A recent market study by HTF Market Intelligence predicts there will be “phenomenal growth” in the web filtering service market over the next six years.
HTF Market Report is a global research and market intelligence consulting organization and a brand of HTF Market Intelligence Consulting Private Limited. HTF Market Report provides detailed social and market intelligence and data analytics for organizations to help with decision-making, developing transformational growth strategies, investment programs, and new product development projects.
An in-depth understanding of industry convergence, Mega Trends, and market trends and technologies allows HTF Market Intelligence to deliver highly accurate forecasts to help companies develop and realize their goals and objectives.
The latest report contains a complete analysis of the web filtering market, which HTF Market Intelligence says is currently developing its presence. The report details current growth factors, growth predictions by region, historical market data, predicted future trends, industry validated data, and facts and attentive opinions. The report also includes financial data from some of the leading companies to develop web filtering services.
The report covers key players in the web filtering market, including US firms Webroot and iboss, UK firm Interoute, and Ireland DNS filtering solution provider, TitanHQ. The report provides insights on market segmentation and product segments such as keyword filtering, file type filtering, URL filtering and DNS filtering.
TitanHQ is proud to be included in the HTF Market Report and named with market leaders in the field of web filtering technology.
For more than 20 years, TitanHQ has been developing innovative technologies to protect businesses from malware, viruses, ransomware, botnets, phishing attacks, and malicious websites. TitanHQ’s web filtering solution – WebTitan, spam filtering technology – SpamTitan – and email archiving solution – ArcTitan are now offered by more than 1,500 managed service providers (MSPs) and have been adopted by more than 7,500 businesses worldwide.
The full market report can be found on this link.
A new version of TitanHQ’s cloud-based anti-spam service and anti-spam software was released on March 5, 2018. SpamTitan version 7.00 includes patches for recently identified vulnerabilities in the ClamAV antivirus engine and a change to the primary AV engine used by the solution.
The primary anti-virus engine of SpamTitan version 7.00 is provided by the Romanian firm Bitdefender. Bitdefender is an award-winning antivirus engine that provides exceptional email protection against malware, viruses, and ransomware. Combined with the secondary AV engine – ClamAV – users benefit from excellent protection against email-based malware and ransomware attacks. The dual AV engines ensure malicious software is not delivered to end users’ inboxes via email attachments.
The change to Bitdefender was a natural choice and TitanHQ is planning to further its strategic relationship with the Romanian cybersecurity firm over the coming weeks and months. The change to the primary AV engine will be unnoticeable to current users, who will continue to be protected from malicious threats.
The update to the latest version will not happen automatically. Customers who have ‘prefetch of system updates’ enabled on their SpamTitan installations will be able to see the latest version in their list of available updates and can manually trigger the update to the new version. Customers who do not have that option enabled need to “check for updates” via their user interface.
Customers have been advised to read the documentation accompanying the latest version prior to installation as it includes important information on how the update should be applied. TitanHQ explains that it is not possible to update from v4 or v5 of the platform to SpamTitan version 7.00 without first installing version 6 of the platform.
Customers should note that the update must be performed before May 1, 2018 to ensure continued protection, as support for the Kaspersky AV engine – used in all versions of SpamTitan prior to v7 – will cease on that date. TitanHQ has also informed customers that support for v4 and v5 of SpamTitan will also stop on May 1, 2018.
SpamTitan v7.00 includes patches for the following vulnerabilities: CVE-2017-12374, CVE-2017-12375, CVE-2017-12376, CVE-2017-12377, CVE-2017-12379, CVE-2017-12380. All of those vulnerabilities exist in ClamAV. The latest version also improves protection against DoS attacks and should be applied as soon as possible. The update will take approximately 10-20 minutes to complete.
TitanHQ is pleased to announce that the team will be attending several Datto Roadshows this year, including the Datto Roadshow in Tampa on January 16, 2018.
The Datto roadshows are exciting events for managed service providers (MPS). Attendees get the opportunity to meet the Datto team and other managed service providers and gain valuable insights and useful advice to help turn 2018 into a highly profitable year.
The roadshows feature several deep dives, where the latest product releases and tech will be showcased to help MSPs get the most out of products and add new services to their stack.
The Deep Dives at the Tampa show will include Datto Networking, Datto SaaS Protection, and Ransomware Protection.
The Datto Networking Deep Dive gives MSPs the opportunity to learn how to boost MMR with the most MSP-centric networking product line in the world. Datto will be explaining its industry leading cloud backup and data recovery solutions in the Datto SaaS Protection Deep Dive.
The current ransomware epidemic has companies crying out for solutions that can help them to prevent attacks and recover quickly when disaster strikes. This creates an ideal opportunity for MSPs to improve their bottom lines by offering ransomware protection and recovery services. There will be a deep dive on ransomware where attendees will discover best practices to adopt to ensure clients are protected and data are secured.
The Tampa event will also see the Passportal team on hand to explain how clients can be protected from the full range of current cybersecurity threats and how MSPs can help their clients prevent data breaches, while lowering costs and increasing value.
TitanHQ will be on hand to explain the opportunities that exist in cloud-based spam filtering, web filtering and email archiving services, and how straightforward (and profitable) it is to provide these services to clients.
Additionally, the event is a great networking opportunity where MSPs can speak to other Datto partners and gain valuable tips to help them improve productivity, cut costs, and boost profits.
If you are unable to attend the Tampa event, don’t worry. There will be many other Datto Roadshows taking place over the coming weeks. The TitanHQ team will be attending several of these events.
The full schedule of Datto Roadshows in Q1, 2018 is listed below:
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The Etihad Stadium in Melbourne is one of the world’s most impressive sporting venues. Opened in 2000, the stadium can house 53,359 sports fans and in the 17 years since the turnstiles first opened, the venue has catered to more than 35 million fans.
The stadium hosts Big Bash League Twenty20 cricket matches, A-League soccer games, Australian Football League matches, International Rugby Union games, and recently, the Soccer World Cup qualifiers.
A requirement for modern sports stadia is WiFi access for guests, and the Etihad stadium is no exception. Guests are offered free Wi-Fi access via more than 700 access points around the stadium.
Providing access to Wi-Fi is one thing. Ensuring Wi-Fi can be accessed securely and patrons are protected from web-based threats is another. To ensure that all users of its Wi-Fi network are protected from online threats such as malware and phishing websites, and to make sure its network cannot be used to access illegal or inappropriate website content, the Etihad stadium turned to TitanHQ – The leading provider of DNS-based Wi-Fi security.
The technological achievements of the stadium – which includes a fully retractable roof – is now matched by advanced technology to protect its Wi-Fi network, making the stadium “one of the most technologically advanced, secure and connected stadiums in Australia,” according to TitanHQ CEO, Ronan Kavanagh.
The stadium is protected by WebTitan Cloud for WiFi – A 100% cloud-based Wi-Fi filtering solution. Being infinitely scalable, the solution can be used to protect any number of Wi-Fi access points, from a one-hotspot SMB to ISPs running thousands of access points. Since the solution requires no additional hardware, it is cost effective for large enterprises and sports venues to implement. No software is required, so users of the Wi-Fi hotspots do not need to install any apps and there is no latency, ensuring users benefits from fast Internet speeds.
Geoff Hall, I.T. Manager at Etihad Stadium, said “Our guests are the big winners from our partnership with TitanHQ. A total of 704 high-density Wi-Fi access points have also been installed to provide fast, free and secure internet connections to each and every fan. WebTitan Wi-Fi filtering delivers a transparent experience, with super-fast and secure Internet’’.
As Ronan Kavanagh explained, “WebTitan for Wi-Fi is designed to provide secure Wi-Fi throughout venues while simplifying its management. WebTitan for Wi-Fi prevents malware from compromising guests’ devices or stealing guests’ identities over any port, protocol, or app. For stadium management and owners, this brings considerable peace of mind.”
TitanHQ, the leading global provider of secure Wi-Fi solutions, has announced a new partnership with 4ipnet.
4ipnet is a global provider of affordable WLAN products and solutions to businesses, providing them with opportunities for value added services and the monetization of Wi-Fi networks. 4ipnet customer base includes businesses, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, and hotels around the world, with clients including Chunghwa Telecom, FLC group, Adrian Hoteles, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, Berjaya Hotels and Resorts, and the PPHE Hotel Group.
TitanHQ is an award-winning provider of email and web filtering solutions which make networks safer and block a wide range of cyberthreats. TitanHQ’s SpamTitan and WebTitan suite of products have been adopted by schools, universities, colleges, hotels, banks, governments, ISPs, and SMBs in more than 129 countries around the world.
The partnership between 4ipnet and TitanHQ has seen 4ipnet accredited as a provider of Friendly Wi-Fi. Friendly Wi-Fi is a certification program for public Wi-Fi hotspot providers that confirms the Internet is filtered to prevent obscene material such as pornography from being accessed, and that all webpages included on the Internet Watch Foundations blacklist – webpages known to contain images of child abuse and child pornography – are blocked.
The Friendly Wi-Fi program was created by the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) and is supported by the government and major Wi-Fi providers. The initiative was launched after concerns were raised of the risks to minors from accessing the Internet via public Wi-Fi networks that lacked the parental controls typically implemented at home. Any location that displays the Friendly Wi-Fi symbol has been confirmed as having appropriate controls in place to ensure the Wi-Fi network can be accessed safely and securely by minors.
4ipnet customers are now protected from a wide range of online threats, and can carefully control the Internet sites and web pages that can be accessed via their Wi-Fi networks. 4ipnet customers will also be able to market their Wi-Fi hotspots under the banner of Friendly Wi-Fi, ensuring customers are prevented from viewing inappropriate and illegal website content.
New SpamTitan Review
Spam Filter Reviews, a website providing reviews of spam filtering solutions, has awarded TitanHQ’s SpamTitan with a glowing 4.9 gold star rating. The new SpamTitan review saw the product attract marks of 4.9/5 for both functionality and real-time emulation.
Each spam filtering product reviewed on the site is assessed on 18 different elements, with SpamTitan scoring highly on 16/18 of those elements.
The reviewers were particularly impressed with the ability to easily adjust scam scoring on all incoming emails, which allowed the filtering level to be fine-tuned to make spam filtering more aggressive or more lenient.
