GFI launches MailSecurity competitive upgrade offer

July 02, 2003 - 12:00

(This offer is no longer available)

50% off full GFI MailSecurity pricing for those who switch from competitive antivirus/content security products

GFI today unveiled a special competitive upgrade deal for those who switch from a competing email antivirus/content security product to GFI MailSecurity for Exchange/SMTP. Through this offer, those who replace their current email security solution with GFI MailSecurity will be given a 50% discount on full GFI MailSecurity pricing.

To qualify for this competitive upgrade, customers must prove that they hold a license of a competing product (by faxing the invoice for that purchase) and the upgrade must be to the same number of users. Customers switching to GFI MailSecurity as part of this offer who also require server-based anti-spam protection qualify for special pricing on the GFI MailSecurity/GFI MailEssentials bundle: they can purchase the bundle at 50% off the full price.

The offer applies to customers using any of the following products:
The CS MIMESweeper family
Mail Marshal for SMTP or Exchange
McAfee GroupShield
McAfee TVD
Panda AV for SMTP/Exchange
Sophos mail scanning products
Sybari Antigen for Microsoft Exchange
Symantec Antivirus/Filtering for Domino
Symantec Antivirus/Filtering for Microsoft Exchange
Symantec Antivirus Gateway Solution
Symantec Antivirus for SMTP Gateways
Symantec Mail-Gear (SMTP)
Trend Scanmail

For more information or to check if their antivirus product is eligible, customers must email the GFI sales team on This offer is valid till end 2003.

About GFI MailSecurity for Exchange/SMTP
GFI MailSecurity for Exchange/SMTP is an email content checking, exploit detection, threats analysis and antivirus solution that removes all types of email-borne threats before they can affect your email users. GFI MailSecurity's key features include multiple virus engines, for virus engine independence and better security; email content and attachment checking, to quarantine dangerous attachments and content; an exploit shield, to detect emails with OS and application exploits; an HTML threats engine, to disable HTML scripts; a Trojan & Executable Scanner, to detect potentially malicious executables; and more.

GFI MailSecurity full pricing starts at US$295 for 10 mailboxes; pricing includes a year of free antivirus engine updates. GFI MailSecurity is available as an SMTP gateway version and as a VS API version. The gateway version should be deployed at the perimeter of the network as a mail relay server and scans inbound and outbound mail. The VS API version integrates seamlessly with Exchange Server 2000/2003 and scans the Exchange 2000/2003 information stores. Both versions can be deployed simultaneously to achieve optimum protection. More product information and a trial version can be found at

About GFI MailEssentials for Exchange/SMTP
GFI MailEssentials for Exchange/SMTP is a server-based anti-spam and email management solution for Microsoft Exchange Server and Notes/SMTP servers. It virtually eliminates spam from the corporate mail server through these key features: automatic whitelist management, blacklists, email header analysis, keyword checking and more. GFI MailEssentials also adds key email tools to the mail server, including disclaimers, mail archiving and monitoring, reporting, server-based auto replies and POP3 downloading. More information and a free trial version are available at

About GFI
GFI is a leading software developer that provides a single source for network administrators to address their network security, content security and messaging needs. With award-winning technology, an aggressive pricing strategy and a strong focus on small-to-medium sized businesses, GFI is able to satisfy the need for business continuity and productivity encountered by organizations on a global scale. GFI has offices in the US, Malta, UK, Hong Kong and Australia which support more than 200,000 installations worldwide. GFI is a channel-focused company with over 10,000 partners worldwide. GFI is a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. More information about GFI can be found at