Kaspersky Lab and Axigen, the professional messaging solution vendor, announce today they have signed a technology agreement to integrate Kaspersky Lab’s award-winning anti-malware engine into the Axigen messaging platform.
The soon to be released bundled Axigen-Kaspersky product aims to provide businesses of all sizes and Service Providers with a higher level of security over email communications. It addresses the increase in volume and sophistication of virus and spam attacks by embedding Kaspersky Lab’s advanced malware detection technologies, which are constantly refined to stay ahead of the latest messaging borne threats, to improve mail infrastructure usage and increase user and IT staff productivity.
“Today, high quality connectivity on a 24x7 basis is a must for all businesses, and especially so in hi-tech industry,” said Peter Merkulov, Kaspersky Lab Vice-President and Director of Technology Alliances Business Division. “So it’s a privilege to team up with Axigen in their task to provide the public with an ultimate communication platform. By working together we will make sure that users get their mail reliably and in time – and also that this mail will be free from any malware threats.”
“Empowering businesses through reliable messaging with comprehensive security is a main focus for Axigen. By partnering with Kaspersky Lab, we can expand our customers’ protection with one of the world’s leading email defense features. The integrated Axigen-Kaspersky solution will bring significant benefits to all our users, through the unmatched combination of first-class technologies, expertise and shared drive for innovation,” said Gabriela Mechea, CEO at Axigen.
One of top messaging platforms in the world, according to The Radicati Group, Axigen has a strong focus on meeting the needs of business customers, either directly or through service providers employing the Software as a Service (SaaS) model. Winner of the ServerWatch 2007 Product Excellence Award for the Communications Server category, Axigen is becoming the messaging solution of choice for a growing number of Internet service providers, hosting providers and enterprises worldwide.