OPSWAT Acquires Email Security Provider Red Earth Software

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OPSWAT acquires Red Earth Software, extending its advanced threat prevention technology to protect email and file transfer against malware and zero-day attacks.

OPSWAT and Red Earth Software Acquisition
Email security and secure file transfer play an important part in securing data workflow in organizations, and Red Earth Software technologies will be crucial building blocks for our new comprehensive security offerings

OPSWAT, provider of solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of Red Earth Software, developer of email security and secure file transfer solutions. The Red Earth Software acquisition now enables OPSWAT to extend its advanced threat prevention technology to protect email and file transfer in addition to servers, endpoints and proxy servers.

Red Earth Software recently integrated OPSWAT’s multi anti-malware scanner Metascan® into its products Policy Patrol Mail Security, an email security solution for Exchange Server, and Policy Patrol Secure File Transfer, a solution that enables users to securely send large and confidential files. With the Metascan integration, Policy Patrol customers now have access to robust protection against malware threats.

With the acquisition, OPSWAT is acquiring Red Earth Software’s valuable expertise and extensive customer base in the email security and secure file transfer business, helping OPSWAT move faster in achieving its vision of secure data workflow: providing organizations with a central security solution for protecting data originating from various sources.

“We are excited about the Red Earth Software acquisition,” said Benny Czarny, CEO at OPSWAT. “Email security and secure file transfer play an important part in securing data workflow in organizations, and Red Earth Software technologies will be crucial building blocks for our new comprehensive security offerings.”

“With the acquisition, Red Earth Software will be able to grow its existing email security and secure file transfer business, as well as build new comprehensive solutions for securing the total data workflow in organizations,” said Mike Spykerman, CEO of Red Earth Software.

About OPSWAT
OPSWAT is a San Francisco-based software company that provides solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure. Founded in 2002, OPSWAT delivers solutions that provide manageability of endpoints and networks, and that help organizations protect against zero day attacks by using multiple antivirus engine scanning and document sanitization. OPSWAT’s intuitive applications and comprehensive development kits are deployed by SMB, enterprise and OEM customers to more than 100 million endpoints worldwide.
To learn more about OPSWAT’s innovative and unique solutions, please visit http://www.opswat.com.

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