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Halon Security's VSP Email Security Solution is Now VMware Ready(TM) for Mail Security
Sep 10, 2010 (10:09 AM EDT)

After Undergoing Testing on the Zimbra Collaboration Suite(TM), the Halon Virtual Spam Prevention(TM) (VSP) Security Solution Achieves New VMware Ready(TM) Status for Email Security Virtual Appliances

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, September 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Scandinavia's leading developer of security software, Halon Security(TM), are proud to announce that the Virtual Spam Prevention(TM) software is the first ever product from Scandinavia to achieve VMware Ready(TM) for Email Security, a new status in the VMware Ready(TM) program. Halon Security's VSP underwent a rigorous three-level testing process that included a VMware Ready(TM) application test, a virtual appliance test and a Zimbra Collaboration Suite(TM) integration test.

Since the Virtual Spam Prevention(TM) (VSP) is built from the ground up to run in VMware(TM) virtualization environments the VSP fits perfectly into any existing VMware(TM) installation, from VMware Fusion(TM) on a Macintosh(TM) computer to an enterprise VMware ESX(TM) environment. This also puts the VSP in the category for products that are designed, built and ready for use in corporations as well as in a cloud environment.

- We are very proud that the VSP has been certified by VMware(TM) and we hope that more customers take the opportunity to download and try the VSP free for 30 days with no strings attached, says Peter Falck, co-founder and CEO of Halon Security(TM).

Safe and future proof

The Virtual Spam Prevention(TM) (VSP) is already prepared for the future of the Internet. With it's built in support for IPv6, any VSP in production can easily be configured to handle incoming and outgoing IPv6 traffic. Further more, the VSP supports DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) a system designed to protect the Internet from attacks on the DNS system, the backbone of the entire Internet. The VSP also supports DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM), a system that lets an organization take responsibility for message while it is in transit via the Internet.

Combined with trusted real-time cooperative zombie/botnet prevention network, the VSP process billions of e-mail every day, customers using the VSP can enjoy an unsurpassed false/positive ratio, less than 1 in 5 million and free up their email systems.

Anyone can download and try the 30-day no limit demo of the VSP. Simply by visiting You too can benefit the latest in email security and easy management interfaces.

About Halon Security

Halon Security AB is Sweden's most prominent e-mail security and spam prevention appliance manufacturer. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. It's known for it's award-winning firewalls and e-mail security appliances, which are used by large hosting providers, non-commercial and government organizations, municipalities and companies of all sizes.

VMware, VMware Ready, VMware Fusion, VMware ESX Zimbra Collaboration Suite, are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of VMware, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. Macintosh are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Apple, Inc. in the United States and/or other jurisdictions. Halon Security, Halon Virtual Spam Prevention are registered trademarks and/or trademarks of Halon Security AB. in Sweden and/or other jurisdictions.

SOURCE Halon Security AB