MADRID, SPAIN, September 15, 2004 - Panda Software, a leading developer of virus and intrusion prevention solutions, has announced an agreement with Mailshell, the OEM anti-spam leader, to integrate Mailshell's anti-spam engine into Panda's enterprise and personal security software products. The millions of Internet users who depend on Panda for protection from intrusion, viruses, spam and other malicious code will now join those users worldwide who currently rely on 'Powered by Mailshell' products to filter spam.
Under the agreement, Panda will integrate the Mailshell anti-spam engine which optimizes, compiles and executes more than 300,000 checks to determine if a message is spam or not, conducting thousands of simultaneous calculations in a fraction of a second. By combining a fast, compact, flexible, complete decision tree with an automatically self-tuning intelligent engine, Mailshell is able to consistently generate highly accurate results in recognizing spam.
"Our customers around the world require a spam filtering solution that integrates intelligently with our layered defenses against blended attacks of viruses, spam and other malicious code," said José María Hernández, VP international expansion at Panda Software at Panda Software. "The integration of the Mailshell anti-spam engine will guarantee or clients the best protection against junk mail."
"Panda has rapidly emerged as a global leader in its field and is among the fastest growing technology companies in Europe," said Tonny Yu, president and CEO of Mailshell. "Panda's numerous awards and rapidly expanding worldwide customer base are testament to its excellence and growth potential. We're thrilled by the opportunity to contribute to Panda's success."
About Panda Software: Panda Software is one of the world's leading developers of IT security solutions, with offices in more than 50 countries. It is an established pacesetter for the sector in innovation and expansion and is unequalled in terms of satisfying customers' needs for the most advanced technologies, products and services to keep IT resources free from viruses and other threats at the lowest possible Total Cost of Ownership. The company's unique TruPrevent Technologies, the most intelligent technologies to combat unknown viruses and intruders, offer unrivalled preventive protection for all types of clients: from the largest corporations through small and medium-sized companies to home users.
For more information and evaluation versions of all Panda Software solutions, visit our website at: http://www.pandasoftware.com.
About Mailshell Inc.: Mailshell is the OEM anti-spam leader. More than 4,000 companies and 10 million consumers rely on 'Powered by Mailshell' products to block spam. By using Mailshell's software development kit, the Mailshell Anti-Spam SDK, Mailshell's partners increase their average revenue per customer, create new sources of recurring revenue, and decrease sales and support costs. The Mailshell Engine is the only anti-spam solution developed explicitly to integrate spam-blocking technology with common IT components, including security appliances, mail servers, anti-virus applications and many others. For more information: http://www.mailshell.com.
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