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Microsoft Protection for Exchange has been discontinued and this leaves a void for those companies that need to protect their email servers.

If you are looking for reliability, security, regular updates, easy-of-use and a spam detection rate that tops 99%, you should seriously consider GFI MailEssentials to replace Forefront.

There are many reasons why GFI MailEssentials is a perfect choice for your company. As a leading email threat management solution for over a decade, GFI MailEssentials brings together an integrated set of email security tools that offer far more than antivirus and anti-spam. With GFI MailEssentials you get a comprehensive solution that is easy to use and – unlike other email security products like Forefront – features not one, but up to five antivirus engines.

Why you need protection

Email is the number one route into your network and cybercriminals use a variety of methods to trick users into opening attachments, click on links to malicious sites and divulge confidential or personal data. The only way to stop this from happening is to implement a multi-layered email security solution before email enters your network.

That’s why you need state-of-the-art email security and anti-spam technologies.

“With GFI MailEssentials you get a comprehensive solution that is easy to use and – unlike other email security products like Forefront – features not one, but up to five antivirus engines. ”

Why switch to GFI MailEssentials?

GFI MailEssentials is a comprehensive email threat management solution that is easy to install, configure and use. It offers protection from viruses, spyware, spam, and Trojan executables and gives your IT department complete control of policies and configuration. It can support thousands of users too.

VBSpam-certified GFI MailEssentials uses multiple anti-spam filters that combine SpamRazer technology, greylisting, IP reputation filtering, Bayesian filtering, and anti-spam technology to protect your users and your company’s data. Spam is not just a nuisance but a major security hole. GFI MailEssentials will block over 99% of spam messages with an extremely low false positive rate.

GFI MailEssentials integrates multiple virus scanning engines (Bitdefender, VIPRE, Kaspersky*, Avira* andMcAfee*) into one single solution to fully protect your Exchange messaging environment from email-borne threats, including zero-day attacks. With multiple engines running, GFI virus detection rates are higher than 99.5%.

“GFI MailEssentials earned the “VBSpam+ Award” for its spam catch rate of more than 99%. ”

An additional layer of protection and peace of mind comes from email content policy enforcement. GFI MailEssentials can be configured to block or simply control the content that comes in and out of the network. The purpose is two-fold. You can keep your workers productive by blocking access to time-wasting and bandwidth hogging content such as video. More important, you can block content from leaving your network by keyword, file type or expression checks and thereby stop data leakage.

GFI MailEssentials offers a spam quarantine that users can access and an administration quarantine for all blocked malware. Detailed reports can also be created, for example, to easily estimate the amount of email flowing through your organization, and help in case you need to track a particular email.

Microsoft’s decision to end-of-life Forefront Protection for Exchange is your opportunity to migrate to a solid, comprehensive solution like GFI MailEssentials.

Get even more protection than you get today with Forefront, try GFI MailEssentials for FREE today.

* Optional AV engines

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