GFI MailEssentials wins Readers' Choice Award for third year running

August 28, 2007 - 12:00

London, UK – GFI MailEssentials™, an anti-spam and anti-phishing solution, has won the Readers’ Choice Award in the Anti-Spam category for the third year running, GFI Software, an international developer of network security, content security and messaging software has announced. GFI MailEssentials can be installed on a Microsoft Exchange server or SMTP gateway and stops over 98% of spam.

“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 Sean Buttigieg, manager. “ 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.” conducts regular polls to discover which product is preferred by Exchange administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server. The awards are based entirely on the visitors’ votes.

"With over 60,000 customer installations, GFI MailEssentials is a leading anti-spam and anti-phishing solution that stops 98% of spam – as determined by independent industry experts West Coast Labs – with a very low level of false positives. The readers’ choice award from confirms GFI MailEssentials as an indispensable solution for administrators to keep their network’s mailboxes free from spam," said David Vella, Director of Product Management at GFI.

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About GFI MailEssentials
GFI MailEssentials offers anti-spam for Exchange server and other email servers 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 filtering and other methods. With very low false positives, GFI MailEssentials will eliminate over 98% of the spam from your network, detect and block phishing emails and hard to catch image-spam through a Botnet/Zombie check. GFI MailEssentials also adds email management tools to your mail server: disclaimers, mail monitoring, Internet mail reporting, list server, server-based auto replies and POP3 downloading.

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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