Spam in the wild, the sequel

Tuesday, 21 December 2004, 8:01 AM EST

How big can a test get? We found out with our latest in-depth look at the anti-spam industry. Spam is still a huge problem, and there is an equally large market opportunity to fix it.

We invited every anti-spam vendor in our online Buyer's Guide to participate. While we expected to get eight to 10 vendors to sign up, 41 showed up. We tested them all for spam catch rate (including false-positive and false-negative rates), and performance and throughput.

By Joel Snyder at Network World.

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