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Openwave Messaging Adds Commtouch as New Messaging Security Partner

 

Openwave Messaging to integrate Commtouch Anti-Spam and Virus Outbreak Detection into Openwave Messaging's Universal Messaging Suiteā„¢

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MCLEAN, Virginia and REDWOOD CITY, California, February 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Openwave Messaging Inc., a leading global provider of innovative messaging software solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, Commtouch's high-performance security capabilities will be integrated with Openwave Messaging's Universal Messaging Suite™ for carriers and service providers.

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Commtouch Anti-Spam leverages its patented technology and the power of its unique cloud infrastructure that allows for real-time spam detection. As part of this agreement, Commtouch's Anti-Spam service is now a pre-integrated option for future deployments of Openwave Messaging's Universal Messaging Suite™.  Openwave Messaging can now offer messaging solutions complete with a leading anti-spam technology, allowing real-time blocking of spam and phishing in any language or format with almost no false positives. The Company will also include Commtouch's Virus Outbreak Detection that protects users from email-borne malware in real-time.

"With the addition of Anti-Spam protection from an industry-leading partner like Commtouch, Openwave Messaging has a new option for our customers for comprehensive protection against spam and other email-based threats," said Dave Ratner, president and CEO, Openwave Messaging. "Email security is a critical part of the service package that our customers expect. With spam still dominating email traffic, anti-spam solutions remain a key part of any email security solution and now with Commtouch's solution, we have a new partner for delivering worry-free email communication to service providers and their subscribers."

"Commtouch's Anti-Spam delivers maximum spam protection which combines top-of-the-class detection rates, nearly no false positives, and real-time detection through Commtouch's cloud infrastructure," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Commtouch. "Commtouch's Anti-Spam allows easy and flexible integration and enables fast and resource-friendly detection no matter how high the email traffic is. It is the perfect fit for a provider of comprehensive and high-performance messaging solutions and services."

The integrated offering is available immediately from Openwave Messaging as part of the Openwave Messaging's Universal Messaging Suite™.

About Openwave Messaging

Openwave Messaging is the leading global provider of innovative messaging software solutions. Openwave Messaging's Universal Messaging Suite™ provides a powerful, open and flexible, complete messaging environment optimized for today's most complex messaging requirements, including millions of mailboxes, security controls, identity management, and ease of integration with internal systems and external partners. Leveraging its strong history of messaging "firsts," Openwave Messaging is dedicated to helping its customers maintain business continuity and lower their business risk. Customers include industry-leading communications service providers, including several of the largest global broadband providers. For more information, please visit http://www.owmessaging.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @owMessaging.

About Commtouch

Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) is a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers, increasing the value and profitability of customers' solutions by protecting billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis. With six global data centers and renowned technology, Commtouch's email, Web, and antivirus capabilities easily integrate into customers' products and solutions, keeping more than 350 million end users safe. To learn more, visit http://www.commtouch.com.

Recurrent Pattern Detection, RPD, Zero-Hour and GlobalView are trademarks, and Commtouch is a registered trademark of Commtouch. U.S. Patent No. 6,330,590 is owned by Commtouch. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Commtouch Company Contact:              
Brian Briggs, Chief Financial Officer            
Commtouch                        
+1-703-760-3444                        
brian.briggs@commtouch.com 

Commtouch Israel Investor Relations Contact:
Iris Lubitch
EffectiveIR
+972-54-252-8007
Iris@EffectiveIR.co.il

Commtouch U.S. Investor Contact:          
Christopher Chu                    
Grayling                        
+1-646-284-9400                        
commtouch@grayling.com                

Commtouch Media Contact:
Matthew Zintel
Zintel Public Relations
+1-281-444-1590
matthew.zintel@zintelpr.com

Openwave Messaging Media Contact:
Kate Carey
New Venture Communications
kcarey@newventurecom.com
+1-650-814-3088

SOURCE Commtouch



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