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Openwave Messaging Adds Commtouch As New Messaging Security Partner

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™.

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