Sophos Anti-Virus selected by one of the nation's top ranked
Wakefield, MA - Sophos, the world leader in corporate anti-virus
solutions, today announced that the University of Arizona, one of
the top ranked research universities in the nation, has signed a
three year unlimited campus wide license agreement. The agreement
will allow all faculty, staff, and students to be protected by
Sophos Anti-Virus both on campus and at home.
After a thorough three-month evaluation, the university's Center
for Computing and Information Technology (CCIT), chose Sophos
Anti-Virus over NAI and Symantec as the product that best fit the
university's heterogeneous network requirements. "We were looking
for a campus-wide anti-virus solution that would meet our technical
specifications and provide the most extensive virus protection for
all faculty, staff, and students," said Bruce Paulson, director of
CCIT. "Sophos delivered with attractive academic pricing/licensing
terms, superior technical performance, and diverse multi-platform
"We are delighted that the University of Arizona has selected
Sophos Anti-Virus to protect its entire campus. The service and
support that Sophos provides is unmatched and is certainly
recognized," said Richard Jacobs, president of Sophos, Inc.
Thousands of respected schools, universities and colleges
worldwide, are using Sophos Anti-Virus and each receives licenses
tailored for their cross-platform environments."
About University of Arizona
The University of Arizona is one of the top ranked research
universities in the nation and has approximately 35,000 students
enrolled, coming from all fifty states with well over one hundred
and fifty countries. For more information on the university and
CCIT, visit the University of Arizona's Web site at www.arizona.edu.
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.