Elron to integrate Sophos Anti-Virus technology into its
Sophos, Europe's leading anti-virus developer, and Elron
Software, a leading internet content management developer, today
announced a strategic partnership which will provide computer users
with the world's most powerful virus protection by seamlessly
integrating Sophos Anti-Virus technology into Elron's family of
Internet Policy Management solutions.
Working with Elron's Message Inspector product, Sophos
Anti-Virus software will provide customers with world class
protection from internet-borne viruses and malicious code.
"We selected Sophos Anti-Virus technology for this partnership
because of its high detection rates, ease of integration, and
outstanding stability," said Pat Dunne, General Manager for Elron
Software, Europe. "This partnership provides customers worldwide
with an integrated solution for ensuring e-business and email
Elron's Message Inspector product analyses, manages, and, if
necessary, blocks or redirects company communications made through
email, newsgroup and FTP sites. Sophos Anti-Virus complements
Message Inspector's capabilities to provide a complete gateway
solution for email content filtering and virus protection.
"Recent virus outbreaks underline the importance of first class
protection," said Graham Cluley, head of corporate communications
for Sophos Anti-Virus. "We are delighted to partner with Elron
Software and to bring comprehensive virus protection to an even
Using Sophos Anti-Virus
Interface (SAVI) technology, third party vendors and service
providers can combine Sophos's anti-virus capabilities with
firewalls, email servers, encryption devices and other
About Elron Software, Inc.
Elron Software is the leading provider of award-winning Internet
Policy Management products that enable enterprise organizations and
service providers to effectively manage Internet risk and maximize
the productive use of the Internet. Elron offers a family of
integrated products that employ patented and patent-pending
technologies to accurately analyze, filter, and manage Internet,
web and e-mail content in high volume environments. With worldwide
headquarters in Burlington, Massachusetts, Elron Software has 120
employees across six regional locations and is a privately-owned
subsidiary of Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. (Nasdaq: ELRNF). For
more information, please visit www.elronsw.com.