Announcing Sophos Antivirus for vShield v1.1


Server ProtectionWe’re pleased to announce today the release of Sophos Antivirus for vShield v1.1. Based on feedback from our customers, the new release improves on the original with simpler setup, maintenance and reporting.

The new version includes the following improvements.

  • New wizards for step-by-step installation and uninstallation of one or multiple centralized scanners. The install wizard also supports assigning static IP addresses to the scanners.
  • The ability for the centralized scanners to receive product upgrades automatically from Sophos, eliminating the need to manually install new product versions.
  • More selective email alerts, so administrators can focus on the most critical information.
  • A new command-line tool to generate compliance reports showing which virtual guests are protected by which centralized scanners.

If you are currently using Sophos Antivirus for vShield, you may download the new version from the MySophos download page. If you haven’t yet experienced the speed and convenience of agentless scanning for your VMware environment, download the free 30 day trial today.

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