Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 receives 6 Intel Logo certificates

23 Sep 2009
Business News

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 has passed compatibility testing with Intel's advanced processor technologies.

The logos awarded by Intel certify that Kaspersky Lab's flagship product is fully compatible with the following processors: Intel® Core™2 Duo, Intel® Core™2 Duo Extreme, Intel® Core™2 Quad, Intel® Core™ i7, Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme, and the Intel® Centrino® Duo. The logos verify that Kaspersky Lab products conform perfectly to these processors' parallel computing capabilities using multi-core architectures and Intel® Hyper-Threading technology.

Whilst developing Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, the specialists at Kaspersky Lab made use of the application development tools provided by Intel for multi-core platforms. These tools have helped to improve the effectiveness with which Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 uses the resources of each processor core and streamlined the distribution of tasks between cores. Such an approach ensures maximum performance from the software, providing fast processing coupled with minimal use of resources.

"Intel is the leading manufacturer of computer microprocessors. The fact that our new product has been certified compatible with Intel processors is a significant accomplishment for us," says Nikolay Grebennikov, Chief Technology Officer at Kaspersky Lab. "Multi-core technology is key to increasing the performance of today's computers. However, extra performance can only be gained if the software is optimized accordingly. We are actively pursuing this line of research, and for us compatibility with multi-processor technology is fundamental to our sustainable development in the future."