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GE completes agreement for Sophos’s integrated Security & Control solution


Abingdon/Gorinchem, June 5, 2007 - Sophos, a world leader in IT security and control, today announced that GE, one of the world's most recognised brands, has completed an agreement to begin deploying Sophos's Security & Control solutions beginning in 2007.

Under the terms of the agreement, Sophos may be deployed on up to 350,000 endpoints (laptops, desktops and servers) throughout the world and within every division of the company.

Seeking to improve manageability and reduce costs which arise from managing multiple solutions, GE will introduce Network Access Control (NAC) as well as anti-virus and client firewall protection that will provide IT administrators with the convenience and simplicity of the Sophos Security and Control solution.

'Companies want a single integrated agent that handles all aspects of endpoint security on each PC. Other vendors offer security suites that are little more than a bunch of separate applications bundled together, all vying for resources on the user's computer,' said Steve Munford, CEO at Sophos. 'Enterprises tell us that the tide has turned, and the place for NAC and integrated security is at the endpoint.'

For information on the Sophos Security & Control Solution, visit: http://www.sophos.com/products/


About Sophos:
Sophos is a world leader in IT security and control. Sophos offers complete protection and control to business, education and government organizations - defending against known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam, policy abuse and uncontrolled network access (NAC). Sophos's reliably engineered, easy-to-operate products protect more than 100 million users in more than 150 countries. Through over 20 years' experience and a global network of threat analysis centers, the company responds rapidly to emerging threats and achieves the highest levels of customer satisfaction in the industry. Sophos is a global company with headquarters in Boston, MA, and Oxford, UK. For more information on Sophos, visit www.sophos.com


About Sophos Benelux
Sophos Benelux is providing Sophos solutions and services to its partners, resellers and customers in the Benelux region. Sophos is a world leader in IT security and control. Our global threat analysis centers protect over 100 million users in more than 150 countries from malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam and policy abuse, and provide comprehensive network access control (NAC). Our rapid response to emerging threats gives us unrivalled levels of customer satisfaction. For more information www.sophosbenelux.com


For more information or for interview requests, please contact:
Sophos Benelux
Marnix van Meer
Tel: +31 655700255
m.vanmeer(at)sophosbenelux.com

Creative Strategies
Elke De Ridder
Tel: +32 2 267 41 60
ederidder(at)creative-strategies.eu.com
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Publisher Contact Information:

Sophos Plc.
+31 655700255
m.vanmeer@sophosbenelux.com

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