SOURCE: Sunbelt Software

December 11, 2008 10:00 ET

Sunbelt Software's VIPRE Enterprise Named Finalist in 2009 SC Awards Program

CLEARWATER, FL--(Marketwire - December 11, 2008) - Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software, today announced the company has been named a finalist in the 2009 SC Awards program for outstanding achievement in information technology (IT) security. VIPRE Enterprise was named in the Best Anti-Malware Solution category of the Reader Trust Award competition, which honors best-in-class security products and services.

VIPRE Enterprise was selected from more than 600 entries submitted in more than 30 technology categories. Winners will be chosen by a panel of readers that represent the circulation of SC Magazine. The Reader Trust Voting Panel is comprised of a cross-section of SC Magazine readership that represents large, medium and small enterprises from all major vertical markets.

"VIPRE Enterprise is among today's most respected security products as chosen by our panel. Security is a key challenge for IT organizations and businesses worldwide, and our readers recognize that companies such as Sunbelt Software are helping them meet their security challenges," said SC Magazine Editor-in-Chief Illena Armstrong.

The annual SC Awards have recognized security's key contributors and outstanding products for more than a decade. As the industry's preeminent awards program, individuals, brands and products shortlisted address not only the challenges prominent today, but also the emerging threat landscape of tomorrow.

"We are honored to be chosen as a finalist for this prestigious SC Award," said Alex Eckelberry, CEO of Sunbelt Software. "This industry recognition underscores the power of VIPRE Enterprise's next-generation technology, which provides our customers with comprehensive endpoint malware protection without the performance and resource headaches of many traditional enterprise antivirus products."

Winners of this year's SC Awards will be announced at a gala dinner and award ceremony to be held in San Francisco on April 21, 2009.

About SC Magazine

SC Magazine provides IT security professionals with in-depth and unbiased information through timely news, comprehensive analysis, cutting-edge features, contributions from thought-leaders and the best, most extensive collection of product reviews in the business. Besides the monthly print magazine and daily website, the brand's portfolio includes the SC Awards, SC Directory, SC Magazine Newswire and the SC World Congress.

About Sunbelt Software

Sunbelt Software was founded in 1994 and is a leading provider of Windows security and management software with product solutions in the areas of antispam and antivirus, antispyware, and vulnerability assessment. Leading products include the CounterSpy and VIPRE product lines, Ninja Email Security, Sunbelt Exchange Archiver, and CWSandbox malware analysis tools. The company, located in Tampa Bay, Florida is part of the French-based Sunbelt International Group. For more information, visit the company's website at and the corporate blog at

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