Sophos Anti-Virus selected by IT managed service provider, NCMX, to defend subscribers against viruses

May 01, 2002 Sophos Press Release

NCMX

Lynnfield, MA/Seattle, - Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, and NCMX, Inc.(SM), a globally-focused IT managed service provider, today announced a partnership to integrate Sophos Anti-Virus into NCMX's automated PC management services.

Sophos is focused on providing virus protection for networked environments, which include desktops, servers, and gateways. Sophos also offers an open application-programming interface, which enables third-party developers to easily add virus protection to a wide range of environments.

NCMX provides clients with asset management and automated software delivery services, which can dramatically improve the quality, reliability, and productivity of an enterprise's IT group.

"We selected Sophos Anti-Virus because it is extremely easy to integrate and it has continuously demonstrated that its powerful engine capabilities protect even the most complex networks with dependability and accuracy," said Joseph Strain, Vice President, Business Development at NCMX. "Computer viruses and worm attacks are costing companies billions of dollars each year and this year, experts are forecasting that the number will increase. We are very confident that Sophos Anti-Virus will protect our clients."

"NCMX offers its clients an alternative solution for managing networked environments efficiently and securely and this partnership will offer each NCMX client increased network protection against viruses," said Ralph Pisani, Jr., Director of Business Development at Sophos Americas. "We are seeing an increasing number of service providers turning to Sophos's powerful virus engine to use in conjunction with other applications and we are very pleased to add NCMX to our list of respected technology partners."

About NCMX, Inc.

NCMX provides asset management, anti-virus management, license compliance assistance, and automated software delivery services. NCMX prides itself on reducing a client's IT management expenses while increasing the client's productivity. NCMX handles the tedious and repetitive but critical tasks of IT management - freeing the client's employees to focus on its business objectives. For more information, please visit www.ncmx.com.