eScan for Windows XP Passes The Muster with Checkmark

The world-renowned software testing and certification body “Checkmark’ has certified the quality and performance of eScan for Windows XP, the powerful Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution from MicroWorld. Checkmark is a standard respected by the software companies and corporate giants, worldwide. MicroWorld is a long-standing member of the Checkmark certification system and this marks another milestone for its innovative solutions.

Checkmark certifies information security products to real-world standards. It is a quality testing and certification service with established, independent standards on product effectiveness. Checkmark is a global service, which benefits both technology developers and information security buyers and decision makers. Products registered in the Checkmark System are tested at regular intervals against the published test criteria to ensure that consistent quality assurance is maintained.

eScan is an enterprise wide information security solution that protects you from Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Malware, Keyloggers, Hackers, Spammers, privacy related issues and objectionable content. It works on a combination of powerful virus scanner and MWL technology. “MWL’ is innovative layer that MicroWorld has developed, that makes sure that threats are defeated at the Winsock layer itself so that they may not reach the application level. eScan also has a powerful home user version that provides a proactive Real Time Security for personal computers.

“Quality for us is a self defined standard that we want to meet and exceed continuously. It’s employed at all levels of R&D, designing, development and maintenance apart from the stringent testing by Quality Assurance team. We use a holistic approach to all our processes so that you have the complete picture with you, at any given point of time. This valued certification from Checkmark makes us all the more humble and dedicated in our consistent pursuit of excellence” says, Govind Rammurthy, CEO of MicroWorld.

“All possible permutations and combinations are tried at the QA stage. We use some of the most advanced concepts in Quality Assurance, along with more traditional methods like heavy load testing and stress testing. At the end of the day, I would say we have a dynamic testing procedure that keeps abreast with newer developments and ideas” says Arti Taru, Asst Manager, R&D.


MicroWorld ( are the developers of the world’s first Real-Time Anti-Virus and Content Security software eScan for desktops and servers. Its communication security software, MailScan is the first comprehensive e-mail scanner for your SMTP/POP3 Mail Server. MicroWorld Winsock Layer (MWL) is the revolutionary technology underlying these products, powering them to several certifications and awards by some of the most prestigious testing bodies, notable among them being Virus Bulletin, Checkmark, TUCOWS, Red Hat Ready, and Novell Ready. Combining their powerful scanner with MWL technology, MicroWorld solutions provide a Real-Time Proactive security for your systems.

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