Next generation gateway anti-virus solution supports Domino
Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus protection, today
announced the availability of Sophos
MailMonitor for Notes/Domino, a gateway anti-virus solution for
users of Lotus Notes/Domino R4.5, R4.6x and R5. MailMonitor can
protect enterprises against over 68,000 computer viruses, worms and
MailMonitor for Notes/Domino provides large and mid-sized
enterprises with a high-performance and reliable security solution
designed to protect both Notes databases and email from Internet
and email-aware worms, trojan horses and viruses.
"Recent months have seen many businesses struck by email-aware
viruses such as Nimda and Sircam," said David
Mitchell, product manager for Sophos MailMonitor. "MailMonitor
provides the very highest level of protection at the Notes/Domino
MailMonitor builds on the reputation of Sophos's previous
product for the Notes platform, Sophos Anti-Virus for Notes/Domino.
Independent bodies have confirmed the high quality of Sophos's
anti-virus protection for the Notes/Domino environment, including
the respected AV-Test.Org which found Sophos's product
scored a perfect 100% in all virus detection tests.
MailMonitor for Notes/Domino detects and disinfects viruses in
Lotus Notes databases and email. Installed on a Lotus Domino
server, it operates in three modes:
- Immediate: Scans Notes databases immediately for viral
- Scheduled: Scans Notes databases at user-configurable scheduled
- Real-time: Intercepts and scans email attachments as they are
sent and received providing round-the-clock protection.
Additionally, MailMonitor for Notes/Domino:
- Detects viruses, trojan horses and worms in compressed and
archived file attachments (even when files have been multiply
- Provides automatic centralised reporting of virus incidents and
- Automatically alerts administrators on receipt of
virus-infected emails. Sender and recipient of infected email can
also be alerted.
- Comes complete with continual updates of latest virus
identities available over the web, and product updates and upgrades
delivered on CD ROM 12 times a year.
MailMonitor for Notes/Domino runs on the Windows NT/2000
operating system and is backed up by Sophos's legendary technical
support department, available 24x365 to deal with any virus
AV-Test.org is a joint research project of the University
Magdeburg and GEGA IT-Solutions GbR. The Otto-von-Guericke
University Magdeburg is located in Germany and has over 13500
students. The tests are conducted in the research labs at the
Workgroup Business Information Systems at the Institute of
Technical and Business Information systems. Currently, the virus
test lab has two professors and approximately 15 students working
regularly on virus replication, analysis and tests of anti-virus
products. GEGA IT-Solutions GbR is a security consultancy company
with a special focus on computer virus incidents.