September 3, 2008

Clearswift Wins Network Products Guide Reader Trust Award for Best in Email Security

Clearswift announced today that Network Products Guide, a Silicon Valley Communications publication and a world leading publication on technologies and solutions has named the MIMEsweeper(TM) Email Appliance a winner of the 2008 Best Products and Services Award. This respected annual award honors products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and interests of the end-users of technology worldwide. As part of the tech-industry's leading global awards program, this year's Best Products and Services were nominated from all over the world.

MIMEsweeper Email Appliance provides comprehensive e-mail gateway security that blocks spam and malware, protects sensitive data such as Credit Information or customer data, and prevents abuse by users such as cyber bullying or online time-wasting. As a plug and play appliance, it is easy to deploy, configure and maintain so the administrative burden is lifted.

-- Connection and reputation services - grades incoming connections

-- SpamLogic(TM) Anti-Spam - multi-layered, multi-technology approach for spam detection designed to deliver detection in excess of 99.5%

-- Kaspersky anti-virus and anti-phishing - Stops viruses, Trojans, worms and malware

-- MIMEsweeper Content Filtering - granular policy management of all messages and attachments

-- Policy based encryption - detect confidential data

-- ThreatLab(TM) LIVE - Managed List protection against spam and malware

-- Award-winning management interface - securing e-mail was never so intuitive

-- Best-practice policy built in - start with a default policy and tailor to suit

-- Common Policy Console - unite your e-mail and Web security under one policy

-- Encryption - TLS for automated encrypted routing wherever you want it, with the ability to work with S/MIME or PGP

-- Personal Message Manager - to let users manage their own quarantines

"Increased end-user awareness and ongoing advances in technology are helping shape better products and services." says Rake Narang, editor-n-chief, Network Products Guide. "MIMEsweeper Email Appliance provides organizations with policy-based solutions for both inbound and outbound content filtering."

"These awards go to the best technology products every year and we are honored that MIMEsweeper Email Appliance has gained the Network Products Guide Reader Trust," said Alf Pilgrim, CTO at Clearswift. "We are committed to meeting our customer needs by providing them with the best products and services available. This award shows our commitment and underpins our focus on providing competitive and solid technologies."

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About Clearswift

Clearswift helps organizations of all sizes conduct business safely over the Internet. Our policy-based content filtering and security solutions block bad content such as spam, viruses, malware, spyware and pornography; protect sensitive information by preventing leaks; and prevent time-wasting and abuse by controlling inappropriate use of the Web and social media while eliminating exposure to offensive content.

Clearswift makes it easy to deploy, manage and maintain no-compromise e-mail and Web security across all gateways and in all directions. And our EAL4 accredited military and government solutions protect some of the world's most security-sensitive organizations.

Our technology reflects twenty years of experience across more than 17,000 organizations with a pedigree based upon granular policy management; easy administration; and the ability to combine best-of-breed security tools into powerful, no-compromise defenses.

Clearswift customers use the Internet with confidence.