Simplicato, a business email hosting
company, releases a unique open source anti-Spam, anti-Phishing
solution. The cost and the time spent to identify and filter out
unwanted email forced Simplicato to look for an alternative solution to
prevent Spam and Phishing.
Today email is the most pervasive
application on the Internet. And it is mostly abused by various types
of offenders to the point that over 70% of email is Spam. The
deficiency of the current email protocols enables con artists to steal
email identities and blast unwanted email to users with little or no
viable technology to stop these activities.
Simplicato’s Address Authentication is
bullet proof, open source, scalable technology that complies with
existing Internet protocols and technology. It provides mechanisms to
generate email address authentication keys, append the key to the
message headers, enable the recipient to verify the key and rate its
value to the recipient. It is easy to implement and integrate with
existing mail systems. Further more Simplicato’s Address Authentication
provides this technology using minimal system resources and user
Regardless of its merit, the success of
this technology depends on it’s acceptance and wide spread usage in the
marketplace. It is for this reason plus the benefits which can be
gained by the greater good of email providers and their users that
Simplicato made the decision to offer the Address Authentication
technology for free. The technology is provided using an open source
license which is based on the Mozilla open source license.
Simplicato services were founded by Ram
Tanamy in 2001 to provide fast and reliable email services exclusively.
They were among the first of email providers to offer IMAP email
hosting. Consistently monitoring the pulse of the email industry and
striving to provide the necessary tools to their clients Simplicato
began to offer affordable email Archiving services to small and mid
Ram Tanamy, a veteran system architect of
Wall Street, developed trading systems in the Fixed Income and Foreign
Exchange Markets, where security, reliability and fast execution were
critical and a 1 minute downtime could cause millions of dollars in
losses. Ram Tanamy was the first to develop a Fixed Income Trading
System over the web and he was the chief system architect of CNCB.com,
now MSN Money.