Sophos Web Appliance receives Five Star Rating
IT security and control firm Sophos announced today that the
March 2008 edition of SC Magazine has tested its WS1000, which
blocks spyware, viruses, phishing, malware and unwanted
applications at the gateway and enables comprehensive web access
control for safe, productive web browsing. SC Magazine awarded
Sophos's web appliance a 5 out of 5 star rating, giving accolades
for ease of administration, quick set-up, pro-active protection,
and technical support provided in a managed appliance.
SC Magazine noted that "the WS1000 is easy to use from the
moment you take it out of the box" and the web-based management
console is "easy to navigate for administration, user activity,
policy configurations, compliance and web-traffic load - all in a
user-friendly dashboard configuration."
The reviewer concluded that WS1000 offers "highly flexible
policy configuration with high-end technology."
The Sophos Web Appliance protects against the full range of web
threats, providing a complete infrastructure for secure browsing
and eliminating the complexity of administering effective web
security. As a managed appliance, it features automatic updates
every five minutes, remote "heartbeat" monitoring and on-demand
remote assistance, ensuring the most dependable web security in the
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Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.