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Kaspersky Lab Fires Up Partners, Anticipates Double-Digit Growth in 2014

CRN, By Rob Westervelt

Kaspersky Lab executives told partners that the security vendor is experiencing great gains in 2014, fueled in part by interest in mobile security and the firm's client management capabilities.

Kaspersky Lab has boosted market share against Symantec and McAfee (now Intel Security) and is growing at a faster clip than Trend Micro and Sophos, said Steve Orenberg, president of Kaspersky Lab North America. Speaking to hundreds of partners at the company's 7th Annual North America Partner Summit in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Orenberg said the company has had 20 percent year-over-year growth in B2B bookings and projects and anticipates double-digit growth in 2014.

"There's more bookings because of more product innovation, more happy customers and a greater need for our products," Orenberg said. "We're providing comprehensive data protection that's easy to deploy and manage -- and affordable -- and that is a winning trio." Read more.