Kaspersky Anti-Virus’ share of the Spanish market exceeds 50%

13 May 2009
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces the results of analytical research conducted in Spain by GfK Retail & Technology in March 2009. Kaspersky Lab products once again came top of antivirus program sales in the Spanish market.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus products accounted for over 65% of antivirus sales within the retail channel, placing the Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 3-user package at the top of March’s ratings. It means that Kaspersky antivirus solutions have been the most popular products in their class in the Spanish market for 10 months in a row.

The Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 3-user package has become the bestselling product in the retail channel – consumer electronic stores, computer shops and mass merchandisers.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 also continues to strengthen its position within the integrated IT security category.

“Sales of Kaspersky Lab solutions on the Spanish market grew throughout the whole of last year, which is a reflection of the trust shown by users and distributors,” said Alfonso Ramirez, Head of Retail Sales at Kaspersky Lab Iberia. “The company is enhancing its presence in Spain using effective marketing initiatives, programs for activating distribution channels and a professional technical support team.”

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab is the largest antivirus company in Europe. It delivers some of the world’s most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. The Company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and one of the industry’s fastest outbreak response times for home users, SMBs, large enterprises and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of the industry’s leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at . For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.viruslist.com.

About GfK Retail & Technology

Founded in 1970 in Germany, GfK Retail & Technology today is the world's leading market researcher for tracking Point-of-Sale (POS) data in technical consumer goods and entertainment media markets with over 2700 full time employees across more than 80 countries. GfK Retail & Technology is a sector of the Gfk Group, one of the top five market research companies worldwide.