USA.Net Selects Cloudmark To Extend Messaging Security For More Than One Million Mailboxes
Email Hosting Provider Chooses Cloudmark to Protect Customers against Viruses, Spam and Phishing; Increases Spam Catch Rate by 5X Using the Cloudmark Solution
San Francisco—February 16, 2010—Cloudmark, Inc., the global leader in carrier-grade messaging security, today announced that USA.NET has selected Cloudmark Authority® and Cloudmark Sender Intelligence ™ (CSI) to protect its 1,600 business customers and more than one million hosted end-user mailboxes from messaging abuse. With the Cloudmark solution, USA.NET receives the robust and high performing message filtering capabilities of Cloudmark Authority, combined with the comprehensive global sender monitoring and analysis of CSI, to provide its customers with the industry’s highest levels of protection against spam, viruses and phishing attacks.
USA.NET makes it a priority to provide maximum value to its customers and to stay ahead of malicious activity and fraudsters. Due to the rapidly evolving nature of spam, USA.NET chose to optimize information security and add enhanced layers of messaging protection for its business customers. After evaluating various vendors, USA.NET selected the Cloudmark solution because of its high accuracy, scalability and its ability to integrate with existing infrastructure and Linux servers. With the Cloudmark solution in place, USA.NET has improved its spam catch rate by more than five times, increased its message filtering speed and enhanced the overall user experience, all without increasing its existing number of back-end mail servers.
“USA.NET is dedicated to providing reliable and secure premium messaging services to our customers,” said Steve O’Brien, senior vice president of messaging at USA.NET. “By leveraging the Cloudmark solution, we saw an opportunity to improve our security and services without impacting messaging performance or requiring additional investments in hardware.”
As a carrier-grade software solution, Cloudmark Authority and Cloudmark Sender Intelligence add a vital layer of abuse protection to USA.NET’s network of business customers. Cloudmark Authority delivers the industry’s fastest and most accurate protection from spam, phishing and viruses. It uses a combination of unique Advanced Message Fingerprinting™ and real-time threat reporting from the Cloudmark Global Threat Network™. The solution’s network consists of trusted users in 190 countries around the globe. With these capabilities, Cloudmark Authority detects messaging abuse with up to 99 percent accuracy and near-zero false positives, delivering the highest level of protection against new threats, outbreaks and attacks. Together with Cloudmark Authority, CSI provides cloud-based intelligence that includes up-to-date and accurate reputation data on good, bad and suspect senders.
“For leading email hosting providers like USA.NET, it is essential to provide reliable, secure and efficient email service without cumbersome delays and costly hardware investments,” said Jamie de Guerre, chief technology officer at Cloudmark. “The Cloudmark solution proactively eliminates messaging threats before they reach the end-user mailboxes, protecting against spam, phishing and virus attacks.”
USA.NET, a wholly owned subsidiary of Perimeter, is the recognized leader for Hosted Email delivering messaging, collaboration, mobility, archiving and advanced infrastructure solutions for businesses of all sizes. USA.NET's global infrastructure serves clients in over 120 countries. Cited as the "Top Player" for the hosted business email market by The Radicati Group, Inc., USA.NET is SAS 70 Type II Audited, Microsoft Gold Certified, a member of the Microsoft Technology Adoption Program for Exchange, and winner of the Microsoft Excellence Award for Exchange Hosting Solutions. For more information about USA.NET visit www.usa.net or call 800-653-0179.
Cloudmark builds messaging security software that protects communications service provider networks and their subscribers against the widest range of messaging threats. Only Cloudmark Security Platform™ delivers instant security and control across diverse messaging environments, enabling communications service providers to create a safe user experience, protect revenue and safeguard their brand, while streamlining infrastructure and reducing operational costs. Cloudmark's patented solutions protect more than 120 tier-one customers worldwide, including AT&T, Verizon, Swisscom, Comcast, Cox and NTT.