Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition becomes the first antivirus solution in the world to receive the Citrix Ready certificate

23 Apr 2008
Product news

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition is the first antivirus solution to be certified as Citrix Ready and is therefore the only solution that is currently certified as completely compatible with the Citrix Presentation Server platform.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition protects data on Microsoft Windows servers from all types of malicious programs. The product was designed specifically for high-performance corporate servers that experience heavy loads. Its reliability and efficiency, combined with high performance and versatile administration possibilities, provide an unparalleled level of protection for corporate servers running under the Microsoft Windows Server operating system. The results of the tests confirmed Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition is completely compatible with 64-bit and 32-bit versions of the Citrix Presentation Server platform.

“One of the main elements of Kaspersky Open Space Security – a new approach of Kaspersky Lab to corporate network protection – is mobility of the users, which allows companies to solve their business tasks more effectively. Remote access to data and applications (presentation virtualization) is very important here. Citrix is a company recognized on the market as a reliable provider of application delivery products. We are pleased to present our customers a solution which provides antivirus protection for Citrix terminal sessions. The infrastructure and characteristics of Citrix were specifically taken into consideration during the development of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition. Currently it is the only antivirus solution certified by Citrix,” says Alexey Kalgin, Deputy Product Director of Kaspersky Lab.

Citrix Ready certificate, which is only conferred to the most reliable solutions, is a guarantee of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition's complete compatibility with the Citrix® Presentation Server platform.

The Citrix Ready program helps customers to choose outside vendors’ solutions which show maximum compatibility with the Citrix Application Delivery Infrastructure. In addition to the certification process, which allows Citrix partners to demonstrate products and solutions compatible with the Citrix Application Delivery Infrastructure, vendors receive large-scale marketing support.

“Citrix Ready makes it easier for customers to select the best application delivery products and solutions for their specific needs from the large number of complementary solutions developed by Citrix’s extensive ecosystem of partners,” said David Jones, corporate vice president, business development, for Citrix. “Citrix Ready offers customers an additional measure of confidence in the quality of solutions that our partners bring to the marketplace.”

Citrix® Presentation Server™ is an integrated application delivery system which delivers and visualizes applications to enhance performance. Citrix® Presentation Server™ offers all users, regardless of the device used and method of network access, possibilities for the most successful operations. Citrix® Presentation Server™ allows organizations to centralize applications and data in secure delivery centers and deliver secure applications as a service offering the users on-demand access.

To get additional information about Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition visit www.kaspersky.com/anti-virus_windows_server_enterprise.

To get additional information about Citrix certification visit http://www.citrix.com/English/partners/programs/thirdLevel.asp?programID=4578&tlID=163199.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world’s most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The Company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry’s fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry’s leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com. For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.viruslist.com.

About Citrix

Citrix Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CTXS) is the global leader and the most trusted name in application delivery infrastructure. More than 200,000 organizations worldwide rely on Citrix to deliver any application to users anywhere with the best performance, highest security and lowest cost. Citrix customers include 100% of the Fortune 100 companies and 99% of the Fortune Global 500, as well as hundreds of thousands of small businesses and prosumers. Citrix has approximately 7,680 channel and alliance partners in more than 100 countries. Annual revenue in 2007 was $1.4 billion.