IBM Express Managed Security Services for e-mail security

How to buy

Pricing

Pricing starts at US$2.00 per e-mail address per month* – pennies per e-mail address per day. Actual pricing depends on the modules selected, the number of mailboxes served and the length of contract.

It's up to you

IBM Express Managed Security Services for e-mail security is part of the IBM Express Portfolio. Designed specifically for the needs of small to midsize businesses (SMBs), these offerings are designed to be easy to use, easy to deploy and easy for you to buy at a price that meets your needs.

And we've also made it easy for you to get started with the IBM Express Managed Security Services for e-mail security. You can purchase the service when you contact IBM directly using our toll-free number or by e-mailing us to request that we call you.

Basic information we'll ask for

There are a few things it will be helpful for you to have prepared prior to discussing the IBM Express Managed Security Services for e-mail security with an IBM representative. They include:

Technical contacts in your organization

After you buy the service, detailed configuration guides will be sent to you to help you with the setup process. The technical checklists below are intended to help you identify who the right technical contacts are within your organization and to provide some insight as to what will be required of them for setup.

Network administrator

This person will have to restrict port 25 simple mail transfer protocol (SMTP) traffic via the firewall, so that messages are accepted only from the appropriate servers.

E-mail administrator

If there is no firewall, this person will have to restrict port 25 (SMTP) traffic via the firewall, so that messages are accepted only from the appropriate servers.

This person will also be required to configure the organizations SMTP server to send outbound e-mail via the default mail route that points to a specified server.

DNS administrator

This person will be required to change the MX Primary and MX Secondary to specified IBM Express Managed Security Services for e-mail security servers.

For more information, see setup and support.

*Five days' prior written notice to IBM is required in order to cancel the Services during the 30-day risk-free period. This service delivers remote email screening only. Other services required to complete a total security solution are available from IBM but are not included under this offering. Registered domain required. Minimum order is 25 addresses at a per address price of $2.00.