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January 31, 2013

Perimeter E-Security and USA.NET Unify Brands and Launch Industry’s Only Advanced Security-as-a-Service Platform

MILFORD, Conn., January 31, 2013 – SilverSky, the expert cloud provider of information security solutions, launched today, combining the assets of Perimeter E-Security and USA.NET into a unified brand focused on delivering the industry’s only advanced security-as-a-service platform. SilverSky manages, secures and monitors customers’ vital information assets with a comprehensive portfolio of software and managed services, delivered through its unified policy-aware platform. (See separate release titled: SilverSky Announces Industry’s Most Comprehensive Email Protection Suite).

Led by some of the market’s foremost security pioneers, including key leaders from McAfee, XAware, Symantec/MessageLabs, Verdasys, @Stake and Forrester Research and backed by respected investors including Goldman Sachs and Bessemer Ventures, SilverSky has mobilized to realize the promise of cloud security solutions – simple, manageable, cost-effective. The company has invested more than $20 million in the past four years to develop cloud-based security software, purpose-built to safeguard the information assets of thousands of leading enterprises and regulated businesses, while satisfying the most demanding regulations and audit standards.

“SilverSky is the culmination of the innovative technology, industry leading business email and proven managed security services we have delivered to market for years with our carrier-class software platform,” said Tim Harvey, CEO, SilverSky. “As SilverSky, our strategy is to unbundle our previously exclusive software to make it available to every customer organization. We believe this is a game changer – and will enable growth-minded leaders to pursue their business ambitions by providing true IP loss prevention to minimize security concerns.”

SilverSky is offering a complete solution for customers seeking to protect their most important information:

  • Email Protection Suite: A comprehensive software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution for safeguarding organizations’ most important information asset: email. Key features of SilverSky EPS include email archive (personal and compliance editions), email continuity, email encryption, email security, and email DLP, a new advanced data loss prevention solution announced today.
  • Network Protection Suite: A comprehensive software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution that helps customers safeguard critical information in their network. Key services include vulnerability management, Web security, log management, mobile device management, and brand protection.
  • Managed Application Services: SilverSky manages critical communications, such as email, with a comprehensive set of cloud services, including Microsoft Exchange, Lync and SharePoint, SilverSky Mail – SilverSky’s proprietary mail service – and managed policy definition services.
  • Managed Security Services: A comprehensive suite of managed security solutions and services, 24x7x365 event monitoring and response, managed firewall, IDS/IPS, and VPN remote user access.

Each day, SilverSky protects $525 billion in customer assets and 500 million security events for more than 6,000 organizations in the financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, critical infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. All SilverSky services are hosted within the United States on a world-class, carrier grade cloud platform that has been audited to the industry’s highest security standards. For more, please visit www.SilverSky.com, or the SilverSky Altitude Blog.

About SilverSky
SilverSky is the expert provider of cloud security solutions. Born from our success as a managed services provider, our Security-as-a-Service platform delivers cloud-based software and managed services that protect critical information simply and cost effectively. By tirelessly safeguarding our customers’ most important information, we enable growth-minded leaders to pursue their business ambitions without security worry. Our growing customer base includes 6,000 organizations in the financial services, retail, healthcare, energy, critical infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. For more information, visit SilverSky.com.

CONTACT: Jill Queenan, InkHouse Media + Marketing, For SilverSky, +1-781-966-4112, jill@inkhouse.com