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19 Sep 2005

Sophos nominated for "Business Software Supplier of the Year" in the Computing Awards for Excellence

Computing Awards for Excellence 2005 Sophos today announced that it has been nominated for "Business Software Supplier of the Year" in the Computing Awards for Excellence 2005. The nomination follows a long history of the company and its products receiving awards for quality and excellence.

"We are delighted to have been nominated in the Computing Awards for Excellence," said Graham Cluley, head of corporate communications for Sophos. "Sophos is recognized as the natural choice for businesses looking for industrial strength protection against viruses, spyware, spam and email policy abuse."

Separately, Sophos's UK PR agency Johnson King has been shortlisted as a finalist for "IT PR Agency of the Year" at the same awards.

Earlier this year Sophos with Johnson King won Best UK PR Campaign at the SABRE (Superior Achievement in Branding and Recognition) awards for "Operation Can Spam", ranking higher than campaigns run by the likes of Coca-Cola and Glaxo SmithKline.

Members of the public are invited to vote for the award winners at

The winners of the Computing Awards for Excellence 2005 will be announced at an awards ceremony held in London on 16 November.

About Sophos

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing complete security solutions that are simple to deploy, manage, and use and that deliver the industry's lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers.

Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at