Kaspersky to bring small-office product to North America
ChannelBuzz.ca, By Robert Dutt
At last year’s Kaspersky Lab
Americas Partner Conference, the focus was on the enterprise. But at
this year’s event, it was the very small end of the business world that
got the spotlight, as the company announced it would soon bring its
Kaspersky Small Office Security (KSOS) to market in North America.
Introducing the product to 200-plus North American partners,
Kaspersky North America CMO Randy Drawas said there’s a “mismatch” for
the smallest of businesses, which number in the millions throughout the
Americas, and are particularly prevalent in Canada and Latin America.
Traditionally, Drawas said those
businesses have either bought a consumer-grade product at retail, or
gone for a business-grade product that’s significantly more than they
need at a significantly higher price tag. But with KSOS, he said that
Kaspersky’s partners would have a tool for clients in the sub-10 PC