Email and messaging company

Commtouch Software

(Nasdaq:CTCH) and giant chip maker

Intel

(Nasdaq:INTC) are teaming to provide enterprise email and messaging services to access service providers.

The Intel connection will bring Commtouch new channels through which it can to sell its products and services. Intel will also help Commtouch form strategic, technical and marketing alliances with other companies.

Intel representatives will join forces with Commtouch to enable matchmaking opportunities with ASPs, Internet service providers, independent vendors, original equipment manufacturer, and resellers.

As a participant in the Intel Business Advantage Portal Program, Commtouch will benefit from IBAP infrastructure for automated matchmaking of Intel resellers and suppliers in a virtual marketplace. The program allows suppliers to make offers directed at resellers or make offers directed at resellers' customers, in which case the offers are bundled with the products and services sold by the reseller.

Additionally, Commtouch will support Intel e-Business Center. This includes the creation of case studies illustrating how Commtouch is providing email and messaging, well-suited to small and medium size enterprises employing Intel Architecture. Commtouch will be listed in Intel's global online marketplace for finding, engaging, and implementing e-business solutions.

Commtouch provides software solutions, email and messaging solution to service providers, including telecom companies and information centers, and providers of applications services.