Oxfam, Britain's largest overseas aid charity, has selected
Sophos to protect its global network from virus attack.
Sophos Anti-Virus was selected after a rigorous evaluation of
all of the anti-virus products on the market. It was the best
product capable of providing easy roll-out and administration
across Oxfam's international network, as well as 24-hour technical
Sophos Anti-Virus will be installed on all Oxfam WANs, servers,
workstations and notebooks, in more than 70 countries. Oxfam
employs around 2800 staff, and co-ordinates the activities of more
than 23,000 voluntary workers.
"Oxfam has a sophisticated computer network which is vital to
our work," said Graeme Steele, Oxfam's IS production manager. "The
performance and ease of use of Sophos Anti-Virus will make an
invaluable contribution to the effective running of our business
"Because of the urgent aid work that Oxfam does, it's crucial
that its computers aren't brought down by a virus attack," said
Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos's UK
headquarters. "We're delighted to be recognised as the anti-virus
vendor that best meets Oxfam's needs."