MXSweep is elevated to the cloud computing superstore

9 Apr 2010

A Cavan-based cloud software company has been selected to join the influential SaaSplaza incubation centre in the Netherlands – a key location bringing together buyers and suppliers of software-as-a-service technologies.

MXSweep, a leading provider of online email security services, and SaaSplaza today revealed the MXSweep services will be available immediately for resale through SaaSplaza global SaaS Platform.

SaaSplaza is an open SaaS platform and a global operating Microsoft S+S Incubation Center and brings together software suppliers and implementation Partners for the transparent supply of Software-as-a-Service. It is accessed by 90,000 businesses throughout the world.

SaaSplaza has a multi-vendor portfolio of SaaS solutions, including all Microsoft products/licenses, offers the highest quality of services, security, availability, integrity and scalability and is Sas 70 Type II certified. 

“Our partnership with SaaSPlaza is a key plank in our international expansion in 2010,” explained aid Ed Grant CEO of MXSweep (pictured).

“SaaSPlaza provide an industry leading SLA with a SAS 70 type II compliant certification which is hugely important to a SaaS vendor like MXSweep.

“Our software services will be hosted in the dedicated SaaSPlaza environment and distributed through the SaaSPlaza control panel, MySaaSPlaza, to global distribution partners including Tech Data.

“This innovative channel approach is hugely complimentary to the MXSweep business model. With the explosion in demand for IT Security SaaS, we are delighted to partner SaaSPlaza and look forward to great success with the team and the dedicated distribution partners,” Grant explained.

Gartner estimates the security software market at US$8bn in 2009, doubling by 2014.

By John Kennedy

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years