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IronPort Systems Expands Multi-Vendor, Multi-Layer Email Security Platform

  • 25 January, 2005 14:38

<p>World’s leading email security provider teams with best-of-breed technologies including Authentica, PGP Corporation, PostX, Sigaba, Sophos and Veritas/KVS</p>
<p>IronPort Systems(TM), the market share leader in email security, has announced the IronPort platform partner alliance to provide a robust multi-vendor, multi-layer email security solution to its customers worldwide. By integrating best-of-breed security technology components, IronPort’s email security platform now provides maximum email functionality and protection. The IronPort platform partner alliance consists of an impressive line-up of market leading anti-spam, anti-virus, encryption, digital rights management and archiving vendors. The IronPort platform partner alliance vendors include Authentica, PGP Corporation, PostX, Sigaba, Sophos and Veritas/KVS.</p>
<p>In-depth defense requires multi-vendor, multi-layer security solutions. The IronPort platform partner alliance brings together technologies from the industry leaders in each of their respective categories, enabling IT managers to deploy a best-of-breed solution without the challenges of integrating point solutions from multiple security vendors. The technologies available with the IronPort platform have been fully tested and are in production at leading customer sites around the world. IronPort’s email security appliances also provide a powerful and flexible infrastructure for companies working to ensure regulatory compliance.</p>
<p>"Today's IT managers need to deal with increasingly sophisticated and blended spam and virus attacks, while at the same time comply with stringent regulations that drive privacy, encryption and archiving requirements,” said Tom Gillis, Senior Vice President Worldwide Marketing for IronPort. "We have a responsibility to help our customers navigate these challenges and implement an in-depth, multi-layer, multi-vendor security solution. The IronPort platform partner alliance solution provides the power to customise a solution to fit their needs – a solution built on IronPort’s world class email security appliance."</p>
<p>“PGP Corporation has a long history of providing standards-based encryption solutions to the leading worldwide companies,” said Andrew Krcik, Vice President Worldwide Marketing for PGP Corporation. “We understand our customers’ needs for interoperable solutions and are committed to continuing our partnership and to extending our joint customer-base with IronPort Systems.”</p>
<p>“As an integrated and comprehensive solution for email risk mitigation and compliance, IronPort is well positioned to address a large degree of the needs with today’s messaging environments,” said Shawn Eldridge, Director of Products and Strategy at PostX Corporation. “PostX is delighted to be a strategic partner in this understanding.”</p>
<p>“Information security is becoming more complex as enterprise networks are opening up to more partners and customers,” said Paul Mikcevic, Vice President Business Development of Sigaba. “This alliance helps customers address the need to secure email from both inside and outside the firewall, and Sigaba is pleased to join IronPort in this effort.”</p>
<p>“There is tremendous value in pairing Authentica’s industry leading enterprise rights management solutions with IronPort’s proven content filtering,” said Norman Meisner, Vice President of Business Development at Authentics. “It’s more important than ever for our mutual customers to automatically identify, secure, control and audit email to comply with government regulations and adhere to corporate policies.”</p>
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<p>Notes for Editors:</p>
<p>About IronPort Systems
IronPort Systems is the leading email security provider for organisations ranging from small businesses to the Global 2000. The company has developed a family of email security appliances, the IronPort C-Series(TM), that offer breakthrough performance, unprecedented ease of use and reduced total cost of ownership. IronPort is driving new standards and providing innovative products for those faced with the monumental task of managing, protecting and growing mission-critical email systems. For more information on IronPort products and services, visit:</p>
<p>For further information please contact:
Michael J. Bosch
Managing Director
IronPort Systems Australia / New Zealand
Mob +61 (0) 417 287 345</p>
<p>Press Contact
Derek Evans
Gotley Nix Evans
Tel +61 (0)2 9957 5555
Mob +61 (0) 410 601 673</p>

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