Antivirus Protection & Internet Security Software
13 May 2013Press Releases
Kaspersky Lab, an official sponsor of Scuderia Ferrari, congratulates the team on its magnificent results at the Spanish Grand Prix.
Both of the team’s drivers, Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa, made it on to the podium after securing excellent first and third place finishes at the Catalunya circuit on Sunday. The success lifts Scuderia Ferrari to second place in the Formula 1 Constructors’ Championship.
Alexander Moiseev, Kaspersky Lab’s Deputy CSMO, Business Operations Europe, commented on the team’s success: “We are happy to celebrate these great results with Scuderia Ferrari! We congratulate both Fernando Alonso and Felipe Massa on their podium places. They are really talented drivers who fight hard and a have great desire to win. We are proud to have our logo on their cars and to be associated with Scuderia Ferrari. This sponsorship is a fantastic source of inspiration for Kaspersky Lab, and we will continue to follow their progress closely in every race!”
Kaspersky Lab entered the world of motor racing in May 2010, sponsoring the AF Corse team – involved in the Le Mans Series with Ferrari GT cars – and assuming the position of ‘Official Supplier’ to Scuderia Ferrari. Half a year later Kaspersky Lab became an ‘Official Sponsor’ of the team with Kaspersky Lab’s logo appearing on Ferrari’s Formula One cars.
The companies have also released a co-branded product: Kaspersky Internet Security Special Ferrari Edition. This security solution comes with a Ferrari-style user interface and the Ferrari Virtual Academy video simulator game to align Kaspersky Lab’s best-of-breed anti-malware technologies with the world-famous image of Scuderia Ferrari.
As part of the expanded sponsorship agreement, the Kaspersky Lab logo features prominently on the nose cone and sides of Scuderia Ferrari’s F1 cars throughout the 2012 and 2013 seasons.
Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more than 15-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom, currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.
* The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2011. The rating was published in the IDC report "Worldwide Endpoint Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares (IDC #235930, July 2012). The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in 2011.
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