Spry ( www.spry.com ) , gave details of its Anti Spam measures. Spry is known as the leading VPS(Virtual Private Server) Web Hosting Company in Seattle.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œWe recognize that spam and virus techniques are constantly changing and growing in sophistication. In July we blocked almost 3.5 million spam and virus messages said Decker Wong-Godfrey, CTO of Spry.
ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œUnsolicited commercial email (UCE), more commonly known as bulk email, “spam” or umail, is a growing problem on the Internet. Our product line is up-to-date with the latest anti spam tools and methods. We have integrated the most trusted spam and virus blocking techniques to give our web hosting customers outstanding email service. Our Anti Spam solution is the combination of dedicated plug and play hardware, software an enterprise spam filter and virus protection. We have emergency response procedures on the books and continuously seek out the latest anti spam measures.ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â
Decker Wong-Godfrey pointed out that Spam-related costs are increasing rapidly for all small, medium and large businesses. Lost productivity, consumption of IT resources, help desk support, and corporate liability over adult-related solicitations are issues of customer concern that Spry has focused on to insure customer satisfaction. ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã…â€œOur research indicates that spam accounts for 15 to 20 percent of all inbound email at corporations and we estimates that over 60 percent of all email messages are spam. Last year in 2003, an average of approximately 10 spam messages per day were sent to North American business users and approximately 12 spam messages per day were sent to ISP usersÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‚Â he said.
Spry recognizes SpamÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s actual cost to costumers and is dedicated to giving them the best protection possible. Even with recent federal and state anti spamming legislation, it is expected that growth in spamming activity.
Anti spam services and features will increase in importance for web hosting companies as customers insist on more and better technology to protect them. Spry has adapted a pro active anti spamming strategy and is constantly updating its anti spam defenses.