USA.NET, a Perimeter E-Security Company, Recognized as Top Player in Hosted Business Messaging Services for 4th Year

Recognition Comes as Growing Number of Enterprises Adopt Outsourced Email Hosting to Address Security, Compliance and Cost Challenges

Oct 11, 2010, 07:00 ET from Perimeter E-Security

MILFORD, Conn., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Radicati Group, Inc., ranked USA.NET as a "Top Player" in both their Hosted Business Email–Market Quadrant 2010 report and the Hosted Microsoft Exchange–Market Quadrant 2010 report.  USA.NET, a Perimeter E-Security company is recognized for leading the market in both market share and for its comprehensive suite of hosted business email services.  

The recognition aligns with increasing demand for USA.NET Microsoft® Exchange Hosting solution from medium to large enterprises.  In fact, of USA.NET's new client wins to date in 2010, 80 percent are organizations with over 1,000 seats.  New customers such as Farmer's Insurance, State of Oregon and Chick-fil-A join USA.NET existing clients who include Cheesecake Factory, UHY Advisors, Inc. and United Airlines in implementing USA.NET's secure messaging suite.

"Email is one of the most significant compliance and security risks for any enterprise today," said Tim Harvey, CEO of Perimeter.  "There is a tremendous amount of sensitive corporate and personal data traversing email traffic today and the risks are only increasing.  Organizations recognize email has inherent risks, and is obviously a critical business requirement to be managed.  And as such Corporations are turning to outside expertise to alleviate the burden of their own resource-constrained IT departments and budgets in managing their email systems."

The Radicati reports highlight the full suite of end-to-end messaging solutions of USA.NET's business messaging solutions, including integrated email/messaging archiving, encrypted email, email security (anti-Virus and SPAM solutions), Microsoft SharePoint and mobility.  The reports cite the following key strengths for its offerings:

  • Highly scalable and customizable Microsoft Hosted Exchange solution, designed to fit a company's current infrastructure.
  • Three hosted email solutions for customers to choose from; Microsoft Hosted Exchange, Commercial Messaging Solution (CMS) and Net@dress.
  • Offers a number of proprietary email related services included in its hosted email offerings, which provides better price value to their customers.
  • SAS 70 Type II certified, Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and offers a 99.9% SLA for Microsoft Hosted Exchange solution.
  • Flexibility for customers to mix-and-match Commercial Messaging Solution (CMS) and Microsoft Hosted Exchange mailboxes to reduce their Total Cost of Ownership (TCO).
  • Free dedicated technical account manager (TAM) to serve as a private IT consultant.
  • Credibility with organizations that require enterprise-level secure hosted services.

"Fast changing business and regulatory requirements, IT budgetary pressures, and the rapid growth in email volume are motivating medium to large organizations to outsource their messaging infrastructure," said Sara Radicati, President & CEO, The Radicati Group.  "We've ranked USA.NET as a top player and they have established credibility in hosting dedicated and shared environments for businesses with highly regulated or complex requirements such as financial institutions, multi-national enterprises and government agencies."

"Being consistently ranked by The Radicati Group is a testament to our exceptional track record in the hosted email and messaging market and further validates the trend towards medium to large businesses seeking to integrate security and compliance with their business messaging needs," added Tim Harvey.

USA.NET, a Perimeter E-Security Company, offers a breadth of email related services including secure hosted email, integrated email/messaging archiving, encrypted email, email security (Anti-Virus and SPAM solutions). Microsoft SharePoint and mobility solutions.  Perimeter also has a suite of security solutions to meet the increasing demands of compliance and blended security threats.  

About Perimeter

Perimeter is the trusted market leader of information security services that delivers enterprise-class protection and compliance.  USA.NET, a wholly owned subsidiary of Perimeter, is the recognized leader for Hosted Email delivering secure messaging, collaboration, mobility, archiving and advanced infrastructure solutions for businesses of all sizes.  Through its cost-effective and scalable SaaS platform, Perimeter offers the most comprehensive compliance, security and messaging services that include: hosted email, encrypted email, firewall management and monitoring, vulnerability scanning, host intrusion and prevention, email antivirus and spam, remote data backup and email archiving.  For more information about Perimeter visit

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