Alt-N Technologies Named as Finalist to AOTA Leadership Awards
Commitment for Implementation of Email Online Safety Technology is Recognized
Grapevine, Texas - April 17, 2007 - Alt-N Technologies, a global provider of messaging, security, and collaboration solutions targeted to the needs of small-to-medium businesses (SMB), is pleased to announce that it has been named as a finalist to the first annual Online Leadership Awards by the Authentication and Online Trust Alliance (AOTA). The award, scheduled to be announced this week in Boston at the Authentication and Online Trust Summit, is designed to recognize companies that have demonstrated a commitment to preserving and improving consumer trust in online channels.
"We are extremely honored to be recognized as a finalist for this award," said Arvel Hathcock, Founder and CEO of Alt-N Technologies. "We have been rapidly transforming online safety concepts into real-world products for the SMB community for many years. We have over 70,000 MDaemon email servers around the world protecting our customers by validating and signing messages using current authentication techniques (DomainKeys Identified Mail and Sender ID). We believe email development companies have a responsibility to combat those who seek to harm the email user community with spam and other email-borne threats. To protect our customers, we will continue our efforts by releasing products with additional safety features to improve email authentication and reputation in 2007."
The newest update of the Windows-based MDaemon email server, scheduled for release in May, will include an Email Certification service and Backscatter Protection as additional layers to the current safety features protecting the MDaemon user community.
About Alt-N Technologies
Alt-N Technologies delivers innovative, affordable, and secure messaging and collaboration solutions that are used by businesses in over 90 countries and 20 languages worldwide. Headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, Alt- N Technologies' flagship solution, the MDaemon® email server, provides a standards-compliant, feature-rich platform that is virtually virus and spam free and is quickly and easily installed and managed. For more information, visit www.altn.com.
About the Authentication and Online Trust Alliance (AOTA)
Founded in October 2004, the mission of AOTA is to enhance online trust and confidence by facilitating best practices and the deployment of Internet authentication and reputation standards and solutions. With the onslaught of phishing and forged email, this collaboration is critical to help ensure the reliability and deliverability of email, reinforce online trust and confidence, and to protect the brands and domains of businesses worldwide.
AOTA's steering committee members include Acxiom Digital, Datran Media, the Direct Marketing Association, the Email Sender and Provider Coalition, Epsilon, IronPort Systems, MarkMonitor, Microsoft Corporation, RSA, the Security Division of EMC, Secure Computing Corporation and Symantec Corporation. For more information, visit www.aotalliance.org/
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