Kaspersky Lab holds Technology Partner Session at RSA Conference 2008 in San Francisco

17 Apr 2008
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Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, held a Technology Partner Session that took place during the RSA Conference 2008 in San Francisco, USA.

The Technology Partner Session was held in the Marriott San Francisco Hotel on April 8. The Session was opened by Eugene Kaspersky, founder and CEO of Kaspersky Lab, who presented his vision on the future of IT security industry, modern malware trends and the ways to combat them. Visitors also had an opportunity to learn about Kaspersky Lab’s new technology solutions available, and newly supported platforms.

“Kaspersky Lab has always had a strong focus on the OEM and technology licensing business, and we are proud to have the largest amount of technology partnerships now compared to other players in the global industry”, said Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab. “Our mission is to provide not only industry-leading antivirus technology to our partners, but also excellent support at post-sales and post-integration stages. We value our relationship with each partner and our goal for this year is to further enhance our services and support for technology partners.”

Partners that showed the most outstanding performance last year received Kaspersky Lab’s special Best Technology Partner award that was given to outstanding partners in six categories: Network Security (awarded to Juniper Networks); Web Security (awarded to Blue Coat Systems); Messaging Security (awarded to BorderWare Technologies); New Technology (awarded to Yoggie Security Systems); SMB Solution (awarded to Alt-N Technologies), and Desktop Security (awarded to PCSecurityShield).

“We are honored to be awarded with Kaspersky Lab’s Best Technology Partner award,” said Alex Gray, Vice President and General Manager, Branch Solutions, Juniper Networks. “Kaspersky Lab has a long-standing reputation for extremely quick response time to emerging threats, best-in-class detection rates and performance which enables Juniper to provide high-performance businesses with a key component of a complete intelligent threat management solution.”

"Kaspersky Lab is a valued strategic partner for BorderWare and is critical to our success", said Shawn Eldridge, Vice President of Marketing and Products at BorderWare Technologies, Inc. "With the combined technology of Kaspersky Lab and BorderWare, we are able to better address the market and are well-positioned for threat prevention is this ever-changing internet climate."

“Alt-N Technologies has been working with Kaspersky Lab in the fight against email-borne threats for over six years!”, said Jerry Donald, Executive Vice President of Alt-N Technologies. “We are very proud of our joint accomplishments and the security measures we have implemented to protect email users around the world. It is truly an honor to be recognized for our partnership efforts and we will continue working together to secure the email communications of the small and medium business community,” commented Kevin Beatty, Director of Marketing at Alt-N Technologies.

“We are delighted to be among the Kaspersky Lab winners and to be awarded in the New Technology category. Yoggie has a reputation for innovations in the industry and the partnership with Kaspersky Lab contributes to our success. Kaspersky Lab is known for their industry-leading anti-malware technology that enables us to always be one step ahead of all malware threats” said Shlomo Touboul, founder and CEO of Yoggie Security Systems™.

“It is a real honor for us to be awarded by Kaspersky Lab for our performance last year in Desktop Security category. We are happy to be using Kaspersky Lab's technology to offer our customers a best-of-breed anti-malware solution,” said Arthur Frischman, President at PCSecurityShield.

Over 20 Kaspersky Lab technology partners, including Juniper Networks, Blue Coat, BorderWare, Critical Path and Yoggie, presented their advanced security, networking and messaging solutions at their respective booths at RSA Conference.

In total, Kaspersky Lab has an industry-leading 100+ OEM partners worldwide, including such companies as Checkpoint, Microsoft, Freescale, Tumbleweed, Clearswift, and others.

For more information about Kaspersky Lab technology solutions and OEM partnership programs please visit www.kaspersky.com/oem.

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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 www.kaspersky.com. For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit www.viruslist.com.