Another major plus was the ease at which quarantined messages can be checked. With any spam filtering solution, there will be false positives from time to time. Virus Bulletin reviews have shown SpamTitan’s false positive rate is particularly low – less than 0.03%. However, when legitimate messages do trigger the spam filter, checking those messages is straightforward.
In its review of SpamTitan, Spam Filter Reviews explained the ease at which quarantined messages can be safely viewed from the admin console. Users can view simple metrics such as the message date, recipient, envelope address, and message size, but also more detailed information using one of four different tabs.
SpamTitan lets users view the full HTML message, as well as the entire SMTP protocol header. If the email is genuine, users can quickly and easily release the message for delivery and whitelist the sender’s email address to ensure future messages are always delivered.
As Spam Filter Reviews points out, the ability to view the full body of a captured message is absent from many spam filtering solutions. This feature can save admin staff valuable time.
SpamTitan also rated particularly well on reporting. SpamTitan allows users to configure an extensive range of reports, providing users with all the information they need to measure inbound mail flow metrics. Spam Filter Reviews explained that many leading spam filtering solutions do not have such extensive spam reporting functionality. The ability to configure quarantine reports to show all messages since sign up or those captured since the last scheduled report was also praised, and found to be absent in many other spam filtering solutions.
Accessing the SpamTitan console was also found to be easy, regardless of the device being used. Since the control panel is full HTML, it can be easily accessed on mobile devices, while the admin console was found to be intuitive and easy to use.
Set up was also a quick and easy process, taking just 13 minutes. “13 minutes is extremely good considering the we had a previously MX record TTL of 5 minutes, so there is a reasonable likelihood that, if the domains TTL had previously been set to a lower TTL, the set up would have been even quicker.”
The only down point was the lack of link re-writing functionality, although due to the high degree of accuracy of the spam filter, this negative was somewhat mitigated.
Spam Filter Reviews’ SpamTitan review summarized the product saying, “All in all, SpamTitan is a very stable, clean platform with many additional features which makes an admin’s life a lot easier to manage user expectations,” also explaining “It is our comparative opinion that SpamTitan’s system is extremely under-rated as it’s clean, accurate and functionality full features certainly exceed and surpass some of the most well know Products on the market today.”
The 2017 Wi-Fi Now Expo and Conference, the world’s premier Wi-Fi event, will be taking place at The Hague, NL between October 31st and November 2nd, 2017.
The conference offers attendees the opportunity to meet leaders, entrepreneurs, innovators, and experts from the full spectrum of the Wi-Fi industry, offering an unparalleled opportunity for learning, networking and knowledge sharing.
The W-Fi Now Expo and Conference is the only event in the world that is 100% devoted to the Wi-Fi industry and draws attendees from around the globe. The event consistently receives glowing 4/5-star reviews across the board for its speakers, panelists, exhibitors, topics, and venues.
This year’s Wi-Fi Now Expo and Conference promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Over the three-day event there will be 9 analysts and thought leaders delivering keynote speeches, 11 carriers and service providers and 29 technology leaders providing their valuable insights to attendees. More than 40 leading Wi-Fi companies will also be in attendance and will be demonstrating their products and services at the event.
TitanHQ is proud to announce that Sales Director, Conor Madden, is a headline speaker at the event. This is now the fourth time in two years that Conor has been selected as a speaker at Wi-Fi Now conferences.
Conor will be explaining how Wi-Fi filtering can vastly improve an organization’s security posture and will be providing key insights into how organizations can create customized Wi-Fi services in the Four Great Innovations in Enterprise Wi-Fi – Part One session on Day 1 of conference.
TitanHQ are the global leaders in Wi-Fi content filtering and Wi-Fi security, enhancing the security of more than 6,500 enterprises and businesses around the globe. The TitanHQ team is constantly enhancing and refining its web filtering technology and works closely with partners to ensure they get the maximum benefits from its products.
The TitanHQ team will be available at stand 23 on all three days of the conference. If you are interested in finding out more about WebTitan content filtering solutions and the benefits they can bring your business and your clients, be sure to stop by. The TitanHQ team will also be demonstrating the product and some of the big-ticket deployments from the past 18 months.
Advance registration for the conference is required. Tickets are available on this link.
If you are unable to attend the Wi-Fi Now Expo and Conference, the TitanHQ team will also be attending the IT Nation, ConnectWise Conference in Orlando, Florida. The conference takes place on November 8th-10th at the Hyatt Regency.
It has been a busy summer for TitanHQ. The company has been working hard to improve its award-winning cybersecurity solutions to offer even greater protection from the ever-increasing range of email and web-based threats.
TitanHQ has also been expanding its customer base and now protects an increasingly diverse range of companies from email and web-based cyberattacks. The summer has seen a swathe of new enterprise clients sign up and start using TitanHQ’s suite of cybersecurity products.
Many new enterprise customers have joined the TitanHQ community over the past few months, from SMBs to large organizations with thousands of employees. While each company has a different infrastructure and requirements, all share a common goal: A need to protect their employees, networks and data from cyberattacks.
TitanHQ would like to take this opportunity to welcome its new customers from the healthcare, hospitality, education, financial services and information technology sectors, a selection of which are detailed below:
European Hospitals Group
Cyberattacks on the healthcare industry have increased considerably over the past two years, with many large healthcare organizations falling victim to malware and ransomware attacks. Many of those attacks occurred as a result of employees visiting or being redirected to websites where malware is silently downloaded. Preventing employees from accessing malicious websites is an essential, yet often overlooked, aspect of cybersecurity.
The European Hospitals Group recognized the risk of malware downloads and decided to take action. The hospital group employs 1,800 people across two locations in the city of Brussels in Belgium: St. Elisabeth in Uccle and St. Michel in Etterbeek/European Quarter. The multilingual hospital offers excellent care for patients and now has excellent protection against web-based threats with WebTitan. WebTitan is used to carefully control the websites that can be accessed by staff, blocking web-based threats and preventing inappropriate website content from being accessed via its network.
US Beef Corporation
The hospitality sector has been extensively targeted by cybercriminals over the past year. Those malicious actors have attempted to gain access to sensitive customer data, commonly doing so via malware infections on POS systems.
US Beef Corporation is best known for its highly popular chain of restaurants: Arby’s. The first Arby’s restaurant was opened by US Beef Corporation in 1969. By 1995, the popularity of the restaurant chain saw it ranked as the 20th largest franchise in the United States. New restaurants continue to be opened and now the company has broken into the top ten franchises in the United States with 350 establishments, employing 7,500 members of staff.
US Beef Corporation recognised the need to protect its network from email- based attacks and prevent staff from falling for phishing attacks. US Beef Corporation chose SpamTitan Cloud as its anti-spam solution.
TitanHQ is now protecting the inboxes of all those employees from phishing and social engineering attacks and helps to keep the company’s network free from malware and ransomware.
Burlington Edison School District
There is growing pressure on schools and higher education establishments to implement technological solutions to restrict the websites that can be accessed via their wired and wireless networks. Children need to be protected online and prevented from accessing potentially harmful website content such as pornography and images of child abuse. Web filtering is also an important element of CIPA compliance.
The Burlington-Edison School District recognises the important of technological controls over acceptable Internet usage policies, and has chosen TitanHQ’s WebTitan to prevent inappropriate content from being accessed by its 230 staff and 3,900 students across 6 schools in Skagit County, Washington.
The insurance industry stores vast quantities of sensitive data on customers – a treasure trove of information for cybercriminals. Keeping that data secure and networks protected requires a range of cybersecurity controls.
Johannesburg, South Africa based Miway Insurance is a direct short-term insurance and financial services company offering a wide range of home and business insurance products. The company employs 3,000 staff members, the majority of whom require access to the Internet at work.
To protect against web-based attacks and prevent malware and ransomware downloads, Miway insurance chose WebTitan. WebTitan is used to block access to malicious websites where drive-by malware downloads occur and to restrict access to unacceptable website content.
Stamford, CT-based TNS Group is a leading provider of managed IT support services in the Tri-State area and has clients throughout the United States and beyond. The firm was looking for a solution provider that could provide a spam filtering solution that could be easily offered to its customers to protect them from email-based threats.
Through SpamTitan Cloud, TNS Group can offer its clients an advanced spam filtering service to protect against phishing and social engineering attacks, malware and ransomware and keep inboxes spam free.
All the above companies have now had their TitanHQ products deployed and are protected from email and web-based attacks. If you are looking to improve your organization’s security posture and want to ensure your networks are kept malware free, contact the TitanHQ team today to find out more about the WebTitan web filtering and SpamTitan anti-spam solutions.
The 2017 Computing Security Awards ceremony will be taking place on October 12, 2017 in London. The gala event attracts cybersecurity firms from all over the world, all of which hope to leave with a prestigious award.
The Computing Security Awards are highly coveted. Each year, the best enterprise cybersecurity solutions are selected as finalists and are put to a public vote to determine the best loved, and most effective cybersecurity solutions. This year, there will be 33 awards presented to enterprise-class cybersecurity solution providers, resellers and distributors.
To be named as a finalist for the 2017 Computing Security Awards, a company must have gone the extra mile and developed a highly effective and easy to use solution to keep enterprises protected from an ever-increasing range of cyberthreats.
As always, the quality of the competition is strong. This year’s finalists include new products that have come to market in the past 12 months alongside tried and tested cybersecurity solutions that have been tweaked to improve performance and block more threats.
TitanHQ is proud to announce that its enterprise-class spam filtering solution – SpamTitan – has been named a finalist in the ‘Best Anti Spam Solution’ category of the 2017 Computing Security Awards.
“This recognition showcases the strength of the SpamTitan range of security solutions,” said Ronan Kavanagh, CEO, TitanHQ. “Our security solutions help thousands of companies worldwide to protect their organisations from malware, spam, phishing attacks and many other email and web threats. We provide powerful network security solutions that are easy to implement with multiple deployment options available.”
The winners of each category are decided by a public vote. Readers of Computer Security Magazine and other IT professionals are now being encouraged to vote for their favorite security products. Votes for each cybersecurity solution can be placed on this link until October 5, 2017.
