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Symantec Messaging Gateway for Service Providers

Symantec Messaging Gateway for Service Providers (formerly Symantec Brightmail Message Filter and Symantec Message Filter) is an integration component enabling Service Providers to embed accurate, effective, and scalable protection against spam, malware, and phishing into their messaging infrastructure. With user selectable industry specific filtering capabilities, it meets service providers’ security needs without imposing a significant administrative burden. Backed by the Symantec Global Intelligence Network, Messaging Gateway for Service Providers protects over 850 million mailboxes and over 200 service providers globally.
Symantec Messaging Gateway for Service Providers is designed for Service Provider environments that need flexible software integration with the existing MTA. For Enterprise customers, Symantec Messaging Gateway (on-premises appliance or virtual appliance), Email Security.cloud (hosted) or Symantec Mail Security for Exchange/Symantec Mail Security for Domino (direct integration with on-premise messaging platform) are the recommended mail security solutions.

New Features

Symantec Messaging Gateway for Service Providers 10.5 provides a number of new technologies that allow service providers to offer greater value add services for their customers, including:
  • Global Bad Senders IP Reputation
  • Expanded URL Reputation
  • New Verdicts for Unwanted Mail
  • Customer Specific Rules
  • Granular Unscannable Verdicts

Key Features

  • Provides greater than 99% effectiveness in anti-spam protection with less than one in 1 million false positives and real-time automatic updates.
  • Provides reliable and effective anti-malware protection.
  • Protects messaging infrastructure and helps ensure business uptime and user productivity by reducing spam volume and eliminating malware threats.
  • Customer specific rules allow service providers to have custom rules quickly created and applied to their environment, leading to better protection.
  • Verdicts for marketing and newsletter emails allow service providers to optionally take action to separately manage these categories of emails.

Key Benefits

  • Award-winning solution leveraging multiple technologies, globally distributed operations centers, patented spam detection network, and real-time filter delivery mechanisms to provide effective filtering for large scale messaging infrastructures.
  • High accuracy rate ensures users don’t miss important email due to misclassification.
  • Daily monitoring of accuracy and automatic review of all potential false positives reduce administration overhead.
  • Real-time and automatic updates provide latest protection and require no tuning or training of filters by administrators.
  • The Global Intelligence Network provides real-time updates to spam and malware protection derived from over 850 million protected mailboxes and over 5 million accounts in the patented Symantec Probe Network.
  • Provides effective, real-time protection against new and emerging threats before they cause disruptions.