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Hidden Costs of Open Source Email Security to be Highlighted in Commtouch cPanel Conference Presentation

Submitted by on 17 May, 2022 – 4:32 am
Commtouch ® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading technology provider of email security and Web, announced today that talk about the hidden costs of open security solutions email cPanel Conference in Houston, TX.
Hosting providers implementing anti-spam and anti-malware often use open source software because it offers what commercial products can not – it’s free or very low cost. What hosting providers often do not measure, however, is the total operating cost of open source software and its effectiveness in comparison with commercial products.

“Open source may seem the most economical solution in many areas, including combating spam or malware,” said Stoney Brooks, director of business development at Commtouch, which presented at the conference. “It’s important to remember that free is not always totally free, and these solutions usually do not provide adequate protection from the growing onslaught of spam and viruses.”

During the presentation in cPanel, Mr. Brooks use case studies to illustrate how open source solutions can seriously impact the costs – both capital and operating – in ways not always obvious. It will also provide a framework for hosting providers to evaluate other ways to reduce costs and provide better protection for email.

Commtouch’s meeting is scheduled for 11:30 am Wednesday, October 7th at the Hilton Americas, 1600 Lamar, Houston, TX. A short video describing the benefits Commtouch offers hosting providers can be found at: / Week-in-the-life-video-hosting.

Commtouch also have a booth at the three-day conference, which takes place on October 5 to 7, where the hosting providers can drop by and learn more about Commtouch’s patented anti-spam technology and plug-ins for SpamAssassin , cPanel, and other popular hosting solutions control panel.

About cPanel
cPanel is a leading Web Hosting Control Panel Software provider supplying hosting automation tools to numerous data centers and customers around the world. cPanel offers web hosting and software that automates the intricate workings of web hosting servers. cPanel products are used in the tens of thousands of servers worldwide to equip server administrators with the tools they need to offer first class accommodation to its customers. Since our inception in 1997, cPanel has been setting the standard for web hosting automation.

About Commtouch
Commtouch® (NASDAQ: CTCH) provides proven messaging and Web security technology to more than 100 security companies and service providers for integration into their solutions. Commtouch’s patented Recurrent Pattern Detection™ (RPD™) and GlobalView™ technologies are founded on a unique cloud-based approach, and work together in a comprehensive feedback loop to protect effectively in all languages and formats. Commtouch technology automatically analyzes billions of Internet transactions in real-time in its global data centers to identify new threats as they are initiated, protecting email infrastructures and enabling safe, compliant browsing. The company’s expertise in building efficient, massive-scale security services has resulted in mitigating Internet threats for thousands of organizations and hundreds of millions of users in 190 countries. Commtouch was founded in 1991, is headquartered in Netanya, Israel, and has a subsidiary in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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