Sunbelt Rolls Out New Email Gateway And Web Filter

Both products use the company's flagship VIPRE anti-malware engine

June 15, 2010

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NEW ORLEANS (Microsoft' Tech-Ed North America 2010) — June 8, 2010 — Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of security software, today announced from Microsoft’s Tech-Ed conference (booth #701 of the Morial Convention Center) the upcoming availability of two new products - VIPRE' Email Security for Gateway and VIPRE' Web Filter. Both products utilize the company’s flagship VIPRE anti-malware engine to deliver advanced security protection to businesses of all sizes.

With the rapidly increasing threat of Internet-borne viruses and malware, organizations of all sizes are searching for highly effective and cost-efficient Web and email security solutions that are both built on next-generation security technology and are easy-to-deploy and manage. To meet this growing demand, Sunbelt Software is extending its security portfolio with the addition of two new products.

VIPRE Email Security for Gateway VIPRE Email Security for Gateway provides a best-in-class email security appliance that delivers carrier-grade reliability to help administrators build a secure and scalable messaging infrastructure with better price and performance than comparable product offerings on the market today.

VIPRE Gateway offers powerful inbound and outbound protection from spam, viruses, and malicious attachments, built-in disclaimers, and comprehensive rules-based email management. Leveraging some of the industry’s best antispam and antivirus engines on the market today, VIPRE Gateway combines the critical email security elements of spam and virus protection, corporate policy and compliance, email privacy, and secure email gateway capabilities into a robust, comprehensive, and easy-to-manage platform.

VIPRE Gateway features include:

Sunbelt Software’s award-winning VIPRE Antivirus engine

Best-of-breed antispam engine from CloudMark

Reliable, hardware and nationwide on-site support

Attachment Filtering


Admin-level and User-level Quarantine Management

At-a-glance reporting and dashboard

Tight integration with existing email servers, such as MS Exchange and directories, like Active Directory and LDAP

VIPRE Web Filter Built on the best-of-breed VIPRE anti-malware protection engine, VIPRE Web Filter is a fast, powerful and affordable threat management solution that will offer easy-to-use and intelligent integrated content filtering, application blocking, and malware protection. VIPRE Web Filter is designed to block potentially dangerous websites and browser exploits through content filtering and application blocking to enable businesses of all sizes to enforce Internet usage policies in order to prevent Internet misuse and protect users from undesirable websites and online threats.

VIPRE Web Filter will be available in a variety of form factors; as a pre-built, hardware appliance; a self-install software solution, or a VMWare virtual appliance. VIPRE Web Filter dynamically blocks access to inappropriate content, unrelated to business activity based on patterns and inference rather than a list of pre-defined URLs – although pre-defined URLs can be used based on user preference.

VIPRE Web Filter features include:

Detection of hidden and malicious content

Flexible, secure filtering with authentication

Advanced, detailed reporting

Traffic tracking

Web caching

System resource efficiency

The availability of VIPRE Email Security for Gateway and VIPRE Web Filter presents IT administrators with the ultimate solution suite for complete threat management,” said Eugene Olsen, product manager at Sunbelt Software. “Customers will have the option of protecting their email servers at the perimeter or at the endpoint with a hardened appliance at an extremely competitive price point, and can confidently protect themselves from Internet threats with an intelligent and resource-efficient approach to network protection.”

Availability and pricing VIPRE Email Security for Gateway and VIPRE Web Filter will be available in Q3. Pricing will be competitive with a number of support and maintenance plans available with more details at product release.

About Sunbelt Software Headquartered in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Fla., Sunbelt Software was founded in 1994 and is a leading provider of Windows security software including enterprise antivirus, antispyware, email security, and malware analysis tools. Leading products include the VIPRE' and CounterSpy' product lines, Sunbelt Exchange Archiver™, CWSandbox™, and ThreatTrack™.

For more information about Sunbelt Software, please visit the company’s website at To learn more about current activities, products, and ideas at Sunbelt Software, please visit Sunbelt’s corporate blog at To view this release online, go to

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