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03 Jul 2003

Butler Group produces "Technology Evaluation and Comparison Report" on Sophos

Butler Group, Europe's leading IT analyst company, has produced a report on Sophos and its products.

The report, entitled "Technology Evaluation and Comparison Report", examines Sophos and its products in a number of key categories including:

  • operational demands and costs
  • ease of use and maintenance
  • alerts and reporting
  • management issues
  • responsiveness to new threats
  • deployment
  • strategy
  • strengths and weaknesses

Finally, the report compares Sophos's solutions to competing products from Computer Associates, Network Associates and Symantec.

In the full report Butler Group described Sophos as "the current market leader because of the quality of its anti-virus solutions and service. It is also flexible in its ability to tailor solutions to match different enterprises' needs." Moving into the future, Butler Group said that Sophos "likely to remain a leader with its excellent recognition and best-of-breed status in the market place."

The full report is available from Butler Group directly, but a condensed version is available for download here.

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About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.