CA Suite Marshals Malware Forces

By Andrew Garcia  |  Posted 2006-03-06 Print this article Print

Review: This integrated anti-virus, anti-spyware latecomer gives rivals a run for their money.

Seventeen months after announcing the purchase of PestPatrol anti-spyware technology, CA is the first anti-virus company to meld its own technology with an acquired anti-spyware solution. Although the resulting eTrust ITM r8 solution is relatively late to market, the time CA took to meld the technologies has produced a compelling and feature-rich product.

Click here to read the full review of eTrust ITM r8.

Andrew cut his teeth as a systems administrator at the University of California, learning the ins and outs of server migration, Windows desktop management, Unix and Novell administration. After a tour of duty as a team leader for PC Magazine's Labs, Andrew turned to system integration - providing network, server, and desktop consulting services for small businesses throughout the Bay Area. With eWEEK Labs since 2003, Andrew concentrates on wireless networking technologies while moonlighting with Microsoft Windows, mobile devices and management, and unified communications. He produces product reviews, technology analysis and opinion pieces for, eWEEK magazine, and the Labs' Release Notes blog. Follow Andrew on Twitter at andrewrgarcia, or reach him by email at

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