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14 Nov 2003

Sophos "Highly Commended" for exports at International Business Awards

International Business Awards 2003Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus and anti-spam protection for businesses, has been "Highly Commended" at the International Business Awards, revealed in London on 10 November.

Sophos was recognised in the category of Corporate Exporter of the Year (for companies with over £25 million turnover), being beaten only by BBC Worldwide Limited.

"World events made it a tough year for international trade and investment, yet despite the challenges many companies in the UK have shown an unprecedented commitment in developing their international business opportunities," said Sir Stephen Brown, Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment. "It is a pleasure to recognise and applaud such companies whose efforts have made such a contribution to international trade. Sophos, together with our other winners, are a credit to British business and an encouragement to all other companies, both large and small."

Recognition at the International Business Awards is just the latest example of a long line of successes for Sophos, whose anti-virus and anti-spam products are used by millions of business users worldwide.

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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.