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MailGuard wins 2006 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award

  • 22 November, 2006 23:30

<p>MailGuard, Australia’s first and leading provider of managed email anti-virus, anti-spam, content filtering and email archiving solutions for the business market, has been ranked in the top 50 technology companies in Australia in its first year of nomination in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards.</p>
<p>MailGuard was ranked 45 nationally, in the 2006 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 awards, achieving more than 150 per cent revenue growth over the last three years.</p>
<p>Deloitte created the Technology Fast 50 to support Australian technology companies and champion innovation in the sector. The program tracks the growth rates of technology companies aiming to find those companies that have shown impressive growth rates in the hardware, telecommunications, software and biotechnology markets over the last three financial years.</p>
<p>MailGuard’s Director of Strategy, Craig McDonald, attributed the company’s success to its competitive solutions, hard work, focus and responsiveness to its customers. “We continue to return significant funds to R &amp; D in our efforts to deliver innovative solutions to the changing digital communications landscape. MailGuard has doubled its portfolio of email security and archival offerings over the last eighteen months. With the support of our partners and our new services, we’re on target to achieve a further 100 per cent growth over the next 12 months,” said McDonald.</p>
<p>MailGuard recently celebrated five years of successfully servicing the Australian business sector. The company filters over 3 million emails daily and protects over 55,000 people against viruses, spam, mail bomb/email denial of service attacks and hackers as well as providing email filtering/management and usage statistics. MailGuard successfully assists businesses to improve each staff member’s productivity by up to three hours per month.</p>
<p>Pacific Internet (Asia Pacific Business Internet Provider) recently announced that it had chosen MailGuard to be its partner in delivering business grade managed email, anti-virus, anti-spam and content filtering for the business market. MailGuard was chosen because of its comprehensive ability to address anti-virus, anti-spam, content filtering and regulatory compliance requirements.</p>
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About MailGuard®
MailGuard is a 100 percent Australian owned and operated leader in managed information security focused on protecting businesses from Internet based threats such as viruses, spam, trojans and direct attacks; whilst providing reporting, filtering and archiving of email and web browsing to enforce corporate policy and regulatory compliance.</p>
<p>The company delivers services that require no ongoing client management. The cost-effective, effortless and seamless solutions eliminate threats at the Internet, protecting both its clients’ infrastructure from load and compromise, as well as the link to the Internet from congestion and excessive download fees.</p>
<p>Today, MailGuard filters over 3 million emails daily and protects over 55,000 people against viruses, spam, mail bomb/email denial of service attacks and hackers as well as providing email filtering/management and usage statistics. Services include MailGuard, SafeGuard, WebGuard and CaptureMail.</p>
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<p>Issued by Rivers of Communication
On behalf of MailGuard</p>
<p>Media enquiries
Craig McDonald, Director of Strategy, MailGuard, tel: +61 3 9694 4444
Dolores Diez, Rivers of Communication, tel: +61 3 9572 4552 / 0417 330 88, email:</p>

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