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Switzerland’s METANET to Enhance Hosting Services with Commtouch Anti-Spam Technology

June 17
08:53 2009

Web Hosting NewsSunnyvale, CA and Zurich, Switzerland – METANET, a leading Swiss hosting company, has entered into an agreement with Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) for the enhancement of its hosting services by inclusion of Commtouch Anti-Spam based on Recurrent Pattern DetectionTM (RPDTM) technology.

Embedded in METANET solutions including Web hosting, reseller hosting and business email, Commtouch Anti-Spam offers better performance and higher accuracy than open source anti-spam solutions. The fully-automated and cost-effective system protects in real-time with no need to add manual rules for new outbreaks.

[swfobj src=”” width=”300/250″ class=”border: 1px solid grey;” align=”right”] “METANET is committed to reducing spam for our customers while keeping our system-load low, all as a way to set our hosting services apart from our competitors. With a highly skilled team and its rock-solid performance, Commtouch delivered superior detection and service from the implementation phase through production,” said Mirco Schnarwiler, METANET AG co-founder and technical director. “After evaluating other commercial anti-spam technologies, we found that Commtouch’s cloud-based architecture has unmatched spam filtering accuracy. It perfectly complements our long-established anti-spam strategy.”

METANET serves more than 10,000 small to medium businesses and 50,000 domains across the German-speaking countries of Central Europe.

“Commtouch’s advanced messaging security and business model fit the specific needs of hosting providers like METANET,” said Ido Hadari, Commtouch vice president of international business development and sales. “We balance their rigorous operational requirements with the high security standards their customers expect, and provide service in a way that suits their commercial offerings.”

METANET AG is an independent Internet Hosting Provider based in Zurich, Switzerland. Founded in 2000, the enterprise concentrates on a broad product range for Hosting services for resellers and end customers. Apart from the price performance ratio and the extremely reliable technical infrastructure, METANET AG customers benefit from outstanding customer service and quality.

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About Commtouch
Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) provides proven messaging and Web security technology to more than 100 security companies and service providers for integration into their solutions. Commtouch’s patented Recurrent Pattern Detection™ (RPD™) and GlobalView™ technologies are founded on a unique cloud-based approach, and work together in a comprehensive feedback loop to protect effectively in all languages and formats. Commtouch technology automatically analyzes billions of Internet transactions in real-time in its global data centers to identify new threats as they are initiated, protecting email infrastructures and enabling safe, compliant browsing. The company’s expertise in building efficient, massive-scale security services has resulted in mitigating Internet threats for thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users in 190 countries. Commtouch was founded in 1991, is headquartered in Netanya, Israel, and has a subsidiary in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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