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Greer, SC, United States, 2009/04/29 - Mailprotector, a technology leader in fully managed email security services, today announced that PGT Trucking, a leading flatbed transportation company, has selected Mailprotector to protect its operational and customer email communications.
Using Mailprotector, PGT has reduced incoming spam and security threats, while effectively streamlining administrative resources used to support business continuance.
PGT Trucking is one of the largest flatbed trucking firms in the United States, with more than 900 trucks in the field and over 300 employees. The company services the metals and building construction industries, providing customized transportation including flatbed, dedicated, international, wallboard and specialized transportation. PGT’s primary concern for email security was the amount of spam that can disrupt business operations. The company sought a solution that would protect internal and external email communications, reduce spam and the administrative resources required to combat it, without imposing hefty licensing fees.
“We needed to get rid of the spam clogging our email system, both for internal operations as well as critical outward facing customer relations,” said Ed Patterson, Network Administrator at PGT Trucking. “With Mailprotector, not only have we been able to effectively take care of the spam problem, but we’ve reduced the costly resources required to deal with it, including management, hardware and software. Mailprotector’s ‘Store and Forward’ functionality also gave us a powerful tool for business continuance, providing email recovery in the event our Exchange* server goes down.”
Mailprotector’s Dynamic Defense Posture™ provides powerful policy-based email security against spam, phishing and computer viruses that are guided by Mailprotector and set by the customer. It also provides cyber attack protection, blocking of illegal SMTP threats, unknown recipients, banned extensions, DoS attacks, directory harvesting, SMTP injections and more. Benefits of the Mailprotector offering over software or appliance-based solutions include:
• Dedicated team of full-time security professionals;
• Protection from outside the perimeter;
• No capital investment;
• Community learning benefits;
• Increased email infrastructure redundancy;
• Rapid deployment.
“Mailprotector is an ideal solution for midsize companies such as PGT Trucking, who are bombarded by high-risk spam and annoying unwanted email,” said David Setzer, CEO of Mailprotector. “Mailprotector ensures that PGT receives only the messages it needs, plus the 24/7 support of a managed security infrastructure, so it can keep its business running smoothly.”
About PGT Trucking
PGT Trucking is a leading flatbed transportation company servicing the metals and building construction industries. The company, founded nearly 28 years ago, provides customized transportation including flatbed, dedicated, international, wallboard and specialized transportation. With more than 900 trucks, PGT is one of the largest flatbed trucking firms in the United States, providing just-in-time delivery service throughout North America.
Mailprotector (mailprotector.net), a division of VirtualConnect Technologies, Inc., is a leader in email security. Founded in 1999, the company was a pioneer in the managed email security industry with its Exchange Spam Filter and has since grown into a complete managed security suite protecting all email hardware and software platforms (Exchange, Groupwise, IMail, SmarterMail, Sendmail, qMail, Merak and all others) from outside the network perimeter. Today, Mailprotector provides uninterrupted virus and vulnerability scanning, spam and phishing filtration, attack and email backup protection to more than 3,000 organizations on six continents.