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Gartner newsletter focuses on Sophos PureMessage

  • 27 May, 2004 11:44

Sydney, 27 May 2004</p>
<p>The latest issue of ‘Business Trends’, a newsletter produced by Sophos and industry analysts Gartner, highlights Sophos's unique position to protect organisations from the converging threats of viruses and spam.</p>
<p>"In the last year Gartner has published two important Magic Quadrant reports highlighting the key criteria for evaluating anti-virus and anti-spam vendors. In those reports, Sophos is listed in the visionary quadrant in both the anti-virus and anti-spam sectors," said Steve Munford, President of Sophos Inc. "This uniquely positions us in protecting against both elements of the converging spam and virus threat."</p>
<p>The newsletter shows Gartner's Magic Quadrant spam filtering criteria, Sophos's vision of the converging spam and virus security threat, and some practical steps that businesses can take to protect your organisation from viruses, spam, scams and other threats.</p>
<p>To read the full newsletter now on Gartner’s website visit:</p>
<p>Sophos has announced the release of PureMessage for Windows/Exchange. The product is available in Australia and New Zealand immediately. For more information visit:</p>
<p>About Sophos.
Sophos is a world leading specialist developer of anti-virus and anti-spam software. Sophos is headquartered in the UK and protects all types of organisations, including small- to medium-sized businesses, large corporations, banks, governments and educational institutions against viruses and spam. The company is acclaimed for delivering the highest level of customer satisfaction and protection in the industry. Sophos's products, backed by 24 hour support are sold and supported in more than 150 countries.</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>
Rob Forsyth ( is available for comment:
+61 417 234 176
+61 2 9409 9100 (tel)
+61 2 9409 9191 (fax)</p>
<p>Sophos's press contact at Gotley Nix Evans is:
Michael Henderson (
+61 2 9957 5555 (tel)
+61 413 054 738 (mobile)
+61 2 9957 5575 (fax)</p>

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