Software602 Selects BitDefender Antivirus for LAN SUITE 2003

BitDefender, a leading provider of data security solutions and services and Software602, Inc., international software developer of business applications, announce an agreement that enables the integration of BitDefender technology into 602Pro LAN SUITE 2003 Antivirus Edition. Software602 will build an add-on anti-virus product, especially designed and available only with its mail server 602Pro LAN SUITE product.

“BitDefender technology provides our customers with exceptional scanning speed and detection accuracy, which is critical to ensure timely and virus free message delivery in today business environment” stated Premysl Pech, President of Software602, Inc. “Software602 continues to focus on bringing more security together with value, so people can effectively take advantage of global information resources. BitDefender’s technology provides superb performance and reliability that reflects their dedication to antivirus research ” Mr. Pech noted.

Software602 has developed 602Pro LAN SUITE as an all-in-one Internet application to provide secure e-mail services with antivirus, spam protection, fax support and controlled Internet sharing. AIt offers the possibility of accessing e-mail through the included web mail client or any standard POP3 client (e.g. Outlook Express). Shared Internet Access through 602Pro LAN SUITE provides any network users with a secure connection to the Internet.

“Software602’s integration of BitDefender antivirus detection engines is another outstanding endorsement of our technology”, commented Bogdan Irina, BitDefender Commercial Director. “We are pleased that BitDefender Antivirus has been chosen to extend LAN level defined protection for Software602 clients”, Mr. Irina added.

BitDefender ICSA certified engines have already proven their reliability in ensuring the detection and complete removal of all viruses in the wild. BitDefender uses a particular technology, designed to offer real time protection, blocking the access to infected files and detecting malware applications before execution, all through its unique behavior analysis module. Its Malware Intrusion Detection Advanced System (MIDAS) has received the IST Prize 2003, awarded by 18 European Science Academies for groundbreaking innovation.

About Software602 Software602 is a publicly owned company with customers in over 200 countries worldwide. Its most popular product is 602Pro PC SUITE – FREE Alternative to MS OFFICE. Other popular shareware titles are 602Pro LAN SUITE – Secure e-mail server with anti-virus, spam protection, fax support and controlled Internet sharing, and 602Pro PRINT PACK a low-cost tool for converting electronic documents into the Portable Document Format (PDF) format. Today over 2 million users have registered its Alternative to MS OFFICE and the software has been recognized not only by the computer press, but also by CNN, US Today, Forbes and TechTV. In 2002 a new version of 602Pro LAN SUITE was released. All-in-One applications are Software602’s specialty, which brings customers the benefits of a perfectly integrated and affordable priced software applications. Company Website: http://www.software602.com

About SOFTWIN Founded in 1990, SOFTWIN is a leading provider of PC anti-virus software and computer security services. The company has developed and applied cutting-edge technologies in over 500 software applications and more than 2,500 data conversion projects for clients in the United States and Europe. BitDefenderâ„?, its flagship product, is only the third product of its kind in the world to receive ICSA certification for Windows XP and the first to be awarded for groundbreaking innovation by the European Commission and Academies. SOFTWIN is headquartered in Bucharest, Romania, and employs more than 450. Company Website: http://www.softwin.ro

About BitDefenderâ„? The mission of the SOFTWIN’s Data Security Division is to ensure the protection of systems against computer viruses, to do antivirus research, to develop new technologies for monitoring all possible ways to infect a system and, last but not least, to educate the IT public of the danger of computer viruses. Launched as a new brand in November 2001, BitDefenderâ„? now provides security solutions to satisfy the protection requirements of today’s business environment, enabling management of all complex threats that endanger a network, from a small local area to large multi-server, multi-platform WAN’s. Website: http://www.bitdefender.com

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