GFI MailEssentials - Voted Readers’ Choice Award Winner - Anti-Spam Category

by The Editor [Published on 25 July 2007 / Last Updated on 25 April 2008]

GFI MailEssentials was selected the winner in the Anti-Spam category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. Symantec Mail Security and Trend Micro ScanMail were first runner-up and second runner-up.

Winner in Anti-Spam Category of Readers’ Choice Awards: GFI MailEssentials

July 25, 2007 – GFI MailEssentials was selected the winner in the Anti-Spam category of the Readers’ Choice Awards. Symantec Mail Security and Trend Micro ScanMail were first runner-up and second runner-up.

GFI MailEssentials

1st  GFI MailEssentials 16%
2nd Symantec Mail Security 13%
3rd Trend Micro ScanMail 12%
4th  Kaspersky Security 6%
5th  Sybari Advanced Spam Manager 5%
5th  MailMarshal Exchange 5%
6th  Xwall 4%
6th  Sophos Pure Message 4%
6th McAfee SpamKiller 4%
6th eXclaimer Mail Utilities 4%
6th  BitDefender Security 4%
7th  SurfControl Email Filter 3%
8th  MIMEsweeper 2%
9th  Commtouch Anti-Spam Enterprise Gateway 0%
Other (please specify) 18%


“Our Readers’ Choice Awards give visitors to our site the opportunity to vote for the products they view as the very best in their respective category,” said Sean Buttigieg, manager. “ users are specialists in their field who encounter various solutions for Exchange Server at the workplace. Their vote serves as a solid peer-to-peer recommendation of the winning product.”

Regular polls are conducted to discover which product is preferred by Exchange administrators in a particular category of third party solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server. The awards draw a huge response per category and are based entirely on the visitors’ votes. users can submit their votes for the current Readers' Award poll in the site’s left-hand bar.

If you’d like to know who the past Readers’ Choice winners were, please take a look at our Readers’ Choice Awards Yearly Roundup. Readers’ Choice Awards for 2007

Even more awards will be given out during 2007. Visitors to have the opportunity to vote for their preferred Exchange Server products. Below is a list of the Readers’ Choice categories, the month that visitors can submit their votes, and the announced winners.

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