Akonix, MailFrontier Integrate Security

San Diego-based Akonix and email security company MailFrontier said today that the two companies will provide a combined instant messaging and email solution for enterprise customers. The joint solution will provide both email and IM filtering of spam, viruses, and other harmful traffic. Akonix provides instant messaging archiving, filtering, and security; MailFrontier provides email threat management and analysis.