Kaspersky® Anti-Virus 5.0 for Windows File Servers Achieves Microsoft Certification

27 Jul 2005
Product news

Kaspersky Lab's product receives “Certified for Windows” status for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition.

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions that protect against viruses, spam and hacker attacks, announces another certification for the Kaspersky® Anti-Virus product line. In certification procedures on products carried out by VeriTest, the testing division of Lionbridge (Nasdaq: LIOX) for the Microsoft Corporation, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Windows File Servers received the “Certified for Windows” classification for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition.

In order to receive the “Certified for Windows” status, products must meet a range of criteria, and is compatible with the Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition operating system. During VeriTest's analysis, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Windows File Server successfully passed the full range of functional, technological and ergonomic tests required for certification, and is now qualified to use the “Certified for Windows” logo on all related product and marketing materials.

“By achieving Microsoft Windows Server 2003 certification through VeriTest, Kaspersky has demonstrated a commitment to its customers that Anti-Virus for Windows File Servers meets the highest levels of reliability available,” said Katrina Teague, Vice President, Marketing and Solutions, VeriTest.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows File Servers is designed to scan file servers running under the Windows operating system for malicious code – including viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware and other malware. This solution effectively detects and neutralizes malware in all objects on a file server. Furthermore, it includes a simple and easy to understand interface, automatic updates to the antivirus databases, and flexible configuration. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 5.0 for Windows File Servers can be used to secure networks of any size – from small businesses to large multi-national corporations.

“One of the guiding principles of Kaspersky Lab is the provision of full-scale protection for any type of network environment. Our solutions designed for the Microsoft platforms hold a prominent place. We are delighted to receive the Microsoft certification for our products that provide antivirus protection for file servers. This not only serves as evidence of product compliance with a specific set of parameters but also provides recognition of Kaspersky Lab as a leading global secure content management solution developer,” said Alexey Kalgin, Head of the Product Development Department at Kaspersky Lab.