San Jose, California, September 13, 2012
Zscaler, the Cloud Security Company, provider of the world’s largest security cloud, today announced it is offering its integrated email and web security services free for six months to all Google Postini customers. This in response to Google’s announcement that it will retire its Postini service and migrate existing customers to Google Apps, leaving those who don’t want to switch either vulnerable to spam, phishing and other email-security exploits, or faced with the difficult choice of migrating to an appliance-based solution that lacks real cloud security.
“Postini customers have a legitimate concern about their email security in light of recent Gmail account hacks,” said Rebecca MacDonald, vice president of Marketing for Zscaler. "Even security analysts are recommending Postini users who want to make the switch wait until the second half of 2013 to allow Google time to address the transition. With Zscaler, Postini users benefit by gaining a full-featured email security solution today, plus the added protection of the Zscaler web security solution, which has been recognized as the leader and “most visionary” in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant report for Secure Web Gateways, and awarded a 2012 Marketing Penetration Leadership Award by Frost & Sullivan.”
Recognizing that web and email security solutions are most effective when they are both integrated and delivered through the cloud, this free offering is an easy transition from Postini’s cloud-based service to Zscaler, with no hardware or software to install.
Zscaler is revolutionizing Internet security with the industry’s first Security as a Service platform. As the most innovative firm in the $35 billion security market, Zscaler is used by more than 5,000 leading organizations, including 50 of the Fortune 500. Zscaler ensures that more than 15 million users worldwide are protected against cyber attacks and data breaches while staying fully compliant with corporate and regulatory policies.
Zscaler is a Gartner Magic Quadrant leader for Secure Web Gateways and delivers a safe and productive Internet experience for every user, from any device and from any location — 100% in the cloud. With its multi-tenant, distributed cloud security platform, Zscaler effectively moves security into the internet backbone, operating in more than 100 data centers around the world and enabling organizations to fully leverage the promise of cloud and mobile computing with unparalleled and uncompromising protection and performance. Zscaler delivers unified, carrier-grade internet security, next generation firewall, web security, sandboxing/advanced persistent threat (APT) protection, data loss prevention, SSL inspection, traffic shaping, policy management and threat intelligence—all without the need for on-premise hardware, appliances or software. To learn more, visit us at www.zscaler.com.
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