Woburn, MA - September 24, 2009 - Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet threat management solutions that protect against all forms of malicious software, today announced that the company's flagship consumer security suite, Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 has earned compatibility certification with premier processors from Intel®.
These certifications were awarded following compatibility testing that verified Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 seamlessly integrates with the following processors:
-Intel CoreTM2 Duo
-Intel CoreTM2 Duo Extreme
-Intel CoreTM2 Quad
-Intel CoreTM i7
-Intel CoreTM i7 Extreme
-Intel Centrino® Duo
These certification logos verify that Kaspersky Lab products conform perfectly to these processors' parallel computing capabilities, such as multi-core architectures and Intel Hyper-Threading technology.
While developing Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, engineers at Kaspersky Lab worked with application development tools provided by Intel to improve the effectiveness of Kaspersky's software resource usage for multi-core platforms. The design ensures effective utilization within individual cores, and streamlined distribution of tasks between cores, providing maximum performance from both the software and the processor.
Nikolay Grebennikov, