Sophos Anti-Virus "Best Buy" for business

Sophos Press Release

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today announced that its flagship product, Sophos Anti-Virus, has been awarded "Best Buy" in a comprehensive comparative anti-virus test published by What to Buy for Business magazine.

In the test, published in the August 2001 edition of What to Buy for Business, Sophos Anti-Virus was tested against 22 other anti-virus products, including solutions from McAfee, Symantec, Trend, Computer Associates, F-Secure and Norman. Sophos Anti-Virus out-performed them all, being awarded the top accolade of "Best Buy".

What to Buy for Business praised Sophos Anti-Virus describing it as offering "the best protection against a range of viral threats. Easy to install and with powerful administrator and user tools, this product cleaned all the viruses on our test machine. It is also backed with a plethora of on-line help guides which educate both users and system administrators... we liked it so much we bought it ourselves!".

"Sophos Anti-Virus has always prided itself on its world-beating anti-virus technology combined with first class technical support and service," said Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Sophos. "We are delighted to be recognised as the best anti-virus product for business against such a wide range of competitors. This award further strengthens our position as the world's leading corporate anti-virus solution."

The full review can be read in the August 2001 edition of What to Buy for Business magazine.

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