Kaspersky Anti-Virus protects web mail service for goo, an NTT Resonant portal

16 Jun 2005
Business News

Kaspersky Lab Japan announces the successful deployment of Kaspersky® Anti-Virus by goo (www.goo.ne.jp), Japan's top-level Internet portal owned by NTT Resonant Inc. The solution will furnish antivirus protection for the portal's free web mail service.

“We are already utilizing a reliable anti-spam solution for our mail service”, commented Takashi Date, General Manager of Personal Services at NTT Resonant. “However, by adding Kaspersky Anti-Virus, we are now able to ensure more stable and secure mail service for our many users.”

“We are proud to partner with NTT Resonant to deliver best-of-breed antivirus protection to the users of the highly popular goo mail service. We strongly believe that the renowned effectiveness and reliability of Kaspersky Anti-Virus, will provide goo mail users with the security and peace of mind that comes with safe, virus-free email,” noted Vitaly Bezrodnykh, CEO of Kaspersky Lab Japan.

NTT Resonant's goo is accessed by approximately 14,6 million visitors per month making goo one of the most significant Internet portals in Japan (numbers based on information from the Nielsen/NetRatings' digest NetView AMS JP and results of the Fundamental Internet Research survey carried out by NetRatings Japan). The core service offered by goo is a search engine, which provides not only basic web search but also extended search services such as online dictionaries, mapping, and other useful features based on its vast multi-purpose database.

In addition to this, 5.3 million members of the goo community enjoy a wide variety of portal features - e.g., information & communication services, personal utilities, etc. Moreover, the significant number of visitors to the portal provides a platform for conducting Japan's most authoritative statistical Internet-based research for goo corporate customers.