Vexira Antivirus for Linux Selected By Fasthosts The Largest UK Web Hosting Company

MEDINA, Ohio August 16, 2004 Central Command, a leading provider of Linux, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD antivirus solutions announced today that Fasthosts Internet Ltd, the leading web hosting company in the United Kingdom (UK), has selected Vexira Antivirus for Linux to protect its email infrastructure against worms, viruses, trojans, and other malicious programs.

Located in Gloucester, UK, Fasthosts, the market leader in the UK, is one of the largest web hosting companies in the world. It is currently serving over one million customer domains. In addition, they are the world’s largest Windows 2003 web host and were the UK’s first company to launch a full .NET Framework hosting solution.

“Fasthosts is the largest web hosting company in the UK and our email systems deliver over 4.5 million emails each day. Our customers depend on our high standards to deliver to them reliable technically advanced solutions. This is why after extensive testing we chose Vexira Antivirus. It has proven to our engineers that it is a dependable, well supported application that can process and virus scan enormous amounts of email effortlessly. Our return on investment (ROI) has been significant,” said Andrew Michael, Fasthosts CEO.

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 of 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

Supported Linux x86 (IA32) platforms : Redhat, Red Flag, SuSE, Debian, Gentoo, Mandrake, Slackware

“Vexira Antivirus for Linux offers extreme performance, reliability, and return on investment (ROI) for web hosting companies, Internet service providers (ISP) and application service providers (ASP). Vexira Antivirus solutions are developed for large-scale email systems where email is a critical part of the organization. Leading service providers and large educational institutions around the world consistently find that Vexira is the finest Linux antivirus solutions available,” said Keith Peer CEO, Central Command Inc.

Vexira Antivirus for Mail servers starts at $299.95, 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 104 countries and is headquartered in Medina, Ohio. Visit Central Command at ( or call 1-330 723-2062 for more information.

About Fasthosts: Fasthosts is the UK’s largest independent hosting company. Based in the UK, and operating 24/7 from their dedicated data centre, Fasthosts keep over 1 million domains running smoothly and ensures over 4 million emails are delivered safely each day. All Fasthosts services can be self-managed through the award winning Fasthosts web-based control panel, enabling customers to set up and manage new web sites, email accounts, databases, and other hosted services online. For more details please visit:

Central Command, and Vexira 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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