Spark says it has completed the migration of its Xtra email service from Yahoo to New Zealand-owned email platform provider SMX, announced in September 2016 and now has more than 800,000 Xtra email accounts running on the new email platform.
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“Microsoft Office 365 email security is good, but not as good as SMX.”
New Zealand email security company SMX has entered into a global agreement with Symantec under which its cloud-based security solution will be sold worldwide.
Local cloud-based antispam and antivirus company SMX has more than doubled its user numbers with a single sale to the Times Group of India.
One of Australia’s largest IT distributors, Westcon Group, has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Auckland-based anti-spam and anti-virus company SMX.
Westcon managing director Leigh Howard says Westcon will work with SMX to offer the software-as-a-service solution to Westcon’s 2000 resellers throughout Australia.
Developed and launched in New Zealand in 2006, the SMX service cleans emails of spam and viruses “in the cloud” as a service rather than through a software product installed inside user networks.
“This is the first time that Westcon has distributed a cloud-based service,” Howard says. ““Strategically the time is right to start distributing SaaS services here in Australia. Logically, email is a good place to start and SMX is a good fit for us and our resellers.”
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