Kaspersky Lab Enhances Igaware Gopher Security

25 Jul 2002
Business News

Cambridge, United Kingdom, 25th July, 2002 - Kaspersky Lab, an international data-security, software-development company, and Igaware one of the leading UK developers of network server appliances, announced today the integration of KasperskyTM Anti-Virus technology into Igaware Gopher server. The Igaware Gopher is a multi-functional network server appliance providing services crucial for modern small and medium-sized enterprises; managed firewall, Internet gateway, e-mail server, Intranet server, backup server and virus detection. The Igaware Gopher allows companies to avoid the complexity, cost and administration overhead of conventional networking solutions. The Kaspersky Anti-Virus engine now forms an essential part of the Igaware Gopher, providing continuous and comprehensive virus scanning of all incoming and outgoing data (including e-mail and files downloaded from the Internet) passing through the server. The software prevents infection of all types of malicious code including computer viruses, network worms and Trojan horses. The built-in second-generation heuristic technology and daily updates of anti-virus database ensures the customers' protection against even the latest threats. "We chose Kaspersky Anti-Virus on account of its high detection rates, ease of integration and good technical support," said Chris Moore, Technical Director of Igaware. "Security is of paramount concern to our customers. It is essential that the Igaware Gopher includes the best available anti-virus solution." "With the number of e-mail viruses steadily increasing it is more important than ever for companies to have additional protection," said Sveta Ivanova, Managing Director for Kaspersky Lab UK. "The Igaware Gopher meets the needs of small and SMEs precisely, having been developed in partnership with end-users, and we are delighted to have been selected to become part of it." About Igaware
Igaware develops multi-functional network server appliances to meet the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises. The UK company has invested 5 years working directly with SMEs to develop the Igaware Gopher that delivers the same level functionality, previously only available at high cost and complexity:
Managed firewall - Internet gateway - email server - fax server - file server - remote access (VPN) - intranet server - anti-virus - disaster recovery - world class support. About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is a fast growing privately owned data-security software development company with offices in Moscow (Russia), Cambridge (United Kingdom) and Pleasanton, CA (United States). Founded in 1997, the company concentrates its efforts on the development of world-leading data-security technologies such as anti-virus software, firewalls and content-filtering systems. The company's flagship software product, Kaspersky Anti-Virus, provides comprehensive virus protection for a wide spectrum of customers from home users to enterprise-wide networks (Windows, Linux, Unix, Novell NetWare, OS/2, MS Exchange Server, Lotus Notes Domino, Sendmail, Qmail, Postfix, Exim, CVP-compatible firewalls, Web Servers). Kaspersky Lab markets, distributes and supports its software in more than fifty countries worldwide. Media Contacts
Kaspersky Lab
Denis Zenkin
Phone: +7 (095) 797 87 00
E-mail: denis@kaspersky.com
WWW: http://www.kaspersky.com
Marylebone Media Relations
Sara Claridge
Phone +44 118 975 5188
E-mail: sara@marylebone.co.uk
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Igaware
Tim Sexton
Phone: 0191 251 7946
E-mail: tim@igaware.co.uk
WWW: http://www.igaware.co.uk