Author: Nina Offen

15 yrs track record from global PR and Events. Bachelor in communication and held never-wanna-go-home party’s since forever. Practically a foodie, crazy about my toddler.

Get your free CloudFest ticket and join us in Rust

It’s that time of the year, when we start looking forward to another amazing week in Europa Park. What used to be is now CloudFest, March 10-16 in Rust, Germany. We’ll be there, and we have a code if you want a free ticket worth €349!

Use the code CF18P6T when you register, or just click here: direct link: . The standard ticket covers all conference sessions, the trade show, catering and networking events such as the Come2Gather Party, legendary ConneXion Party and the BierFest. Standard ticket regular price is worth €349.

But we’re not just going for the parties, of course we want to meet you there. If you are hosting a large-scale email service and perhaps looking to replace a home-brew solution och getting more efficiency by cutting maintenance hours, please let us know. Book a meeting or just stop by our booth which is right by the main entrance. Welcome to CloudFest 2018 – everything you loved about only bigger, bolder, and reflecting the entire cloud ecosystem!

Meet Halon at HostingCon, New Orleans

Under the scorching sun, where pots of culture, food and music come to life, this is where we will meet! On July 24th until 27th 2016 HostingCon hits New Orleans, Louisiana. Come join us and enjoy the latest updates from us at Halon and our friends and partners in the industry.

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Join us at the-must-attend-event: World Hosting Days in USA

On May 25 until 26th it’s finally time for World Hosting Days in the USA – the event famous for the never-ending hospitality, the lovely remote locations (remote – to maximize the ace networking events) and the premium quality keynotes, sessions and content. We cant wait and now we would like to invite you to join us.

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Halon Security accepted member of one of Europe’s leading startup hubs SUP46

Gothenburg, Sweden, April 26th 2016. Halon Security, the provider of Halon™ the SMTP software for hosting providers, are accepted as a member of one Europe’s leading startup hubs – Swedish Startup People – SUP46.

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Halon hits LA, sponsoring the WHIR networking event

In a few hours the doors will open to the annual WHIR networking event in Los Angeles. Halon has the honour to attend as silver sponsor this time around, and as we all know these events are most certainly worth the visit. The WHIR Networking Events are free events that offer the great opportunity to meet face-to-face with friends in the hosting and telco industry. Complimentary drinks and delicious appetizers are available.

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Announcing the winner of our competition at 2016

We are happy to congratulate Mr. Alan O’Reilly at Blacknight (based in Ireland) who is the winner of a drone, in our word puzzle competition. Big congrats from your Halon team!

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Happy Easter

Easter is considered a celebration time representing new beginnings and life. We hope (if you do celebrate) it’s filled with lots of joy, happiness and perhaps an Easter egg or two.

Happy Easter,

Your Halon team


Halon’s co-founder Jonas Falck in interview by HostAdvice

A must read. Proudly presenting Halon co-founder Jonas Falck in a long and insightful article by Tamar Weinberg. HostAdvice is the internet’s web-hosting information center, covering dozens of hosting companies and services worldwide.

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Be prepared – here’s a list of must do’s at 2016

We are approaching the world’s largest Hosting & Cloud event of the year with the speed of light. Hope you are all set and well prepared for what is in store. As previously mentioned, Halon is in the house and we will be exhibiting at the hosting.FAIR, main entrance in booth #H23. Of course there is more. We want encourage you to attend a numerous of fun and educational networking.EVENTS during your time at

Cocktails on a Monday
March 14th | 6:00 pm-10:00 pm | Commedia d’ell Arte Bar, Hotel Colosseum, Europa Park
Kick-start your week with the Halon, Atomia and OpenSRS hosted Cocktail Reception. Leave your business card, get a badge and enjoy an open bar and wide selection of yummy finger food. Have a look out for the table top cones – you might just win a Drone


Open-Xchange hosted night.TALK
March 15th | 10:00pm | Hotel El Andaluz | Europa-Park
Under the motto “Hacking Innovation: Deliver the Balance between Internet Standardization & Specialization”, this year’s night.TALK panel brings together pioneering voices, business leaders and technology experts of the hosting and Cloud service provider industry. This evening is THE platform for intimate exchange between those searching for real insight to evolve their business and the people who are already at the forefront to deliver tomorrow’s innovation. Stop by the OX booth #B04 at to secure your access to your VIP access to this swanky and insightful networking event
Tom Scott, BBC
Neil Cook, Chief Security Architect, Open-Xchange
Christian Dawson, Executive Director, i2Coalition
Jonas Falck, Founder, Halon Security


In depth demos on Wednesday & Thursday
March 16/17thth | 11:am /pre-booked /walk-in | Halon Booth #23 | hosting.FAIR
We welcome you to our open demos @ 11:am on both the 16th and the 17th. If you want to secure your own session with our talented tech people, please use the online form to book your private demo. We will also have drawings going on throughout the whole conference, with the possibility to win one of five €100 Amazon gift cards. Visit us and we’ll tell you more.


Grand final of 2016 edition
March 16th | 7:00 pm | ConneXion Party | Europa Park
All attendees and partners celebrate the last night with top-notch hospitality, exquisite catering, and great entertainment


Our Halon team at WHD this year is Anders, Peter, Jonas and Nina.
To get in direct contact with us, either connect with us on linkedIn or send us a ping on twitter, email or by phone +46 31 301 1920

Talking Email False Positives & Anti-Spam with Halon at RSAC2016

There is a lot of talk about the effectiveness of spam filters in terms of what percent of spam doesn’t hit an inbox. However on the flip side, there’s a problem with legitimate emails being lost; we often refer to this as the false positive rate. Emails are lost as the result of poor spam filters and the fallout can range from annoying to critical.  In this interview, Anders speaks about how we can overcome false positives and make email good again.