MailScanner replacements

Julian Field mailscanner at
Fri Jul 4 16:54:19 IST 2003

At 16:48 04/07/2003, you wrote:
> > Let's all play "spot the snake oil".
> > Call a cynical old git if you like...
>I second that Julian !!!
>For years I have played around with different technologies to combat the
>problem with spam/viruses. I can truely testify that MailScanner is far more
>superior to any product out there, commercial or not.
>I love the fact that it is flexible and not dependent *only* on one method or
>technology. I love the fact that it is relatively easy to install. I love the
>fact that it supports a wide variety of Antivirus products and Antispam
>technologies and techniques.
>Most importantly, the type of support we get from Julian and all the people on
>this list is far superior than any commericial support, period. I remember an
>incident when SA 2.50 had issues with locking. At the same time, I had an
>with a commercial product that we use here, we pay this company thousands of
>dollars annually for "support". I posted a message on the MailScanner mailing
>list and it took Julian less time to fix the problem with SA than me getting
>through the annoying recorded messages to talk to a support engineer to fix my
>other issue with the product that we pay lots of $$$ for support.
>Facotors like the above are crucial when evaluating and comparing products.
>Julian provides a world-class consulting for all of us that to me is
>unmatchable. Great job Julian !!!

Aw, shucks.... :)
Julian Field
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