Sophos releases complete protection for UNIX-based
WOBURN, MA - Sophos Inc., a leading developer of
software, today announced the release of Sophos Anti-Virus for six
versions of UNIX, including the increasingly popular Linux and
Unlike other UNIX solutions, Sophos Anti-Virus offers UNIX users
the same levels of automation, administration and protection as
users of other server operating systems, such as Windows NT.
"Sophos Anti-Virus is a true network solution," said Richard
Jacobs, President of Sophos, Inc. "The release of our UNIX product
reflects the growing strength of UNIX as a commercial file-server
operating system, and Sophos's commitment to supporting the
broadest range of environments."
In addition, the UNIX implementation of Sophos Anti-Virus
includes Sophos's unique SAVI API, enabling third party developers
to integrate with the Sophos Anti-Virus interface. This integration
allows for increased speed when used with the rapidly growing
number of UNIX-based gateway products such as firewalls and e-mail
Sophos Anti-Virus supports the following UNIX platforms: Linux
on Intel, Linux on Alpha, FreeBSD on Intel, Solaris on SPARC,
Solaris on Intel, AIX on PowerPC, SCO UnixWare on Intel, SCO
OpenServer on Intel, Digital Unix/Compaq Tru64 Unix on Alpha, and
HP-UX on HP-PA.
"SAV for UNIX is one more proof point of Sophos's commitment to
providing the most thorough network anti-virus products on the
market," said Jacobs. "Unlike many of our competitors, our
corporate mission remains focused as we continue to invest all our
efforts into raising the bar in virus protection."