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DuoCircle LLC picks Halon Security to reduce operating expenses and improve customer response time

San Francisco, Calif., July 28th, 2015. DuoCircle, a global email service provider and Halon Security, a leading provider of a highly secure email delivery platform, announce the successful migration of Dyn legacy email receiving products to the Halon email platform.

DuoCircle was challenged with migrating Dyn’s legacy email infrastructure within 30 days to reduce hardware hosting costs and provide better customer satisfaction.

 

“We researched many spam protection platforms including Cyren software and over 20 of their partners. After conducting a proof of concept with Halon Security email platform, we selected it based on the attractive licensing model, excellent support, easy upgrade path and key features such as quarantine, end user logging for customers, message replay and for enabling DuoCircle to continue as a service provider.” Brad Slavin, CEO of DuoCircle stated.

 

Halon’s email-centric scripting language enabled DuoCircle to rapidly and seamlessly integrate with their existing Linux and FreeBSD based environment cost effectively.

 

“Halon’s highly differentiated platform enables demanding organizations such as DuoCircle to stay competitive.” Jonas Flack, CEO of Halon Security emphasized.

 

A case study has been released along with this announcement.

 

“Using Halon email platform DuoCircle reduced hosting costs and saved 30% on operating costs, reduced time of managing networks by 90% and improved customer response time to minutes from hours.” Slavin concluded.

 

About DuoCircle

DuoCircle LLC (http://www.duocircle.com) is an entity that was established for the migration of Dyn.com’s legacy email receiving products. The goal was to migrate these loyal customers to a more powerful and feature rich email handling platform. Headquartered in San Diego, California, DuoCircle provides over 20, 000 businesses located globally with high touch customer care, reliable message filtering and archive with a scalable architecture designed for high volume messaging and reliable spam filtering.

 

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Nina Offen
PR Communication
Halon Security, Sweden HQ
Email: nina.offen@halonsecurity.com
Phone: +46 31 301 19 20 | Phone US: +1 415 992 5583
www.halonsecurity.com 

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One.com selects Halon Security to reduce capital and operating expenses

San Francisco, Calif., July 27th, 2015. One.com, a global hosting provider and Halon Security, a leading provider of a highly secure email delivery platform, announces the successful integration of Halon Email platform at One.com, which enabled in significantly reducing One.com’s capital and operating expenses.

Recently, One.com experienced rapid customer growth and therefore needed to upgrade their existing home grown email delivery and security infrastructure to a more scalable platform. In selecting the new platform; security, high performance and seamless integration with their existing infrastructure, were critical requirements for One.com.

 

“One.com researched and evaluated many email security and delivery platforms against our requirements. We finally settled on Halon email platform based on price performance, ease of use, flexibility, multitenancy support with security and its ability to scale on demand,” Anders Saaby, CTO at One.com states.

 

Halon’s platform now includes One.com’s entire email delivery infrastructure; except for email storage and web mail. A case study has been released along with this announcement.

 

“Using Halon email platform we were able to consolidate and upgrade several disparate email solutions into one cost effective, feature rich and easy to manage solution. This enabled us to reduce initial capital cost, ongoing support and maintenance costs, rack space, and ongoing power and cooling requirements by up to 70%,” Saaby emphasizes.

 

About One.com

One.com is one of Europe’s leading and innovative web hosting providers with over one million customers in 149 countries. Founded in 2002 in Denmark, One.com provides award winning web hosting to both individuals and business users. One.com has more than 250 employees, a strong financial position and is prepared to meet the challenges of the future. From multiple datacenters located in Europe and North America, One.com hosts web servers and applications and provides services to customers worldwide. In a comparison of web hosts, One.com has received many industry accolades for product coverage, performance, security, and handling help and support.

 

 

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PR Communication
Halon Security, Sweden HQ
Email: nina.offen@halonsecurity.com
Phone: +46 31 301 19 20 | Phone US: +1 415 992 5583
www.halonsecurity.com 

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Host1Plus Partners with Halon Security to Increase Email Protection

Host1Plus and Halon Security have announced the implementation of Halon Email Gateway software, increasing email security at Host1Plus

San Francisco, Calif., March 24th, 2015. The international hosting provider Host1Plus and Halon Security, a leading provider of an email delivery and security platform, have announced their collaboration for the implementation of Halon Email Gateway, preventing the spread of email borne threats and extending the protection of Host1Plus users.

“At Host1Plus user safety is handled with great concern. Due to growing amount of threats, our main focus is to maintain and preserve the security of our users. As Halon Security has shown great results in their work with other companies, the decision to embrace their email security solutions for our security needs came naturally” – claims Andrius Kazlauskas, the co-founder and CEO of Host1Plus.

 

Halon Email Gateway enables Host1Plus to implement new technical functionalities, which will have a positive effect on the Host1Plus environment and therefore increase email security for overall operations.

 

“Halon Security’s main concern is to make sure we deliver what we promise – flawless technology for complex environments. We are honored to support Host1Plus and to help them secure their users”, says Jonas Falck CEO at Halon Security Inc. As recent reports have shown there is a significant yearly growth in email borne malware with comprised hyperlinks that reference malicious code. This is a clear indication that cyber-criminals are not planning to stop using emails as one of the biggest vector of attacks. What we can do in return, is to enforce our own security policies with correct tools to make sure we can act quickly and without compromise, when these attacks occur”, he continues.

 

Currently Halon Email Gateway software is being implemented in all Host1Plus locations. The implementation is supposed to finish by the end of the month.

