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WVU awards three-year contract to Sophos for anti-virus protection

West Virginia University has selected Sophos as its new anti-virus provider and will begin transitioning some 17,000 computers starting this spring. The three-year contract was finalized Monday, April 2, 2018 for a total price of $515,033.

Sophos, which is used by other universities, scored the highest of any qualified vendor in a competitive and public request for proposal (RFP) process. Information Technology Services and a working group of IT directors from across the University tested the Sophos product for a month using various configurations, ensuring it would work in WVU’s diverse environments.

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