SOURCE: BitDefender

BitDefender

April 21, 2009 14:03 ET

BitDefender Ranks Top in Internet Security in Reviews by Consumer Tech Media Worldwide

Publications Worldwide Give High Marks to BitDefender's 2009 Security Suite; Product Success Helps Fuel Company's Growth in Markets Around the World

BUCHAREST, ROMANIA--(Marketwire - April 21, 2009) - BitDefender®, an award-winning provider of antivirus software and data security solutions and a leading anti-malware innovator, earned high marks for its 2009 security suite in a number of product reviews conducted by top consumer and technology media worldwide over the past year.

BitDefender's suite of security solutions -- comprised of BitDefender Total Security 2009, BitDefender Antivirus 2009 and BitDefender Internet Security 2009 -- provides the ultimate proactive protection for PC users, combining advanced protection against viruses, spyware, hackers, spam and other e-threats, with minimal impact on system performance.

Making an impact in regions worldwide, BitDefender scored top marks with publications such as PC Welt and PC News in Germany, Webuser Internet Magazine and PC Pro Magazine in the UK, PC World and the leading consumer product review magazine in the US, as well as publications in Australia, Brazil and France. All of these recommended BitDefender's security suite -- highlighting the product's quality and affordability.

"The positive reviews the BitDefender 2009 suite has received worldwide is a direct reflection of BitDefender's emergence as the world's leading anti-malware innovator," said Carmen Maierean, BitDefender Product Manager. "This is an endorsement of BitDefender's ability to deliver not only the best value, but the most effective, proactive protection, addressing the challenges resulting from today's online lifestyle."

Globally, BitDefender experienced growth rates in 2008 that outpaced industry average growth rates for sales, hiring and expansion into new markets. This is attributed in part to the success of the 2009 suite of products as well as its expansion into new markets including South America and Asia. Moving forward, BitDefender will focus on continued innovation of its product line as well as continued expansion into new, emerging markets.

"As a leading security solutions innovator, and one of the fastest growing anti-virus companies, BitDefender is continuously looking to extend our reach worldwide -- with new products, for an evolving community of users, in markets around the world," said Vince Hwang, Global Product Management Director for BitDefender. "From innovative protection solutions that fit today's online lifestyle, to our continuing efforts to provide quality, responsive customer service, BitDefender is leading the way by providing the best protection at the best value for today's -- and tomorrow's -- e-threats."

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. 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 www.malwarecity.com provides background and the latest updates on security threats helping users stay informed in the everyday battle against malware.