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Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange 7.0 achieves GA, Monday Dec. 3 2012

Created: 03 Dec 2012
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Symantec would like to announce the general availability of Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange v7.0 (SMSMSE 7.0). Microsoft Exchange continues to be the leading application used for business communication across email and organizations must protect this environment from email-born threats and the loss of sensitive data. Symantec Mail Security for Microsoft Exchange v7.0 fully supports the latest Microsoft Exchange versions to maximize protection.

Summary of New Features:

• Support for Microsoft Exchange 2013 and Microsoft®Hosted Exchange environments

• Out-of-the-box content filtering templates for protection against data loss

• Improved anti-malware and anti-spam effectiveness through advanced heuristics

• Improved manageability with full message quarantine

• Up to 30 percent performance improvement for mailbox scanning

• Microsoft® Systems Center Operation Manager 2007 R2 support for Exchange 2007 and Exchange 2010

• Continuous protection with lightweight scanning

Key Benefits

Superior Protection

• Upgraded antispam and antivirus components leveraging Symantec’s latest protection techniques

• Ability to scan messages in transit or on the mailbox to protect against email borne threats

• Powered by Premium Anti-Spam, stopping 99 percent of spam with less than a 1 in 1 million false positive rate

• Rapid release definitions and advanced heuristic technologies provide immediate protection

• Advanced content filtering protects sensitive information using pre-defined policies, regular expressions, attachment criteria, true file typing, and more. Microsoft Active Directory® based enforcement simplifies policy management

• Supported by the largest investment in infrastructure with a security R&D team that is 50 percent larger than the closest competitor

Flexible and Easy to Use Management

• Initial setup can be completed within 10 minutes, with no requirements for tuning, allow listing, or block listing

• Management console provides remote installation, centralized server group policy configuration, notifications, alerts, and reporting

• Support for Microsoft Exchange Database Availability Group, along with Microsoft and Veritas® cluster servers in Exchange 2007, minimizes downtime and simplifies maintenance

• Integration with Microsoft Systems Center Operations Manager enables end-to-end monitoring of your IT environment

Optimized for Exchange

• Flexible real-time, scheduled, and manual scanning provides efficient protection

• In-memory scanning and effective multi-threading provides superior performance

• Edge and hub focused scanning leverages AV Stamping to eliminate redundant scanning and minimize impact to mail store

• Supports Microsoft Exchange 2007, 2010, 2013, Microsoft Hosted Exchange, 64 bit Windows, VMware, and Hyper-V Virtualized environments

For more information visit the Symantec product site: