Cloudmark Nominated for Prestigious Telecom Industry Award

Telecom Council Selects Cloudmark for 2010 SPIFFY Core Award for Best Fixed Telecom Opportunity

SAN FRANCISCO--()--Cloudmark, Inc., a global leader in carrier-grade messaging security, today announced that the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley nominated Cloudmark for the SPIFFY Core Award for best fixed telecom opportunity, which recognizes the best investment opportunity within the fixed telecom sector that they’ve seen at the SPIF meeting in 2010. Selected by the members of the Service Provider Forum (SPiF) of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley, the SPIFFY Awards recognize outstanding telecommunications organizations in Silicon Valley.

“We are honored that Cloudmark was nominated by this council of top-tier telecommunication operators,” said Jamie De Guerre, chief technology officer of Cloudmark. “With the nomination of Cloudmark for the SPIFFY award for Best Fixed Telecom Opportunity the council is recognizing Cloudmark’s carrier-grade spam, phishing and virus protection amongst one of the most compelling solutions for the telecom industry. The nomination further validates the fact that Cloudmark’s products are designed for the world's most demanding messaging environments by combining high accuracy with near infinite scalability for both fixed-line and mobile networks.”

Developed by world-renowned experts in messaging security, only Cloudmark provides real-time automated response with unparalleled accuracy and the fastest response to stopping new messaging threats and abuse across multiple vectors. Cloudmark enables both fixed line and mobile operators to combat ever-growing messaging and security threats as they occur without creating any service interruption or manual operator involvement. Cloudmark’s carrier-grade messaging infrastructure and security solutions protect e-mail, mobile and social networks from today's most advanced threats.

“Each year, the Telecom Council reviews more than 100 young telecommunications product and service companies,” said Liz Kerton, President of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley. “From all of those companies, representatives from the 20 global fixed and wireless carriers in our Service Provider Forum identified Cloudmark as significant to the telecom industry for its promise and potential impact - resulting in this nomination.”

SPIFFY winners will be announced in a public ceremony, held on February 25 at The Fox Theater in Redwood City, California, by members of the Telecom Council’s Service Provider Forum, which include AT&T, British Telecom, DoCoMo, France Telecom/Orange, Swisscom, Verizon and many other fixed and wireless carriers from Europe, Asia, and North and South America.

About Cloudmark

Cloudmark, Inc. is a global leader in carrier-grade messaging infrastructure and security solutions, delivering the industry’s fastest, most accurate and most scalable messaging platform for fixed, mobile and social networks. The Cloudmark suite of carrier-grade solutions simplifies and advances the management of messaging abuse, increasing network utilization and reducing infrastructure costs. Cloudmark’s patented solutions combine Advanced Message Fingerprinting™ technology based on innovative, highly efficient algorithms, a Global Threat Network™ consisting of trusted reporters across the globe, real-time, automated analysis of traffic and content patterns, along with security research expertise, to provide real-time security intelligence and filtering across carrier networks. Cloudmark solutions protect more than one billion subscribers for the world’s largest networks, including AT&T, Comcast, MySpace, NTT, Swisscom and Time Warner Cable. Cloudmark is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in London, Paris, Tokyo, Beijing and Singapore. For more information, please visit

About the Telecom Council

The Telecom Council brings together the industry's companies, research, ideas, capital, and human expertise from across the globe to create a hub for telecom professionals and their companies to connect, communicate, and collaborate. Over the past year, The Telecom Council connected 900 executives from 500 telecom companies including 25 carriers across 40 meeting topics. For more information and to join our invitation list, visit

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Release Summary

Cloudmark today announced that the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley nominated Cloudmark for the SPIFFY Core Award for best fixed telecom opportunity.


Schwartz Communications, Inc.
Dave Bowker or Matt Grant, 781-684-0770