Bitdefender Launches Latest Gateway Security Solutions

Paris, 7 Dec 2004 – BitDefender’s latest gateway security solutions are available! A wide range of products aied at securing Linux mailservers will be rolled out in the next few days, starting today with the new BitDefender for qmail v1.6.1.

“Far from being your usual minor version, 1.6.1 brings a host of new features to an already long list of improvements in the updating process, already the best in the industry thanks in part to the revolutionary Update Pushing technology.”, declared Mircea Mitu, Business Line Manager at BitDefender.

With this version, any part of an installed BitDefender product can be updated on-the-fly. “Using the BitDefender Swiss Army kniFE (bdsafe), the system administrator may choose to automatically apply all the patches, as they are released, thus reducing the workload or to apply selected patches manually.”, concluded Mitu.

Also in the improved updating category, the antispam filters can now be automatically updated over the internet in the same manner as the virus signatures and scanning engines. 3 antispam technologies are provided an improved heuristic filter, WhiteList/BlackList, URL Filter. Additional filters, such as an Image Filter, will be added as part of the regular update process, at no extra cost to customers.

BitDefender for qmail v1.6.1 has the ability to run in a Virtual Server environment (Linux VServer –, thus enabling multiple instances of BitDefender to run on a single machine.

Version 1.6.1 also brings a new statistics system, implementing persistent counters for emails, files and objects.

The web-based interface has also been updated to reflect the latest changes. Also, a Windows-based remote management console will be available shortly.

BitDefender for qmail v1.6.1 is available
( in formats fitting all major Linux distributions and is a certified RedHat Ready ( 1295 application).

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