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Proofpoint Upgrades Email

SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Proofpoint, Inc., the leading provider of unified email security, archiving and data loss prevention solutions, today introduced Proofpoint 5.5, the latest version of its integrated email and data security solution. Proofpoint 5.5's unified email security platform -- which can be deployed in on-demand (SaaS), on-premises, or hybrid configurations -- defends against inbound spam and viruses, prevents leaks of confidential and private data, encrypts sensitive email contents and helps companies optimize the performance and usability of their entire email infrastructure.

Significant enhancements in Proofpoint 5.5 help reduce a wide variety of email risks associated with inbound threats and outbound data loss while improving ease-of-use for administrators and end-users. In addition, Proofpoint 5.5 incorporates expanded international capabilities including a fully localized Japanese language version of Proofpoint's administrative interface, enhanced language detection features and data loss prevention capabilities for multi-byte languages.

"Proofpoint 5.5 is truly a global offering," said Sandra Vaughan, senior vice president of marketing and products for Proofpoint. "With outstanding performance against multi-lingual spam and a wide selection of end-user interfaces, Proofpoint has long been the email and data security solution of choice for global enterprises. Enhanced internationalization of our solution combined with new security and data loss prevention features make Proofpoint 5.5 the ideal solution for organizations in any geography."

Proofpoint Inc.