Panda Software and Sabre converge on Computer Security for Latin America Travel Agents

In an effort to increase computer security across the Latin American travel industry, today Panda Antivirus Software and Sabre Holdings Corporation announced a joint strategy: Panda Software will provide antivirus software protection to 11,000 Sabre travel agencies in Latin America. These travel agencies, representing some 30,000 computers, will be offered Panda Software’s low-cost, award winning desktop solution, Panda Antivirus Titanium.

“Panda Software is proud to be at the forefront of protecting the South American travel industry from cyber-threats,” said Donna Wesley Rogers, General Manager of Panda Software, U.S. “This, we hope, is only the first step, as we look forward to providing protection to all Sabre agencies – more than 60,000 worldwide,” continued Rogers.

“The need for tightened cyber-security in the travel industry has never been higher,” said Gloria Guevara, Director of Technology and Customer Service for Sabre, Latin America. “We have endeavored to create the most secure travel environment in terms of computer security, and we feel confident that we are taking the right steps through our joint strategy with Panda Software,” concluded Guevara.

Panda Software is an international antivirus software company with offices is 45 countries worldwide. The software is translated into and available in 18 different languages, making it a perfect alliance for companies such as Sabre that provide services worldwide.

About Sabre Holdings Corporation

Sabre is the leading provider of technology, distribution and marketing services for the travel industry. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the company has approximately 7,000 employees in 45 countries. Sabre reported 2001 revenues of $2.1 billion. Sabre owns Travelocity.com, the most popular travel site on the Web, and GetThere, the world’s leading provider of Web-based travel reservation systems for corporations and travel suppliers. Sabre is an S&P 500 company, traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: TSG). More information about Sabre is available at http://www.sabre.com. Sabre® and Passenger Reservations System are trademarks of Sabre, Inc. or an affiliate of Sabre, Inc.

About the International Independent AV Developer:

Panda Software (http://www.pandasecurity.com) is a leading international developer of computer security software for all types of customers: corporate clients, small and medium sized companies and home users. The company has recently released two new enterprise antivirus solutions, Panda Antivirus Enterprise Suite and Panda PerimeterScan. Panda’s 100% in-house, cutting-edge technology has received awards and quality certifications from the most widely respected IT security institutions. Panda Software was the first to allow truly automatic, daily signature updates, as well as centralized administration of antivirus protection, both of which have revolutionized the antivirus industry. The quality of Panda Software’s products has been endorsed by the major industry watchdogs including Virus Bulletin, ICSA Labs and CheckMark.




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