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Fortinet FortiMail Earns 10th Consecutive Virus Bulletin AntiSpam Award
Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 03:13:32 PM
SUNNYVALE, Calif., January 19, 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 10th Virus Bulletin certification in the VBSpam Awards.

Virus Bulletin staff tested FortiMail along with 18 other antispam products for spam catch rates and false positive rates. The Virus Bulletin Report noted that "If there was an award for the greatest improvement, then FortiMail would certainly win it." According to the report, FortiMail saw improvements to both its false positive rate and its spam catch rate.

"We are extremely pleased with FortiMail's antispam enhanced performance in this most recent round of testing," said Patrick Bedwell, vice president of product marketing for Fortinet. "We are always striving to improve our products and make our customers' lives easier. This 10th consecutive VBSpam certification further validates our commitment to developing high-performance and high-accuracy messaging security solutions for networks of all sizes."

The FortiMail family of 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 messaging systems, the FortiMail appliances utilize Fortinet's years of experience in protecting networks against spam, malware and other message borne threats.

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