The past 12 months has seen the number of new malware and ransomware variants grow at an extraordinary rate. Email spam volume has increased once again and email is now the attack vector of choice for cybercriminals.
2017 has already seen major attacks on businesses and some of the largest malware campaigns ever conducted. Many of those attacks have targeted employees via email. The need for an advanced spam filtering solution has never been greater.
The SpamTitan suite of cybersecurity solutions has been developed to offer enterprises the best possible protection against email-borne threats. With SpamTitan, enterprises are able to quickly and easily protect their end users and networks from all forms of email-based attacks.
The solution is flexible, scalable, easy to deploy and manage, blocks more than 99.9% of spam and malicious emails, and has an exceptionally low false positive rate. Inbound and outbound emails are subjected to a wide range of tests to ensure only genuine emails are delivered and enterprise users are protected from malware, ransomware, phishing and social engineering attacks.
SpamTitan has recently been awarded 5 stars by the Spiceworks community for the effectiveness of the solution, ease of use, and industry-leading customer support. SpamTitan has also collected no less than 37 consecutive Virus Bulletin Spam awards.
The second annual Kaseya Connect Europe User Conference will be taking place in Amsterdam, Netherlands on October 3, 2017.
Kaseya is the leading provider of complete IT management solutions for managed service providers (MSPs). Its user conferences are hugely popular and provide more than just an opportunity to learn how to get more out of the company’s products. They offer an unrivaled learning opportunity that helps MSPs get the most out of their business, fuel growth and make significant improvements to their bottom lines.
Kaseya has now finalized its line-up of keynote speakers, sponsors and exhibiting partners for the event, which include industry and thought leaders and the top providers of solutions for MSPs to improve the services they provide clients and increase revenue.
Speakers for the event include Kaseya Chief Product Officer Mike Puglia, SVP – Managed Service Providers, Miguel Lopez, Chief Customer Officer, Alex Cuevas, EVP Global Product Services, Alan Davies, and Marwin Marcussen, Kaseya Sales Engineering Manager, EMEA.
Sue Gilkes, Faculty Member of CompTIA and Founder & Managing Director of Your Impact Ltd will be giving a keynote speech providing insights that will help MSPs boost revenue and grow their businesses. ‘Check-In Strategy Journal’ author, Adam Harris, will also be giving a keynote speech and will be offering important sales strategies for MSPs to help secure more contracts.
One of the main goals of the conference is to help MSPs monetize and develop their businesses, with the Amsterdam conference including a business track to help attendees do just that. A technical track includes deep product dives to help MSPs get the most out of their Kaseya investments, with a host of instructional sessions that provide strategic insight along with practical knowledge to boost business growth.
Two hot topics that will also be covered at the Amsterdam Kaseya Connect Europe User Conference are the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and cybersecurity. GDPR has major implications for MSPs in Europe and the compliance deadline is fast approaching. A session will take place at the conference to guide attendees through the steps they will need to take to ensure compliance.
Major global cyberattacks, malware and ransomware infections have dominated the headlines in recent weeks and help will be on hand to ensure MSPs can take advantage of the opportunities that exist while ensuring their clients are well protected.
TitanHQ is proud to be an Emerald sponsor for the event and will be showcasing its cybersecurity solutions for MSPs, giving product demonstrations and explaining the benefits of adding the solutions to MSP’s service stacks.
Attendees will have the opportunity of speaking to the TitanHQ team about WebTitan for Managed Service Providers – a powerful web filtering solution that allows users to carefully control the websites that can be accessed via wired and WIFI networks. WebTitan prevents inappropriate content from being accessed by employees and clients and provides essential protection from web-based threats such as exploit kits, phishing websites, and malware and ransomware downloads.
Protecting clients from email-based threats can save technical support teams countless hours. Attendees will be able to learn about the benefits of SpamTitan and how the solution can block email-based threats and keep MSP’s clients well protected from phishing attacks, malware and ransomware infections.
Kaseya’s conferences are hugely popular, offering an excellent learning opportunity to allow MSPs to make a significant improvement to their revenues. The Kaseya Connect Europe User Conference in Amsterdam is free of charge to Kaseya and non-Kaseya users, although registration for the event is required in advance.
If you would like to attend the conference, you can register your interest and secure your spot on this link.
TitanHQ has announced a new partnership with m3connect, one of the largest wireless Internet service providers in Europe. TitanHQ’s cloud-based WiFi content filtering solution – WebTitan – is now being used to protect m3connect customers from malware and ransomware downloads, while carefully controlling the Internet content that can be accessed across its WiFi networks.
Since the company’s formation in 2001, m3connect has grown into one of the largest providers of wireless Internet in Europe, with the company operating from its European offices in Aachen, Karlsruhe, Berlin and Sibenik and in San Francisco in the United States. In addition to offering customers wireless Internet with a flexible network design, the firm provides a wide range of digital services including VoIP, VoD, location based services, guest infotainment systems and digital signage and serves clients in the finance, retail, hospitality, transport and healthcare industries.
Now the firm’s customers will benefit from secure WiFi access protected by WebTitan. WebTitan is a cloud-based web filtering solution that offers organizations precision control over the websites that can be accessed via their wireless networks. Customers can control content by category, keywords, and blacklists to prevent harmful and undesirable content from being accessed. WebTitan detects and blocks more than 60,000 malware iterations each day, with the solution particularly well suited for WiFi deployments in the retail, finance, hospitality and healthcare sectors.
WebTitan can be used to protect single WiFi hotspots or global WiFi networks through a single administration control panel, offering instant control of website content without any latency.
Organizations are increasingly choosing a secure, filtered Internet service to protect customers from web-based threats, although in the hospitality and retail sector it is becoming increasingly important to filter the Internet to prevent pornography and other undesirable content from being accessed by WiFi users. As Roland Heinen, Head of Retail Department, m3connect explains, “Providing a powerful security solution is key to save the brand reputation of our customers. Youth protection is mandatory in modern hotspot solutions.”
Commenting on the new partnership, Heinen said “The partnership with WebTitan is one more step in our successful retail strategy serving our customers with state-of-the art WI-FI hotspot, digital signage and infrastructure solutions.”
TitanHQ’s CEO Ronan Kavanagh said “We’re delighted to welcome m3connect and their customers on-board. This is a partnership that illustrates just how well suited WebTitan is to retail environments.”
The WiFi Now Conference is world’s premier conference for the WiFi industry. Industry leaders from all around the globe attend the annual conference to discover the latest developments in the world of WiFi.
The three-day event sees numerous presentations from industry leaders, with this year’s event attended by TitanHQ. TitanHQ’s Sales Director Conor Madden will be giving a presentation on the first day of the conference and will provide invaluable advice for service providers on the opportunities for monetizing WiFi networks.
Service providers are able to improve their bottom lines by offering secure WiFi networks to their customers and Conor will be explaining the attractive commercial opportunities that currently exist.
Businesses are increasingly looking for managed WiFi solutions that can be provided to their customers that will protect WiFi users from malware and phishing attacks. Businesses are also looking for WiFi services that allow them to carefully control the content that can be accessed when connected to their WiFi hotspots. There is increasing pressure on businesses that provide WiFi access to customers to ensure their networks cannot be used to view obscene, illegal or unsuitable website content. Conor will explain how those needs can be met by service providers.
TitanHQ is the world leader in business WiFi security solutions and Conor has an in depth understanding of the needs of managed service providers as well as the WiFi industry. Conor is aware of the challenges surrounding implementing secure WiFi and how MSPs often struggle to make such an offering profitable.
Conor will be explaining how easy it is to add WiFi filtering to MSP’s service stacks and how service providers can secure their client’s WiFi hotspots and make money.
The presentation is a must for managed service providers. If you are unable to attend the presentation, be sure to visit the TitanHQ team at booth #10 in the exhibition hall over the three-day event to find out more about WebTitan for WiFi and how it can increase your bottom lines and allow you to meet your customers’ demands.
The WiFi Now Conference will be taking place in Washington DC between April 18-20, 2017 at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel.
TitanHQ has announced a new partnership deal with Dubai-based cybersecurity powerhouse Zservices that will see the company’s anti-spam solutions for businesses pushed out to organizations throughout the Middle East and Africa.
TitanHQ has been working in the field of email security for two decades and has developed a range of cybersecurity solutions for businesses. Zservices will be adding TitanHQ’s SpamTitan anti-spam solution to its extensive portfolio of cybersecurity solutions, filling a gap in its email security offerings.
SpamTitan is a robust and powerful anti-spam solution for businesses that offers protection from malicious emails and blocks 99.97% of spam from being delivered. The massive increase in malware and ransomware has made the use of anti-spam solutions more important that every before.
SpamTitan is already extensively used by businesses in TitanHQ’s home country of Ireland and throughout Europe and the Americas. TitanHQ’s products are now used by more than 6,500 business customers in 129 countries around the world.
The new partnership deal will be a massive boost to the company and will see its anti-spam solutions for businesses pushed out to a wide range of organizations throughout the United Arab Emirates, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, State of Qatar, State of Kuwait, Kingdom of Jordan, Kingdom of Morocco, Arab Republic of Egypt, and beyond.
As the only cybersecurity-as-a-service in-country cloud operator in the entire Middle East region, Zservices is the perfect partner to sell TitanHQ’s anti-spam solutions for businesses. Zservices partners with some of the largest telecoms companies and national service providers in the Middle East and provides a wide range of cybersecurity services to companies in the telecoms, technology, communications, education, pharmaceutical, and retail industries throughout the Middle East and North Africa. Zservices will focus on selling the SpamTitan cloud-based anti-spam service to large enterprises and government entities throughout the region.
The partnership was announced during Enterprise Ireland’s trade mission to the UAE and KSA. Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD, praised the new partnership deal, which highlights the great opportunities that exist for Irish companies in the Middle East.
“As Enterprise Ireland’s trade mission will demonstrate, the opportunities for innovative Irish companies to build partnerships and increase their sales to the Middle East region are real and tangible,” said Minister Flanagan. He went on to say, “Today’s announcement by TitanHQ is a great example of what is possible for highly innovative Irish companies in this dynamic market.” Enterprise Ireland’s Executive Director Global Business Development, Kevin Sherry, said the deal is a “testament to TitanHQ’s innovation and ambition.”
