IronPort Stops Virus Outbreaks Before Major Anti-Virus Vendors IronPort Threat Operations Identifies and Quarantines 20 Viruses in the Last 45 Days

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IronPort’s Threat Operations Center reported today that it in the past 45 days it has blocked 20 virus outbreaks – all of them quarantined before major anti-virus vendors released a signature.

IronPort’s Threat Operations Center reported today that it in the past 45 days it has blocked 20 virus outbreaks – all of them quarantined before major anti-virus vendors released a signature.

-- IronPort’s Threat Operations Center reported today that it in the past 45 days it has blocked 20 virus outbreaks – all of them quarantined before major anti-virus vendors released a signature.

-- IronPort Virus Outbreak Filters™ respond much faster than traditional anti-virus technology – from 2-64 hours in advance of the first anti-virus vendors. IronPort Virus Outbreak Filters average 13 hours of added protection during the window of high vulnerability, which occurs between the time a virus is first detected and anti-virus signatures are released.

-- A typical virus outbreak averages $300 per desktop in IT clean-up costs alone.

-- IronPort® has begun publicly posting information where anyone can see the latest outbreaks and IronPort Virus Outbreak Filters’ response times (relative to the largest anti-virus vendors). To view the 20 most recent major outbreaks, see http://www.ironport.com/toc/ .

-- IronPort customers, prospects, media and the general public can register to receive email alerts at the first sign of an outbreak. Registration is available at http://www.ironport.com/outbreak_alerts/ .

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About IronPort Systems

IronPort Systems is the leading email security provider for organizations ranging from small businesses to the Global 2000. The company has developed a family of email security appliances, the IronPort C-Series™, that offer breakthrough performance, unprecedented ease of use and reduced total cost of ownership. IronPort is driving new standards and providing innovative products for those faced with the monumental task of managing, protecting, and growing mission-critical email systems. For more information on IronPort products and services, visit: http://www.ironport.com.

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