Commtouch's Cloud-Based Security Solutions Analyze More Than 12 Billion Transactions Each Day

Commtouch now operates 12 global data centers to support its growth strategy focused on cloud-based Security as a Service (SecaaS) partners

Mar 05, 2013, 08:00 ET from Commtouch

MCLEAN, Virginia, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, today announced that it now analyzes more than 12 billion transactions every day at a rate of more than 138,000 a second. Commtouch protects approximately 350 million end users through its OEM and service provider partners.

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With this growth, Commtouch continues to significantly expand its worldwide infrastructure, including the addition of three new data centers in Europe. Commtouch now operates 12 data centers distributed throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

The expansion of Commtouch's infrastructure is part of its growth strategy that focuses on offering maximum protection against current and future threats, as well as providing its OEM and service provider partners with comprehensive and highly flexible security solutions. Commtouch's growing network of data centers reflects its heavy investment in its product and solution roadmap - including the recently-launched email SaaS solutions and the upcoming Web Security SaaS solution, scheduled for release during the first half of this year.

"As we continue to expand our in-the-cloud solutions, our growing infrastructure provides us with the scalability needed to deliver powerful SaaS solutions to our OEM and service provider partners," said Brett Wilson, vice president of products at Commtouch. "It's yet another step toward providing the most innovative, reliable Internet security solutions for our partners. Every additional data center increases the robustness and performance of the Commtouch cloud."

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 our customers' solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis.  With 12 global data centers and award-winning, patented technology, Commtouch's email, Web, and  antivirus capabilities easily integrate into our customers' products and solutions, keeping safe more than 350 million end users.  To learn more, visit

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