REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearswift and SpikeSource, a leading provider of business-ready open source solutions, today announced a strategic partnership focused on delivering secure, open source solutions to market. As part of the agreement, SpikeSource will offer to its customers Clearswift's content security products and services. The companies will also work to build integrated solutions that will allow businesses to capitalize on SpikeSource's broad portfolio of open source solutions and platform, and Clearswift's content filtering expertise.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ — Clearswift and SpikeSource, a leading provider of business-ready open source solutions, today announced a strategic partnership focused on delivering secure, open source solutions to market. As part of the agreement, SpikeSource will offer to its customers Clearswift's content security products and services. The companies will also work to build integrated solutions that will allow businesses to capitalize on SpikeSource's broad portfolio of open source solutions and platform, and Clearswift's content filtering expertise.
"SpikeSource is a trusted open source software company that provides us a unique opportunity to leverage our content filtering technology to help protect organizations from the latest threats found on the Web and in open source applications," said Jon Lee, CEO, Clearswift. "Businesses who want to create collaborative environments and take advantage of Web 2.0 technologies will benefit from our close relationship with SpikeSource. With SuiteTwo and MIMEsweeper, they will be able to use tested and certified open source applications that will meet their enterprise needs, safe in the knowledge that confidential data is not leaking out, and that inappropriate content such as harassment and abusive language is not being used. We also look forward to collaborating with SpikeSource on ways that we can integrate our complementary solutions on the SpikeSource platform to further help our customers."
Clearswift's MIMEsweeper is an enterprise-class Web security solution that covers all Web threats, combining Clearswift's award-winning content security with best-of-breed URL filtering, anti-virus and anti-spyware technology. MIMEsweeper, which is available as an appliance, enterprise software or as a managed service, brings policy-based content security to the HTTP gateway where so many threats enter and leave an organization.
SpikeSource is a single point of support for a number of open source solutions. SpikeSource ensures that the applications work together seamlessly, and provides automatic updates and patches, while allowing users access to each of the components through a simple user interface. Administrators benefit from a single install and unified administration which can be integrated into an existing security infrastructure.
"Our customers rely upon us to deliver trusted and proven solutions that will help their businesses, and that is exactly why we have partnered with Clearswift," said Kim Polese, CEO of SpikeSource. "Our customers will now have convenient access to the leading content filtering solutions on the market through the SpikeSource platform, and as we continue to work with Clearswift, we are confident that we will find additional ways to integrate our solutions to benefit our customers."
As part of the technology partnership, Clearswift's MIMEsweeper will seamlessly integrate with all SpikeSource applications. This allows organizations to deploy applications such as SuiteTwo with confidence, ensuring that access policies are enforced safeguarding private and confidential information from intentional or accidental leaks, and protecting the network.
SpikeSource is a software company which distributes, integrates, manages and supports open source applications to enterprises through trusted solution providers. SpikeSource integrates applications with the right components and then builds, tests and distributes these open source solutions on an automated test framework with more than 300,000 daily tests. By testing and certifying open source applications, SpikeSource offers a portfolio of SpikeCertified and SpikeIgnited solutions for enterprises that may not have deployed open source before. These solutions are delivered with a comprehensive update and support service called Spike(TM) Net. Through SpikeSource's trusted solution providers, companies can be assured that the applications have been deployed and customized for their unique business requirements. For a list of SpikeSource solution providers, visit http://www.spikesource.com.
SpikeSource, SpikeIgnite, SpikeNet are trademarks of SpikeSource, Inc. All other names are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
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