Vexira Antivirus For Linux Stops 2.1 Million Viruses For Georgia ISP

MEDINA, Ohio September 27, 2004, Central Command®, a leading provider of Linux®, FreeBSD, and OpenBSD antivirus solutions announced today that Newnan Utilities in Georgia, USA has stopped over 2.1 million viruses from infecting over 17,000 customers using Vexira® Antivirus for Linux.

Newnan Utilities offers a mix of traditional utilities and cutting- edge communication services to a wide range of businesses in Newnan and Coweta Counties, Georgia. Newnan Utilities has been serving its customers since 1891, with innovative, community-minded solutions.

“On May 3, 2004, after only 11 months of Vexira coverage, we stopped our millionth virus with Vexira on our customer mail server. Since that time, 20 weeks later, we’ve stopped over 1,100,000 more. In other words, in just 20 weeks we encountered as much virus traffic as we did over the entire previous year. At the peak Vexira Antivirus was stopping 177 viruses per minute and Vexira performed flawlessly the whole time,” said Brian Collins, Systems Administrator, Newnan Utilities

“Vexira Antivirus is built for email infrastructures that need 99.999% uptime where email is a critical component to the operation. It is developed for large scale, high load email virus scanning by ISP’s and other large organizations. We have found that being able to protect email users from viruses helps ISP’s to reduce customer cancellations significantly,” said Keith Peer, CEO, Central Command Inc.

Vexira Antivirus is a scalable and cost effect 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
* Heuristic virus detection
* Full automatic update of scan engine and virus definition file
* Detection of malformed messages

Supported operating systems x86 (IA32): Linux, FreeBSD and OpenBSD

Supported Linux distributions: Redhat, Red Flag, SuSE, Debian, Gentoo, Mandrake, Slackware,

Supported email applications: Sendmail, Postfix, Qmail, Exim

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. is a privately held company headquartered in Medina, Ohio. It services large Internet service providers, corporations, industrial, financial, government, education, healthcare, and private PC users with virus protection software, technical services, and information. The company services customers in over 104 countries. Visit Central Command at ( or call 1-330 723-2062 for more information.

About Newnan Utilities:
Newnan Utilities is a leading provider of traditional utilities and cutting-edge communications and entertainment services, serving residents and businesses throughout Newnan and Coweta Counties, Georgia. The innovative services provider was the first cable company in Georgia to offer Digital Video Recording (DVR), which enables customers to watch the programming they want, when they want, with an integrated cable set-top box that can automatically record up to 50 hours of programming. Newnan Utilities was also one of the first to offer High Definition television (HDTV) services, allowing customers to enjoy the crisp picture of high definition programming. Its Acceleron high-speed Internet service and its robust cable network continue to attract new business growth to the area. With a community driven history that includes delivering the city’s first electricity more than 100 years ago, Newnan Utilities remains committed to providing the best technologies and services for the people of Coweta County. For more information, visit (

Central Command, and Vexira are trademarks of Central Command, Inc. LINUX® is 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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