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Thank you all for your comments about Sophos. I am working with a  
sales agent to help us install a demo server and clients.

- Bryan

Bryan Thompson
Technology Coordinator
Winooski School District
60 Normand Street
Winooski, VT 05404
802-655-2555


On Jan 14, 2008, at 12:23 PM, Mary Keenan wrote:

> Hi Bryan
>
> Burlington has used Sophos for 3 years now. We use it mainly on Win  
> XP/Win2003 and Novell so not sure about the Macs. They do like long  
> contracts. Ours is for 3 years and 8 months. We have around 1500  
> computers and they offered us the best deal by a long shot compared  
> to other venders like Mcafee.  It has worked well overall after the  
> initial getting switched over to Sophos fun. They call about once a  
> month or so to see how things are going. I would suggest calling  
> Sophos directly to see if they will offer you a better deal. You can  
> try 781-494-5940 or 1-888-767-4679.
> Mary
>
> Mary Keenan
> Burlington School District
> Network Administrator
> (802) 316-0371
>
>>>> Bryan Thompson <[log in to unmask]> 1/11/2008 11:44 AM  
>>>> >>>
> All,
>
> I know there was a recent thread here about antivirus solutions but
> I'm wondering what folks think of sophos. I have never installed
> antivirus on any of our Mac computers but when an attachment was sent
> from a Mac to a PC that had a virus in it - to the school police
> officer, I started getting second thoughts. Sophos seems to have a
> nice antivirus software for Mac, and also has the same kind of server
> software we have with our PC Symantec solution. I'm curious if anyone
> is using any other antivirus product for a mix of Mac (OS 8.6 up to
> 10.5), and Windows XP to Vista.
>
> Thanks,
> Bryan
>
> Bryan Thompson
> Technology Coordinator
> Winooski School District
> 60 Normand Street
> Winooski, VT 05404
> 802-655-2555