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Magnifix and Sophos Anti Virus team up to provide security on the Open Source Solution in Malaysia

Press Release

Kuala Lumpur, 5th March 2002- Magnifix Sdn Bhd, Malaysian leader in open source solutions, today announced that the company had signed a partnership with Sophos Anti Virus PLC to provide security solution focusing on the Open Source market in the country.

The signing ceremony was done in conjuction with the Sophos Malaysia Launch in Nikko, Kuala Lumpur. Signing was made by Meor Fauzi from Magnifix and Mr. Charles Cousins the Managing Director of Sophos Anti-Virus Asia Pte Ltd.

By signing the partneship, it will enable both party to work very closely and be very focus on Sophos security on the open Source platform specialy the Linux market in the country.

Commenting on the signing, Mr Cousins said that " This time Sophos is coming to Malaysia in a big way, and aimed to capture market share from the other leading Anti Virus vendors". Although Sophos which are based in the UK, provide Anti Virus on almost all major platforms, Magnifix will focus on it solution on the open source, specially the Mail Monitoring and the file server security solution. For more information on Sophos Anti Virus please visit the Magnifix/Sophos page .

For additional information, visit Media should contact Syed Azlele at Magnifix (603 4142 1775,

About Magnifix Sdn Bhd (Magnifix)

Magnifix Sdn Bhd is a leading Total cost-effective Solutions Provider with vast experience in offering solutions and services in Internet, Intranet and Extranet areas. The company formed in 1997, also distributes and supports the full range of cost-effective software for Linux.

Todate, the company has provided solutions and consultancy services to large, mid-sized and small organisations. Magnifix is also the authorized distributor and support for SuSE and Red Hat Linux in Malaysia. For more information on Magnifix, please visit or its' development portal at

About Sophos Anti Virus

Sophos Logo Sophos is one of the world's largest specialist developers on anti-virus softwre. The products are sold and supported through a global network subsidiaries and prtners in more then 150 countries. Sophos Anti-Virus is widely used by large corporations, banks and governments.

For more information, please visit its website at


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