SOURCE: BitDefender



April 28, 2010 07:50 ET

BitDefender Joins eNsemble™ Multi-Core Alliance to Advance Anti-Malware Security Solutions for Multi-Core Processors

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) -  BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative anti-malware security solutions, today announced that it has become a member of the eNsemble™ Multi-Core Alliance, a premier industry organization founded to drive best-in-class innovations in multi-core parallel processing platforms and software development. Supported by a broad base of world-class hardware and software providers, the eNsemble Multi-Core Alliance serves as the foundation upon which original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) can more effectively and more efficiently develop high-performance networking equipment using industry-leading multi-core processors. 

"BitDefender is honored to be invited into the eNsemble Multi-Core Alliance to provide essential content security capabilities for the multi-core eco-system," said Peter Laakkonen, general manager OEM and technology licensing at BitDefender. "We strongly believe that the eNsemble Alliance will play an important role in expanding the multi-core market eco-system by collectively driving innovations among its members and the industry-at-large."

BitDefender offers its industry-leading Anti-Malware SDK that delivers the most comprehensive, real time virus, malware and spyware detection as well as StreamDefender technology for the topical malware protection without the performance-reducing latency burden of traditional anti-virus solutions. By optimizing the security solution for multi-core processors, BitDefender's innovative technology enables the wire-speed protection of network infrastructure from the growing amalgam of computer threats.

"BitDefender is a provider of innovative malware protection security software for network infrastructure markets, and we welcome BitDefender as a valuable member of the eNsemble Multi-Core Alliance," said Behrooz Abdi, executive vice president and general manager at NetLogic Microsystems, a founding member of the eNsemble Multi-Core Alliance. "By having a community of technology innovators who are respected leaders in their areas of expertise, the Alliance creates a platform on which these developers can innovate to create new, breakthrough applications and solutions that can take full advantage of the superior performance and functionality of multi-core processors."

As a founding member of the eNsemble Multi-Core Alliance, NetLogic Microsystems (NASDAQ: NETL) is committed to an open programming model for its family of market-leading multi-core, multi-threaded processors to allow greater access and tighter coupling between networking software and the XLR®, XLS® and XLP™ multi-core processors. This enables significant improvements in the application development efficiency of software code and overall system performance. In addition, this enables the development of new enhanced services and applications for next-generation Internet networks that are highly optimized for multi-core, multi-threaded processors.

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About BitDefender

BitDefender is the creator of one of the industry's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified security software. Since its inception in 2001, BitDefender has continued to raise the bar and set new standards in proactive threat prevention, emerging as the industry's anti-malware innovator. Every day, BitDefender protects tens of millions of home and corporate users across the globe -- giving them the peace of mind of knowing that their digital experiences will be secure. BitDefender solutions are distributed by a global network of value-added distribution and reseller partners in more than 100 countries worldwide. More information about BitDefender and its products are available at the company's security solutions press room. Additionally, BitDefender's provides background and the latest updates on security threats helping users stay informed in the everyday battle against malware.

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