DeepNines and Kaspersky Lab Unite to Provide Leading Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware Protection in DeepNines Integrated Solution

By | March 10, 2006

DeepNines, a network security systems provider, and Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announced today a technology partnership to deliver enhanced perimeter protection by integrating Kaspersky antivirus and anti-spyware technology into DeepNines Security Edge Platform (SEP). The integrated solution will provide a complete security ecosystem to combat complex network threats for both large and small enterprises.

“Network viruses, worms and other types of malware continue to evolve, mutate and attack in different ways,” said Dan Jackson, President and COO of DeepNines. “To deliver the industry´s best UTM solution, we focus our internal efforts on continuing to develop our patent-pending intrusion prevention technology and rely on best-in-breed partners such as Kaspersky Lab for anti-virus. Our complementary technologies enable DeepNines to offer customers a level of security that is unsurpassed in the industry.”

DeepNines leverages a Multi-Method Inspection (MMI) process that integrates firewall, intrusion prevention, traffic management, anti-virus, anti-phishing and anti-spyware into a single appliance that sits at the network edge. DeepNines Security Edge Platform offers a great deal of flexibility, manageability and reliability.

Kaspersky Lab has a strong pedigree as a leading signature-based security solution, and has licensed its anti-virus and malware protection technologies to a variety of IT vendors for more than a decade. Currently over 70 leading IT, networking, security and messaging vendors have integrated Kaspersky technology to provide internationally acclaimed malware protection for their users. Kaspersky Lab is also recognized for the speed of its response to new threats, along with the industry´s only hourly scheduled anti-virus and anti-spyware updates and the top-rated accuracy for malware detection.

“DeepNines´s impressive list of customers coupled with leadership in the UTM space clearly demonstrates that their value proposition is resonating in the marketplace,” said Vitaly Bezrodnykh, business development director at Kaspersky Lab. “DeepNines is an ideal match for Kaspersky technology. The combination of Kaspersky Lab´s industry-leading anti-virus and anti-spyware software with DeepNines´s SEP solution provides networks with an integrated defense against malicious attacks on any application and any host.”

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