Zservices President Mr. Nidal Taha welcomed the deal and explained why Zservices is the ideal company to partner with TitanHQ in the Middle East. “Unlike other cloud-based security companies, Zservices operates the first and only Middle East type approved Internet SaaS cyber security cloud infrastructures physically located and deployed across multiple strategic Middle East secure data centers.” Mr Taha said “We’re excited to add SpamTitan to our cloud infrastructure.”
Photo (Left to-Right): Kevin Sherry – Executive Director Enterprise Ireland; Eddie Monaghan – Alliance Manager, Titan HQ; Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Charlie Flanagan TD; Nidal Taha – President MENA, ZServices; Firas Ghanem – Regional Director, Saudi Arabia, ZServices.
The 2016 Nexgen Cloud Conference is an important event in the annual conference calendar for managed service providers looking to drive new revenue and increase profitability. The conference is geared toward service providers on the cutting edge of the channel who are looking to gain a much deeper understanding of the latest technologies and cloud-based solutions, and most importantly, how to monetize those technologies.
The 2016 Nexgen Cloud Conference provides an excellent opportunity for service providers to build new relationships with trusted partners that can provide cloud-based products and services that will increase MSP’s bottom lines.
The conference is not about being bombarded with sales pitches. Attendees get the opportunity to have real conversations with solution providers and can hear true success stories, gain invaluable advice on implementing new offerings, and how they can differentiate their business from the competition and stand out from the crowd.
Advice is also offered on how to increase value for customers, capture lasting monthly revenues, and structure sales and marketing teams to get the most from cloud-enabled offerings. Conference attendees will not only be given the opportunity to meet new partners. They will be provided with actionable strategies to transform their businesses and become next-generation service providers.
TitanHQ to Exhibit at the 2016 Nexgen Cloud Conference
Hot on the heels of the speaking engagement at Xchange 2016 in Texas, where the key benefits of adding a web filtering solution to service offerings was explained to MSPs, TitanHQ will be on the road again and will be attending the 2016 Nexgen Cloud Conference.
Whether you are an MSP looking to add a cloud-based web filtering to your service offering or a WiFi integrator that has grown frustrated with a current web filtering partner, make sure you schedule a meeting with TitanHQ team at the Nexgen Cloud Conference.
TitanHQ has developed web filtering and spam filtering solutions specifically for MSPs. The solutions can be easily integrated into existing service offerings to boost client revenue and help MSPs attract new business.
To ensure you have the opportunity of discussing the benefits of TitanHQ’s spam-filtering and web filtering solutions for MSPs, contact TitanHQ by email on email@example.com and book a meeting with the MSP team at this year’s conference.
The 2016 Nexgen Cloud Conference with CRN will be taking place at the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, California between December 6-7 2016. Advance registrations can be made on this link.
The 2016 CEPTA Annual Conference is a highlight in the calendar for IT professionals working in schools in California. While there are many conferences in California that provide opportunities to discover the most beneficial technology for the education sector, the 2016 CEPTA Annual Conference is unique. It is the only annual conference in the state that caters specifically to IT professionals working in schools.
Consequently, the 2016 CEPTA Annual Conference is a hugely popular event drawing in visitors from all across the state of California and beyond. This is the 56th year that the conference has been staged and a large audience is expected. Attendees will include CTOs, Directors of Technology, Data Base Administrators, IT Support staff, Technicians, Network Managers and Engineers. Attendees are provided with a unique opportunity to conduct research on the latest technology and can find out more about the best IT products and services for K-12 schools.
In addition to providing an excellent opportunity for in depth product research, the conference is also a great place for building connections and networking, sharing ideas, discovering best practices and finding out how to avoid problems when starting new projects.
TitanHQ is pleased to announce that the its IT security products will be showcased at this year’s event and attendees will be able to discuss their web filtering and spam filtering needs.
A recent study by BitSight has shown that the education industry is now the top targeted industry by ransomware gangs, with schools and other educational institutions having been attacked with ransomware three times more often than the healthcare industry and 10 times more frequently than the finance industry. The use of security solutions such as web filters and spam-filters has never been more important to keep networks secure.
TitanHQ’s Alliance Manager and Education specialist Eric Simpson will be attending the conference to discuss how TitanHQ’s products can be used to manage online threats and staff, students, and school networks protected.
Be sure to visit TitanHQ in the exhibition hall; however, since the event is likely to be busy, please contact Eric – firstname.lastname@example.org – in advance to arrange a meeting.
The 2016 CEPTA Annual Conference will be taking place at the Sacramento Convention Center between November 8-11. If you have not yet registered for the conference you can do so on this link.
TitanHQ is pleased to confirm that Alliance Manager and Education specialist Eric Simpson will be speaking at the San Diego Learning Council Digital Curriculum Tactics Discussion this year. Eric will be explaining the importance of implementing a web filtering solution with a particular focus on K12 schools and districts. With the range of online threats having increased dramatically in recent years it is now more important than ever to implement a web filtering solution to keep staff and students protected.
TitanHQ has a long and successful history of helping K12 schools, districts, and universities throughout the United States install web security products to protect their networks and users. Eric will be explaining some of those success stories and the benefits that come from implementing a web filtering solution.
Each year, The Learning Council stages 30 Digital Curriculum Discussions across the United States. The discussions are day-long meetings where local superintendents, Chief Academic Officers, CIOs, and instructional technologists get to hear about the latest working tactics and strategy points and take part in a host of training exercises.
If you are interested in attending or would like to discuss web filtering in more detail, please contact Eric in advance at email@example.com.
If you have not already registered for the San Diego Learning Council Digital Curriculum Tactics Discussion, you can do so on this link.
The San Diego Learning Council Digital Curriculum Tactics Discussion is being held on November 1 at the University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, UC-Forum A, San Diego, CA 92110 on November 1, 2016.
About The Learning Council
The Learning Council was formed in 2014 with the aim of helping educational establishments transition to a digital curriculum. The Learning Council provides detailed research and reference material to help K-12 school leaders source the most beneficial apps and tools to make the transition to the digital curriculum as smooth as possible. In two years, membership has grown substantially and now includes more than 170,000 curriculum specialists, Chief Academic Officers, CIOs, superintendents, tech and instructional administrators, and publishers.
The 2016 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference brings together some of the leading thinkers in education and technology from the United States and beyond. Higher education IT and technology companies from over 40 countries will be represented, with attendees from more than 2000 higher education institutions. The conference truly is the premier conference on higher education IT and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before.
Over 7,000 attendees are expected from higher education institutions, providing an excellent opportunity for networking, learning, and sharing ideas for tacking some of the unique IT challenges faced by the higher education community.
The 2016 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference allows CEOs and CIOs find out which higher education IT solutions are working well and which are not, and in the case of the latter, how to put things right. The 2016 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference will showcase some of the best technology for higher education, with over 250 exhibitors attending, including TitanHQ
TitanHQ’s Alliance Manager and Education specialist Eric Simpson will be attending to discuss Internet safety and security with CEOs and educators. Eric will be explaining how TitanHQ’s web filtering solution can be used to keep higher education networks protected from the myriad of web-borne threats and keep staff and students safe online.
TitanHQ has partnered with many K-12 schools and higher education institutions in the United States and beyond and Eric will be on hand to explain the key benefits of choosing TitanHQ as your web filtering partner.
To find out more about why WebTitan is ideally suited for protecting wired and wireless networks from cyberattacks, and how Internet access can be carefully and easily controlled without overblocking, stop by and meet Eric and the team at the event.
To book an appointment at the conference to discuss your needs and requirements in depth, please contact Eric by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference is being held at the Annaheim Convention Center in Annaheim, Southern California between Oct 25-28, 2016.
TitanHQ is pleased to announce that the team will be attending the Wi-Fi Now 2016 International Expo: One of the most important global events for anyone involved in the Wi-Fi Industry.
The Wi-Fi Now 2016 International Expo brings together some of the most influential and celebrated names in the industry who will be offering valuable insights into industry trends and discussing the latest innovations and opportunities.
The event brings together carriers, tech vendors, service providers, consultants, industry bodies, and government/educational organisations and offers attendees the opportunity to learn from thought-leaders from a broad section of the Wi-Fi community. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear case stories from the leading innovators in the industry and pick up tips on how to build a highly successful Wi-Fi business, as well as meeting Wi-Fi tech innovators, established leaders, partners, and clients.
The Wi-Fi Now 2016 International Expo promises to be bigger and better than last year’s hugely successful event. The Wi-Fi Now 2016 International Expo will include presentations from over 50 speakers with more than 40 exhibitors showcasing the most exciting Wi-Fi products that have come to market in the past 12 months.
TitanHQ Sales Director Conor Madden has been invited to return following the popularity of his keynote speech at the Wi-Fi Now March conference. Conor will be offering invaluable advice to attendees on essential Wi-Fi security measures to protect both Wi-Fi providers and customers from the myriad of web-borne threats.
Conor’s speech will cover important issues that are likely to have a major impact on Wi-Fi carriers over the coming months, the role that DNS filtering will play in keeping wireless networks secure from attack, and will explain the main HTPPS developments over the past year.
Conor’s will be delivering his keynote speech – DNS Filtering: The future of content filtering for WiFi – at 3:30 on day 3 on the main stage.
The TitanHQ team will be attending all three days of the conference. If you plan to attend, contact TitanHQ today on email@example.com to book a meeting to discuss your Wi-Fi security needs.
The WiFi Now 2016 International Expo will be taking place at the ILEC Conference Center in London between October 25-27 2016.
The MassCUE and MASS 2016 Annual Technology Conference 2016 provides an opportunity for educators from K-12 schools and district schools in New England to come together to discuss exciting new ways to enhance teaching with the use of technology.
The Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS) sponsored event is the premier technology conference in New England. The conference runs for two days and includes a series of workshops and talks, allowing teachers and administrators to share best practices and learn about the most innovative and exciting new hardware and software to improve the learning experience. This year over 130 educational technology companies and 15 non-profit companies will be attending.
While technology offers numerous benefits, it also introduces risks. It is essential that those risks are managed to ensure students are kept safe, in particular when using the Internet at school.
