Gartner Research

Sophos Anti-Virus Products

Published: 18 September 2003

ID: G0090821

Analyst(s): Kristen Noakes-Fry


Sophos Anti-Virus (SAV) provides malicious-code protection specific to networks, while MailMonitor protects e-mail gateways, and SAV Interface API permits integration with third-party appliances.

Table Of Contents
  • Corporate Headquarters
    • Head Office
    • Americas
  • Overview
  • Analysis
    • Antivirus Scanning Architecture
    • Alliance Partners
    • Virus and Malicious Code Protection for Desktops and Networks
  • Pricing
    • GSA Pricing
  • Competitors
  • Strengths
    • True International Product
    • High Performance
    • Network-Based Architecture
    • Auto-Update Process
  • Limitations
    • No Fanfare Regarding Java and ActiveX Threats
    • Specializes in Antivirus for Networks Only
    • Lacks Personal Firewall Product
  • Insight

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