Vexira Antivirus For Linux Defends Media Capital Group, The Largest Web Portal And Email Provider In Portugal

MEDINA, Ohio September 7, 2004 Central Command®, a leading provider of Linux®, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD antivirus solutions announced today that Media Capital Group (Media Capital), the leading web portal and email provider in Portugal has chosen Vexira® Antivirus for Linux to defend its email infrastructure against worms, viruses, trojans, and other malicious programs.

Media Capital is a leading TV broadcasting, Internet service provider (ISP), web portal, publishing and advertising company in Portugal. It operates its own ISP, IOL ( and various other popular web portals.

“We vigorously stress tested Vexira Antivirus on our production email servers and the Vexira technical support system for over 2 months prior to purchase. We found that it is simply the best Linux antivirus product on the market with outstanding technical support that is responsive and understands the nature of large-scale email systems. Being the largest email provider and web portal operator in Portugal, our reputation is at stake and we are very aware of the competition facing us. Vexira antivirus provides a valuable service to our customers and piece of mind to our administration. We process millions of email messages a day and our customers benefit from the excellent protection Vexira provides,” said Lourenco de Almeida, Director for E-mail and Online Services, Media Capital Group.

Vexira Antivirus is an enterprise-class Linux 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:

* Virus scans all in-bound and out-bound email
* Processes high volumes of email
* Configurable warning notifications
* 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

Supported email server applications: Sendmail, Postfix, Qmail, Exim

Supported email applications: Sendmail, Postfix, Qmail, Exim “Vexira’s support system and antivirus solutions once again were strenuously tested and found to be the best available. Media Capital was not just interested in an antivirus product but an entire solution, which included the responsiveness and accuracy of our technical support staff, combined with a robust antivirus defense application. Here at Central Command we specialize in providing enterprise-class solutions backed up by trained professionals who understand the complex issues faced by today’s leading companies,” 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 Media Capital Group:
Media Capital owns TVI, a leading Portuguese free-to-air TV broadcasting channel, and has a controlling interest in the NBP group, the leading Portuguese TV production company. Media Capital also has significant market positions and operations in radio and outdoor advertising, and also has a presence in the Internet through IOL, its ISP and portal, and in magazine publishing. For more information visit (

Central Command and Vexira are trademarks of Central Command, Inc. LINUX® are a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. All other trademarks, trade names, and products referenced herein are property of their respective owners.

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