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July 16, 2014 08:00 ET

Proofpoint Expands Partner Program With New Suite for Microsoft Office 365

New Proofpoint Suite Extends Partner Offerings for Office 365 With Advanced Threat Protection and Comprehensive Compliance

SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 16, 2014) - Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider and Microsoft Gold Independent Software Vendor, today announced the expansion of the Proofpoint Affiliate Program for Microsoft Partners to address channel offerings for enterprises migrating to Microsoft® Office 365™. To meet market demand through the channel, Proofpoint recently launched the Proofpoint Security and Compliance Suite for Office 365. The new suite provides essential advanced threat protection, global regulatory compliance and comprehensive eDiscovery capabilities for Microsoft Office 365.

Available today, Microsoft partners interested in offering the new Proofpoint Security and Compliance Suite for Office 365 to companies can do so through a simple referral business model.

"Thousands of Microsoft customers trust Proofpoint to successfully deliver cloud-based advanced threat protection, data loss prevention, encryption and archiving," said Dee Dee Acquista, senior director of North America Channels for Proofpoint. "The Proofpoint Affiliate Program expansion demonstrates our continued commitment to providing the channel with solutions that protect organizations from the latest threats while ensuring compliance. Our new Proofpoint Security and Compliance Suite for Office 365 enhances the capabilities of Microsoft Office 365 with necessary cloud protection and compliance technology."

The new Proofpoint Security and Compliance Suite for Office 365 extends Microsoft Office 365 functionality with advanced threat protection, global compliance and comprehensive eDiscovery. Featured enhancements include targeted spear-phishing attack and zero-day malware prevention, search and legal discovery across non-Microsoft document types, regulated data retention for SEC and FINRA compliance, and more.

This week, Microsoft Partner Conference attendees can visit Proofpoint booth #632 for details on the partner program and the new Proofpoint suite. For additional information on Proofpoint Security and Compliance Suite for Office 365, please visit www.proofpoint.com/O365. Further details on the Proofpoint Affiliate Program for Microsoft Partners are available via www.proofpoint.com/partners

About Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT) is a leading security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance, and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint's expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.

Proofpoint and Proofpoint Security and Compliance Suite are trademarks or registered trademarks of Proofpoint, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Microsoft and Office 365 are trademarks of Microsoft Corp. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between Proofpoint and any other company.

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