SOURCE: QED Connect, Inc.

November 28, 2007 02:30 ET

QED Connect Partners With Kaspersky Lab

Omni Manager and Kaspersky's Threat Management Products Provide Complete Network Security for Organizations

NASHUA, NH--(Marketwire - November 28, 2007) - QED Connect, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: QEDC), an innovative Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider for the information security market, today announced a reseller partnership with Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of Internet threat management solutions that protect against viruses, spyware, hackers and spam. QED Connect has joined Kaspersky's channel partner program and will offer its full line of award-winning network security products and solutions in the U.S. The partnership provides customers with premium antivirus and anti-malware protection to complement QED's flagship Omni Manager, a SaaS that offers visibility, management and control of activity on all computers, laptops and wireless devices.

"Kaspersky Lab's highly regarded antivirus and anti-malware solutions are the ideal complement to Omni Manager," said Tom Makmann, Chairman of QED Connect. "This partnership enables us to deliver even more benefits to customers who implement SaaS for time and cost savings, yet still require the high levels of protection necessary for complex networks, remote offices and mobile workforce. As a Kaspersky reseller partner, we will have access to an even greater range of market and growth opportunities."

Kaspersky Lab Security Solutions are designed to meet the needs of organizations of all sizes, from environments with just a few users to corporate networks with tens of thousands of users.

"We understand that our partners today are not only looking for new security offerings that deliver leading technology and world class service, they are also looking for a profitable and high-growth partnership," said John Eddy, Vice President of Sales, Kaspersky Lab. "By partnering with Kaspersky, QED Connect is able to provide its customers the security, reliability and manageability that their organizations mandate."

About QED Connect, Inc.

QED Connect, Inc. is an information security Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider that gives organizations visibility, management and control of activity on all their computers, laptops and wireless devices. The company's popular SaaS, Omni Manager, is a web-hosted software application completely maintained and operated by QED. Customers do not install any software on their end, yet they obtain the benefits of packaged, commercially licensed software without the complexity and high cost.

Omni Manager is an affordable way to monitor and manage how employees are using company computers and the Internet at any time, from any location in the world. This solves the problems created by today's 'virtual' work environment of branch offices, remote workers and traveling employees. Omni Manager offers all the essential security applications in one subscription-based service, including e-mail and Internet filtering and blocking, antivirus, instant messaging control, asset tracking, application usage monitoring and policy management. ROI is delivered in the form of improved employee productivity, cost savings and operational efficiencies. SaaS is a rapidly growing market, projected to reach $10.9 billion in revenue by 2009. For complete product information, please visit www.qedconnect.com.

About Kaspersky Lab

Kaspersky Lab delivers the world's most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing, and spam. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and the industry's fastest outbreak response time 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.

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Contact Information

  • Contact::
    Sandy Moul
    QED Connect, Inc.
    Tel: (949) 419-6177
    E-mail: Email Contact

    Jennifer Jewett
    Kaspersky Lab
    Tel: (781) 503-1856
    E-mail: Email Contact