Kaspersky Lab Named 2006 XChange XCellence Award Winner

06 Sep 2006
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Honored as the Top Vendor with Best Software Solution At CMP Media’s 2006 XChange'06 Conference.

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions that protect against viruses, spyware, hackers and spam, today announced that its North American operation earned a 2006 XChange XCellence award for Best Software Solution. The award was bestowed during CMP Media’s XChange'06 at an awards ceremony in St. Louis, Missouri on August 16. Kaspersky was also honored as a finalist in two additional categories: ‘Best Revenue Generator’ and ‘Best XChange Appointment’, a particularly impressive achievement, as finalists for each category are chosen from 120 nominees.

The XChange Xcellence Awards measure overall business and technology integrator perceptions of vendor products and services. The Awards cover nine key categories, including an Overall Best in Show award. “The XChange XCellence Award winners are selected by top solution providers at each conference and honor the vendors with the most exceptional products, programs and technologies,” said Nancy Hammervik, vice president/managing director, CMP Media’s XChange Conferences. “Congratulations to all of the winning companies. They have demonstrated that they deliver high quality solutions and have many satisfied business partners.”

“These multiple honors at the recent XChange conference clearly demonstrate that Kaspersky is delivering on its promise to the channel,” said Steve Orenberg, president, Kaspersky Lab, Inc. “This recognition further validates our award-winning software and progressive channel strategy and is proof that we are creating tremendous in-roads in the value added reseller community, resulting in happy end users and profitable partners.”

Heralded for the accuracy and frequency of its antivirus updates with Kaspersky Lab’s exclusive automated hourly antivirus updates, Kaspersky’s virus lab outpaces any of the leading virus detection centers with the industry’s highest detection rates and its unmatched rapid response time to virus outbreaks. With Kaspersky’s full line of award-winning antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and anti-crimeware offerings, VARs can deliver quality protection for their customers’ most complex networks, guarding all network entry points from firewalls and gateways to mail servers, file servers, workstations and mobile devices.

For more information on Kaspersky’s value-added reseller channel program, please contact the company at (781) 503-1800 or sales@kaspersky.com, or visit our website at www.kaspersky.com/partners.

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.