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An overview of Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server
This article is part of the Exchange Insider issue of April 2010, Vol. 5
Microsoft acquired Sybari Software Inc. in 2005 and, with it, acquired its Antigen for Exchange product line. Microsoft later released its first suite of Microsoft-branded Antigen products in June 2006 -- marking its first line of antivirus products specifically for Exchange Server 2000 and Exchange Server 2003. The next generation of this product -- Forefront Security for Exchange Server -- was released shortly after the debut of Exchange Server 2007. This version was enhanced to support the new role-based architecture and leverage the new transport pipeline in Exchange Server 2007. Forefront Protection 2010 for Exchange Server is the current generation and next evolution of antispam and antivirus protection from Microsoft. Microsoft’s 2005 acquisition of FrontBridge Technologies Inc., a managed services provider for corporate email compliance, security and high availability, paved the way for its hosted security solution for Exchange, which now includes Forefront Online Protection 2010 for Exchange Server. Exchange 2010 ...
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