Malaysian website hosting provider Exabytes is to offer website security scanning capabilities to Malaysian small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as a result of a partnership with US-based website security firm SiteLock.
Speaking on 22 October 2012, Exabytes chief executive officer Chan Kee Siak said the new collaboration is part of the company's commitment to enhancing its Web and cloud-based hosting services.
"Website security is a crucial tool in today's cyber world," said Chan, adding that many business owners were not sufficiently aware of online risks when selecting a Web-hosting provider.
"SiteLock's website security scanning allows Exabytes to offer a more secured hosting package for organisations to conduct online activities and transactions with peace of mind," he said. "The new offering in hosting packages will enable a complete scan of online businesses files and codes, thus ensuring their website is malware-free. In addition, they can display a SiteLock 'Trust Seal' on the webpages as visual proof once the website is determined as secured."
Chan said that Exabytes has made available new security features through the OpenSRS API to provide SiteLock website security products to its customers. Existing Exabytes customers will be able to purchase the website scanning tools through the Exabytes control panel. "Combining the SiteLock service and the OpenSRS wholesale platform gives us the best product on the market for our customers and the best reseller feature set for ourselves."
SiteLock executive vice president of business development, Tom Serani, said: "Exabytes brings an unparalleled expertise to the hosting market and the global industry, and their customers deserve the most complete website security available. We are looking forward to protecting their customers' business websites across the Internet on a global scale."
Established in Florida in 2008, SiteLock is a forerunning website security company with 600,000 customers worldwide and scans over three million Web pages daily for threats. The company provides affordable website security and scanning solutions for small and mid-sized businesses.
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