September 5, 2017
SolarWinds MSP announced Tuesday that it has acquired SpamExperts, an Amsterdam-based mail security solutions provider. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed.
Founded in 2005, SpamExperts offers SaaS-based mail protection and mail archiving services for IT service providers, including web hosts, MSPs, ISPs and telcos. In a statement, SolarWinds MSP says that SpamExperts will augment its SolarWinds MSP Mail offering, promising to provide more details in the next 30 days.
In an email to partners, posted to the Web Hosting Talk forum, SpamExperts said that the acquisition will bring no immediate changes, only more opportunities.
We have some exciting news to share with you.
SpamExperts has been acquired by SolarWinds® MSP the leading global provider of comprehensive, scalable IT service management solutions.
As you know, SpamExperts has provided SaaS-based mail protection and mail archiving services for best-in-class MSPs, ISPs, telcos, and other IT service providers globally for more than ten years. SolarWinds MSP empowers more than 20,000 IT service providers worldwide with technologies to fuel their success. Solutions that integrate layered security, collective intelligence, and smart automation—both on-premises and in the cloud, backed by actionable data insights, help IT service providers get the job done easier and faster. SolarWinds MSP helps its customers focus on what matters most—meeting their SLAs and delivering services efficiently and effectively. The acquisition of SpamExperts will augment the SolarWinds MSP mail offering, building on global market leadership of the SpamExperts email security solutions deployed in the cloud or on-premises, with services for incoming (spam and virus) filtering, outgoing filtering, and email archiving.
Your relationship with us is our most important focus and concern, and while you may expect us to say there will be “no impact to you” because of this change, the truth is, you are going to be empowered to succeed. You will now have more direct access to a broader portfolio of solutions to include mail, as well as remote monitoring and management, backup and recovery, threat vulnerability assessment tools, and more.
Please be assured that there will be no immediate changes to support or billing. In the coming months, you will learn more and more about how SolarWinds MSP can help you and your business. In the meantime, please feel free to reach out to one of us, or any member of the SpamExperts team with any questions.
I’m so excited to be able to officially welcome you to the SolarWinds MSP family.
Sam Renkema, CEO, SpamExperts and John Pagliuca, SVP and General Manager, SolarWinds MSP
In September, the founders of SpamExperts bought back all outstanding shares in the company to regain full ownership. More recently, the company released an open-source tool, called OrangeAssassin.
SpamExperts has offices in Amsterdam and Romania, with clients in more than 80 countries. Its solution is available in more than 16 languages.
“When we look at ways to build an even better MSP solution platform, we think first about what that means to our customers and their unique business objectives,” John Pagliuca, general manager, SolarWinds MSP said. “The acquisition of SpamExperts will help MSPs deliver even more secure and robust mail protection and management, which is a foundational part of a successful IT service provider’s business. We’re excited to have the opportunity to leverage the global expertise of this proven SaaS company, whose focus on superior customer satisfaction and true market disruption aligns perfectly with ours.”
In May, SolarWinds completed its acquisition of Scout Server Monitoring to bring deep server monitoring capabilities for DevOps professionals.
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