Sophos, HP and Commander team for email security

Sophos Press Release

Sophos, HP and Commander have teamed up in Australia to deliver a highly effective and low-cost email security solution that protects businesses from computer viruses and spam, and enforces corporate policy.

The solution combines the trusted and proven Sophos PureMessage integrated anti-spam and anti-virus software with world-leading HP ProLiant Servers running Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Commander is providing the customisation and systems integration services.

"Sophos, HP and Commander have combined to deliver a powerful and low-cost appliance solution that blocks computer viruses and spam from entering an organisation's email network," said Rob Forsyth managing director for Sophos Australia and New Zealand. "Furthermore, the addition of policy enforcement modules protects businesses from internal risk such as the receipt or sending of pornographic or other offensive content and theft of trade secrets."

Stephen Bovis, Director of Servers for HP, said, "The ProLiant DL380 is Australia's best selling server, offering proven performance and versatility. With the addition of Red Hat Enterprise Linux this server platform provides customers with a low-cost, easily-managed and reliable solution that protects their network perimeter."

Geoff Michael, Commander's National Manager - Enterprise, said "Our small, medium and large customers have all told us they want to deploy bullet-proof protection for their business-critical email networks. The combination of Sophos's industry leading protection with HP's ProLiant servers dishes up an ideal appliance solution that can be rapidly deployed across any environment, automatically updated and is easily managed."

For more information about this email security solution please contact Commander on 1300 132 777.

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