Commtouch Email Security SaaS Enables Partners to Deliver Cloud-Based Security as a Service

New service allows vendors and service providers to affordably and rapidly address a growing market with a complete private label solution

Jan 30, 2013, 08:00 ET from Commtouch

MCLEAN, Virginia, January 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, today announced the launch of Commtouch's private label Email Security SaaS.

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The launch marks an important milestone in Commtouch's strategy to provide service providers and security vendors with the ability to rapidly bring innovative cloud-based Security as a Service offerings to market alongside their other offerings and under their own brands. Providing easy and efficient access to the growing market segment, Commtouch Email Security SaaS combines premium protection against email-based threats such as spam, phishing and malware, with maximum cost-efficiency and minimum time to market.

Commtouch Email Security SaaS is designed to enable Commtouch partners to rebrand the solution and sell it through their channel partners or directly. The new cloud-enabled platform delivers market-leading detection at a competitive price point, streamlines resource utilization, and delivers stronger Quality of Service (QoS) - all of which increase customer satisfaction, reduce churn, and help grow market share and revenue. For end customers, Commtouch Email Security SaaS provides easy to implement access to strong protection against all types of email-based threats - making it easy for organizations to have world-class protection without the need to hire a team of security professionals. As a result, organizations receive world-class protection, improved productivity, and reduced operational costs while also enjoying a decrease in the load on their infrastructure.

Commtouch Email Security SaaS is based on Commtouch's market-leading and patented malware detection capabilities and newly added technologies that protect thousands of service providers and other organizations worldwide, including multinational corporations such as BMW, SAP and ThyssenKrupp.

The new service is:

  • Easy to implement - Allows service providers and vendors easy access to the SaaS market and their end customers to implement high-level email security with minimum effort
  • Offering maximum protection - World-class spam and malware detection coupled with an unmatched near-zero false positive rate
  • Built to stop spam and malware - Spam, phishing and malware emails are filtered and rejected in the cloud, providing additional protection and optimizing partners' internal email resource usage
  • Designed specifically for partners - Architected for rapid deployment in almost any existing email infrastructure and virtually any type of selling model

"Commtouch Email Security SaaS dramatically increases market and revenue opportunities for our OEM and service provider partners by allowing them fast, easy access to the Security as a Service market - one of the fastest-growing market segments in information security," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Commtouch. "It gives our partners a unique opportunity to offer their customers maximum protection from email-based threats without any implementation effort. For the first time, Commtouch offers a complete cloud-based, private label email security service that delivers a powerful combination of proven technology and business-driving features. Commtouch Email Security SaaS underscores our commitment to providing the best security detection available via cloud-based platforms that address our partners' as well as their customers' needs. This is an exciting and opportunity-filled launch for both Commtouch and its partners."

About Commtouch Email Security SaaS

Commtouch Email Security SaaS is a high-performance, cloud-enabled inbound and outbound email security platform. Designed to enable partners to improve email QoS, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce operational cost, Email Security SaaS provides best of breed security technologies for the elimination of inbound and outbound spam, interception of malware, and assurance of email system performance. Combining industry-leading detection capabilities, a SaaS architecture, and partner and channel-friendly provisioning and management, Email Security SaaS delivers a solution that is highly configurable, yet can still be deployed rapidly. For more information, visit

About Commtouch

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) is a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers, increasing the value and profitability of customers' solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis. With six global data centers and renowned technology, Commtouch's email, Web, and antivirus capabilities easily integrate into customers' products and solutions, keeping more than 350 million end users safe. To learn more, visit

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