IntelliReach and Sophos partner to offer superior email security and virus protection

Sophos Press Release

Sophos to provide anti-virus engine for IntelliReach's MessageScreen anti-spam solution

Sophos, a world leader in corporate anti-virus solutions for businesses, and IntelliReach Corporation, the leader in integrated compliance, security, and management solutions for corporate messaging environments, today announced a partnership that will integrate Sophos's anti-virus detection technology with IntelliReach's best of breed anti-spam and content filtering solution, MessageScreen. With the combination of Sophos's powerful engine capabilities, which protect even the most complex networks with dependability and accuracy, and IntelliReach's corporate messaging expertise, customers can expect an unmatched level of protection against spam and viruses at the gateway.

"Email is a major vulnerability in the secure defense of most organizations. Corporate email users cringe every time they open their inbox for fear of finding unsolicited, obscene or virus-laden emails. The integration of these two leading products - MessageScreen Anti-Spam and Sophos anti-virus - provides maximum protection against these security breaches," said Sam Levine, President and CEO of IntelliReach. "IntelliReach provides a complete suite of reliable products for all corporate email challenges. Sophos's solution is a natural fit that builds upon our mission to be the one point of contact for all our customers' messaging needs."

"IntelliReach's selection of Sophos anti-virus reinforces our level of leadership within the secure computing industry," said Stephen Ranere, Business Development Manager at Sophos, Inc. "The combination of our dependable virus protection software with IntelliReach's best of breed anti-spam technology will provide clients with an easily managed, integrated gateway virus defense system."

The Sophos engine provides a robust solution for the threat of email-borne viruses. By stopping viruses at the gateway and checking all email traffic passing through the system, it offers an extra layer of protection. In addition to real-time scanning, virus updates are automatically delivered to the system,system; ensuring customers have maximum protection against the latest viruses.

Pricing and availability

The latest version of MessageScreen featuring Sophos Anti-Virus will be available on July 7, 2003 as both a hosted service and gateway-level appliance. Pricing is based on the number of users and is dependent upon which model is opted. For a free web evaluation or for more information, please contact IntelliReach at 800 219 9838 or visit

About IntelliReach

IntelliReach quickly solves critical messaging needs by delivering effective, easy-to-use solutions. IntelliReach is the leading provider of management solutions for Lotus Domino, Microsoft Exchange, and Novell GroupWise. Focusing on the unique challenges presented by email, IntelliReach products include: compliance, anti-spam, archiving, security, monitoring, and reporting. IntelliReach has over 1,500 customers in 54 countries and manages more than two million mailboxes. IntelliReach is a privately held company headquartered in Dedham, MA.

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at