Sophos, a world leader in integrated threat management
solutions, today announced that its endpoint security solution,
Sophos Anti-Virus was named as one of the best enterprise
anti-virus products released in 2005, in TechTarget's Information
Security magazine "Products of the Year" awards. Sophos was ranked
as a top vendor in support/service thanks to its "outstanding web
Sophos Anti-Virus provides best-of-breed anti-virus protection
for file servers, desktops and laptops on a wide range of
platforms, including Windows, Macintosh, Linux, NetWare and UNIX.
It also protects NetApp Storage Systems.
"Anti-virus technology continues to be one of the most critical
security needs for organizations," said Steve
Munford, CEO, Sophos. "In fact, Sophos research indicates that
1.4% or one in 70 emails is viral. It is an honor to be named one
of the best products in the anti-virus category. The award lends
credibility to our customers' choice of Sophos Anti-Virus as the
right solution to help them meet their network security
Information Security magazine and SearchSecurity.com asked 890
information security executives and managers to assess more than
300 security products, which were divided into 12 categories.
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Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.