SOURCE: Ipswitch Messaging Division

November 18, 2008 10:14 ET

Ipswitch Introduces IMail Server v10.02 With Newly Integrated Commtouch Anti-Spam and Reputation Service

AUGUSTA, GA--(Marketwire - November 18, 2008) - Ipswitch Messaging Division, a leading developer of messaging solutions, today introduced IMail Server v10.02. With this release, Ipswitch has integrated Commtouch Anti-Spam technology into its product family. Commtouch Advanced Security Daemon (a.k.a. ctasd™) is a plug-and-play email-borne spam and malware outbreak detection daemon that combines your current core messaging network infrastructure with advanced detection and classification capabilities. The daemon adds a layer of email filtering to your mail delivery system in order to provide real-time classification, already in the first minutes after a new outbreak is launched.

"With thousands of businesses globally relying on our mail servers for rapid, reliable email handling, we need to provide our customers the best email security technology and the best spam detection," said Tripp Allen, president of Ipswitch Messaging Division. "Spam volumes have increased dramatically, so we sought to provide our customers with an edge blocking solution to help reduce their bandwidth and infrastructure costs. The Commtouch GlobalView Mail Reputation edge solution will prevent over 85% of spam email from ever entering our customers' networks. In addition, by selecting Commtouch Recurrent Pattern Detection™ technology, we can provide them with significantly better spam detection. So overall, our customers will get better spam detection and reduced infrastructure costs, at the same price as our previous email filtering solution."

The IMail Server product line consists of email servers providing the essential communication and collaboration tools for small and medium businesses, at a lower total cost of ownership than most enterprise-oriented solutions. The IMail Server Plus and Premium versions will offer spam blocking powered by Commtouch technology. Ipswitch markets its solutions in over 120 countries through a network of channel partners.

"Spam and phishing email messages continue to barrage businesses worldwide. As a result, businesses need to implement a highly accurate email security solution that protects against all types of outbreaks, in every language and email format," said Avner Amram, Commtouch's executive vice president and general manager Americas. "We are pleased to work with Ipswitch in providing top-notch spam detection and perimeter spam blocking to Ipswitch customers."

About Ipswitch Messaging Division

Ipswitch Messaging Division delivers crucial communication and collaboration tools without the high acquisition and ongoing administrative costs of systems designed for large enterprises. More than 60 million people worldwide use Ipswitch Messaging software to communicate via the award winning Ipswitch IMail Server and Ipswitch Instant Messaging, support regulatory compliance and storage maintenance requirements with MailArchiva and Sonian Hosted Archival Systems. Along with an integrated Commtouch Anti-Spam technology, Ipswitch Messaging delivers secure anti-virus protection from BitDefender and Symantec. For companies that want a turnkey collaboration system that includes e-mail, features that plug into Microsoft Outlook, plus integrated anti-spam and anti-virus support and an appealing, secure instant-messaging capability all in one, IMail Server delivers a collaborative set of core features and full-fledged groupware products like Exchange Server at a fraction of the cost. Supported by a world-class team of technical support engineers and customer service representatives, Ipswitch Messaging stands ready to apply its development know-how to help make your organization's messaging initiative a total success.

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About Commtouch

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) is the source of proven messaging and web security technology for scores of security companies and service providers, founded on a unique datacenter-based approach. Commtouch's expertise in building efficient, massive-scale security services has resulted in its patented technology being used to mitigate Internet threats for thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users in over 100 countries. Commtouch's Global Detection Centers automatically analyze billions of transactions in real-time to identify new spam, malware and zombie outbreaks as they are initiated. Commtouch's unmatched suite of security offerings -- anti-spam, virus detection, reputation and zombie intelligence services -- work together in a comprehensive feedback loop. Commtouch was founded in 1991, is headquartered in Netanya, Israel, and has a subsidiary in Sunnyvale, Calif. For more information and real-time statistics and trends, see: and the Commtouch Café blog at

Recurrent Pattern Detection, RPD, Zero-Hour and GlobalView are trademarks, and Commtouch is a registered trademark, of Commtouch Software Ltd. U.S. Patent No. 6,330,590 is owned by Commtouch.

Contact Information

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    Ipswitch Contact:
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