Sophos selected by Corpex for ArmourPlate anti-virus solution

August 16, 2001 Sophos Press Release

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, has today announced that its software has been selected by Corpex, the Internet hosting and solutions company. Corpex has chosen Sophos Anti-Virus to feature in its ArmourPlate anti-virus solution.

As part of the ArmourPlate service, Sophos's virus engine will be used to provide customers with complete protection from Internet-borne viruses and malicious code.

"We chose Sophos Anti-Virus technology on account of its exceptional detection rates, ease of integration and its outstanding reliability," said Tristan Palmer, Managing Director of Corpex. "This partnership will provide customers worldwide with a superior anti-virus solution which will guarantee the highest possible levels of security."

"The continued threat posed by computer viruses emphasises the need for effective protection," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant for Sophos Anti-Virus. "Protection against Internet-borne viruses is a significant element of any security strategy and we are delighted to be part of the ArmourPlate solution."

ArmourPlate is a dedicated anti-virus facility which scans every email sent to and from any organisation at the Internet level. The ArmourPlate system scans communications for viruses prior to them reaching their destination. Any email that is suspected of being infected is then quarantined pending further instruction from the sender or the recipient.

About Corpex

Corpex is one of the UK's leading business Internet service companies. It has pioneered the intelligent development of practical, effective technical solutions that get real results for its clients.

Established in 1996, with operations in the UK and Germany, Corpex provides a wide range of Internet services to thousands of businesses - many of them household names - helping them achieve their online goals by providing sound advice and supplying services. Clients include Austrian Airlines, Business Link London, Flightbookers, Hays, The Institute of PR, McCann Erickson, Pilkington, Pringle, Shell, Southern & Scottish Electric, Times Newspapers, Daily Telegraph, Thameslink, Unilever, Virgin Direct, Walkers Crisps and Zoo Media.