H3C Partners with Kaspersky Lab to Enhance Anti-Virus Capability in Its Security Product Offering

H3C Partners with Kaspersky Lab to Enhance Anti-Virus Capability in Its Security Product Offering

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that it has signed an OEM agreement with H3C, one of the world’s leading IP technology and solution providers, to integrate Kaspersky® antivirus technology into new-generation security products and solutions.

Under this agreement, H3C is able to leverage Kaspersky Lab’s antivirus software into H3C’s unique Open Application Architecture to jointly provide world’s cutting-edge networking security and threat prevention products to customers.

As the leading IP infrastructure solution vendor, H3C has full series of networking security products including firewall/VPN(SecPath), security blade, Intrusion Prevention System (IPS), and security management software(SecCenter). Kaspersky Lab has very strong antivirus research team with the fastest response time to new malicious software threats in the industry. “Partnering with Kaspersky Lab will further enhance the performance of H3C’s security products to quickly respond to malicious software threats and therefore to protect customer’s network to be safe and sound,” commented by Henry Tso, CTO of H3C.

“We are very pleased to enter into the OEM relationship with H3C. H3C’s unique open application platform (OAP) based on the standard IP infrastructure makes it easy and convenient to incorporate third party software application, and we believe this model will bring more benefit to small-medium business as well as large enterprise customers,” said Vitaly Bezrodnykh, Business Development Director at Kaspersky Lab.

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

About H3C

As an innovative IP-based network architecture solutions provider, H3C aims to create maximum value for its global customers and partners by providing excellent service and quality products with a high performance to cost ratio.

Headquartered in Hong Kong, with research and development centres in China (Beijing, Hangzhou and Shenzhen) and India (Bangalore), the company employs 4,800 people with more than half engaged in R&D. Additional information can be found at www.h3c.com.

20 Sep 2007