Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Arit’s ESET antivirus hits market

This year’s Computer, Telecommunications and Online Service (CTO) may have ended, but the echoes from the week-long event continue to make the air waves, as Arit of Africa showcased its ESET antivirus solutions among others at the expo.

Executive Director, Arit of Africa Ltd, Mrs. Ronke Okeremi, noted that productivity level of professionals and executives have been boosted with the advent of Essential Security against Evolving Threats (ESET) antivirus and security software. which has been developed to eradicate the greatest threat of viruses and save valuable man hours.

According to Okeremi, the compact and intuitive user interface to its minimal use of alerts, users receive the best possible proactive detection against viruses, malware and spyware without enduring excessive system slowdowns and alerts, reboots or annoying false positives by simply deploy ESET antivirus.

She also said that her company, the exclusive distributor of ESET for Nigeria and Ghana, has made ESET available to financial institutions, insurance, oil and gas, government and other sectors of the economy.

“That is why we have adopted this year’s CTO as a starting point. The CTO is quite suitable for the commercial push of the ESET antivirus and smart security software, so that SMEs, professionals and other executives would benefits from its effective protection against today’s huge volumes of Internet and email threats. We are taking
ESET to the CTO and other parts of the country. To achieve this target we have accredited over 20 resellers across the geo-political zone of Nigeria for this purpose,” she said.

Mrs. Okeremi explained that ESET is also one of the fastest antivirus solutions as users usually are unaware it is actively running.

“For IT and security professionals, it’s easy to build group policies and manage updates. For end users, it’s incredibly easy to use and highly effective, hence you’ll record an almost nil in terms of help desk calls for virus outbreaks”, she declared.

In addition, she noted that computer and Internet virus, malware and spyware pose the greatest threat to security of business and financials, stressing that cyber criminals flood the Internet with over 100,000 new attacks every day.

“Some attacks target only a few users, making them very hard to identify using traditional antivirus technologies. ESET provides award-winning proactive antivirus and antispyware protection without affecting the user’s computer’s performance, while offering high level management control,” she said.

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