Bitdefender Is First European AV To Offer Korean Version

Paris, France, 8 November – As of today, all BitDefender products will be distributed in Korea through the Korean software distribution firm Mapae Ltd. which has signed a partnership agreement with BitDefender to that effect. As part of the partnership deal, BitDefender solutions will be localised, thus creating the first Korean edition of a European antivirus.

“We are confident that corporate and individual customers in Korea will be secured from viruses and spam mail using powerful BitDefender security solutions. We will do our best to promote BitDefender products and to support BitDefender customers in Korea,” declared Jae Hyuck Lee, Mapae Planning Manager.

“Our cooperation with Mapae has begun on excellent terms, and I’m certain it will continue in the same manner. We are glad that our products and technologies can now reach the Korean market, largely due to the support we’ve received from Mapae. Moreover, as far as our strategic push into the Asian markets goes, this is another important step forward,” stated Bogdan Irina, BitDefender Worldwide Sales and Marketing Manager.

Commercial versions of BitDefender start from USD 29.95 and are available for 30-days free evaluation from

About BitDefender(tm)
BitDefender(tm) provides security solutions to satisfy the protection requirements of today’s computing environment, delivering effective threat management for over 38 million home and corporate users in more than 100 countries. BitDefender(tm) Antivirus is certified by all the major independent reviewers in the antivirus field – ICSA Labs, CheckMark and Virus Bulletin. Website:

Founded in 1990, SOFTWIN is a leading provider of computer software and services. SOFTWIN’s 500-strong team of qualified professionals has managed over 10000 projects so far. The company has a strong presence on the US and European Union IT markets and develops along four interlinked business lines: eContent, Data Security, Business Solutions and Customer Relationship Management. SOFTWIN is headquartered in Bucharest, Romania and has offices in Tettnang, Germany and Barcelona, Spain. Company Website:

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About Mapae Information
Founded in 1981 Mapae Information Co. Ltd. is based in Korea and provides Software Consulting Services, Software Development and Supply, Computers, Computer equipments and Peripherals to a wide range of Korean and international customers, focusing on complete ERP solutions. Mapae has extensive experience in software solutions development, having successfully completed projects for over 500 different companies.

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