Provides integrated protection and management of Sophos’ hardware appliances to virtualised environments
Sophos, a provider of IT security and data protection offerings, has launched its Virtual Email Security Appliance.
According to the company its new appliance will bring strong security, data protection, and administration ease to the latest VMware virtual environments.
The new virtual email appliance brings the integrated protection and management of Sophos’ hardware appliances to VMWare virtualised environments providing a integrated offering that combines data loss prevention (DLP) and email encryption with spam and malware protection.
Sophos virtual email security appliances benefits include rapid provisioning, responsiveness and change management using pre-configured virtual machine profiles and a standard Open Virtualisation Format (OVF) distribution file.
Its benefits also includes proactive threat protection via Sophos’ Behavioral Genotype technology that provides unique anti-malware detection of zero-day threats; zero setup, offline accessible data protection with integrated SPX email encryption and DLP utilising pre-packaged sensitive data intelligence supplied and updated via SophosLabs.
Other benefits include clutter-free inboxes with Sophos anti-spam technologies such as Sender Genotype and Live in-the-cloud anti-spam lookups that block over 99% of spam; and automation of most routine maintenance tasks with Sophos’ unique managed appliance experience service that includes automatic updates, monitoring, alerting, and remote remediation if needed.
The new offering also delivers improved IT efficiency through a streamlined 3-clicks-to-anywhere task-based administration interface that relies on wizards to make policy and configuration simple; and complete interoperability and clustering with Sophos’ hardware appliances and other Sophos security products.