Blacknight Solutions Announces Partnership with SaaS Internet Security Services Provider MXSweep

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Blacknight to provide customers with portfolio of Internet Security and Compliance cloud services

Blacknight Solutions, a market leading hosting and co-location vendor based in Ireland, today announced at Microsoft WPC the launch of MXSweep Internet Security and Compliance services into its growing domestic and international customer base. MXSweep services are available through Parallels Automation and Blacknight are initially marketing the email archiving & security services from the Parallels platform as a value add service bundle to customers who need to address email security, compliance and data retention requirements.

With over 4,000 SME, corporate and public sector customers in 18 countries, MXSweep is a global provider of on-demand security services including email security, content control & business continuity, encryption, email & SharePoint archiving, web and mobile security. These services allow users to address internet security issues by stopping malware threats in the cloud and can be combined with encryption, archiving and mobile security services to protect and retain confidential data. These services allow customers to meet data privacy and retention rules driven by corporate governance and laws such as the Data Protection Act, FRCP, Basel 1, SOX, HIPAA, PCI and MiFID.

Paul Kelly, CTO at Blacknight, commented, “through the Parallels Automation platform we are able to efficiently deliver MXSweep services to our customers as part of bundled service offerings. With our fast growing customer base, it is very important that we offer in demand and value add service alternatives and this is exactly what MXSweep services provides to us.”

“Our partnership with Blacknight is a very important milestone for MXSweep as we commence the launch of our services through Parallels,” said Aiden Callaly, VP Sales at MXSweep. “Blacknight’s commitment to launching new and in demand cloud services into their large customer base reflects the forward thinking of a partner that MXSweep values highly. We look forward to working closely with Paul and his team and addressing increasing internet security and data leakage prevention requirements of their customers.”

John Zanni, Vice President of Service Provider Marketing and Alliances at Parallels, commented, “the tie up between Blacknight and MXSweep is a prime example of how hosting partners and ISVs can work together through Parallels Automation for their own mutual benefit, bringing clear value to the end user customers”.

For further information please contact sales(at)blacknight(dot)com or sales(at)mxsweep(dot)com.

About Blacknight Solutions
Blacknight Internet Solutions Ltd (Blacknight) is a 100% Irish owned company specialising in serving the hosting and co-location needs of business, both large and small. Our servers are based in two of Ireland's leading Data Centres - the Data Electronics Group and Interxion, both in Dublin. Blacknight is growing by leaps and bounds with more than 120,000 domains hosted on our servers. We provide reliable service backed up by support unmatched by any provider in the industry. As a company we constantly seek to lead the way by introducing innovative solutions for its client base. We offer a wide range of hosting solutions to match the needs of any customer. From Linux VPS hosting to colocation - we offer it all. We were one of the first Irish hosting companies to offer virus and content filtering to its clients in 2002. We're proud to be completely based in Ireland - which is the perfect place for European Web Hosting and Colocation. By partnering with innovative companies, like Parallels and Comodo, Blacknight Solutions is able to bring 'best of breed' technologies to the Irish and European markets, while maintaining an aggressive pricing model. If you would like information on any of our products or services, contact us today. Blacknight is a member of the IIA, ISPAI, INEX, RIPE, AFNIC and Nominet. Blacknight is also a Microsoft Certified Partner, holding the Hosting Solutions competency. For further information please visit

About MXSweep
MXSweep is a global provider of SaaS Internet Security & Compliance services including email security, content control & business continuity, encryption, email & Sharepoint archiving, web and mobile security to SME, corporate and public sector customers. The cloud services are provided through partners such as distributors, value add resellers, hosting and telecom companies. We provide our services either directly to the partners or through the leading cloud provisioning platforms including Parallels, EMS Cortex and Jamcracker. MXSweep provides our partners with a unique commercial offering and a simple entry point into the fastest growing cloud services markets. We provide customers business critical internet security & compliance services requiring no upfront investment, including real time security against all cyber threats and meeting legal and compliance requirements in relation to data retention. For further information please visit

Press Contacts:

Naylla Kassam
Marketing Manager - MXSweep
Tel : +353 86 2269439


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