TitanHQ is committed to keeping students safe from web-borne threats and preventing minors from accessing inappropriate and harmful website content. This year, TitanHQ will be attending the MassCUE and MASS 2016 Annual Technology Conference to explain to New England educators how schools can prevent students and staff from accessing inappropriate and dangerous website content.
TitanHQ’s North American Alliance Manager Eric Simpson will explain the key benefits of implementing TitanHQ’s flexible web filtering solution and how straightforward it is to keep Wi-Fi and wired school networks free from malware and ransomware and other online threats. Eric will also be discussing how TitanHQ’s cloud based web filtering solution has been applied in K-12 schools and school districts across the United States.
To find out more about how TitanHQ can keep students protected from harmful web content and the ever increasing volume of web-borne threats, email Eric at firstname.lastname@example.org today and book a meeting at this year’s conference.
The MassCUE and MASS 2016 Annual Technology Conference will be taking place at the Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA between Oct 19-20 2016. Click here to register for the event.
Following on from the hugely popular Xchange 2016 Conference in Texas, TitanHQ is on the road again and will be in attendance at the MSPWorld Fall Conference 2016 – A must-visit event for managed service providers.
At Xchange 2016, TitanHQ gave a presentation to attendees explaining the many benefits that can be gained from adding a web filtering service to MSP’s service stack. If you were unable to attend Xchange 2016, or were unable to speak with the Titan HQ team, be sure to book a meeting to find out how a cloud-based web filtering solution can increase revenues and better protect clients from web-borne threats.
The MSPWorld Fall Conference 2016
The MSPAlliance-run event is the premier conference for MSPs, offering an opportunity to meet some the biggest names in the industry.
In contrast to many industry events that cater for cloud & managed services professionals, MSPWorld is run by MSPs exclusively for MSPs. The event organisers have enjoyed huge successes in the managed service industry and their experiences will be shared with attendees.
Attendees will be offered the opportunity to take part in quality educational sessions. In addition to providing valuable insights into the latest industry trends, the MSPWorld Fall Conference 2016 will be going back to basics with a chance to attend some of the most informative and valuable education sessions that have proved so popular in recent years.
The event is also a gilt-edged opportunity to meet some of the leading technology companies serving MSPs, ISPs, and cloud service professionals and is the perfect place for networking and building contacts. The MSPWorld Fall Conference 2016 truly is an unmissable event for managed service providers.
The MSPWorld Fall Conference 2016 will be taking place between October 9-11 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada and is open to MSPWorld members and non-members. Be sure to register and book your place at this year’s event.
To avoid disappointment, contact TitanHQ today at email@example.com to arrange your meeting with to discuss integrating cloud based web filtering into your service offerings and the exciting partnership opportunities with TitanHQ.
Xchange 2016 is the world’s largest gathering of IT security solution providers and this year promises to be even bigger and better than ever before.
The IT channel’s top solution providers will be attending the event in San Antonio, TX., and attendees will have the opportunity to find out about the latest industry trends and the most innovative IT security solutions. Xchange 2016 is also an excellent event for networking and building valuable industry connections.
This year, Xchange attendees will get the chance to meet with the TitanHQ team and find out more about the company’s innovative web filtering solution: WebTitan.
WebTitan is an easy to use and highly effective web filtering solution that has been developed to protect small to medium sized businesses from a wide range of online threats. WebTitan is easy to deploy, effortless to manage, and easy to sell to partners. It is an ideal security solution for MSPs and Service Providers to add to their service offerings.
At Xchange 2016, MSPs and Service Providers will be able to find out why web filtering is so important for small to medium sized businesses, and how easy it is to use the product to increase partner revenue and cash flow.
On Sunday August 21, TitanHQ Sales Director Conor Madden will be explaining how MSPs and Service Providers can become security titans and significantly boost revenue.
Conors talk, entitled “Become A Security Titan: Web Filtering Solutions That Can Drive Growth for Solution Providers” will arm MSPs and Service Providers with all the information they need to be able to easily sell WebTitan to their partners. Conor will also detail some of the biggest threats that TitanHQ’s customer base has had to deal with, as well as demonstrating the extent to which those threats have increased in recent years.
As TitanHQ CEO Ronan Kavanagh explains, ‘Security threats such as the continued growth of ransomware have created optimal market conditions for TitanHQ’s high margin, best of breed cloud service. Ronan points out “We are now seeing a significant increase in Service Providers adding our web filtering to their service stack. Our cloud services are easy to bundle, have minimal IT support, no upfront investment and will increase partner revenue and cash flow.”
In addition to attending Conor’s talk, be sure to book an appointment with the TitanHQ team. Appointments can be arranged in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Xchange 2016 will be taking place in San Antonio, Texas between August 21st – 23rd. You can find out more about the event here.
For further information on WebTitan for MSPs and Service Providers, click here.
McDonalds (Philippines) is the latest fast food chain to choose TitanHQ as its partner to protect employees from phishing attacks.
McDonalds operates more than 500 restaurants in the Philippines and all of those restaurants will now be protected with TitanHQ’s anti-spam solution, SpamTitan. Under the terms of the agreement, TitanHQ has been tasked with keeping employee inboxes free from email spam and protecting its network from other email-borne threats such as malware and ransomware.
Email spam has declined in recent years following the take down of large botnets by international task forces, yet the threat from phishing has never been greater. The Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG) has recently released a report that shows phishing attacks in 2016 have spiked. In the first quarter of the year, APWG reported there were more phishing attacks “than at any other time in history”.
Phishing attacks have also become far more sophisticated, making it harder for employees to identify phishing emails. Unfortunately, all it takes is for one employee to fall for a single phishing email for a network to be compromised. Employing a robust and powerful anti-spam solution has never been more important.
SpamTitan was chosen to protect all McDonalds restaurants in the Philippines for the excellent level of protection offered, but also due to the simplicity of the solution. As McDonalds (Philippines) IT manager Ramon Rivera III explains, “SpamTitan’s best feature is that it simply works as promised with immediate results. The product is incredibly powerful and yet simple to manage.”
The increase in phishing attacks and the rise in the use of ransomware has prompted many fast food chains to re-evaluate their cybersecurity defenses; however, it is not only employees that need to be protected.
McDonalds has recently announced that it will also be taking action to reduce the risk to customers who connect to its in-restaurant Wi-Fi networks. In order to protect minors, McDonalds will be implementing a web filtering solution to prevent users of its restaurant Wi-Fi networks from accessing pornography. All McDonalds restaurants are to be protected by a web filtering solution which will prevent inappropriate web content from being accessed by any of its customers.
McDonalds is setting an example which other fast food chains are following. After the decision to start offering family-friendly Wi-Fi was announced by McDonalds, Starbucks followed suit. The coffee shop chain is currently looking for a web filtering solution to ensure its coffee shop Wi-Fi networks are 100% family friendly.
The HostingCon Global 2016 Conference is the global event for the cloud and service provider ecosystem, and is the only conference in North America geared exclusively for the hosting and cloud community.
The conference offers the opportunity to find out more about the latest industry news, innovations, and technology serving the hosting and cloud community. The HostingCon Global 2016 Conference is a must-visit event for hosting and cloud providers, MSPs, ISVs, VARs, and value-added service providers.
We are delighted to announce that TitanHQ’s MSP Program Manager, Eric Simpson, will be attending this year’s conference on July 24, 2016 and will be meeting with MSPs and potential partners interested in adding TitanHQ’s WebTitan web filtering solution to their service offerings.
TitanHQ developed WebTitan to be an easy to implement and cost-effective web filtering solution for small to medium sized enterprises. The 100% cloud-based solution is ideal for MSPs who want to start offering a web filtering service to their clients.
WebTitan offers a number of advantages for MSPs, including a recurring revenue model, short sales cycle, generous margins, and minimal IT service and management overhead.
Web Filtering in the News
Small, medium and large businesses in the United States are being urged to employ a web content filtering solution for Wi-Fi networks to ensure that minors are not exposed to potentially harmful website content such as pornography.
Internet safety organizations and child protection organizations have been petitioning some of the nation’s largest retail outlets, restaurants, and coffee shop chains requesting the use of web filtering solutions for Wi-Fi networks.
Free Wi-Fi networks are increasingly being used to download pornographic material, while illegal website content such as child pornography is being uploaded and shared due to the added degree of anonymity that free public Wi-Fi offers. Consumers are now actively seeking out family friendly Wi-Fi access points and are avoiding businesses that fail to block inappropriate website content.
In the past week, after being petitioned by Enough is Enough – one of the most active internet safety organizations in the United States – and the National Center on Sexual Exploitation, Starbucks announced that the decision has been taken to start using a web content filtering solution to prevent the accessing of pornography in its coffee shops. McDonalds also announced this week that a web filtering solution has now been implemented to block pornography in its U.S. restaurants.
With Web filtering in the news and increasing pressure being placed on organizations to offer clean, family-friendly Wi-Fi access to customers, an increasing number of organizations are now looking for web filtering solutions to block pornography and prevent other types of undesirable website content from being accessed via their Wi-Fi networks.
Meet TitanHQ at the HostingCon Global 2016 Conference
If you are an MSP and would like to incorporate web filtering into your service offerings, or you are interested in partnering with TitanHQ, please book an appointment with Eric Simpson – TitanHQ’s MSP Program Manager – at the HostingCon Global 2016 Conference.
MSP Program Manager at TitanHQ
Tel: 813.304.2545 x219 (US)
HostingCon Registration: http://global.hostingcon.com/hcg16/Public/Enter.aspx
TitanHQ was recognized at this year’s 2016 Red Herring Europe Awards as being one of the most promising private technology ventures in Europe, gathering a Red Herring top 100 Europe Award.
Red Herring is a prestigious media company that unites venture investors and business decision makers with the world’s best technology innovators. Each year, nominated companies in the European business region are evaluated on 20 criteria including technology innovation, disruptive impact, proof of concept, financial performance, quality of management, market footprint, and execution of strategy.
While the potential of a company is assessed, the Red Herring awards panel also look at each company’s track record. Many award programs recognize potential, yet the Red Herring awards look much deeper and cut through all the hype. The Red Herring Top 100 Europe Awards list therefore helps venture investors discover the best business opportunities in the industry and provides unparalleled insights on the emerging technologies driving the economy.
