Cambridge, UK, July 6, 2000 - Kaspersky Lab Int., an international anti-virus software vendor, announces that according to the results of the tender carried out by the Russian State Customs Committee, the Committee has chosen Kaspersky Lab's AntiViral Toolkit Pro (AVP) to protect their networks and stand-alone computers from computer viruses. At the first stage, AVP will be installed on a total of 200 servers and 1000 workstations in customs offices all around Russia.
In the course of the tender, Kaspersky Lab's products successfully passed two levels of testing procedure in the most sensitive areas of the corporate network. As a result, AVP showed the highest level of anti-virus protection, best results in network management functionality, stability of operating, multi-platform support and price, winning the tender against three other competitive products.
Kaspersky Lab will deliver Russian State Customs Committee 1,200 licenses for the AVP Corporate Suite. This package includes the whole range of AVP products for all the most popular operating systems (Windows, Linux, DOS, OS/2, Novell NetWare, FreeBSD, BSDi), e-mail gateways (MS Exchange Server), firewalls, web-servers.
"We are very excited to win this prestigious tender to deliver anti-virus protection for the Russian State Customs Committee. Its day-to-day work requires the highest level of defence against any type of computer malware, and our products are fully ready to complete this task," said Oleg Panarin, Head of the Sales Department at Kaspersky Lab. "This victory confirms our leading position on the Russian market, as well as the obvious advantages of the comprehensive network protection we are delivering to the corporate market".
For more details about Kaspersky Lab anti-virus technology, or if you would like to buy the AntiViral Toolkit Pro (AVP) please visit your nearest Kaspersky Lab partner. You can also purchase AntiViral Toolkit Pro online via the Internet.