Kaspersky Lab Receives Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status in Security Solutions

05 Dec 2003
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, an international information security software developer announces the new steps towards deepening its ties with Microsoft Corporation. Kaspersky Lab successfully passed the certification process and received the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status for Security Solutions. The status of Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Security Solutions is reserved for Microsoft Certified Partners who have demonstrated significant success in providing information security solutions based on Microsoft technologies. The Gold Partner status opens up a wide spectrum of new opportunities. The extended benefits include elite brand identification, prioritized access to advanced training opportunities, increased software licenses and MSDN access, prioritized listing on referrals and business engagements, an exclusive Web site, and differentiated marketing materials. Kaspersky Lab fulfilled all of the program requirements. Throughout 2002, the company was an active participant in the Microsoft Certified Partner program, which entailed deploying security solutions for large enterprises in accordance with their specific business needs. The projects were all completed on time and fully satisfied customers requirements. As a result, Kaspersky Lab received positive feedback from large private enterprises and public organisations. Fast reaction to the customer needs, high professional skills, expertise and effectiveness of Kaspersky Lab solutions allowed the company to earn Microsoft recognition and receive the Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Security Solutions status. 'Microsoft products dominate the global market, therefore we always make sure that all of our solutions are fully compatible with all Microsoft products. We are very pleased that our efforts have been acknowledged by the most significant IT company worldwide,' observed Winfried Mueller, Marketing Director at Kaspersky Lab.