Vexira Antivirus for Linux Protects Tel Aviv University From Email Borne Viruses

MEDINA, Ohio November 25, 2003 Central Command, a leading provider of Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD antivirus solutions announced today that Tel Aviv University in Israel has selected Vexira Antivirus to protect its email infrastructure against viruses.

Located in Israel’s cultural, financial and industrial heartland, Tel Aviv University is the largest university in Israel and the biggest Jewish university in the world. It is a major center of teaching and research, comprising nine faculties, 106 departments, and 90 research institutes. Tel Aviv University is the second large educational institute in Israel to select Vexira Antivirus as the best available antivirus solution for email systems. The announcement of The Hebrew University came last month.

Vexira Antivirus is an enterprise-class antivirus solution developed to eliminate the email virus problem with its resilient and dependable operation. It is supported 24/7/365 by knowledgeable support staff familiar with large-scale email installations.

Features of Vexira Antivirus include:

– Scans all in-bound and out-bound email
– Processes high volumes of email
– Configurable warning notifications to sender, recipient or postmaster
– Heuristic virus detection
– Full automatic update of scan engine and virus definition file
– Detection of malformed messages

“Tel Aviv University is a leading university in Israel and has a world academic and research reputation. Our mail systems process millions of emails per month and our users are constantly under attack from email borne viruses. It is imperative that we use the best available price-performance products to protect our university from virus attacks. After 45 days of rigorous testing, Vexira Antivirus demonstrated that it is the best Linux antivirus product on the market. Since installation, Vexira Antivirus has successfully defended Tel Aviv University’s main mail servers from the recent virus outbreaks automatically and effortlessly,” said Asher Rotkop, CIO and Deputy Director General, Tel Aviv University, Israel.

Keith Peer, President and CEO of Central Command, Inc. added, “Vexira Antivirus solutions are developed for large scale email systems where email is a critical part of the organization. Leading Internet service providers and large educational institutions around the world consistently find that Vexira is the finest Linux antivirus solutions available. Maximum virus protection and dependable operation back by prompt knowledgeable support people are paramount to the Vexira experience. Our customers become part of our family and we are proud to add the Tel Aviv University to our growing family of customers.”

Vexira Antivirus for Mail servers starts at $199.95, and a free trial version may be downloaded from ( or obtained by contacting Central Command at +1-330 723-2062.

About Central Command: A leader in the anti-virus industry, Central Command, Inc., a privately held company, serves home PC users and industrial, financial, government, education, healthcare and service firms with virus protection software, services, and information. The company services customers in over 98 countries and is headquartered in Medina, Ohio. Visit Central Command at ( or call 1-330 723-2062 for more information.

Central Command, EVRT, Vexira, and Emergency Virus Response Team are trademarks of Central Command, Inc. All other trademarks, trade names, and products referenced herein are property of their respective owners.

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