Sendmail Sentrion® Virtual Message Processor™ (MPV) Achieves VMware Ready™ Status

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Sentrion MPV™ has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware.

Sendmail, Inc., the leading provider of reliable and secure email and messaging infrastructures, today announced that its Sentrion® Virtual Message Processor™ (MPV) has achieved VMware Ready™ status. This designation indicates that Sentrion MPV™ has passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed in the VMware Partner Product Catalog and on the Virtual Appliance Marketplace.

Passing the extensive VMware-specified testing helps ensure that Sentrion MPV is compatible with VMware technology and ready for deployment in customer environments.

Sendmail Sentrion Virtual Message Processor can be found within the online VMware Virtual Marketplace (http://www.vmware.com/appliances/directory/245243), or visit sendmail.com (http://marketing.sendmail.com/SentrionMPV_Trial.html) to request an evaluation version of Sentrion MPV.

Virtual appliances are pre-built, pre-configured, ready to run enterprise applications packaged with an operating system inside a virtual machine, allowing Sentrion MPV customers to reduce costs through server and application consolidation. By reducing the number of servers through virtualization, customers realize direct cost savings in hardware, floor space, and power and cooling. As a result, both capital expenses and ongoing operational expenses are decreased, which are key drivers in today's data centers.

"We are pleased that Sentrion Virtual Message Processor qualifies for the VMware Ready logo, signifying to customers that it has passed specific VMware testing and interoperability criteria and is ready to run their mission-critical business applications and operations," said Bernie Mills, senior director, alliance programs, VMware.

"Since introducing Sentrion MPV last year, we have seen tremendous adoption from our customers for our virtual messaging security appliance," said Nicholas Filippi, director of product management with Sendmail. "The VMware Ready certification continues Sendmail's momentum and commitment in providing production-ready virtual appliances that are reliable, secure, and optimized to perform on VMware's virtualization platforms. It's never been easier for companies to plan, evaluate and implement the modernization of their SMTP email backbone infrastructure."
Sentrion Message Processors Key Features & Benefits:
Border Protection and Gateway Management

  •     Secure and reliable message encryption, routing, and delivery
  •     Connection controls and rate throttling

Inbound Message Processing and Protection

  •     Spam, virus, and malware protection
  •     IP reputation services

Internal Policy and Routing

  •     Sophisticated policy enforcement, message handling, and routing
  •     Intelligent directory-based message routing
  •     Message flow management and routing for email generating applications

Email Authentication

  •     Authentication of incoming messages to fight phishing and fraud
  •     Digital signing of outgoing messages

Outbound Data Leak Prevention

  •     Highly accurate, in-line content monitoring and enforcement
  •     Policy-based message handling, routing, delivery, and encryption

Message Management for Mixed Groupware Environments

  •     Internal intra-company/division and outbound message policy enforcement
  •     Intelligent policy-based message routing and delivery enablement

Sentrion is available as a hard appliance (Sentrion MP), a virtual appliance (Sentrion MPV), blade server (Sentrion MPQ) or as a SaaS offering (Sentrion Cloud Services).

Additional Supporting Resources
For a complete overview of Sentrion Virtual Message Processor (MPV) features and benefits, please visit: http://sendmail.com/sm/sentrion_appliances/sentrion_mpv/.

To view Sendmail's webcast exploring the steps required for modernizing your messaging infrastructure through virtualization of the SMTP backbone visit: http://sendmail.com/sm/wp/virtualization_webinar/

The Sendmail Blog: http://www.sendmail.com/sm/blog/wik/.

Follow @Sendmail on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/sendmail.

About Sendmail, Inc.
Sendmail provides appliance-based products, applications and services that enable enterprises and government agencies to modernize their messaging infrastructures. Since 1982, thousands of commercial and open source customers around the globe have relied on Sendmail for a unified approach to the complex problems of policy-based message handling and routing. The company's comprehensive suite of applications addresses the challenges of gateway management, inbound threat protection, data leak prevention, email authentication and intra-company message management. These applications run on Sendmail's family of Sentrion® Message Processors, which are available in hard appliance, virtual appliance and blade server configurations. Sendmail is headquartered in Emeryville, CA with sales and support offices throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia.

For more information call 1-87-SENDMAIL, or email info(at)sendmail.com.

© Sendmail, Inc. 1998-2009. All rights reserved. The use of the word "partner" or "partnership" does not imply a legal partnership relationship between VMware and any other company.

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