doctor is in, by Stan Beer - 22nd November 2005
The Sydney Morning Herald)
As a young IT tech head who has made a living making
house calls to fix sick computers and helping unskilled
users configure home networks, Shaun McGuane dreamed
of a better life.
that being a locum was all that bad, but being on
call at all hours as a young father and a PC doctor
can be wearing at times.
McGuane's answer was to develop his own product and,
as a PC doctor who has seen just about every virus,
spyware and spam scam under the sun, what better product
than an anti-spam system.
the past 12 months Mr McGuane has been working on
MailShield, which is more of a managed service than
a software product. "Many anti-spam software
products just succeed in filtering out emails that
businesses need," he said.
system learns every hour and is a fully managed service
which you pay for by the month and is far cheaper
than a software product."
the service involves handing over an individual email
account to Mr McGuane's company, which then vets the
emails and filters out the spam.
parties can find out more by visiting mailshield.net.au
Sydney Morning Herald
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