COO Buyakin sets goal of $750 million (U.S.) in bookings in 2011.
If Kaspersky Lab
hasn’t already cemented its position as the number-three vendor in the
endpoint security market, it will by the end of 2011, company COO Eugene
Buyakin said at the company’s C3 Americas Partner Conference.
Buyakin called 2010 “the most successful year in the company’s
history,” and shared with the 200-odd partners in attendance that over
the course of last year, it estimates it raised its market share in
endpoint security to 7.5 per cent. According to IDC
numbers, Kaspersky had 5.8 per cent market share in 2009 and 4.2 in
2008. Its 2010 numbers are preliminary and from Kaspersky itself, as IDC
has not yet gathered 2010 final figures, so Buyakin isn’t yet declaring