Outblaze Ltd. Partners with Central Command to Offer Vexira Antivirus for Linux to its 35 Million Email Users Worldwide
MEDINA, Ohio October 13, 2004 — Central Command®, a leading provider of Linux®, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD antivirus solutions, announced today that it has partnered with Outblaze Ltd., a global provider of hosted email services, to offer Vexira® Antivirus to Outblaze’s 35 million worldwide email users. The service, which protects users from worms, viruses, trojans, and other malicious programs, is available to end- users through the ISPs, web hosting companies, registrars, educational institutions and other companies that outsource email services to Outblaze.
Outblaze is a global provider of hosted email services, managing 35 million email boxes worldwide in more than 100 countries. The Outblaze platform is built around email services, offering clients webmail, POP3, SMTP, IMAP, email-SMS integration, antivirus and anti- spam protection, as well as services such as online calendaring, file cabinet, chat, and message boards.
The company leverages Linux and other open source technologies to ensure clients experience smooth data migrations, as well as stable and highly customizable service.
“Based on the benchmarks we set, we found Vexira to be the leading enterprise-level Linux antivirus solution on the market. The expertise of their staff, the sophistication of their software and their solid track record of rapid response will make a valuable contribution to the security of our service,” said Tony Basoglu, Chief Technology Officer of Outblaze Ltd.
“Vexira Antivirus delivers Outblaze unprecedented levels of both customer service and product performance. We are honored that they have selected us to protect their core services from virus attacks,” said Keith Peer, CEO, Central Command Inc.
Vexira Antivirus is a scalable and cost effect Linux antivirus solution developed to eliminate the email virus problem with its resilient and dependable operation. It is supported 24/365 by knowledgeable support staff familiar with large-scale email installations.
Features of Vexira Antivirus include:
— Virus scans all in-bound and out-bound email
— Processes high volumes of email
— Heuristic virus detection
— Full automatic update of scan engine and virus definition file
— Detection of malformed messages
Supported operating systems x86 (IA32): Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD. Supported Linux distributions: Redhat, Red Flag, SuSE, Debian, Gentoo, Mandrake, Slackware. Supported email applications: Sendmail, Postfix, Qmail, Exim
Vexira Antivirus for Mail servers starts at $299.95, and a free trial version may be downloaded from (www.centralcommand.com) or obtained by contacting Central Command at +1-330 723-2062.
About Central Command:
A leader in the anti-virus industry, Central Command, Inc. is a privately held company headquartered in Medina, Ohio. It services large Internet service providers, corporations, industrial, financial, government, education, healthcare, and private PC users with virus protection software, technical services, and information. The company services customers in over 104 countries. Visit Central Command at www.centralcommand.com or call 1-330 723-2062 for more information.
About Outblaze Ltd.:
Outblaze Limited, founded in 1998, is a global provider of hosted email and related services to web hosting companies, registrars, ISPs, and the education community. Outblaze manages more than 35 million email boxes in over 100 countries through its global network of data centers. The Outblaze platform offers clients webmail with advanced features such as email-SMS integration, essential services such as antivirus and antispam for messaging systems, and complementary services such as online calendaring, file cabinet, chat, message boards, SMS, and WAP.
Outblaze is a leader in global anti-spam efforts, implementing new technologies and working with various companies, organizations, and governments to eradicate spam. Outblaze embraces open source technology, including Linux, in order to provide the reliability, cost-structure, and customization capabilities required to make communication services a profitable part of customers’ business strategies. The company is headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in the US, UK, Korea, China, Philippines, and India. For more information, visit www.outblaze.com.
Central Command, and Vexira are trademarks of Central Command, Inc. LINUX® is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. All other trademarks, trade names, and products referenced herein are property of their respective owners.