The editors at Red Herring were amongst the first to recognize the potential of some of today’s best known companies including Facebook, Twitter, Spotify, YouTube, Alibaba, and Google.
Being selected for the Red Herring Europe Awards is a tremendous achievement, and one that is becoming harder each year. According to Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring, “Each year, the competition gets tougher but we believe TitanHQ demonstrates the vision, drive and innovation that define a Red Herring Top 100 company.”
In the words of Ronan Kavanagh, CEO of TitanHQ, “This recognition from Red Herring combined with our recent awards is a wonderful acknowledgment of how our security solutions are resonating with businesses today.” Ronan went on to say, “The investments we have been putting into continually developing our email and web security solutions over the last five years is making the difference not just for our business, but for our customers’ businesses too.”
Each year, the Information Technology Association of Galway (ITAG) hosts a glittering awards ceremony to celebrate local companies that have made exceptional contributions in the field of Information Technology.
Each year a host of companies are assessed for their contributions and achievements over the course of the year. The main aim of the award program is to encourage, promote, and strengthen the Information technology industry in the west of Ireland and to encourage growth in the IT sector. The ITAG award program is now in its 14th year and has helped to raise awareness of the efforts of West of Ireland companies and to promote the sterling work of Galway-based technology companies.
The highly coveted ITAG Awards are issued for excellence and help to promote new talent, recognize the potential in start-up organizations, celebrate IT in the community, and special achievements by individuals working in the IT sector.
The effort and commitment of the TitanHQ team was recognised this year, with the company receiving the 2016 Enterprise Award for excellence and for TitanHQ’s outstanding contribution as product innovators.
The awards panel rated TitanHQ as a center of technical excellence, a driver of regional economic growth, and for the company’s contributions in Galway and around the world.
The ITAG award is the latest in a string of awards bestowed upon the TitanHQ in recent months, adding to the SC (Secure Computing) magazine award, a Red Herring award, three consecutive awards from Virus Bulletin, and CRN’s (Computer Reseller News) Coolest Vendor.
At the awards ceremony Ronan Kavanagh, CEO of TitanHQ thanked the TitanHQ team and said “This recognition from ITAG combined with our recent awards is a wonderful acknowledgment of how our security solutions are resonating with businesses today.”
ITAG Awards 2016 at The Meyrick Hotel, Friday 22nd April. Photograph by David Ruffles – (Left to Right) Sean Doherty, Sinead Feehily, Caroline Cawley (ITAG), Neil Farrell, Ronan Kavanagh, & Martin Cooke.
The Wi-Fi Now Conference will be taking place at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Tysons, Virginia – USA between April 19 and 21, 2016. The Wi-Fi Now Conference brings together Wi-Fi industry experts from around the world and showcases some of the most exciting developments in Wi-Fi, including some of the most innovative in-home and enterprise security solutions.
The Wi-Fi Now conference is a ‘must visit’ event for anyone involved in the Wi-Fi industry. The event allows attendees to discover what’s next in Wi-Fi directly from the Wi-Fi Alliance. TitanHQ are sponsoring this year’s enterprise, home and security day along with Tessco Technology and Microsoft on day 1 of the 2016 Wi-Fi Now Conference. Enterprise, Home and Security Day addresses the security challenges faced by enterprises and home WiFi network users.
TitanHQ will be using the event to showcase WebTitan Cloud for Wi-Fi – A Wi-Fi security solution for the enterprise that combines robust web filtering with malware protection for Wi-Fi networks.
WebTitan Cloud for Wi-Fi has been developed for service providers – MSPs and ISPs – Wi-Fi hotspot providers, and enterprises that want to secure their Wi-Fi networks and control the content that can be accessed by customers, clients, and employees.
WebTitan Cloud for Wi-Fi is quick and easy to implement, has a low management overhead, offers exceptional protection from web-borne threats, and is a cost-effective solution that allows acceptable use policies to be easily enforced.
TitanHQ’s Eric Simpson will be speaking at this year’s event. Eric has a deep understanding of both the Wi-Fi and managed service provider industries, and will be speaking about the importance of securing Wi-Fi connections and the benefits that can be gained from implementing a web filtering solution.
TitanHQ will be at booth #15 in the exhibition hall. To find out more about how WebTitan Cloud for Wi-Fi can benefit your organization, stop by and visit the team.
Mocha Beans, the Galway-based coffee shop chain, has recently implemented TitanHQs WebTitan Cloud for Wi-Fi and has become the first chain of coffee shops in the Republic of Ireland to be accredited under the Friendly Wi-Fi Scheme.
The Friendly Wi-Fi Scheme was created in the UK in 2014 in collaboration with the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) and the Registered Digital Institute. The Friendly Wi-Fi Scheme is the world’s first public Wi-Fi accreditation scheme, and was developed to ensure that public Wi-Fi networks can be used by children and young people without them being placed at risk of accessing inappropriate website content such as pornography, child abuse imagery, videos, and websites.
The Friendly Wi-Fi Scheme was developed after concern was raised by children’s charities that minors could be easily subjected to inappropriate website content while accessing public Wi-Fi networks.
Any establishment displaying the Friendly Wi-Fi symbol has had its Wi-Fi network checked and verified by an independent body to ensure that content filters have been applied that block inappropriate material.
TitanHQ is a Proud Supporter of the Friendly Wi-Fi Scheme
TitanHQ is a proud supporter of the friendly Wi-Fi scheme. By using WebTitan Cloud for WiFi, operators of Wi-Fi hotspots can carefully control the website content that can be accessed by customers. WebTitan Cloud for Wi-Fi can be configured to block adult content such as pornographic images, videos, and websites, and prevents Wi-Fi users from accessing any of the sites contained in the Internet Watch Foundation’s URL blacklist.
Not only does WebTitan Cloud for Wi-Fi prevent the accessing of inappropriate and illegal website content, the web filtering solution also blocks phishing websites and malware to ensure the Internet can be accessed securely and safely by all users.
Mocha Beans recently chose TitanHQ to provide its customers with clean and safe internet access. According to Cathal Keogh, MD of Mocha Beans, “Providing guest Wi-Fi in a coffee shop or restaurant is now expected. It was important for us to ensure we did everything possible to protect guests while using our free Wi-Fi service.”
In the words of Ronan Kavanagh, CEO at TitanHQ, “Today’s businesses know that security threats are evolving rapidly and constantly. For those offering public Wi-Fi, WebTitan for Wi-Fi allows them to deliver secure browsing via the cloud on any device, anytime.”
TitanHQ has announced it is to create 10 new highly skilled technology jobs in Galway. The recruitment drive is part of an expansion that will see the TitanHQ’s workforce in Galway increase to 40 members. The jobs will be created over the next year to allow the company to grow internationally.
The recruitment drive has already started and candidates are now being sought for the new information technology jobs. The positions include software developers, technical support engineers, software testers, and web developers at all levels.
TitanHQ is headquartered in Galway and has offices in the United States in Florida, along with 75 partner offices around the world. The company was formed in 1999 and has enjoyed rapid growth on the back of significant investments.
The company has recently completed rebranding, changing its name from SpamTitan Technologies to TitanHQ; a change that reflects the diverse range of IT security products now being offered. Those products include new cloud security solutions for the enterprise and email and Internet security products for internet service providers and managed service providers.
The company has enjoyed consistent year-on-year growth over the course of the past five years and the creation of the new positions will allow the company to continue to develop its product range further.
TitanHQ’s email and Internet security products – SpamTitan anti-spam solutions, WebTitan web filtering solutions, and ArcTitan email archiving software –are used by small to medium-sized businesses in a wide range of industries including healthcare, finance, transport, education, technology, energy, and retail. TitanHQ has recently expanded its customer base and now has customers in 129 countries around the world.
According to TitanHQ CEO Ronan Kavanagh, “This recruitment drive is the next step in our growth plan… these new positions will be key in fueling our future growth.”
If you would like to be part of the TitanHQ team, visit TitanHQ.com for details of the latest vacancies, or drop the team a line on email at email@example.com
Galway, IE and Tampa, FL, 11th August, 2015 – TitanHQ formerly SpamTitan Technologies, a world leader in email and web security solutions for business, is preparing for the future by incorporating all their great products under one umbrella brand. SpamTitan Technolgies (now TitanHQ) has undergone a total brand review and today unveiled its new company name, TitanHQ, logo and website to support its continued evolution as a cutting edge provider of email and web security solutions.
Commenting on the TitanHQ rebrand, CEO, Ronan Kavanagh said “As our customers’ needs have evolved so too has our product suite. We have added great new products and product brands such as SpamTitan, WebTitan and ArcTitan. The company continues to respond to consumer demand and this rebrand is part of this response. We now feel it is right to incorporate all of our great products under one umbrella brand which will allow us communicate one core message through one central platform to our customers”.
With an entrepreneurial spirit, TitanHQ formerly SpamTitan Technologies, was founded in 1999 and has increased its suite of products and services during the course of the past 16 years to be at the forefront of email and web security technology. Continuing in that spirit, later this month, TitanHQ will release SpamTitan 6.09 which includes new RBL management functionality much requested by customers offering Managed Services (MSPs).
TitanHQ has had seen aggressive growth over the past 5 years largely through new disruptive products, the introduction of cloud security services as well as through relationships with channel partners worldwide. As the company continues to grow, leadership has made several changes to keep up with demand and plan for the future. Kavanagh is keen to emphasize that the rebrand is not about casting aside history or forgetting where TitanHQ came from — “It’s about honouring and embracing everything we have become and everything we are working toward. And we want to make sure that everyone knows where to find our security solutions in one place……and that we are here to help.”
TitanHQ provides small and medium sized businesses worldwide with comprehensive network security protection through their award-winning suite of email and web security solutions. In operation since 1999 TitanHQ has a deep understanding of the increasingly complex IT threats that face IT professionals today. Offering businesses a comprehensive, yet affordable subscription-based suite of security solutions that incorporates the latest spam and virus protection, web security and email archiving technology.
With an impressive 92.4 % customer retention rate the company has customer in 129 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, the company also operates a US office in Tampa, Florida as well as 75 partner offices worldwide.
