SherWeb continues to innovate by improving its Anti-Spam Service

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SherWeb announces a partnership with leading anti-spam service provider MailChannels

SherWeb, a leading Microsoft Hosted Exchange provider, is upgrading its anti-spam service with MailChannels Traffic Control, a carrier-grade email traffic management system. Traffic Control will allow SherWeb's Hosted Exchange users to benefit from improved spam filtering and service reliability without any additional fees.

Traffic Control reduces spam at the connection layer by up to 98% leaving end users with less spam and improving the efficiency and reliability of SherWeb's Hosted Exchange service. Unlike other anti-spam solutions, Traffic Control stops spam based on the reputation of email senders, rather than the content of messages. Connections from known spammers are rejected immediately, connections from suspicious sources are slowed down, and legitimate connections are expedited to SherWeb's mail servers.

"Meeting the needs of our customers is our primary concern. Providing them with only the best solutions such as Traffic Control is fundamental to maintain our high business standards," stated Peter Cassar, CEO and President of SherWeb.

"We are pleased to bring SherWeb users the same carrier-grade email traffic management technology that we have deployed at major institutions such as Wyeth, PG&E, and Cornell University," said Ken Simpson, MailChannels CEO. "We welcome partnerships with innovators like SherWeb, who place a strong emphasis on the cost-effective delivery of reliable email service."

SherWeb understands the severity of spam attacks and challenges that Internet users, corporations and service providers are faced with. "On any given day, 90% of email traffic is spam," said Jean Caron, SherWeb's Director of Technical Operations. "Working with industry specialists such as MailChannels is a great way to continually improve our platform."

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

About SherWeb
Founded in 1998, SherWeb is a leader in Internet hosting solutions and provides shared Web hosting services, dedicated servers and hosted messaging and collaboration systems. The company is currently serving thousands of customers from more than 25 countries around the world. SherWeb's hosting solutions are modular and scalable in order to ensure that customers can grow their businesses without having to invest additional time, capital or other resources into their Web and messaging infrastructure. For more information, visit        

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Janet Cassar
Corporate Communications


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