Sophos, a world leader in integrated threat management
solutions, today announced that WindowSecurity.com conducted a
product review of Sophos Small Business
Suite, focusing on anti-virus, anti-spyware and anti-spam for
desktops, file servers and email servers.
The review concluded that Sophos Small Business Solutions is a
great option for the time-pressed small business administrator who
wants a solution that is simple to install, update, and maintain.
According to the reviewer, "Fire and Forget" technology is what
most businesses require and Sophos Small Business Suite delivers
Sophos Small Business Suite provides an easy-to-use, reliable
protection against viruses, Trojans, spyware and spam. The
user-friendly interface allows administrators to monitor virus
alerts, manage laptop users and protect new computers. It protects
every tier of a network, combining the power of Sophos Anti-Virus
and Sophos PureMessage to deliver the best defense for desktops,
file servers and email servers.
"At Sophos we take time to understand the needs of our small
business users, and build our solutions to be easy-to-use for those
with less time and resources to manage their IT systems, while
still delivering enterprise-class security," said John Stringer,
Product Manager at Sophos. "We are pleased that WindowSecurity.com
has recognized this and highly recommended our small business
solutions to its security-focused audience."
Highlights of the review included praise for PureMessage's spam
filtering function and usability:
Overall [the control center] is a well-laid out and simple
tool to use, and for the time-pressed admin is an easy daily check
- all green is good.
One of the nicer features of the update method is that you
can specify alternative download locations for clients, including
going directly to Sophos when your server is unavailable, such as
for users working from home.
Sophos gives you more peace of mind that it is very hard for
any malicious files to get past your defenses using these sort of
The PureMessage spam filtering function is very flexible,
allowing you to alter the levels at which it will mark emails as
suspected spam or definite spam… All of this customization is
great, and is far beyond most other products in this