Not unexpected, but Symantec, our fearless leader of producing 99% effective security protection tools, is going head on against Postini, MessageLabs, and the rest of the hosting family.
I assume that this service is being targeted at small businesses, much like Postini. Depending on pricing, hosted email is usually a cost effective solution for businesses whose core is not technology based.
Read more at Symantec Heads Into Hosted Waters, from TechWeb.
And, stay tuned for performance comparisons from the internal analysts of every hosted email provider on the planet.