Recent News / Press Releases

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August 11th, 2008

Roaring Penguin Software and N-able Technologies Forge Alliance to Allow Solution Providers to Monitor Anti-Spam Appliances

Roaring Penguin Software's CanIt integrates with N-able’s N-Central to monitor and manage anti-spam appliances

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – Roaring Penguin Software Inc., makers of the acclaimed CanIt line of anti-spam solutions, today announced an alliance with N-able Technologies, a leading global supplier of remote monitoring and management software and specialized business support services for managed service providers (MSPs), which integrates their technologies and enables channel partners to more effectively monitor and manage the anti-spam portion of their clients’ e-mail communications infrastructure.

August 5th, 2008

Roaring Penguin Announces Availability of SNMP monitoring

Simple Network Management Protocol Available Immediately in All CanIt Anti-Spam Solutions

5 August 2008 – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – Roaring Penguin Software Inc. announces the integration of its CanIt-PRO and CanIt-Domain-PRO appliance with all standard SNMP monitoring systems. Roaring Penguin now offers SNMP agents and MIBs to monitor the performance and availability of its CanIt products.

July 29th, 2008

Roaring Penguin Software and Level Platforms Combine to allow monitoring of Anti­Spam Appliances

Roaring Penguin Software's CanIt integrates with Level Platform’s Managed Workplace software to monitor anti­spam appliances

Roaring Penguin Software Inc., makers of the acclaimed CanIt line of anti-spam solutions, announced that they have partnered with Level Platforms, a leading provider of remote monitoring and management software, to offer a solution to the challenge of monitoring the anti-spam portion of their customers e-mail communications infrastructure.

July 14th, 2008

Roaring Penguin Software to Exhibit at CompTIA's Annual Breakaway Conference

Roaring Penguin will rev up its reseller program at the IT industry's premier networking event. Roaring Penguin Software is putting a renewed focus on Channel Recruitment. "We are specifically looking for Managed Service Partners (MSPs) who target the SMB space," said Bill White, VP Sales and Marketing. "We will be making announcements around our CanIt-SMB anti-spam appliance and around remote monitoring of all of our appliances," said White.

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July 9th, 2008

Spammers Grab a “Pass” into your Inbox

Spammers crack CAPTCHAs to steal free e-mail providers' reputations

OTTAWA, July 9 2008: Roaring Penguin Software Inc. analyzed three weeks worth of data collected via its RPTN data-collection system and revealed a worrying trend: Spammers are increasingly using free e-mail providers to avoid IP address-based reputation systems. These systems track mail sent by various IP addresses and assign each IP address a rating. Some anti-spam software operates largely or exclusively on the basis of the IP address rating.

July 2nd, 2008

The University of East Anglia Case Study Released

Top Ranked UK University and Roaring Penguin team up to “Do Different” in the Battle against SPAM

The University of East Anglia, located in Norwich, Norfolk, England is one of the latest organizations to adopt Roaring Penguin Software's CanIt-PRO anti-spam solution.

UEA runs CanIt-PRO on HP BladeSystem Servers running Red Hat Enterpise Linux AS, processing 1.2 million emails/day and blocking 96% of it as spam.

To read the full story check out the attached .pdf

April 18th, 2008

Roaring Penguin to Exhibit at ISPCON

Roaring Penguin will be showing the latest release of our CanIt-PRO anti-spam software for Internet Service Providers (ISPs) at ISPCON. ISPCON will be held at Donald E. Stephens (Rosemont) Convention Center in Chicago, Illinois May 13-15. Roaring Penguin Software can be found at booth 311.

April 16th, 2008

Roaring Penguin VP Quoted in Security Matters

Bill White, Roaring Penguin Software's Vice President of Sales and Marketing was quoted extensively in Security Matters Spring 2008 edition. Published quarterly, Security Matters is the leading Canadian Magazine focused on Physical Security, IT Security and Risk Management for Small and Medium Business.

March 28th, 2008

Roaring Penguin Announces new Premium 24/7 Support Package

Roaring Penguin Software is pleased to announce the availability of Premium Support for our CanIt product line starting on 1 April 2008. With the purchase of premium support at $415 per month, you can enjoy 24/7 e-mail and pager support for your CanIt installation. For information on premium support, please e-mail

March 26th, 2008

CanIt 4.1 Released

MAJOR NEW FEATURE: Users can configure an RSS feed of pending incidents. This allows you to use your favourite RSS feed reader to monitor your trap.

MAJOR IMPROVEMENT: Pending notifications are only sent out if there are new pending messages. Also, you can configure notifications to be submittable forms; this allows you to accept or reject messages directly from your e-mail client without having to authenticate with CanIt.