Commtouch Partners With AVG for GlobalView URL Technology
GlobalView Database Helps Protect AVG Family Safety and AVG CloudCare™ Users
MCLEAN, Virginia, September 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of cloud-based solutions for security companies and service providers, today announced that AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG), a leading vendor of security software, has deployed Commtouch's GlobalView Web URL technology into AVG Family Safety and AVG CloudCare™.
"We're integrating Commtouch's Web filtering technology to help ensure that our AVG Family Safety users are protected and have a fast surfing experience," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak , Chief Technology Officer at AVG Technologies. "We chose Commtouch because of its ability to ensure accurate categorization of URLs as well as its easy-to-integrate technology that creates maximum value for our clients."
Commtouch's URL technologies use the GlobalView Cloud to provide unprecedented breadth of Web coverage. "Our GlobalView Cloud processes billions of transactions each day and brings together a large range of reputable data sources, ensuring that AVG's clients will benefit from our Web categorization data," said Brett Wilson , vice president of products at Commtouch. "We're pleased to have a pioneering company such as AVG select our technology, as it underscores our uniquely innovative approach to protection."
Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) safeguards the world's leading security companies and service providers with cloud-based Internet security services. Real-time threat intelligence from Commtouch's GlobalView™ Cloud powers its Web filtering, email security and antivirus solutions, protecting thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users worldwide. Visit http://www.commtouch.com.
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