Webroot has announced a partnership with Nasstar to deliver email and web-based SaaS security.

The cloud security provider has announced the strategic partnership with Nasstar's that will see its web security SaaS and email security SaaS added to Nasstar's hosted desktop.

Nasstar enables subscribers of its hosted desktop service to do all of their computing in the internet cloud rather than on a local computer, while the hosted desktop provides subscribers with access to their desktop, files, applications and email over the internet.

Charles Black, founder and chief executive at Nasstar, said: “Webroot will further enhance Nasstar's Hosted Desktop and Hosted Exchange services. We look forward to working with Webroot as we continue to redefine the desktop computing landscape.”

Ian Moyse, EMEA channel director at Webroot, said: “We are delighted that Nasstar has chosen to partner with Webroot. In our experience, we have found that our full range of email and web-based SaaS security services are of paramount importance to our partners' establishment of a strong foothold in the SaaS market.”