UWO Stops Spam on Campus

E-mail environment

  • E-mail system based on Sun Java Enterprise using SunFire servers as MTAs and Sun v220s for user authentication

Need for a solution

  • Wanted a solution with low daily maintenance
  • Looking to improve upon spam catch-rates provided by their open-source solution
  • Needed to reduce volume of spam e-mail hitting/passing through mail servers

Results

  • Cut spam-related system administration time by two thirds
  • Has allowed for increased end-user control and reduced the number of spam messages getting through to end-users