Kaspersky Lab and Axigen partnership to deliver premium email security

18 Aug 2010
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, 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 malware 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 the 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 the 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.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is the world's largest privately-held Internet Security company, providing comprehensive protection against all forms of IT threats such as viruses, spyware, hackers and spam. The company's products provide in-depth defense at work, at home and on the road for home and mobile users, small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises, protecting more than 300 million systems around the globe. Kaspersky technology is also incorporated inside the products and services of approximately 100 of the industry's leading IT, networking, communications and applications solution vendors. For further information about the company, please visit www.kaspersky.com.

About Gecad Technologies and Axigen

Established in 2001, Gecad Technologies SA, member of the GECAD Group and ISO 9001:2008 certified, is the vendor of Axigen, an integrated email, calendaring and collaboration platform, masterfully built using a unique mail server technology, for increased speed and security. Axigen ensures an efficient and secure worldwide communication environment and business growth for both service providers and companies of all sizes. It is currently distributed internationally by over 250 partners from 100 countries and manages the email traffic for more than 11,000 companies with 8 million end-users.

Axigen’s team of seasoned professionals, with 15 years of experience in messaging and IT security, delivers cutting-edge products, based on innovative and proprietary architectures such as Axigen GrowSecure, Axigen SmartProcessing and Axigen UltraStorage. For further details, please visit www.axigen.com.