Cybersecurity Ventures has announced the Q2 2015 edition of the Cybersecurity 500 list. The list is a global compilation of cybersecurity solutions and service firms worth watching. SpamTitan Technologies came in at number 123 for Q2 up from number 393 in the previous quarter. “We recognise the importance of being included on such a significant industry list as the Cybersecurity 500. At SpamTitan, our staff are assisting our customers on a daily basis in dealing with the constant threat of cyber attack, and this is now as important for the smaller businesses as it is for the fortune 500 company. We are delighted to be working with Cybersecurity 500 in highlighting the need for vigilance and raising awareness for all businesses.”” says Ronan Kavanagh, CEO, SpamTitan Technologies.
So far, only four companies on the list come from Ireland; email and web security vendor SpamTitan Technologies headquartered in Galway, Netfort, VigiTrust and PixAlert. The list is based on the recommendations of a range of experts including CISOs, VCs, security professionals rather than simply reflecting size and revenue. According to Steve Morgan, founder and CEO at Cybersecurity Ventures. “We do not think a list of the largest cybersecurity companies is useful to our target audience of cyber and IT security decision makers, evaluators, and recommenders”. “They already know who the biggest vendors are. Instead, we give a nod to the hottest and most innovative companies” says Morgan.
The Cybersecurity 500 is online at www.Cybersecurity500.com
Tampa FL and Galway, Ireland – Oct 1st 2013. SpamTitan Technologies today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with ADMTOOLS in Spain. ADM Tools is a leader in technology distribution and channel services delivering business security solutions across through their reseller network in Spain. The agreement is the first direct distribution agreement for SpamTitan Technologies in Spain and forms part of the company’s strategy to focus on growing and investing in its partner network.
This new partnership will greatly benefit SpamTitan’s Spanish resellers and customers and enable greater access to SpamTitan’s leading security solutions with the support of ADMTOOLS local channel services. According to Marcial Gonzalez, Channel Manager Iberia of SpamTitan, ‘The company has partnered with ADMTOOLS because of its experience as a security distributor, its detailed knowledge of the local security market, as well as its success and recent major growth”.
ADM Tools will distribute the complete range of SpamTitan Technologies solutions including SpamTitan spam filter and the WebTitan content filtering solution. All solutions are available in various deployment options including on premises, virtual and cloud. Víctor Orive, Global Sales & Marketing Manager at ADMTOOLS said “We are very excited about this new agreement with SpamTitan Technologies. We firmly believe that our partners will benefit from this refreshing new opportunity to offer superior solutions like SpamTitan anti-spam and WebTitan for web security to their customers at a very competitive price.
VAD ADMTOOLS is a leader in solutions for IT management, servers and networks, in various areas such as content security, systems management and messaging solutions. ADMTOOLS is a company focused entirely to the distribution channel, offering the most advanced technological solutions of the global market for information technology.
ADMTOOLS markets its products exclusively through a network of distributors. ADMTOOLS is based in Burgos, Spain. For further information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SpamTitan Technologies are delighted to announce they have entered into a distribution agreement with Habeas Data Mexico who will distribute the SpamTitan Technologies suite of email and web security solutions in Mexico . Habeas Data Mexico began operations in 2005 and have headquarters in San Pedro de los Pinos where they provide business security solutions to organisations across Mexico.
This new agreement forms part of SpamTitan Technologies ongoing strategy to focus on innovation and investment in its extensive partner network. This new partnership follows SpamTitans recent recognition as No 1 anti spam solution as voted by Computer Security Magazine and builds on SpamTitan’s global growth strategy.
‘Today, Habeas Data Mexico is positioned among the most important consolidated security companies in information technology and consulting services in Mexico. We are delighted to be able to offer the SpamTitan suite of security solutions across Mexico. We are sure both SpamTitan anti spam and the WebTitan web filtering solution will add value and allow us to ensure total quality and confidence to trading partners and also the end users’ says Fausto Escobar, CEO Habeas Data Mexico.
‘In Habeas Data Mexico we are confident we have found a distributor that is dedicated to developing distribution channels in Mexico allowing us to continue growing our customer base in this area. Partnering with Habeas Data Mexico will allow us to reach out further to this market so that more organizations can deploy our powerful and afforable email and web security solutions in the knowledge that they will be supported by a local trusted partner’ said Macrial Gonzalez, Channel Account Manager at SpamTitan Technologies for South and Central America.
About Habeas Data Mexico
Habeas Data Mexico (HD México) is a distributor offering security and information technologies solutions for the Mexican market through the commercialization of advanced security products. From the vision of a group of enthusiasts concerned about the growing threat environment , a team was built focused on eradicating the the risks these security threats represent. Habeas Data Mexico, SA de C.V started operations in 2005. For more information email@example.com
SpamTitan Technologies are delighted to announce they have entered into a distribution agreement with Aufiero Informática SRL who will distribute the SpamTitan Technologies suite of email and web security solutions across Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Perú, Paraguay, Uruguay and Bolivia.
Aufiero Informática SRL have headquarters in Buenos Aires where they provide business security solutions to organisations across South America. This new agreement forms part of SpamTitan Technologies ongoing strategy to focus on innovation and investment in its extensive partner network. This new partnership follows SpamTitans recent recognition as No 1 anti spam solution as voted by Virus Bulletin and builds on SpamTitans global growth strategy.
‘We offer many programs in the area of detection and removal of viruses and other threats including policies and backup solutions. We are delighted to be able to offer the SpamTitan suite of security solutions across our geography. We are sure both SpamTitan anti spam and the WebTitan web filtering solution will add value and allow us to ensure total quality and confidence to trading partners and also the end users’ says Osvaldo Aufiero, CEO Aufiero Informática SRL.
SpamTitan is very excited to be working with Aufiero Informática SRL as the company has a strong track record and specific, in-depth knowledge of the security environment in South America. Partnering with Aufiero Informática SRL will allow us to reach out further to this market so that more organizations can deploy our comprehensive and flexible email security solution in the knowledge that they will be supported by a local trusted partner’ said Ronan Kavanagh, CEO of SpamTitan Technologies.
About Aufiero SRL
Aufiero Informática, founded in 2005, is a Wholesale Regional Software Distributor who specializes in representing software manufacturers and offering their products for individuals and companies, through their reseller network in Latin America. With a strong focus on channel business, it pride itself on exceptional customer service, technical and commercial knowledge and a strong marketing strategy on the web. Aufiero Informatica has a presence in all Spanish-speaking countries in South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Perú, Venezuela and Uruguay).
SpamTitan Technologies today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with SecureSoft Distribution a leader in technology distribution of security solutions across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. “We look forward to distributing SpamTitan Technologies products into the Australian and Pacific islands marketplace through our highly skilled reseller base” said Bastian Schattner, Distribution Manager at Securesoft Distribution. ‘We are seeing a lot of growth and opportunity in the Australia and Pacific islands for innovative business security solution that offer good value to our resellers – SpamTitan which was voted anti spam solution of the year in 2012 offers our channel partners both aggressive pricing and excellent margins’.
According to Eddie Monaghan, Channel Manager of SpamTitan Technologies the company has partnered with SecureSoft Distribution because of its experience as a security distributor with in-depth knowledge of the security market, as well as its success and major growth in the last five years.
‘We are delighted to announce the appointment of SecureSoft Distribution as our new distribution partner in Australia. By partnering with SecureSoft Distribution we can reach out further to the Australian market so that more organizations can deploy our comprehensive and flexible email security solution in the knowledge that they will be supported by a local trusted partner’ said Eddie Monaghan, Channel Manager at SpamTitan Technologies. “SpamTitan has seen demand steadily growing for its products, in particular the SpamTitan Virtual Appliance designed to run on the VMware suite of products has seen excellent growth over the past 2 years.”
About Securesoft SecureSoft Distribution offers state of the art security software solutions across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific islands. The companys’ goal is to distribute competitively-priced, simple, efficient and affordable anti-virus, anti spam and web filtering solutions to businesses across the region.
Boston, MA and Galway, Ireland – 14th November 2012. Copperfasten Technologies the global providers of powerful yet easy-to-manage business email & web security solutions, today announced that An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny T.D. will officially open their Galway office on the 16th November 2012. Copperfasten Technologies, which currently employs 20 people in Salthill, Co. Galway, Ireland was established in 2000 by former staff of DEC Galway. The company produces two security solutions for the B2B market –SpamTitan anti spam and the WebTitan web filtering solution for business, education and government. An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, will perform the official opening on Friday next, November 16th, at 2.30pm.
Earlier this year Copperfasten Technologies announced it will create 37 new jobs supported by Enterprise Ireland in Galway. The expansion was based on new investment of €500k by Oyster Technology Investments Ltd and Enterprise Ireland. The investment will help fund a significant export-led growth plan that is forecast to more than treble sales over the next 3 years. It builds on previous significant investment in R&D by the firm, part-funded by Enterprise Ireland, to develop WebTitan, the company’s web security gateway appliance.
Ronan Kavanagh, CEO of Copperfasten Technologies said “I am delighted to have the Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD here today to open our new office and mark this very significant milestone in our company’s development. As a company we look forward to building on our success to date and increasing the foot print of our products internationally. We have seen fantastic adoption of our products and it is great to now be in a position to build on this. Email and web filters are critical tools as they provide the first line of defense in any organisation’’
Copperfasten Technologies, an email and web security business solutions company, today announced that it will create 37 new jobs supported by Enterprise Ireland in Galway. The expansion is based on new investment of €500k by Oyster Technology Investments Ltd and Enterprise Ireland. The investment will help fund a significant export-led growth plan that is forecast to more than treble sales over the next 3 years. It builds on previous significant investment in R&D by the firm, part-funded by Enterprise Ireland, to develop WebTitan, the company’s web security gateway appliance.
Copperfasten Technologies, which currently employs 15 people in Salthill, Co. Galway, Ireland was established in 2000 by former staff of DEC Galway. The company produces two security solutions for the B2B market – SpamTitan anti spam and the WebTitan web filter.
