GFI MailArchiver named 2005 Readers' Choice Award Winner by Windows IT Pro

September 01, 2005 - 12:00

London, UK – GFI MailArchiver for Exchange, an easy-to-use email archiving solution that enables you to archive all internal and external mail into a single SQL database, has been named a winner of the "Email Archiving Solution” category of the 2005 Windows IT Pro Readers’ Choice Awards.   Kim Paulsen, group publisher of Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro Group, announced the winners of the fourth-annual contest today.

“GFI MailArchiver for Exchange enables network users to search through all their past email in a single, web-based location via a web browser. Barely any training is required - if at all. Besides, GFI MailArchiver is easy to install and manage, and is highly cost effective, making it an ideal mail archiving package for SME administrators,” said David Vella, Product Manager at GFI.

“The Windows IT Pro Readers’ Choice Awards are highly coveted in the IT industry because our readers, who are the buyers and users of these products, are the ones who choose the winners,” said Ms. Paulsen. “These awards are the ultimate acclamation an IT company can earn from its peers in the IT community.”

Readers were asked to vote on their product preferences in 12 broad technology categories. More than 1,700 readers chose the best among more than 750 products and services.

“Windows IT Pro readers are the most knowledgeable people in the market with regard to the best values in technology products and services. We’ve done extensive research among our readers, and know that they are the ones who make the buying decisions on behalf of their organizations,” Ms. Paulsen continued, “The Windows IT Pro Readers’ Choice Awards give IT professionals the opportunity to voice their opinions and give the leading technology companies the recognition they deserve.”

About GFI MailArchiver for Exchange
GFI MailArchiver for Exchange is an easy-to-use email archiving solution that enables all internal and external mail to be archived into a single SQL database. This allows administrators to provide users with easy, centralized access to past email via a web-based search interface, while enabling to easily fulfill regulatory requirements (such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act). GFI MailArchiver for Exchange leverages the journaling feature of Exchange Server 2000/2003 and therefore provides unparalleled scalability and reliability at a competitive cost. More information and a full evaluation version are available at

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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