GWAVA Keeps the light on for the GroupWise Community

New GWAVA partnership program helps GWGuardian & M+Guardian customers run their preferred anti-spam software

29 October 2008

While not widely known, the core technology behind GWGuardian was not actually developed by The Messaging Architects. In fact, with the exception of four secondary add-on utilities (C1 Snapin, Alias Wizard, Webaccess Scanner and MailboxScanner), GWGuardian was a re-branded version of a product called modusGate which they licensed from a company called Vircom Inc.

GWAVA has entered into an agreement with Vircom, the developers of modusGate (licensed by Messaging Architects in 2002 and sold under its brand "GWGuardian"), to resell and support its product. GWGuardian has been sold by The Messaging Architects, however, and they are now promoting a completely different, non-modusGate-based technology.

For those customers who prefer their existing modusGate-based solution or regret having switched and would love to switch back, GWAVA is now offering a solution.

GWAVA is the new distributor of Vircom modusGate

"Current and former customers need only to contact GWAVA, purchase a one- year modusGate subscription, and the customer will get a new license key and support from GWAVA. Also, GWAVA will honor the outstanding remainder of your GWGuardian, or M+Guardian subscription," said Perry Owen, Vice President of Sales at GWAVA. "For example, if you have 6 months left on your GWGuardian subscription, and if you purchase a 12 month subscription for modusGate, you will be provided with a 12+6 month (18 month) modusGate subscription, so you can immediately benefit from all the new features in modusGate 4.5. (You are probably running 4.3 and missing out on many new features.) GWAVA is known for its top notch support team. Your anti-spam/virus system will continue working just as it has been only now with the biggest name in GroupWise software behind it," said Owen.
Interested GWGuardian or M+Guardian customers should contact GWAVA and purchase a one-year modusGate subscription. They then will receive a new license key and support from GWAVA, replacing the customer support from TMA. For more information, please contact your GWAVA sales representative for pricing and additional information.

*Note: GWGuardian and M+Guardian are trademarks of Messaging Architects Inc. GWAVA does not distribute or claim to distribute these products, nor to have any rights of any nature with respect to such trademarks or to any products being marketed in association therewith. 


GWAVA is the worldwide leader of software solutions for Novell GroupWise and Novell Teaming + Conferencing. GWAVA continues to lead the GroupWise partner community with email retention, anti-spam, anti-virus, and content control and email management on Linux, NetWare and Windows. GWAVA has a global presence with a worldwide network of resellers, and has forged an array of technology partnerships with companies including Novell, Inc.

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