Congratulating the company in Galway today, An Taoiseach Enda Kenny said “this announcement by Copperfasten is great news for Galway, for the Western region and for the Irish software industry. This is a prime example of an Irish firm, investing in R&D to develop world-class products for export and growth at home and abroad. Economic stability is essential for businesses to invest and plan for the future. For our part, the Government will continue through the Action Plan for Jobs to create and maintain an environment where R&D can flourish. I wish Copperfasten continued success in their ambitious growth plans with support from Enterprise Ireland.”
Ronan Kavanagh, CEO of Copperfasten Technologies said “we are delighted to make this announcement today which will allow us to continue to build on our success to date and increase the foot print of our products internationally. We have seen fantastic adoption of our products and it is great to now be in a position to build on this. This investment and the new positions will allow us to drive sales and scale the company in the forthcoming years.”
Barry Egan, Enterprise Ireland’s Western Regional Director said “through investment in R&D, and a clear and focused strategy, Copperfasten has developed an enviable position competing in the same field as global names such as Symantec, CISCO and McAfee. Enterprise Ireland is proud to support Copperfasten’s achievements and will continue to work closely with the company as it executes its export-led growth strategy.”
About Copperfasten Technologies
A global provider of sophisticated enterprise-level email security solutions, markets SpamTitan, offering small and medium size businesses the most comprehensive protection from email threats, including SPAM, viruses, Trojans, phishing, malware and other unwanted content. It also markets the WebTitan web filter, an easy-to-install, easy-to-manage and highly secure web filtering solution. The companys unique approach in utilising next-generation virtualisation software eliminates the need for unwieldy hardware, giving customers unparalleled flexibility, versatility and capability but at an affordable price. A division of CopperFasten Technologies, SpamTitan Technologies is a global company with headquarters in Galway, Ireland. For further information visit www.spamtitan.com.
We are hiring lots of people right now. Copperfasten Technologies, through our award winning SpamTitan and WebTitan product suite, provide email and internet software security solutions to customers internationally from our Galway headquarters. Do you want to be part of our success and work and live in Galway? We were recently voted ‘IT Company of the Year’ and our products are used by thousands of organisations everyday in over 100 countries around the globe. For details of the roles available please visit our website at https://www.spamtitan.com/careers About SpamTitan Technologies SpamTitan Technologies, a global provider of sophisticated enterprise-level email security solutions, markets SpamTitan, offering small and medium size businesses the most comprehensive protection from email threats, including SPAM, viruses, Trojans, phishing, malware and other unwanted content. It also markets WebTitan, an easy-to-install, easy-to-manage and highly secure web filtering solution. SpamTitan Technologies’ unique approach in utilising next-generation virtualisation software eliminates the need for unwieldy hardware, giving customers unparalleled flexibility, versatility and capability but at an affordable price. A division of Copperfasten Technologies, SpamTitan Technologies is a global company with headquarters in Galway, Ireland. For further information visit www.spamtitan.com
Boston, MA and Galway, Ireland – March 1st 2011 – SpamTitan Technologies, the makers of the powerful yet easy-to-manage web filtering solution WebTitan, today presented its Social Media Cost Calculator . The new tool becomes available as SpamTitan releases the results of its latest customer research which shows that 76 per cent of customers feel under pressure to allow access to more Web 2.0 tools in the workplace.
The WebTitan social media cost calculator is a tool to help Human Resource (HR) professionals better understand the cost implications of social networking in the office, allowing them to approximate an annual cost of this activity to the business based on average salary. The Social Media Cost Calculator can be used by HR or IT to assist in creating a business case for expenditure on productivity measures such as web filtering tools, based on potential savings.
The true cost of social networking in the office is of real concern to businesses. A 2010 survey of 1000 employees by MyJobGroup found that among those who use sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Myspace at work, one-third are spending more than 30 minutes a day and almost 6 per cent spend more than an hour. Such potential for lost productivity has major cost implications, especially for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). A simple, straight forward way to calculate the cost could make all the difference to employers’ efforts at staying in control.
“The need for businesses to ensure social networking activity in the workplace is responsible and productive is fast becoming a major HR issue,” said SpamTitan Technologies’ CEO Ronan Kavanagh. “Our Social Media Cost Calculator is one way for IT to give visibility and in turn help HR exercise more control over the proper use of Web 2.0 so that these tools can safely play their part in bringing benefits to the business.
Social media has become part of everyday life with nearly a billion people worldwide using some type of social networking site. According to the WebTitan Social Media Cost Calculator, if every employee spent just 20 minutes a day on non-work related social media activity it would cost a company with 100 employees on an average salary of $25k more than $50,000 a year. With this visibility comes a greater understanding which can be immensely helpful in allowing HR, management and I.T. to control how social media is used in the workplace.
‘Having clear visibility of internet usage across the organisation has been an invaluable aid to determining our internet usage policy,” said Tony Dervan, HR Manager, EssentialSkillz. “Some of our employees need access to social networking as part of their job but many do not. Using the social media cost calculator has allowed us to manage internet productivity much more accurately.”
It is important that you choose the web filtering solution that is right for your organisation’s needs,” said Ronan Kavanagh. “By working with IT, HR can help guide the company to safe internet use that is controlled but not blanket banned and where the organisation can safely embrace and reap the benefits of business Web 2.0 tools.”
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About SpamTitan Technologies
SpamTitan Technologies, a global provider of sophisticated enterprise-level email security solutions, markets WebTitan, an easy to install, easy to manage and highly secure web filtering solution. It also markets SpamTitan, offering small and medium size businesses the most comprehensive protection from email threats, including SPAM, viruses, Trojans, phishing, malware and other unwanted content. SpamTitan Technologies’ unique approach in utilising next-generation virtualisation software eliminates the need for unwieldy hardware, giving customers unparalleled flexibility, versatility and capability but at an affordable price. A division of CopperFasten Technologies, SpamTitan Technologies is a global company with headquarters in Galway, Ireland. For further information visit www.spamtitan.com.
Galway, Ireland, Jan 31st 2011 – SpamTitan Technologies are delighted to announce they have entered into a distribution agreement with WickHill Germany who will distribute the SpamTitan Technologies suite of email and web security solutions in the German market.
WickHill have headquarters in Hamburg where they provide enterprise security solutions to businesses. The company’s portfolio covers security, performance, access, networking, unified communications and hosted solutions ‘We are constantly updating our product portfolio and are always looking for new and innovative solutions that will add value and allow us to ensure total quality and confidence to trading partners and also the end user’ says Helge Scherff, Sales Director at WickHill.
Wick Hill’s channel-only approach is based on solutions which offer real business benefits. The company selects only secure, best-of-breed products which are robust, reliable, easy to use and easy to install. A very strong level of commitment to customer service and technical support has been a fundamental part of WickHills policy for over 30 years.
‘By partnering with WickHill we can reach out further to the German market where already we have a sizeable customer base so that more organizations can deploy our comprehensive and flexible email security solution in the knowledge that they will be supported by a local trusted partner’ said Ronan Kavanagh, CEO of SpamTitan Technologies. “SpamTitan, has seen demand steadily growing for its products, in particular the SpamTitan Virtual Appliance designed to run on the VMware suite of products has seen excellent growth over the past 2 years.”
Established in 1976, Wick Hill is a market-making, value added distributor specialising in secure infrastructure solutions. The company’s portfolio covers security, performance, access, networking, unified communications and hosted solutions. Through associations with a number of international partners, Wick Hill sources and delivers best-of-breed, easy-to-use solutions backed up by customer support, implementation, training and technical services.
The company has a strong focus on gateway and remote access protection, as well as the security issues around the growing use of mobile and wireless devices. The portfolio encompasses a wide range of solutions for both fixed and wireless systems, and also includes converged voice/data solutions.
About SpamTitan Technologies
SpamTitan Technologies, a global provider of sophisticated enterprise-level email security solutions, markets SpamTitan, offering small and medium size businesses the most comprehensive protection from email threats, including SPAM, viruses, Trojans, phishing, malware and other unwanted content. It also markets WebTitan, an easy-to-install, easy-to-manage and highly secure web filtering solution. SpamTitan Technologies’ unique approach in utilising next-generation virtualisation software eliminates the need for unwieldy hardware, giving customers unparalleled flexibility, versatility and capability but at an affordable price. A division of CopperFasten Technologies, SpamTitan Technologies is a global company with headquarters in Galway, Ireland. For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Galway , August 24th – SpamTitan are delighted to announce that due to enormous demand for our award winning virtual email gateway appliances we have recruited the leading Singapore company Han Technology to distribute our product in Signapore and Malaysia.
Kok-Hong, Operations Director of Han Technology commented “We have used SpamTitan in-house with great success for some years now and have also seen the progress of SpamTitan internationally and are delighted to be in a position to drive sales through our reseller base in Singapore and Malaysia.
‘By partnering with Han Technology we can reach out further to the Singapore & Malaysian markets so that more organizations can deploy our comprehensive and flexible email security solution in the knowledge that they will be supported by a local trusted partner’ said Ronan Kavanagh, CEO of SpamTitan Technologies.
About Han Technology
Since 1995, Han Technology has been the watchword for security and data loss, systen threats and Internet abuse. Our secure file transfer is a middleware solution used by many banks and government offices. Our solutions protect local networks and personal computers from Internet threats and offer a secure environment for corporate messaging and communication needs.
Throughout the years, the company has gained presence within the highly competitive networking workplace, evolving from merely providing anti-virus solutions into a comprehensive solutions distributor with extraordinary technical support. By maintaining its unwavering focus on customer satisfaction, the company is able to grow despite wars, financial crisis and the collapse of the Internet boom. http://www.hantechnology.com.sg/
About SpamTitan Technologies
SpamTitan Technologies, a global provider of sophisticated enterprise-level email security solutions, markets SpamTitan, offering small and medium size businesses the most comprehensive protection from email threats, including SPAM, viruses, Trojans, phishing, malware and other unwanted content. It also markets WebTitan, an easy-to-install, easy-to-manage and highly secure web filtering solution. SpamTitan Technologies’ unique approach in utilising next-generation virtualisation software eliminates the need for unwieldy hardware, giving customers unparalleled flexibility, versatility and capability but at an affordable price. A division of CopperFasten Technologies, SpamTitan Technologies is a global company with headquarters in Galway, Ireland. For further information email email@example.com