Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against viruses,
spyware and spam, today announced the release of PureMessage for
Windows/Exchange 2.5, a consolidated anti-spam and anti-virus
solution for companies running Microsoft operating systems at their
A top priority for email administrators is reducing the number
of unwanted emails and attachments being passed on to the Exchange
mail store. PureMessage for Windows Exchange, with its powerful and
flexible email content management, addresses this concern by
performing email content filtering within email body text,
attachments and even compressed archive formats, such as Zip, Tar,
Microsoft Cabinet, InstallShield Cabinet, etc. If a particular
phrase is found, PureMessage can carry out a range of actions:
quarantine the email, disinfect or delete the attachment.
"Administrators simply don't want the headaches caused by
unwanted gluts of email using costly network resources," said John
Stringer, product manager at Sophos. "Sophos's integrated new
product brings peace of mind with a scalable solution that
significantly eases the demands on their networks while protecting
the business's corporate credibility."
Virus and spam protection is automatically updated from the
Sophos databank and messages are scanned regardless of how mail is
sent or received. Suspicious attachments can be removed and
quarantined before the email is delivered to the recipients.
PureMessage for Windows/Exchange 2.5 offers support for
clustered Exchange installations to make use of failover
Sophos's gateway solution also provides end users with powerful,
web-based quarantine management tools to retrieve email from the
quarantine area without contacting the system administrator.
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