SurfControl email Filter

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Apr 9 14:07:42 IST 2003

At 13:41 09/04/2003, you wrote:
>Does anyone on the list have any experience of SurfControl's email filter
>- specifically any comparison of its capabilities / reliability versus
>MailScanner.  It's been suggested that we should use it instead of
>MailScanner, particularly because of its 'advanced filtering
>capabilities'.  Unfortunately (read predictably)their web site is rather
>heavy on marketing and rather short on technical detail, as well as taking
>a pop at free alternatives.

I would like to see a commercial app that had filters anything like as good
as SpamAssassin. Most vendors think that a bit of keyword searching is
"advanced". Ignore all the marketing hype, get a large test dataset
together, and see how both products perform given the same data.
Julian Field
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