Kaspersky Lab awarded Best Government Solution ™ at Government Solution Summit

20 Dec 2005
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Woburn, Mass. – December 20, 2005 – Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announced today that its North American operation was honored for the innovation of its security products and its value-added reseller program at the recent Government Solution Summit. Kaspersky Lab received the award for “Best Government Solution” and was a finalist for the Best Vendor Presentation award. This honor is particularly prestigious given that the Best of IT Government Solutions Summit awards are the only awards in the channel solely voted on by resellers and solution providers in attendance.

“Kaspersky Lab is proud to be honored for the third time by Gartner Vision Events' attendees during our first year in operation in the North American market as we continue to provide the highest quality and lowest cost solutions to our customers and the best possible margins and support in the industry for our partners,” said Steve Orenberg, President, Kaspersky Lab, Inc (USA). “This honor helps to further showcase our understanding of the unique needs of the channel that supports federal, state, and local government agencies in the US.”

Government Solution Summit is the first and only event dedicated to building partnerships in the federal IT channel. In a unique business-intensive format, leading technology vendors meet face-to-face with the full range of solution providers possessing key relationships in the government sector.

“Government Solution Summit attendees are senior decision makers who directly influence their customers' technology buying decisions,” said Tom Mannix, Director, Government Solution Summit. “For vendor winners and nominees, the Best of Government Solution Summit award recognizes innovation in the government IT marketplace.”

Heralded for the accuracy and frequency of its antivirus updates with Kaspersky Lab's exclusive automated hourly antivirus updates, KasperskyLab's Virus Lab outpaces any of the leading virus detection 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-crimeware offerings, value-added resellers can deliver quality protection for their clients' most complex networks, guarding all network entry points, from firewalls and gateways to mail servers, file servers, workstations and mobile devices.

For more information on Kaspersky Lab's value-added reseller channel program, please contact the company at +1 781 5031800 (in the US) or sales@kaspersky.com, or visit our website at www.kaspersky.com/partners.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab (www.kaspersky.com) develops, produces and distributes secure content management solutions that protect customers from IT threats. Kaspersky Lab's products protect both home users and corporate networks from viruses, spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, hackers and spam. For many years now, the company has waged a battle against malicious programs, and in doing so has gained unique knowledge and skills that have resulted in Kaspersky Lab becoming a technology leader and acknowledged expert in the development of secure content management solutions. Today, Kaspersky Lab's products protect more than 200 million users worldwide and its technology is licensed by leading security vendors globally. To find out more about Kaspersky Lab, visit www.kaspersky.com.

About Vision Events

Vision Events, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) 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 http://www.visionevents.com.

Media Contacts:

Randy Drawas
Kaspersky Lab, Inc.
Phone/Fax: +1 781 503 1800
randy.drawas@kaspersky.com
Derek Lyons
SHIFT Communications
Phone: +1 617 681-1238
dlyons@shiftcomm.com