Axigen protects messaging users from inappropriate images with Image Analyzer

Category: Press Releases
Published on April 20, 2012

Bucharest, Romania – April 20, 2012 – Axigen (www.axigen.com), a leading provider of messaging solutions for Linux and Microsoft environments, announced today the signing of a technological partnership with Image Analyzer. Axigen will apply Image Analyzer to their email, calendaring and collaboration platform to provide users with added protection from inappropriate images such as pornography.

The statistics on internet pornography are truly staggering. According to compiled numbers from a variety of news and research organizations(1), every second over $3,000.00 is being spent on pornography and over 28000 internet users are viewing pornography. In that same second over 370 internet users are typing adult search terms into search engines. Every 39 minutes a new pornographic video is being created in the USA.

The addition of Image Analyzer to the Axigen messaging and collaboration platform will help to improve protection for the 11,000 companies and 8 million users of the Axigen solution from inadvertent exposure to inappropriate imagery. Image Analyzer can also assist with the detection of any inappropriate use of an organization’s messaging and collaboration solutions for disseminating inappropriate images.

Cris Pikes, CEO of Image Analyzer, commented, “Images increasingly dominate new web content with over one-third of sites containing adult-oriented content such as pornography. Image Analyzer offers Axigen’s corporate and service provider customers added protection from the risk of inadvertent exposure to illicit images such as pornography. By deploying Image Analyzer across the company’s integrated email, calendaring and collaboration platform, Axigen provides a consistently superior level of protection for users, companies and service providers from any compliance or corporate reputation risks associated with the dissemination of inappropriate images and pornography on-line.”

Eugen Belea, Product Manager of Axigen added, “We believe that messaging solutions need to be agile and adaptable to meet the specific communication needs of any small business, service provider or corporation while remaining affordable and secure. The addition of Image Analyzer to our integrated email, calendaring and collaboration platform supports our commitment to keeping all our users, from small businesses to large corporations, productive, compliant and protected from inappropriate image content.”

Image Analyzer technology will be integrated into the Axigen messaging and collaboration platform to broaden the range of security features based on message filtering.

Image Analyzer has been specifically developed to provide high levels of accuracy in correctly identifying clean content and to provide high detection rates for offensive material. Cris Pikes, CEO of Image Analyzer added, “We are delighted that GeCAD Technologies has selected Image Analyzer as the image recognition engine for their Axigen messaging and collaboration platform. Image Analyzer delivers consistently high rates of accurate pornography detection and ensures that clean image content is delivered directly to users. We will help enrich and protect the email and collaboration experience for Axigen customers worldwide.”

(1) http://internet-filter-review.toptenreviews.com/internet-pornography-statistics.html


About Image Analyzer Limited
Image Analyzer is the market leading solution for detecting sexually explicit image content. The technology can quickly and accurately analyze an image or video to determine if it contains pornography. Image Analyzer is licensed on an OEM basis to software vendors and service providers across a broad range of market sectors. The company has offices in the UK, USA and Asia. www.image-analyzer.com or +44 (0)870 041 1166.

About GeCAD Technologies and Axigen
Established in 2001, GeCAD Technologies SA, member of the GECAD Group and ISO 9001:2008 certified, is the vendor of Axigen, an integrated email, calendaring and collaboration platform, masterfully built using a unique mail server technology for increased speed, security and scalability. Axigen ensures an efficient and secure worldwide communication environment and business growth for both SPs and companies of all sizes. It is currently distributed internationally by over 250 partners from 100 countries and manages the email traffic for more than 11,000 companies with 8 million end-users.

Axigen’s team of seasoned professionals, with 15 years of experience in messaging and IT security, delivers cutting-edge products, based on innovative and proprietary architectures such as Axigen GrowSecure™, Axigen SmartProcessing™ and Axigen UltraStorage™. For further details, please visit www.axigen.com