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OnlyMyEmail Dominates Virus Bulletin Spam Challenge

Results from 36 consecutive Virus Bulletin VBSpam Challenges demonstrate that OnlyMyEmail's MX-Defender is decisively superior to any other spam filter available today. OnlyMyEmail has stopped more spam than 42 competing hardware appliances, server applications and Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions, and has done so in every single VBSpam evaluation held since we entered the competition in 2010.

Record Spam Capture Rate of 99.9994%

OnlyMyEmail's hosted business spam filtering solution also holds the all-time record spam capture rate since the inception of the VBSpam Challenge. During a 16-day live competition, the MX-Defender missed just one single spam message out of 171,963 total for the best capture rate ever scored at 99.9994%. By comparison, the next best competitor missed 41 spam messages, and third place allowed 97 of these junk emails through their filters.

Highest Score in VBSpam History

Since setting the all-time record several years ago, we've actually scored multiple perfect scores as well - meaning not a single spam slipped though our filters and without creating false positives either. In the largest test to date 216,053 spam emails were run though all the competitor's filtering with OnlyMyEmail alone stopping 100% of these junk emails. We don't emphasize the 100% results since no competing filter has yet managed to beat our previous 99.9994% record and it is more reflective of our daily performance.

As if our consistent high scores were not impressive enough, also know that our worst capture rate in any VBSpam trial ever was 99.9933%. Now consider that our lowest capture rate ever has only been matched a handful of times by a few competing vendors. You read that correctly... our worst capture rate in 7 years of testing is still better than what anyone else can achieve with any consistency.

The Competition

OnlyMyEmail has an unbroken track record, blocking more spam than every other competing system, including:

 Anubis Axway MailGate BitDefender
 CronLab AntiSpam Egedian Eleven eXpurgate
 ESET FortiMail GFI VIPRE
 GFI Mail Essentials Halon Mail Security IBM Lotus Protector
 IBM X-Force Kaspersky Libra Esva
 Mailshell McAfee Email McAfee EWS
 McAfee SaaS MessageStream Messaging Architects
 modusGate Netmail Secure NoSpamProxy
 Pro-Mail Scrollout Sophos
 SPAMfighter Spamhaus Spamhaus ZEN+DBL
 SpamTitan Spider Antispam Symantec Brightmail
 Symantec Gateway SURBL Trustwave Secure
 The Email Laundry URIBL Vade Retro
 Vamsoft ORF Webroot ZEROSPAM

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