Echoworx Partners With World's Largest Hosted Exchange Provider, Intermedia

Updated: January 06, 2011

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Echoworx Corporation, (www.echoworx.com) the leading provider of managed encryption services for complete enterprise email and data protection, today announced their partnership with Intermedia, (www.intermedia.net) the world's largest hosted Microsoft Exchange provider. Following integration of Echoworx' service into Intermedia's HostPilot® Control Panel, Intermedia will begin offering policy-based encryption to its customer base of over 250,000 users.

Policy-based encryption provides a higher-level of encryption to emails and is often used by medical, finance and other professional services firms that must protect client information and demonstrate compliance with government regulations. With the Intermedia-Echoworx offering, policies can be set and applied to all outgoing mail to establish automatic encryption.

"By adding policy based email encryption to their hosted services Intermedia has an advantage over their competitors," says Michael Ginsberg, President and CEO of Echoworx. "Partnering with Echoworx ensures that the Intermedia customers get a fully managed email encryption solution based on industry trusted PKI and S/MIME technology."

"We look forward to integrating Echoworx's Encrypted Mail Gateway service into our existing platform," says Jonathan McCormick, COO, Intermedia. "Our customers will have a choice between our current Secure Mail offering, which gives individual users the option to encrypt email, and this new offering, which is policy-based and enables companies to enforce employee-wide encryption standards. As with all our products, customers will be able to install and manage the service from their HostPilot Control Panel."

Echoworx Encrypted Mail Gateway provides the ability to associate rules with the content of outbound email to help protect enterprises from liabilities associated with privacy and data security regulations such as The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and PCI Compliance.

About Echoworx

Echoworx Corporation is the leading provider of managed encryption services for complete enterprise email and data protection. The company is an encryption service provider of choice for, Symantec, AT&T, Verizon, McAfee, BT and Apptix among other global enterprises. Echoworx provides a SaaS (software as a service) model; it is built on best-of-breed technology and reduces encryption complexity for the end user. With Echoworx, organizations can protect their email and data without changing their day to day workflow and can easily send encrypted documents and digitally signed email messages to anyone in their address book. For more information: www.echoworx.com

About Intermedia

Intermedia is the premier provider of communications services, including hosted Microsoft Exchange and hosted PBX, to small and mid-sized businesses. For an affordable monthly fee, customers get business email, VoIP telephone service, smartphones, instant messaging, fax and other communications delivered as a service with 24x7 support. Intermedia also empowers thousands of smaller VARs and MSPs – as well as select Fortune 500 companies – to sell communications services under their own brand. Founded in 1995, Intermedia was the first company to offer cloud-based business-class email and now has over 250,000 premium hosted Exchange mailboxes under management – more than any other provider. For more information, visit www.intermedia.net.

SOURCE Echoworx Corporation

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