SOURCE: Habeas

October 11, 2006 15:21 ET

Habeas and Message Systems Host the Email Urban Challenge During DMA 2006

Conference and Exhibition Attendees Invited to Enter Trivia-Based Footrace to Win Fantastic Prizes; Attend Post-Race Party

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 11, 2006 --

What: Email Urban Challenge and Post-race Party

When: Monday, October 16, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Thirsty Bear Brewery, 661 Howard Street, San Francisco, California


On Monday, October 16, Habeas, Inc. (, the industry leader in email reputation services, and Message Systems (, a provider of email software solutions, invite participants and attendees of the 2006 Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Conference & Exposition to participate in the Email Urban Challenge -- a trivia-based footrace along the streets of San Francisco.

Following the day's sessions, more than 50 teams of four -- including celebrity teams made up of some of the most famous names in email -- will gather at the Thirsty Bear Restaurant for a trivia challenge, then hit the streets of San Francisco to find all 12 checkpoints identified during the challenge. Each member of the winning teams receives the following prizes:

--  1st Place: 37" LCD television
--  2nd Place: Nike+ running shoes and iPod Nano integration package
--  3rd Place: USB powered "missile" launchers
Are you up for the Challenge? If so, you can either assemble a team or Habeas will create one for you when you register at Attendees of DMA who are unable to participate in the Urban Challenge are encouraged to come to the Thirsty Bear to watch the race in real-time and enjoy the evening's festivities.

For additional information or questions, please call Habeas at (650) 694-3300. If you are a member of the press, please contact Brian Gendron at or (415) 591-8403.

About Habeas, Inc.

Habeas is an Email Trust Authority that re-establishes email as a reliable business communications medium. Habeas enables commercial email senders to certify their communications as legitimate, and helps ISPs and message security vendors make better, more efficient decisions about how to sort inbound mail. By aggregating, analyzing, and categorizing the reputation of millions of email senders around the globe, Habeas is making sure legitimate email gets delivered.

Habeas Solutions for senders include best practices certification, Internet whitelisting, and email monitoring services that improve delivery to over a quarter of a million email servers at major Fortune 1000 companies and leading ISPs. Habeas Solutions for receivers include SenderIndex, the industry's leading email reputation database that helps reduce inbound email handling costs and ensures end users receive the email they need.

About Message Systems

Founded in 1997, Message Systems is a worldwide provider of email software solutions and services for email service providers (ESPs), Internet service providers (ISPs) and large enterprises who need to manage the delivery of large amounts of email. Through a combination of technology, partnerships and intellectual capital, Message Systems offers a family of software solutions and services that address the email infrastructure and deliverability needs for organizations ranging from regional businesses to the Global 2000. With the most powerful Message Transfer Agent (MTA) on the market supporting more than 100,000 concurrent connections per server, Message Systems gets millions of unique messages to the right place at the right time. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Message Systems has a network of channel partners in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information go to

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Brian Gendron
    SHIFT Communications
    (415) 591-8403
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