Sophos beats competitors in bid for largest
anti-virus utility contract.
British Gas Trading has selected Sophos to provide its
anti-virus protection over the next three years. Sophos won the
contract, to protect 10,000 users, ahead of all other anti-virus
Sophos's range of anti-virus products was chosen following a
nine month multi-product evaluation period carried out by British
Gas Trading. During the three year licence, Sophos will continue to
provide implementation support and quarterly on-site health
"Our criteria for choosing anti-virus software were strict and
we were not prepared to compromise on technical detail or the level
of support offered by the chosen company," said Alan Martin, IT
operations manager at British Gas Trading.
"Piloting the software convinced us that Sophos meets all of our
criteria, including manageability, corporate scalability, advanced
technology and 24 hour customer support," added Laurence Rollins,
IT designer at British Gas Trading.
"We are delighted to add British Gas Trading to our portfolio of
corporate customers," said Petra Merne, marketing manager at
Sophos. "We are looking forward to working closely with its team
and offering all the support and advice it needs."