modusGate™ achieves VMware Ready™ status for VMware vSphere 4™

Oct 19, 2010, 07:00 ET from Vircom Inc.

Vircom demonstrates its commitment towards virtualization by announcing its flagship email security product, modusGate™, has passed VMware tests and reached VMware Ready™ status.

MONTREAL, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Vircom Inc. announces that it has successfully integrated its flagship email security solution modusGate™ with VMware vSphere 4™, passed a detailed evaluation and testing process managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Partner Product Catalog.

In order to pass VMware Ready Software testing criteria, Vircom completed specific qualifications and interoperability requirements to ensure its solution is optimized and reliable for VMware environments. VMware Ready Software status provides customers with the assurance that modusGate™ email security has proven compatibility with the VMware platform and is ready for deployment in customer environments, reducing risk and lowering integration costs for organizations.

"Vircom delivers reliable and efficient Windows-based email security solutions and we are proud to announce that our software is now optimized for VMware vSphere 4™" said Mike Petsalis, COO at Vircom. "With the VMware Ready™ Software status, Mail and IT administrators can have confidence that Vircom's email security products have been tested against the stringent criteria set by VMware and are optimized for their virtual infrastructure."

The VMware Ready program is a VMware co-branding program for qualified partner products and is a benefit of the VMware Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program. With more than 1,200 members worldwide, the VMware TAP program works with best-of-breed technology partners to provide them a comprehensive set of VMware technical and marketing services, support, tools and expertise to deliver enhanced value to joint customers.

Optimized for small and medium-sized corporate and service provider environments, modusGate™ is an email security gateway solution that runs on Windows 2003, 2008 and Virtual Machines. It performs spam/virus filtering and data leakage prevention for virtual and physical email servers, including Exchange® 2000, 2003, 2007 and 2010 as well as Lotus® Domino, Novell® GroupWise and standard SMTP servers.

To download a fully functional trial version of modusGate™ VM, please visit

About Vircom

Vircom Inc. is a software development and professional services company focused exclusively on email messaging security. Founded in 1994, Vircom is the only email security vendor to offer a wide range of deployment options, proprietary anti-spam technology, complete Windows™ infrastructure integration and premium customer service. Its award-winning products include modusMail™, modusGate™, modusGate™ VM and modusGate™ Appliance. Vircom technology is made available to several major security providers and businesses, and deployed through third-party vendors to customers in more than 100 countries. For additional information, please visit or call 1-888-484-7266.

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About VMware, Inc.

VMware, an EMC company (NYSE: EMC), is the global leader in virtual infrastructure software for industry-standard systems. The world's largest companies use VMware solutions to simplify their IT, fully leverage their existing computing investments and respond faster to changing business demands. VMware is based in Palo Alto, California. For more information, visit or call 650-475-5000


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