (Internet Service Provider) An organization that provides access to the Internet. Connection to the user is provided via dial-up, ISDN, cable, DSL and T1/T3 lines. ) with one million subscribers and an average of 65 percent spam in its email network will incur an annual cost of $3 million, or $0.25 per user per month.
About MX Logic Email Defense Gateway-Service Provider Edition
The MX Logic Email Defense Gateway is an end-to-end email defense solution that allows service providers like Verio to deliver comprehensive email protection to their customers, while significantly reducing spam-related network, server and storage costs. Designed for a distributed architecture with carrier-grade reliability, the flexible software platform allows service providers to deploy the Email Defense Gateway, and then customize their solution by adding filtering modules as needed as needed prn. See prn order. .
With the turnkey MX Logic Email Defense Gateway, service providers can provide comprehensive protection to their hosted email customers, while easily and rapidly creating new revenue streams from the sale of private-labeled email defense services to business customers who manage their own messaging environments.
MX Logic supports service providers in reselling email defense services to their business customers directly and through their reseller An organization that sells hardware and software to the general public. Resellers purchase products from software publishers and hardware manufacturers. network with the following:
--Seamless Integration into Back-Office Provisioning and Customer Management Applications -- Leveraging a Web service API (Application Programming Interface) A language and message format used by an application program to communicate with the operating system or some other control program such as a database management system (DBMS) or communications protocol. , service providers can integrate the MX Logic Email Defense Gateway into customer provisioning applications, authenticate (1) To verify (guarantee) the identity of a person or company. To ensure that the individual or organization is really who it says it is. See authentication and digital certificate.
(2) To verify (guarantee) that data has not been altered. through subscriber LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) A protocol used to access a directory listing. LDAP support is implemented in Web browsers and e-mail programs, which can query an LDAP-compliant directory. directories and manage customer filtering policy data.
--Package Management for Service Bundles -- The MX Logic Email Defense Gateway allows service providers to customize the email defense service bundles that they provide to their end-user email customers and resell these service bundles to their business customers, making customer buying decisions simpler, more flexible and less expensive.
--Branding -- Service providers can brand all elements of the service offering, including branding their Web-based MX Control Console(SM), with complete company information, corporate logos and all other parameters visible by their customers.
--Reseller Management -- The MX Logic Email Defense Gateway enables a multiple-tier distribution model. Service providers that have a wide and diverse reseller network, such as ISPs and Web hosts who have end-user customers, can provide leading email defense solutions through their channel while benefiting from strong margins.
Email Defense Gateway Features:
--Comprehensive spam filtering A software routine that deletes incoming spam or diverts it to a "junk" mailbox (see spam folder). Also called "spam blockers," spam filters are built into a user's e-mail program. -- Instantly blocks 98 percent of spam, with industry-leading low false positive rates (legitimate email marked as spam).
--Around-the-clock messaging infrastructure attack protection -- Provides real-time monitoring and analysis of traffic patterns by email security experts.
--Policy-based email threat management -- Enables simple configuration and implementation of email policies.
--Sophisticated quarantine quarantine (kwŏr`əntēn), isolation of persons, animals, places, and effects that carry or are suspected of harboring communicable disease. management -- Offers end users or administrators the convenience of flexible, spam quarantine mail management.
--Flexible deployment strategy -- Allows service providers to leverage either an on-premise installation or an MX Logic hosted deployment of the service, providing a risk-free adoption path.
Service providers can customize their solution by adding the following modules to the MX Logic Email Defense Gateway:
--Spam Blocking Module -- Blocks 98 percent of spam by leveraging MX Logic's multi-layered Stacked Classification Framework(R), which aggregates the most effective spam classifiers for maximum protection. Offers additional protection against wireless SMS/MMS spam.
--Virus and Worm Scanning Module -- Provides maximum virus protection by leveraging MX Logic's proprietary virus and worm detection engine and two third-party anti-virus engines -- McAfee(R) and Sophos(R).
--Content and Attachment Filtering Module -- Enables content-policy configuration to automatically filter and quarantine messages containing inappropriate content or attachments before they enter or leave the service provider's and its customers' networks.
For more information on these features, visit http://www.mxlogic.com/solutions/solutions_service.html
Verio Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
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In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. of NTT Communications (NTT Com), which provides long distance and international telecommunications reaching over 200 countries worldwide. Verio is the world's largest operator of Web sites for businesses and a leading provider of global IP solutions. NTT Com and Verio market their global IP solutions under the NTT/VERIO brand. The company offers businesses a broad range of Internet services, including Web hosting Making a Web site available on the Internet. Many ISPs host a few personal Web pages for an individual at no additional cost above the monthly service fee, but the address is subordinate to the ISP; for example, www.friendlyisp.com/pat_smith. , dedicated access, virtual private networks and managed service offerings, among other enhanced services Enhanced service is service offered over commercial carrier transmission facilities used in interstate communications, that employs computer processing applications that act on the format, content, code, protocol, or similar aspects of the subscriber's transmitted information; . Verio supports its operations with highly reliable and scalable global infrastructure and systems including the NTT/VERIO Global IP Network, and provides Web hosting services A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to provide their own websites accessible via the World Wide Web. Web hosts are companies that provide space on a server they own for use by their clients as well as providing to customers in more than 170 countries. The combination of Verio and NTT Com offers services to meet the growing and diverse needs of all businesses, including small to medium businesses, large global enterprises and multi-national corporations. More information can be found at www.verio.com and www.ntt.com/index-e.html.
About MX Logic
MX Logic, Inc. provides innovative email defense solutions that ensure email protection and security for enterprises, service providers, government organizations, and resellers and their customers. Deployed as a managed service or on-premise software On-premise software refers to the use of an executable computer program (software) installed on the premises (in the building) of the person or organisation using such software. , the company's feature-rich solution suite is the industry's most comprehensive, flexible and easy to use.
Founded by messaging industry pioneers, MX Logic has delivered numerous industry firsts to the enterprise spam market, including becoming the first managed service provider to: leverage Bayesian Statistical Classification; provide spam beacon ("Web bug Also called a "Web beacon," "pixel tag," "clear GIF" and "invisible GIF," it is a method for passing information from the user's computer to a third party Web site. Used in conjunction with cookies, Web bugs enable information to be gathered and tracked in the stateless environment of the ") blocking; offer quarantine management via email; provide corporate-level quarantine release reports that help reduce inappropriate email while decreasing corporate liability; and deliver a solution for tracking URL URL
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MX Logic processes millions of messages per day for over 2,800 organizations, including EnCana, Hyundai Motor America, The Sports Authority Sports Authority is the USA's largest full line sporting goods retailer. The company is headquartered in Englewood, Colorado. It operates over 400 stores in 45 U.S. states under the Sports Authority name. Total sales for the fiscal year ending January 29 2005 were $2.44 billion. , YMCA YMCA
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