Strategic Alliances

Proofpoint partners with software and hardware companies that have security solutions complementary to Proofpoint's SaaS email security and compliance solutions. The main objective of the program is to provide pre-integrated security solutions to help customers effectively manage threats to their email messaging infrastructure and the full spectrum of their business needs. Proofpoint integrates with leading technologies possessing a broad range of solutions within the email messaging infrastructure so that our customers are able to meet their business objectives by selecting the best products available at the most effective cost of ownership.


  • Extended value of core offerings due to integration of world-class spam, virus, and content-filtering security solutions
  • Extends the Proofpoint security solutions, allowing them to get more value out of their technology investment
  • Technology Advisory Council participation
  • Access to technical documentation
  • Training


  • Designated engineering resources
  • Strong fit between partner products/services and Proofpoint solutions
  • Customer references

Proofpoint's next-generation technology is enabling a dramatically new approach to comprehensive email messaging protection, including email security, email archiving, email encryption and data loss prevention. For our customers' success, Proofpoint partners with a number of market-leading technology providers, including:


Microsoft has built a massive partner ecosystem around Office 365, including systems integrators, software vendors, resellers and other partners. As an OEM partner to Microsoft, the Proofpoint Compliance for Office 365 solution makes it easy to add enterprise-grade email compliance features to any Microsoft Office 365 cloud deployment. Email encryption, data loss prevention, email archiving and email security features ensure your organization is ready for compliance with many types of state, local, national, international and industry data protection and privacy regulations.

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VMware Zimbra is a collaboration hub for email, contacts, calendars, documents, file sharing, tasks, social media and enterprise applications. VMware Zimbra supports Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer on any desktop or device, and works with Windows, Mac and Linux desktops.

Proofpoint has worked with VMware Zimbra to custom-engineer the integration of its solutions with the VMware Zimbra platform to provide users with maximum protection. The solution delivers email security features to protect against the latest email threats, including spam and phishing, along with data privacy features to assist organizations in complying with many types of state/local, national, international, and industry regulations.

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Dell Dell
Dell Inc. is a technology company that offers a range of technology product categories, including mobility products, desktop personal computers (PCs), software and peripherals, servers and networking products, storage and services. Proofpoint is one of Dell’s largest partners and leverages Dell technology across our infrastructure, from our cloud to our customer appliances. Dell and Proofpoint also partner to offer leading cloud-based services through their Email Management Services (EMS) portfolio. As an OEM partner to Dell, Proofpoint technology is fully integrated in EMS to enable comprehensive security and threat protection for both small and large organizations.

F-Secure has been a pioneer of the ‘software-as-a-service' business model in the industry.

By delivering software as a service, F-Secure enables companies to focus on their business priorities, without having to maintain the expertise and technology to cope with the constantly evolving threat landscape. F-Secure and Proofpoint partner to offer the F-Secure MSG (Messaging Secure Gateway) appliance to the SMB segment through F-Secure's global network of partners. F-Secure’s SaaS partners also leverage Proofpoint’s product to provide hosted messaging security services. F-Secure launched the Proofpoint Encryption solution in mid-2011 and is seeing significant interest in this product both within the existing installed base of customers and net new prospects.

Blue Coat   Blue Coat
Blue Coat offers solutions that provide the visibility, acceleration and security required to optimize and secure the flow of information to any user, on any network, anywhere. This application intelligence enables enterprises to tightly align network investments with business requirements, speed decision making and secure business applications for long-term competitive advantage. Proofpoint and Blue Coat partner to provide cloud-based web and email security and compliance solutions. The partnership allows Blue Coat Web Security Module customers to integrate Proofpoint Enterprise Protection™ into their ThreatPulse deployments. Because Proofpoint and Blue Coat continuously upgrade their cloud services to stay ahead of the latest threats, this partnership allows organizations to take advantage of the cloud to reduce costs without having to sacrifice security and compliance.

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) provides information technology products and services worldwide. Its Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure and business process services, including strategic outsourcing, process, integrated technology, and maintenance services, as well as technology-based support services. The company's Global Business Services segment offers consulting and systems integration, and application management services.

While email is a critical business tool, it also carries threats to the security of your business - viruses, spam, pornographic material and other harmful content. IBM Managed Security for email security can help mitigate the risks inherent in internet email communications through a comprehensive suite of services. Powered by industry-leading Proofpoint technology, the IBM Managed Security Service is designed to act as your first line of defense, scanning email and eliminating threats before they reach the enterprise.

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