Cost of Virus Scanner!
bp at LICENG.DK
Wed Dec 12 08:39:45 GMT 2001
Hmm, regarding the cost of Sophos. I talked to my dealer. First he wanted a
per user fee. 20 users/1 mail server = 20 licences
(~20.000dkk/yr~2.000$US/yr=expensive smtp gateway). He then decided that
'one may tweak the rules' - if you buy 5 (or more) licences you are allowed
to install one licence on a 'server'. I ended up with 5 licenses
(~500$US/yr) to get one linux (server) installation. One may use the other
four on 'workstations'.
From: MailScanner mailing list [mailto:MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK]On
Behalf Of Nick Phillips
Sent: 11. december 2001 17:17
To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
Subject: Re: Cost of Virus Scanner!
On Tue, Dec 11, 2001 at 09:44:16AM -0600, Tim Tyler wrote:
> I agree. We have decided to look at the smtp gateway filtering
> by Symantec and Micro Trend. Set your mx records to push all smtp traffic
> to the gateway box and all email should be properly filtered. It might
> out a bit cheaper than Sophos or McAfee in the long run. Sophos forces
I believe the list of extra AV systems that mailscanner will work with in
the next release (before Christmas) will be:
F-Secure, Inoculate-IT, Command Software AV, NAV, possibly Kaspersky.
Hope that helps...
Nick Phillips -- nwp at lemon-computing.com
Don't worry. Life's too long.
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