MailChannels Recognized by Red Herring Canada 2008 Top 50 Awards

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Award Recognizes the 100 "Most Promising" Companies Driving the Future of Technology

MailChannels, the global leader in email traffic shaping software, announced today that it has been named a finalist for the Red Herring Canada 2008 Top 50 Awards to celebrate Canadian technology and innovation. More than 250 Canadian technology companies, venture capitalists, business development partners from large companies, and other startups will convene in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, where the winners will be announced September 15-17, 2008.

Red Herring's Top 50 event chronicles Canada's rapid ascent as a global technology leader and will feature dynamic and inspiring discussions by top innovators, decision-makers, and key players from technology and venture capital companies. A special issue of Red Herring magazine will feature the 50 winning companies and a program will also be run on Red Herring TV.

The Red Herring editorial staff evaluated several hundred private companies and selected the best of the best for their awards. Companies like Google, eBay, Skype,, and YouTube were spotted in their early days by Red Herring editors, and touted as leaders that would change the way we live and work.

With the addition, MailChannels is being recognized for bringing to market and successfully driving adoption of its innovative email security technology. Traffic Control is a software product that substantially reduces spam traffic and email server load by slowing down traffic from suspicious sources. Leading companies and institutions including pharmaceutical giant Wyeth, electric utility Pacific Gas & Electric, and Ivy League university Cornell University have deployed Traffic Control to improve the service quality and reliability of email.

Traffic Control is available at

About Red Herring
Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world's best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology research, and major events for technology leaders around the globe. Red Herring provides an insider's access to the global innovation economy, featuring unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy. For more information, visit

About MailChannels
MailChannels Corporation is the global leader in email traffic shaping software, providing the most effective protocol-layer spam filtering to email receivers of all sizes. The company's flagship product, Traffic Control, combines an ultra efficient multiplexing SMTP proxy with real-time reputation data to prioritize email traffic before it hits the mail server. MailChannels Traffic Control protects email users at Fortune 500 companies, leading service providers, and universities worldwide. Recognized by the MIT Spam Conference and other leading authorities on spam, MailChannels is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada. For more information, visit

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