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Deerfield Email Security Service Offers Comprehensive Hosted Mail Protection Partners with MXForce to provide service that protects against email borne threats

GAYLORD, MI and Dallas, TX — June 25, 2007 — Deerfield Communications Inc. (, an international email solution provider and MXForce, a world class managed email security service provider, announced today the availability of Deerfield Email Security.

Deerfield Email Security is a hosted email security service that blocks spam, viruses, phishing attempts, directory harvests and other email threats before they reach your organization’s network. Deerfield Email Security benefits include:
  • Quick and easy integration – a simple change of your MX records and your unwanted messages are quarantined on hosted servers, while your legitimate messages are sent on to you.
  • Individual Quarantines - allow users to independently view their messages labeled as spam through an easy to use, web based interface.
  • Redundancy – should your mail sever become inaccessible, your mail is held on the Deerfield Email Security servers until you come back online.
  • Comprehensive and effective email threat protection - provides several layers of security, highlighted by Commtouch advanced email defense.
“MX Force maintains several layers of security technologies in order to provide true enterprise-grade email security to our clients. Our frontrunner technology is Commtouch's RDP engine, which allows for zero-hour detection of spam, viruses, phishing, and other email threats,” said Mike Makowski, MX Force Executive Vice President.

”Partnering with is a natural fit, particularly because we’ve been doing business with them for some time,” said Makowski. “We chose’s VisNetic MailServer as part of the underlying technology that’s used to host MXForce due to its stability, unsurpassed performance and the exceptional team at Deerfield. We believe email security is a great compliment to their existing product line and we look forward to a successful partnership.”

“Being in the email security space for over a decade, we know too well that battling spam and other unwanted email can quickly and easily turn into a full time job and accrue large financial investments that don’t always warrant the cost,” said Mike Courterier, CTO of

“Eventually organizations realize that throwing money and labor at the problem isn’t the best course of action,” said Courterier. “Our domain [] has been on the web for 13 years, and due to its lengthy exposure we receive thousands of unwanted messages each day. And while our mail server effectively filters spam and viruses, the bandwidth required to process these messages and the time and cost required to maintain the appropriate technologies, hardware and configurations are substantial and costly. The Email Security Service allows organizations like ours to affordably offload technology, bandwidth, configuration, software and hardware update responsibilities and costs, which for many is the sensible choice,” said Courterier.

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About MXForce
MX Force, LLC is a technology leader in managed email security services. MX Force's enterprise-grade services are a complete email security package including anti-spam, anti-virus, anti-phishing, disaster-recovery, and more. Its mission is to enable the channel to enter the high-demand managed email security market without the high barriers to entry. IT firms rely on MX Force's innovative managed solutions to boost their bottom line, sustain long-term relationships with their clients and generate higher and more frequent revenue streams.

Founded in 1994 and headquartered in Gaylord, Michigan,® is an International provider of Internet software and services designed to meet the connectivity, security and messaging needs of small-to-medium sized businesses and organizations. publishes a leading suite of Internet products distributed via ESD (Electronic Software Distribution) globally through both direct and multi-tiered distribution channels. continues to bring its vision of the Internet to its customers through a range of products including WinRoute Firewall, a flagship Internet sharing solution; DNS2Go®, the company’s dynamic DNS service; and a family of messaging and security products, appropriately named VisNetic®.

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