Kaspersky Lab wins “Best VAR Software Solution” award at IT ChannelVision event

31 Oct 2005
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, hacker attacks and spam, announced that the North American operation was honored for innovation in its value-added reseller program at the recent IT ChannelVision™, a business-focused channel event produced by Vision Events®. Kaspersky Lab received the “Best VAR Software Solution” award and was a finalist for the “Best VAR Presentation” and the “Best System Builder Channel Strategy.” These honors are particularly prestigious given that the Best of IT ChannelVision™ awards are the only accolades solely voted on by those resellers and solution providers in attendance.

“Being voted the Best VAR Software Solution at IT ChannelVision underscores our commitment to the 100% dedication we have to our channel partners,” said Steve Orenberg, President, Kaspersky Lab, Inc. “When it comes to fighting Internet crime with our top rated antivirus, anti-spam, anti-spyware and anti-hacker solutions, we see Kaspersky Lab as a very real win-win proposition – the highest quality and lowest cost solution for our customers and the best possible margins and support in the industry for our partners.”

IT ChannelVision™ brings together the participants of three industry-defining events for the IT channel. These include VARVision'Þ, a leading event for over a decade serving value-added resellers (VARs); System Builder Summit'Þ, a premier event for the white box market for the past seven years; and, EnterpriseVision'Þ, an event for solution providers serving enterprise customers. In addition, IT ChannelVision showcases technologies driving the rapidly expanding market for consumer electronics and home integration, automation and networking.

“IT ChannelVision attendees are senior decision-makers who directly influence their customers' technology buying decisions,” said Eric Lesonsky, senior global director for IT ChannelVision. “Vendor winners and nominees of the IT ChannelVision awards should all be proud to be recognized as among the finest channel solutions in the North American IT marketplace today and for the year to come.”

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Heralded for the accuracy and frequency of its antivirus updates with Kaspersky Lab's exclusive automated hourly antivirus updates, Kaspersky Lab's Virus Lab outpaces other leading virus analysis centers with the industry's highest detection rates and its unmatched rapid response time to virus outbreaks. With Kaspersky Lab's full line of award-winning antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and anti-malware offerings, VARs can deliver quality protection for their customers' most complex networks, guarding all network entry points from firewalls and Internet gateways to mail servers, file servers, workstations and mobile devices.

For more information on Kaspersky Lab's value-added channel program, please contact the company at (781) 503-1800 or sales@kaspersky.com, or visit our website at www.kaspersky.com/partners.

About Kaspersky Lab, Inc

Headquartered in Woburn, Massachusetts, Kaspersky Lab, Inc. delivers the industry's most immediate protection against Internet-born viruses and threats. Kaspersky is unmatched in the speed that it detects and disarms even the most sophisticated new attacks. Kaspersky offers complete security protection with advanced anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, and firewall capabilities, supported by rapid response and automated hourly updates from its world renowned virus detection lab. Kaspersky is the software of choice as the anti-virus engine behind many of the industry's leading security solutions, protecting more than 75 million users worldwide. The company provides live 24x7x365 tech support from engineers with 15+ years of leading anti-virus lab research experience. Superior round-the-clock protection, ease of use, robust functionality, and cost-effectiveness make Kaspersky ideal protection for small and medium sized businesses. www.kaspersky.com.

About Vision Events

Vision Events, a Gartner, Inc. company, is a leading producer of highly focused business events that bring resellers and end users together with leading and emerging vendors in private boardroom appointments to form strategic partnerships and secure new business in the technology sector. Additional information about Vision Events can be found at visionevents.com.