Recent News / Press Releases

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September 24th, 2010

Roaring Penguin Software submits Internet-Draft for IP Reputation structure to the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – Roaring Penguin Software Inc., the email filtering experts, makers of the acclaimed CanIt line of anti-spam solutions, today announced that they have submitted an internet draft to the Internet Engineering Task Force. Several organizations (Project Honeypot, Spamhaus, RepuScore, etc.) maintain databases detailing the reputation of various IP addresses. These organizations use various ad hoc methods to collect the reputation data. There is no standard for reporting events to reputation-collectors; this makes it hard to instrument a large number of systems to be data gatherers in a standard way.

September 20th, 2010

CanIt 7.0.7 Anti-Spam Software Released

Roaring Penguin Software upgrades their CanIt line of anti-spam software for ISPs, Web Hosts, Universities, and Managed Services Providers.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – Roaring Penguin Software Inc. is pleases to announce incremental changes to their e-mail filtering software with the release of CanIt 7.0.7.

New features in CanIt 7.0.7:

1. CanIt can now be configured to create an incident for all e-mail messages, even non-spam ones.

July 27th, 2010

CanIt 7.0.6 Anti-Spam Software Released

Roaring Penguin Software upgrades their CanIt line of anti-spam software for ISPs, Web Hosts, Universities, and Managed Services Providers.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – The fight against spam got a little bit easier as Roaring Penguin Software Inc., makers of the acclaimed CanIt-PRO, CanIt-Domain-PRO and Hosted CanIt anti-spam software solutions, announced the release of CanIt 7.0.6

June 16th, 2010

Roaring Penguin Software announces DNS Based IPv6 reputation list

Leading anti-spam vendor makes IPv6 reputation list available to Universities and ISPs running IPv6 based mail servers

Roaring Penguin offers a DNS-based IPv6 Reputation List to qualified institutions running IPv6 based mail servers. As IPv6 adoption increases, inevitably spammers will begin transmitting spam via IPv6. Roaring Penguin's anti-spam products have been IPv6-ready since August 2009 and have been collecting IPv6 reputation data for many months. Roaring Penguin's President David Skoll remarked, "We are seeing IPv6 spam and signs of IPv6 botnets in the wild; any organization wishing to deploy IPv6 needs an IPv6-ready email security system."

May 31st, 2010

Canadian Government Reintroduces Anti-Spam Bill

Electronic Commerce Protection Act recognizes Government's role in combatting spam

The re-introduction of Bill C-27, "The Electronic Commerce Protection Act" is a major step forward in spam fighting in Canada. With provisions of penalties of up to $1 Million for individuals and $10 Million for companies, it should be enough to drive the major Canadian Spammers offshore or, better yet, out of the business completely.

April 12th, 2010

CanIt 7.0 Anti-Spam Software Released

Roaring Penguin Software upgrades their CanIt line of anti-spam software for ISPs, Web Hosts, Universities, and Managed Services Providers.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – The fight against spam just got easier as Roaring Penguin Software Inc., makers of the acclaimed CanIt-PRO, CanIt-Domain-PRO and Hosted CanIt anti-spam solutions, announced the release of CanIt 7.0.

March 30th, 2010

Roaring Penguin Software to Support Level Platforms Managed Services Renovation Series 2010

Roaring Penguin Software’s integration with Managed Workplace featured in 10 city tour

Roaring Penguin Software Inc., makers of the acclaimed CanIt line of anti-spam solutions, today announced that they will be supporting the Level Platforms Managed Services Renovation Series 2010 Tour.


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March 25th, 2010

Roaring Penguin Software Announces Support for N-able Technologies’ N-central® 7.0

Roaring Penguin Software’s CanIt integrates with N-able’s new N-central 7.0 to remotely monitor and manage anti-spam software and appliances

Roaring Penguin Software Inc., makers of the acclaimed CanIt line of anti-spam solutions, today announced an expanded technology alliance with N-able Technologies® which includes the managed services technology pioneer’s new N-central® 7.0 remote management and monitoring (RMM) platform with groundbreaking freemium software.


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March 12th, 2010

Email 101 White Paper Released

Roaring Penguin Software Inc. is pleased to announce the release of Email 101.


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January 18th, 2010

Roaring Penguin Software Announces Support for Level Platforms Managed Workplace 2010

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

18 Jan 2010 – Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – 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.