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Sophos extends virus protection to cover Exchange 2003 servers

  • 28 July, 2003 21:20

<p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sydney, 28 July 2003</p>
<p>Sophos, a global leader in computer anti-virus protection for businesses, has announced the launch of a new version of its award-winning MailMonitor for Exchange product to scan Microsoft Exchange 2003 servers for email-aware worms, viruses and Trojan horses.</p>
<p>Sophos MailMonitor for Exchange v1.6 ensures the availability of world-class virus protection at the same time as Microsoft brings its Exchange Server 2003 product to market. MailMonitor scans for viruses in all incoming emails, enabling network administrators to either disinfect, delete or quarantine infected messages.</p>
<p>"Sophos's early support for Microsoft Exchange 2003 helps deliver a solution that gives our mutual customers a complete defence against virus attack," said Chris Baker, group product manager for Exchange at Microsoft Corp. "We look forward to continuing to work with Sophos, protecting our joint customers at the desktop, server, email gateway and beyond."</p>
<p>"Support for Microsoft Exchange 2003 is great news for early adopters and those planning to migrate soon," said Paul Ducklin, Sophos's Sydney-based Head of Technology, Asia Pacific. "You can plan your move to Exchange 2003 safe in the knowledge that Sophos's award-winning anti-virus technology is ready and waiting for you."</p>
<p>Sophos MailMonitor for Exchange is capable of scanning all messages and files for viruses, Trojans and worms regardless of their entry route before they are delivered to users. The software, which works with both Microsoft Exchange 2000 and Exchange 2003 can be kept constantly up-to-date with protection against the latest virus threats using Sophos's automatic updating tool - Enterprise Manager.</p>
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<p>About Sophos:
Sophos is the largest specialist developer of anti-virus software and protects more than 20 million computer users against virus attacks, worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in the UK and offers its products through a global network of subsidiaries and certified partners in more than 150 countries. Sophos products, backed by award-winning 24-hour customer support, are deployed by all types of organisations, including
small- to medium-sized businesses, large corporations, banks, governments and educational institutions.</p>
<p>Sophos's regional head office for Australia and New Zealand is in Sydney and hosts one of the company's three Computer Virus Research and Development Laboratories to provide global support services.</p>
<p>About Microsoft
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq "MSFT") is the worldwide leader in software, services and Internet technologies for personal and business computing. The company offers a wide range of products and services designed to empower people through great software - any time, any place and on any device. Microsoft and SQL Server are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corp. in the United States and/or other countries.</p>
<p>FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Paul Ducklin (duck@sophos.com) is available for comment:
+61 407 320 515 (mobile)
+61 2 9409 9100 (tel)
+61 2 9409 9191 (fax)</p>
<p>Sophos's press contact at Gotley Nix Evans is:
Michael Henderson (sophos@gne.com.au)
+61 2 9957 5555 (tel)
+61 413 054 738 (mobile)
+61 2 9957 5575 (fax)</p>

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