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Fortinet FortiMail Earns 14th Consecutive Virus Bulletin Antispam Award
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 03:52:50 PM


SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sep 29, 2011 - Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) - a leading network security provider and the worldwide leader of unified threat management (UTM) solutions, today announced the company's FortiMail™ messaging security appliance has been awarded its 14th Virus Bulletin certification in the VBSpam Awards.

Virus Bulletin staff tested FortiMail along with 22 other antispam products from multiple countries for spam catch rates and false positive rates. In addition to winning its 14th consecutive award, the report noted that FortiMail had just one false positive out of 4,300 sent to the appliance and that the device's spam catch rate has improved.

"It's great to see FortiMail validated by Virus Bulletin for consistently achieving high marks for its high spam catch rate and low false positive detections," said Patrick Bedwell, vice president of product marketing for Fortinet. "Our FortiMail solution is a key component of many of our customers' ongoing battle against malicious messaging. They rely on FortiMail's accuracy and granular policy enforcement to help them keep their networks safe."

The FortiMail family of messaging security appliances delivers proven, powerful messaging security for any size organization, from small businesses to carriers, services providers and large enterprises. Purpose-built for the most demanding networks, the FortiMail appliances utilize Fortinet's years of experience in helping protect networks against spam, malware and other message-borne threats.

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