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Sophos, HP and Commander Team for Email Security

  • 03 March, 2005 11:54

<p>Linux-based perimeter security solution stops viruses, blocks spam and enforces email policy.</p>
<p>Sophos, HP and Commander have teamed up in Australia to deliver a highly effective and low-cost email security solution that protects businesses from computer viruses and spam, and enforces corporate policy.</p>
<p>The solution combines the trusted and proven Sophos PureMessage integrated anti-spam and anti-virus software with world-leading HP ProLiant Servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Commander is providing the customisation and systems integration services.</p>
<p>"Sophos, HP and Commander have combined to deliver a powerful and low-cost appliance solution that blocks computer viruses and spam from entering an organisation's email network," said Rob Forsyth managing director for Sophos Australia and New Zealand. "Furthermore, the addition of policy enforcement modules protects businesses from internal risk such as the receipt or sending of pornographic or other offensive content and theft of trade secrets."</p>
<p>Stephen Bovis, Director of Servers for HP, said, "The ProLiant DL380 is Australia's best selling server, offering proven performance and versatility. With the addition of Red Hat Enterprise Linux this server platform provides customers with a low-cost, easily-managed and reliable solution that protects their network perimeter."</p>
<p>Geoff Michael, Commander's National Manager - Enterprise, said "Our small, medium and large customers have all told us they want to deploy bullet-proof protection for their business-critical email networks. The combination of Sophos's industry leading protection with HP's ProLiant servers dishes up an ideal appliance solution that can be rapidly deployed across any environment, automatically updated and is easily managed."</p>
<p>For more information about this email security solution please contact Commander on 1300 132 777.</p>
<p>About Sophos.</p>
<p>Sophos is a world leading computer security specialist, developing anti-virus and anti-spam software. Headquartered in the UK, the company produces solutions tailored for businesses of all sizes - from small enterprises to global corporations. Sophos is acclaimed for delivering the highest level of customer satisfaction and protection in the industry. The company's products are sold and supported in more than 150 countries and protect more than 35 million users.</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>
Sophos's press contact at Gotley Nix Evans is:
Michael Henderson (
+61 2 9957 5555 (tel)
+61 413 054 738 (mob)
+61 2 9957 5575 (fax)</p>

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