GFI MailEssentials voted MSExchange.org Readers' Choice Awards Winner

July 21, 2005 - 12:00

GFI MailEssentials voted MSExchange.org Readers' Choice Awards Winner


London, UK – GFI MailEssentials for Exchange/SMTP, which offers spam protection and email management at server level, was selected the winner in the anti-spam category of the MSExchange.org Readers’ Choice Awards. The official award announcement was made today by leading Microsoft Exchange Server resource site via their MSExchange.org site.

"The fact that GFI MailEssentials eliminates over 98% of spam from your network is guaranteed to please all Exchange administrators who use the product, as it drastically eases their daily workload," said David Vella, GFI Product Manager. "The product's server-based Bayesian filtering technology automatically adapts to each organization's email environment - without the need for administrator intervention. The GFI MailEssentials automatic whitelist tool meanwhile achieves a minimal rate of false positives, which further frees up administrator time."

“Our Reader’s Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Stephen Chetcuti, MSExchange.org manager. “MSExchange.org users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for Exchange Server at the workplace. Their vote serves as a solid peer-to-peer recommendation of the winning product.”

Regular polls are conducted to discover which product is preferred by Exchange administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors’ votes. MSExchange.org users can submit their votes for the current Readers’ Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar.

About GFI MailEssentials for Exchange/SMTP
GFI MailEssentials offers spam protection at server level and eliminates the need to install and update anti-spam software on each desktop. GFI MailEssentials offers a fast set-up and a high spam detection rate using Bayesian analysis and other methods - no configuration required, very low false positives through its automatic whitelist, and the ability to automatically adapt to the email environment to constantly tune and improve spam detection. GFI MailEssentials also adds email management tools to your mail server: disclaimers, mail archiving and monitoring, Internet mail reporting, list server, server-based auto replies and POP3 downloading. GFI MailEssentials for Exchange/SMTP has won various awards including the MSD2D People’s Choice Awards 2004, the MSExchange Readers’ Choice Award 2004 and the 2003 MCP Magazine ‘Products You Love’ Award, among others. Pricing is highly competitive, with a 50-user version costing just US$495, for example. More information about GFI MailEssentials and a trial version are available at: http://www.gfi.com/mes/.

About MSExchange.org
MSExchange.org (http://www.msexchange.org) is a Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5/2000/2003 resource site. It is the leading Exchange site, attracting over 180,000 Exchange administrators and specialists a month. The site provides the latest Microsoft Exchange Server news, articles and tutorials by leading Exchange experts, message boards, software listings and product reviews.

MSExchange.org forms part of a group of sites run by TechGenix Ltd., including http://www.windowsnetworking.com - a comprehensive Windows Networking resource site; http://www.serverfiles.com - a network software directory; http://www.isaserver.org, a Microsoft ISA Server resource site; http://www.windowsecurity.com, a Windows security resource site; http://www.secinf.net, a network security library; and http://www.ntfaxfaq.com, a Windows 2003/2000/NT fax solutions site.

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 http://www.gfi.com.