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Antispam and Antivirus Integration

Powerful antispam and antivirus functionality is included with every copy of SmarterMail. However, some users may need extra protection or have fixed infrastructures. The solutions listed on this page have been tested with SmarterMail, but you can integrate almost any command-line scanner or real-time scanner with SmarterMail.

Cyren (formerly Commtouch) Premium Antispam

When coupled with SmarterMail, Cyren Premium Spam protection delivers upwards of 99.5% spam protection. Cyren technology complements SmarterMail’s out-of-the-box antispam features by adding email transmission pattern recognition. The Cyren Premium Antispam solution is available as an optional add-on to SmarterMail from the SmarterTools website and authorized SmarterTools resellers.

Cyren (formerly Commtouch) Zero-hour Antivirus

The Cyren Zero-hour Antivirus uses Recurrent Pattern Detection to identify viruses based on their unique distribution patterns and provides a complementary shield to conventional AV technology. The Cyren Zero-hour Antivirus is available as an optional add-on to SmarterMail through the SmarterTools website and authorized SmarterTools resellers.

Barracuda Networks Inc.

Barracuda Networks Inc. is the worldwide leader in email and Web security appliances. Barracuda Networks also provides world-class IM protection, application server load balancing, and message archiving appliances. More than 50,000 companies are protecting their networks with Barracuda Networks’ comprehensive solutions. For integration instructions, please search the SmarterTools Knowledge Base.

ClamAV

ClamAV is an open-source project that provides mail servers with decent protection from viruses at no cost. SmarterTools has found ClamAV to be a valuable scanner to use, especially in lower-volume environments. For integration instructions, please search the SmarterTools Knowledge Base.

Declude

Declude is a third-party product that fills the role of antivirus, antispam, and e-mail threat elimination. Declude offers complete integration with SmarterMail and has been optimized for high-load environments. Declude can use multiple scanners, reducing your exposure to new virus outbreaks. Note: As of July, 2013, the property rights and assets for the Declude product were purchased by, and are currently supported and managed by, Mail's Best Friend.

F-Prot

F-Prot, made by Frisk Software International, is a low-cost but effective solution that works well on low to medium volume environments. For integration instructions, please search the SmarterTools Knowledge Base.

Trend Micro OfficeScan/Server Suite, Trend Micro ServerProtect

Trend Micro provides quality email scanning at a fraction of the price of comparable solutions. OfficeScan is built for enterprise enviroments and includes support for scanning non-Windows machines and an optional spyware blocker. For integration instructions, please search the SmarterTools Knowledge Base.

Trend Micro Client/Server Suite for SMB

Trend Micro products get our recommendation for quality email scanning at a fraction of the price of comparable solutions. Protect your whole small or medium-sized business with one product. For integration instructions, please search the SmarterTools Knowledge Base.