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Postini

Google's email filtering, which eliminates malware and spam from incoming messages. Founded in 1999 as a third-party email service, Postini was acquired by Google in 2007. In 2013, Postini merged into Google Apps and Google Apps Vault (later renamed G Suite and Google Vault). Google Vault archives email and chats for legal compliance.
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Centrify also strengthened its board with the appointment of Murray Demo, former CFO of Adobe Systems, LiveOps, Postini and Dolby Laboratories.
The decision Habtoor had to make was whether to go for a local spam and local system or to go for a cloud implementation, in which it would opt for Google Apps and Postini.
The company added that users of Google's Gmail are provided with e-mail security, powered by Postini, Google Calendar and integrated Instant Messaging.
The company will supply businesses Google's e-mail and communications tools, such as Gmail - including Postini anti-spam and anti-virus protection, Google Docs collaboration tools, Google Calendar shared calendaring functionality, Google Talk instant messaging with voice and video chat and Google Blackberry Enterprise Server (GBES) hosting and management.
Google Apps for Government includes Gmail, Talk, Groups, Calendar, Docs, Sites, Video and Postini.
The company's 'Business Email Service' bundles Outlook 2007 and Entourage 2008 desktop software, Postini Anti-Spam and ActiveSync for easy instant e-mail access on Windows Mobile, Apple iPhone or Nokia mobile devices.
Postini, a provider of on-demand integrated message management services, announced a 59-percent increase in spam messages from September to November, causing email system problems such as overloads in bandwidth and server storage capacity.
In any case, what started this conversation, is the latest report from Postini in the US, which shows that spam has tripled since June and now accounts for as many as nine out of 10 e-mails sent worldwide, according to U.
The Postini Resource Center says 10 out of 12 e-mails are spam and The Wall Street Journal estimates it costs business $8.
According to the company, the new McAfee solutions are based on Postini Perimeter Manager product line from Postini Inc, a provider of e-mail security and management solutions, and are part of the McAfee secure content management family.
To help members get a handle on their technology, the AICPA is offering a special 10% discount for anti-spare service from Postini Inc.
Spam currently accounts for more than 70 percent of total e-mail volume worldwide, according to anti-spam filtering company Postini Inc.