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Oxford, 4th August, 2008 – Proofpoint, the leading provider of unified email security and data loss prevention solutions, has announced that security specialist Preventia has joined its growing, but select, network of resellers.

Preventia will resell the complete range of Proofpoint’s email security and data loss prevention product suite including the recently launched Proofpoint Email Archiving solution that enables record retention, electronic discovery and reduced business risk.

Jason Wells, Sales Manager at Preventia said “Proofpoint’s products are a natural extension to our existing portfolio. The four deployment options – appliance, software, hosted and on-demand – deliver the ultimate flexibility in how customers utilize Proofpoint’s products to secure their email.”

Oliver Carter, EMEA Channel Manager, commented, “We are delighted to be working with Preventia. Given their proven expertise and experience in the security space they are an obvious partner for Proofpoint. We believe this is a win:win relationship.”

Proofpoint delivers the industry’s only solution for defending against inbound spam and viruses, preventing leaks of confidential and private data, encrypting sensitive information and analysing messaging infrastructures—all on a single, unified platform. Proofpoint’s unique architecture allows customers to radically reduce costs and complexity while improving the overall effectiveness of their messaging security infrastructures. Proofpoint offers customers the widest array of deployment options and is the only email security vendor to deliver its solutions in hardware appliance, virtual appliance, software and hosted service form factors.

Proofpoint delivers 99% or higher effectiveness against all types of spam email using the latest advances in reputation- and content-based anti-spam technology. Powered by patent-pending Proofpoint MLX™ machine learning technology, the Proofpoint Spam Detection™ module examines hundreds of thousands of attributes in every email—including message envelope headers and structure, image properties, sender reputation data as well as unstructured content in the body of messages—to block the most spam, attachment-based spam (including image-based, PDF-based and Excel-based spam) and phishing attacks, while automatically adapting to new attacks as they appear.


About Proofpoint, Inc.

Proofpoint provides unified email security and data loss prevention solutions for enterprises, universities, government organisations and ISPs to defend against inbound threats such as spam and viruses, prevent leaks of confidential and private information across all protocols, and encrypt sensitive emails. Proofpoint’s products are controlled by a single management and policy console and are powered by Proofpoint MLX™ technology, an advanced machine learning system developed by Proofpoint scientists and engineers. Proofpoint provides the most scalable and flexible deployment model including: hardware appliance, virtual appliance, hosted services and software.

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Proofpoint, Proofpoint MLX, Proofpoint Messaging Security Gateway and Proofpoint on Demand are trademarks, registered trademarks of Proofpoint, Inc. All other trademarks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

About Preventia Group Limited

Preventia is the leading supplier of compliancy-based Information Security solutions. Headquartered in the UK, Preventia have been at the forefront of introducing leading-edge technology to manage risk and enforce regulatory compliance since 2003, with clients ranging from FTSE-100 Global enterprises to leading market vertical organisations and Government bodies.

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Media Contact:

Vikki Chowney
Six Degrees for Proofpoint
Tel: +44 (0) 1628 480280

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