Virus scanners and universities

Nathan Johanson nathan at TCPNETWORKS.NET
Wed Dec 3 03:49:18 GMT 2003

CA (etrust) is actually ~$129.00 for five node licenses. You could
install it on five "servers" for that price. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Julian Field [mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK] 
Sent: Tuesday, December 02, 2003 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: Virus scanners and universities

At 20:12 02/12/2003, you wrote:
>Hi all,
>         I'm looking for some info on what other universities and
colleges are
>doing in the MS/virus scanning area.
>         We (Brown University, USA) are using MS and hacked in support
>Symantec Scan Engine.  Cost issues are starting to creep in again and
>want to know what some other options are.  We love MS and just wanna
>know what the virus scanners cost you (total or per

ClamAV is free and open source, and is remarkably good.
eTrust from Computer Associates ( is only $129 per server.
Norman ( is free for non-commercial use.
Sophos have extremely good educational discounts.

Start with those...
Julian Field
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