Kaspersky Lab voted Best VAR Channel Strategy in Europe

18 Oct 2005
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Kaspersky Lab receive Best of IT ChannelVision Europe Award

Culham Innovation Center, October 18, 2005 - Kaspersky Lab announced today that it has won the Best VAR Channel Strategy category at the “Best of IT ChannelVision Europe Awards”™ held in Barcelona, Spain during September this year.

“Our accredited reseller program, which offers high margins, in-depth technical training, while providing superior products and services, has been very popular with our partners,” stated Simon Geach, UK Channel and Retail Sales Manager, Kaspersky Lab. “We believe that this award demonstrates recognition for the hard work and dedication of our Channel team throughout Europe.”

Voted by top level reseller executives attending the IT ChannelVision Fall 2005 Event, including Value Add Resellers, Value Add Distributors and Total Solutions Providers from over 15 European countries, Kaspersky Lab won against competition from Hitachi, Silverback and Xirrus.

“The attending VARs, VADs and Total Solution Providers reviewed many award nominations. Through voting for this award, they recognize Kaspersky Lab as a visionary in channel strategy,” said Eric Lesonsky, Senior Global Director, IT ChannelVision.

IT ChannelVision Europe is produced by Vision Events®, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT and ITB) company.

About Vision Events

Vision Events, a Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT and ITB) company, is a leading producer of highly focused business events that bring resellers and end users together with leading and emerging vendors in private boardroom appointments to form strategic partnerships and secure new business in the technology sector. Additional information about Vision Events can be found at www.visionevents.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.