 

About Host1Plus

Host1Plus is an international Cloud computing technologies empowered hosting company which provides shared hosting, Linux and Windows Cloud hosting, VPS hosting, reseller hosting, dedicated servers, domain name registration services and SSL certificates. Host1Plus is based in London, United Kingdom; some operations are directed from Kaunas, Lithuania and Frankfurt, Germany.

 

About Halon Security

Halon Security is a leading provider of in- and outbound email routing, filtering and anti-spam technology for Hosting and Service Providers. The Halon platform consolidates business critical functionalities for complex environments with its flexibility, through advanced scripting capabilities and powerful open API’s.

 

Contacts

Viktorija Poderskiene
Online Marketing and Communications
Host1Plus Lithuania HQ
Email: viktorija@host1plus.com
Phone: +370 700 11555
www.host1plus.com 

Nina Offen
PR Communication
Halon Security, Sweden HQ
Email: nina.offen@halonsecurity.com
Phone: +46 31 301 19 20 | Phone US: +1 415 992 5583
www.halonsecurity.com 

 

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Halon supports the Hong Kong data center AsiaDC, significantly reducing spam in high threat region

San Francisco, Calif., February 4th, 2015 – Halon Security, a technology leader in email security, today announced the deployment and support of AsiaDC. AsiaDC is one of the leading Data Centers in Hong Kong that provides cloud computing and web hosting services in the Asia Pacific region. Actel Consulting; Halon Security’s consulting partner in the region has played a very significant roll in the process.

The deployment took place in the end of Q4, 2014 and Herry Yip, Director at AsiaDC is very pleased with the whole process:

– “Since we deployed Halon Email Platform we have seen significant reduction in spam, even Chinese spam, which is a big problem in this part of the world. This in turn reduced the workload of our support team, and even reduced the loading on our e-mail servers. Overall, security is also improved, since we are no longer seeing e-mail attached viruses and phishing attacks”, Herry Yip states.

With Halon Platform it is possible to lower costs and email server utilization, normally caused by dealing with spam, malware and viruses that enter the network via email. Halon Security’s solution is unique in the aspect of being able to perfectly fit into complex environments and infrastructures improving not only security, but over all running.

“Halon Email Platform is the only email platform for Hosting providers and datacenters as such. We often meet clients whom are concerned about the future and question how they can find a solution to perfectly fit their unique infrastructure –that’s where we fit in. Since it’s not just security, however this is important, it’s also an infrastructure platform that consolidates your typical SMTP routes and servers to a platform that that solves both security and issues around scalability. We see that hosting providers are wants to offer best secured email infrastructure at a low cost without painful maintenance, costs and support, that’s where we are the perfect fit. We’ve thought about that and by result, built a very flexible technical solution that will seamlessly fit into any complex hosting or mail service environment, by this not only reducing workload, but as purposed increase security”, says Jonas Falck CEO Halon Security Inc.

Key features of the Halon platform

  • Reduces complexity and eliminates the need to maintain several different applications
  • Built to seamlessly fit into any complex hosting or mail service environment
  • Reduce development time, implement new features and adapt to changing demands through Halon Security Script Engine
  • Enterprise-grade security at hosting-grade performance

“There are different solutions on the market that may work, but not without compromise for the client. Halon E-mail Platform is the only solution where these thoughts and worries are of yesterday. We are unique in our offering toward these types of environments, only because of genuine experience and thoroughly evaluated scripting capabilities with our product”, Jonas Falck continues.

Press contact:
Nina Offen
PR & Communication Manager,
Halon Security AB, Sweden
+46 31 301 1920
nina.offen@halonsecurity.com

US: +1 415 992 5583
HK: +852 3975 2999 (Romney Ng at Actel Consulting)

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Halon launches hosted email security for Sweden (PR in Swedish)

Halon Security AB, Sveriges ledande e-post säkerhetsföretag lanserar nu en komplett molnbaserad e-postsäkerhets tjänst för IT-återförsäljare. Tjänsten bygger på Halon Security’s e-post plattform som så sent som i oktober 2014 tog hem priset ”Bästa e-post säkerhetslösning” i den internationella tävlingen Computing Security Awards.

Fördelar med Halon Hosted Email Security;

  • Att arbeta utan spam-box eftersom tekniken bygger på att e-post aldrig kan försvinna, därigenom transaktionssäker hantering.
  • Tjänsten har inga bindningstider och användaren kan själv välja olika nivåer av funktionalitet.
  • En svenska professionellt utvecklade produkten som finns på marknaden och där all e-post tvätt sker inom Svenska gränser.
  • Fullt DMARC-stöd som försvårar phishing-försök genom blockering av bluffmail.
  • Utöver den unika tekniken erbjuds det ett snabbt och enkelt sätt att komma igång med användning av e-postsäkerhet för sina kunders domän.

”- Eftersom vi lever i ett tidskrävande samhälle, har vi valt att komplettera vår lösning; Halon E-mail Platform med den molnbaserade e-post säkerhetstjänsten; Hosted Email Security. Vi upplever att allt fler behöver komma igång rekordsnabbt, administrera med några klick, men samtidigt inte vill eller kan kompromissa med kvaliteten för säker e-post. Halon’s ”H.E.S” är ett utmärkt val för IT-återförsäljare som har en mindre komplex miljö där Halons ordinarie plattform med oändlig flexibilitet inte är nödvändig, säger Peter Falck, om den nylanserade e-post säkerhetstjänsten”.

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Nina Offen
PR & Communication Manager
Halon Security
031-301 19 20