Sophos Email Appliance 4.2 coming soon: New anti-spam engine

We’re pleased to announce that all Sophos Email Appliance customers will soon benefit from the latest generation of the Sophos anti-spam engine (SASI 3.0). Launched with release 4.2 of Sophos Email Appliance in January 2017, it marks the first phase in our goal of a single anti-spam engine for all Sophos email solutions.

 

How you’ll benefit?

The benefit comes from the single anti-spam engine for all email product lines. Once completed, the consolidation of Sophos technologies will give us valuable efficiencies as we focus on providing a single market-leading engine.

To enable this vision, the engine has been completely rebuilt to consume less physical resources and allow us to provide more frequent updates for end-users.

 

When will the update take place?

The update is expected in the second week of January 2017. Updates will be automatically applied to both virtual and physical hardware appliances, with the completion of all upgrades expected to take between 6-8 weeks.

During the update users will experience no disruption to services and both the user experience and any custom settings will be unaffected by the change.