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Commtouch Email Security SaaS Enables Partners to Deliver Cloud-Based Security as a Service

Commtouch Email Security SaaS Enables Partners to Deliver Cloud-Based Security
                                 as a Service

New service allows vendors and service providers to affordably and rapidly
address a growing market with a complete private label solution

PR Newswire

MCLEAN, Virginia, January 30, 2013

MCLEAN, Virginia, January 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Commtouch^® (NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology
and cloud-based services, today announced the launch of Commtouch's private
label Email Security SaaS.

 (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120501/529254 )

The launch marks an important milestone in Commtouch's strategy to provide
service providers and security vendors with the ability to rapidly bring
innovative cloud-based Security as a Service offerings to market alongside
their other offerings and under their own brands. Providing easy and efficient
access to the growing market segment, Commtouch Email Security SaaS combines
premium protection against email-based threats such as spam, phishing and
malware, with maximum cost-efficiency and minimum time to market.

Commtouch Email Security SaaS is designed to enable Commtouch partners to
rebrand the solution and sell it through their channel partners or directly.
The new cloud-enabled platform delivers market-leading detection at a
competitive price point, streamlines resource utilization, and delivers
stronger Quality of Service (QoS) - all of which increase customer
satisfaction, reduce churn, and help grow market share and revenue. For end
customers, Commtouch Email Security SaaS provides easy to implement access to
strong protection against all types of email-based threats - making it easy
for organizations to have world-class protection without the need to hire a
team of security professionals. As a result, organizations receive world-class
protection, improved productivity, and reduced operational costs while also
enjoying a decrease in the load on their infrastructure.

Commtouch Email Security SaaS is based on Commtouch's market-leading and
patented malware detection capabilities and newly added technologies that
protect thousands of service providers and other organizations worldwide,
including multinational corporations such as BMW, SAP and ThyssenKrupp.

The new service is:

  oEasy to implement - Allows service providers and vendors easy access to
    the SaaS market and their end customers to implement high-level email
    security with minimum effort
  oOffering maximum protection - World-class spam and malware detection
    coupled with an unmatched near-zero false positive rate
  oBuilt to stop spam and malware - Spam, phishing and malware emails are
    filtered and rejected in the cloud, providing additional protection and
    optimizing partners' internal email resource usage
  oDesigned specifically for partners - Architected for rapid deployment in
    almost any existing email infrastructure and virtually any type of selling
    model

"Commtouch Email Security SaaS dramatically increases market and revenue
opportunities for our OEM and service provider partners by allowing them fast,
easy access to the Security as a Service market - one of the fastest-growing
market segments in information security," said Shlomi Yanai, CEO at Commtouch.
"It gives our partners a unique opportunity to offer their customers maximum
protection from email-based threats without any implementation effort. For the
first time, Commtouch offers a complete cloud-based, private label email
security service that delivers a powerful combination of proven technology and
business-driving features. Commtouch Email Security SaaS underscores our
commitment to providing the best security detection available via cloud-based
platforms that address our partners' as well as their customers' needs. This
is an exciting and opportunity-filled launch for both Commtouch and its
partners."

About Commtouch Email Security SaaS

Commtouch Email Security SaaS is a high-performance, cloud-enabled inbound and
outbound email security platform. Designed to enable partners to improve email
QoS, increase customer satisfaction, and reduce operational cost, Email
Security SaaS provides best of breed security technologies for the elimination
of inbound and outbound spam, interception of malware, and assurance of email
system performance. Combining industry-leading detection capabilities, a SaaS
architecture, and partner and channel-friendly provisioning and management,
Email Security SaaS delivers a solution that is highly configurable, yet can
still be deployed rapidly. For more information, visit
http://www.commtouch.com/email-security-saas.

About Commtouch

Commtouch^® (NASDAQ: CTCH) is a leading provider of Internet security
technology and cloud-based services for vendors and service providers,
increasing the value and profitability of customers' solutions by protecting
billions of Internet transactions on a daily basis. With six global data
centers and renowned technology, Commtouch's email, Web, and antivirus
capabilities easily integrate into customers' products and solutions, keeping
more than 350 million end users safe. To learn more, visit
http://www.commtouch.com.

  oBlog: http://blog.commtouch.com/cafe
  oFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/commtouch
  oLinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/commtouch
  oTwitter: @Commtouch

Recurrent Pattern Detection, RPD, Zero-Hour and GlobalView are trademarks, and
Commtouch is a registered trademark of Commtouch. U.S. Patent No. 6,330,590 is
owned by Commtouch. All other trademarks are the property of their respective
owners.

Company Contact:
Brian Briggs, Chief Financial Officer
Commtouch
+1-703-760-3444
brian.briggs@commtouch.com

IsraelInvestor Relations Contact:
Iris Lubitch
EffectiveIR
+972-54-252-8007
Iris@EffectiveIR.co.il

U.S.Investor Contact:
Christopher Chu
Grayling
+1-646-284-9400
commtouch@grayling.com

Commtouch Media Contact:
Matthew Zintel
Zintel Public Relations
+1-281-444-1590
matthew.zintel@zintelpr.com

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