Sophos and Corrupt Files

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Feb 5 23:05:01 GMT 2003

At 22:24 05/02/2003, you wrote:
> > From: Julian Field <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
> > I would hope Sophos and I are in a position to be able to help each other.
>They may consider you to be competition, though.  When we were getting
>together our anti-virus solution this time last year, they said "buy
>SAVI from us, and we'll give our mail gateway for it for free".  But,
>instead, we went with mailscanner.  It wasn't a loss for them in our
>case, because they would have been giving it to us for free ... but
>how many sales for their mail gateway have they lost because you have
>a free thing in a similar market niche?  (and theirs might not do spam

I would hope that I made them more sales in extra SAVI licences than I cost
them in lost MailMonitor sales. But maybe not :-)
Julian Field
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