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Monday, February 02, 2009

Kaspersky bags software of the year award

Leading developer of secure content management solutions, Kaspersky Lab, has bagged the “Software of the Year” awards in Russia.

The award organized by the Russia’s main communication portal Mail.ru and Softline, a leader in software licensing, training and consulting was in the ‘Technologies’ categories.

Speaking on the awards, Head, Market Research at Kaspersky Lab for the Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA) region, Oleg Gudilin, said they were pleased with the result and believe it is fully deserved.

“Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 integrates Kaspersky Lab’s latest technological developments, placing this security solution firmly in the vanguard of antivirus protection,” he said.

Also speaking, Manager, Internet Projects at Softline, Stanislav Zharov, said they were glad to see that users appreciated the efforts of those companies that have launched new improved versions of their products this year.

“Kaspersky Internet Security 2009’s win is further proof of that the results of the voting reflect a positive trend in the development of Russian software as well as new achievements,” he said.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 was the only antivirus product among the nominees and came top of the “Technologies” category.

Launched in 2007, “Software of the Year” is the first set of national awards for the software industry in Russia. Its goal is to support Russian software vendors and promote their products among users.

Over a period of one month, more than 15,000 visitors to the Soft@Mail.Ru (http://soft.mail.ru) portal voted for the best software products in seven categories – “Web Site”, “Design”, “Help”, “Support”, “Functionality”, “Interface” and “Technology”.

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