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.
Message Sniffer complements SmarterMail’s built-in antispam and antivirus features and accurately captures more than 99% of spam, viruses, and malware right out of the box. It learns about your environment automatically to optimize its performance and accuracy without your intervention; and it can be easily customized to meet your requirements. Because Message Sniffer runs all of its signatures locally, it doesn’t need to communicate with any services outside of the mail server, making it quicker and more efficient. Furthermore, the database is regularly and automatically updated to protect against new spam and malware attacks. The Message Sniffer solution is available as an integrated add-on to SmarterMail from the SmarterTools website and authorized SmarterTools resellers.
Cyren Premium Antispam
When coupled with SmarterMail, Cyren Premium Spam protection delivers upwards
of 99% 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 Zero-hour Outbreak Detection
The Cyren Zero-hour Outbreak Detection uses Recurrent Pattern Detection to identify viruses
based on their unique distribution patterns and provides a complementary shield
to conventional AV technology. Cyren Zero-hour Outbreak Detection is available as
an optional add-on to SmarterMail through the SmarterTools website and authorized
- Learn more about Cyren Zero-hour Outbreak Detection
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 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
SmarterTools Knowledge Base.
Declude is a third-party product that fills the role of antivirus, antispam, and
email 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, 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.
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