Sophos partners with UTM specialist to provide best-of-breed anti-virus to Endian customers

October 28, 2009 Sophos Press Release

IT Security and data protection firm Sophos has today announced that it is partnering with Endian, a leading provider of open source network security solutions, to provide customers complete threat protection.

Endian, which specializes in unified threat management solutions for corporate environments, will integrate Sophos's anti-virus detection technology into its existing solutions in order to deliver an unmatched level of protection against data theft, viruses, spyware, potentially unwanted applications (PUAs), spam and other internet threats.

"With SophosLabs analyzing over 40,000 suspicious files every day, safeguarding an organization against computer threats is vital," said Stéphan Roux, head of marketing for strategic alliances and OEM at Sophos. "Endian's proactive technologies sit seamlessly with Sophos's innovating proactive technologies, providing our joint customers with award-winning proactive threat protection."

"We chose Sophos's anti-virus technology on account of its high detection rates, ease of integration and its proven robustness in the OEM industry," said Raphael Vallazza, CEO of Endian. "Security is one of the biggest concerns to our customers. It is essential that Endian's Unified Threat Management solutions include the best available anti-virus solution."

"Endian's selection of Sophos Anti-Virus reinforces our level of leadership within the UTM industry," said Arthur Robinson, EMEA strategic account manager at Sophos. "The combination of our dependable malware protection and application control software with Endians's UTM solutions provides clients with all-in-one, easy-to-use security features to deliver maximum protection against internet threats.

About Endian

Endian is a leading provider of open source network security solutions. Thousands of networks worldwide are already secured by the Endian's Unified Threat Management (UTM) solutions, that deliver secure communication and enable protection against malicious Internet threats like attacks, spam, phishing, viruses and data theft. More information is available at www.endian.com