Kaspersky Lab and Intoto team to provide antivirus and anti-spyware protection for enterprise gateway applications

02 Mar 2006
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, and Intoto, a leading provider of network-centric secure gateway software for networking and communications Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), announced a technology partnership to deliver enhanced enterprise gateway protection with integrated antivirus and anti-spyware technology. Under the terms of the agreement, Intoto will license Kaspersky Lab's antivirus software for its iGateway EX and RGS software platforms. The integrated solution will provide enterprise-class antivirus security for next-generation threat management and workplace assurance.

"Network viruses continue to evolve and attack in different ways, and managing that complexity is where Kaspersky comes into play," said Doug Makishima, vice president of marketing at Intoto. "Our complementary technologies enable Intoto to offer OEMs the latest in antivirus protection in a comprehensive solution. As a result, Intoto's iGateway security platform provides the fastest approach to building highly competitive, next-generation security and unified threat management (UTM) devices."

Kaspersky Lab has a strong pedigree as a leading OEM security solution, and has licensed its antivirus and malware protection technologies to a variety of IT vendors for more than a decade. Currently +80 leading IT, networking, security and messaging vendors have integrated Kaspersky technology to provide its internationally acclaimed malware protection for their users. Kaspersky Lab is also recognized for the speed of its response to new threats, along with the industry's only hourly scheduled antivirus and anti-spyware updates and the top-rated accuracy of its malware detection.

"Intoto's impressive list of OEM customers clearly demonstrates that their value proposition of a comprehensive security solution is resonating in the marketplace," said Vitaly Bezrodnykh, business development director at Kaspersky Lab. "With Kaspersky's own OEM successes our partnership with Intoto is an ideal match up for Kaspersky technology. The combination of Kaspersky's industry-leading antivirus and anti-spyware software with Intoto's iGateway platform gives manufacturers a premier defense against malicious attacks on an enterprise network."

Intoto's iGateway software provides extensive security requirements for applications, such as unified threat management appliances, security appliances, security routers, secure WLAN AP and switches, and VoIP IADs. Additionally, integrated advanced anti-spam and anti-virus features in the iGateway family offer a sophisticated and unprecedented level of data protection.

About Intoto

Intoto is the leading software Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) of network-centric security software platforms, with integrated security, voice and wireless technologies, to networking and communications Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Intoto has more than 100 designs with high-volume global OEMs and boasts in excess of two million installations of its technology in U.S., European and Asia-Pacific markets. Intoto's complete, integrated software platforms, which support all major hardware platforms and operating systems, enable OEMs to reduce development costs and speed time-to-market for faster return on investment and increased market share. Founded in 1998, Intoto is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. More information is available at www.intoto.com.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab (www.kaspersky.com.) develops, produces and distributes secure content management solutions that protect customers from IT threats. Kaspersky Lab's products protect both home users and corporate networks from viruses, spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, hackers and spam. For many years now, the company has waged a battle against malicious programs, and in doing so has gained unique knowledge and skills that have resulted in Kaspersky Lab becoming a technology leader and acknowledged expert in the development of secure content management solutions. Today, Kaspersky Lab's products protect more than 200 million users worldwide and its technology is licensed by leading security vendors globally. To find out more about Kaspersky Lab, visit www.kaspersky.com.