Sophos Anti-Virus Technology Available to Users of InstaGate
EX(tm) Internet Security Appliance
Wakefield, MA - January 9, 2001 - Sophos, a world leader in
corporate anti-virus protection, announced that it has partnered
with eSoft. eSoft is a provider of enhanced broadband solutions for
small to medium enterprises and will deliver anti-virus protection
from Sophos to eSoft's customers who use its InstaGate EX security
eSoft (NASDAQ: ESFT) will provide virus scanning powered by
Sophos Anti-Virus to its customers on a subscription basis that
includes unlimited virus updates. This will be the latest
improvement to the eSoft line of several firewall, security and
software applications known as SoftPaks(tm). SoftPaks are delivered
with a single touch of a button from a desktop computer through
eSoft's innovative SoftPak Director(tm).
"Because of its ease of integration and advanced virus detection
capabilities, Sophos Anti-Virus is an ideal complement to our
SoftPak Program and will provide our InstaGate EX customers with a
valuable e-mail and anti-virus solution," said Jeff Finn, president
and CEO of eSoft.
"eSoft has developed an innovative and highly effective way of
providing customers with modular levels of protection," said David
Hughes, president of Sophos. "We are pleased that eSoft has
selected Sophos Anti-Virus to provide its customers with the most
comprehensive anti-virus protection available."
eSoft is the latest in a long line of software companies,
appliance manufacturers, ISPs and ASPs choosing to integrate
Sophos's powerful virus-finding technology with their software and
services. Sophos's anti-virus capabilities can be easily combined
with firewalls, e-mail servers, encryption devices and other
About eSoft Inc.
eSoft Inc. was founded in 1984 with headquarters in Broomfield,
Colo. eSoft provides a flexible, customizable and expandable
product suite, enabling rapid delivery of enhanced broadband
solutions for small to medium enterprises. eSoft's family of
products provides businesses with Internet security, firewall, VPN
and other broadband software and services. Contact eSoft at 295
Interlocken Blvd., #500, Broomfield, Colo., 80021, USA;
303-444-1600 phone; 303-444-1640 fax; www.esoft.com.
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