SAV Interface secures Openfind's Mail2000 service on its
Taipei, Taiwan - Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus protection
for businesses, announced today that Openfind Information
Technology Inc, a leading Enterprise Portal Technology Provider in
Taiwan, has integrated Sophos's SAV Interface on its FreeBSD network
running Mail2000 to protect all its subscribers against email
virus, worm and Trojan incidents.
Openfind's 35,000 paid subscribers use its Mail2000 system to
send and receive emails. To ensure a virus-free environment,
Openfind has implemented Sophos's robust virus protection.
"We wanted to give our subscribers higher quality service by
ensuring that our email servers are virus-free," said Ivan Liao,
vice president of business development at Openfind Information
Technology Inc. "Having assessed several anti-virus solutions, we
decided to deploy SAV Interface on our FreeBSD network. Unlike the
other products we evaluated, SAV Interface provided high
performance and offered an attractive Total Cost of Ownership
Openfind hopes to offer this new anti-virus solution by
licensing it to other enterprises, telecommunications operators and
government departments in Taiwan. Openfind is presently the leading
developer of "search engines" for many portals in Taiwan.
"Openfind's strong reputation in Taiwan is indeed an asset to
Sophos," remarked Charles Cousins, managing director of Sophos
Anti-Virus Asia. "With Sophos's superior anti-virus technology and
Openfind's proven track record, I am confident that we can quickly
expand into the telecommunications, enterprise and government
sectors in Taiwan."
SAV Interface provides a powerful way to build Sophos's virus
detection into any application. It allows Internet Service
providers (ISPs) and Application Service Providers (ASPs) to offer
integrated protection to their clients and is used by software
vendors and OEMs to add to the value of virus protection to their
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