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|Fortinet FortiMail Earns Coveted Virus Bulletin VBSpam+ Certification Based on High Spam Catch Rate and Zero False Positives|
|Posted: Wed Jun 12, 2013 02:09:12 PM|
Email Security Solution Earns 24th Consecutive Virus Bulletin Antispam Award.
SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- June 12, 2013 -- Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) - a world leader in high-performance network security – today announced the company’s FortiMail™ email security solution has earned the VBSpam+ certification from Virus Bulletin, a leading security magazine, based on the software’s high spam catch rate and zero false positives. This is FortiMail’s 24th consecutive Virus Bulletin Antispam award.
Virus Bulletin staff tested FortiMail along with 19 other antispam products from multiple countries for spam catch rates and false positive rates. In addition to winning its 24th consecutive award, the report noted that FortiMail had zero false positive out of 13,563 legitimate and spam emails processed by the appliance.
“FortiMail has a VBSpam history going back as far as June 2009,” said Martijn Grooten, antispam test director for Virus Bulletin. “Since then, FortiMail has edged very close to winning a VBSpam+ award several times – and on this occasion it finally managed to do so. The product’s high catch rate makes it one of the highest performing solutions available.”
“Our engineers are constantly striving towards making the best email security appliances in the industry, and it’s great to see their hard work being recognized today with VBSpam+ certification,” said John Maddison, vice president of marketing for Fortinet. “Third party validations from esteemed publications such as Virus Bulletin are critical for our customers and partners, as they help them make better informed buying decisions.”
The FortiMail family of email security solutions delivers proven, powerful messaging security features for any size organization, from small businesses to carriers, services providers and large enterprises. Purpose-built for the most demanding networks, the FortiMail family utilizes Fortinet’s years of experience in helping protect high-volume service provider networks against spam, malware and other message-borne threats.
What sets FortiMail apart from competing email appliance manufacturers are its robust performance, deployment options, extreme scalability and its malware detection technology, which is updated by the FortiGuard® global threat research team 24/7/365. This is the same, award-winning threat detection technology also found in the FortiClient, FortiGate® and FortiWeb™ product lines.
New Features in FortiMail 5
In March 2013, Fortinet announced the availability of the FortiMail 5 operating system, which delivers three new compelling feature sets to current FortiMail customers with a valid support contract: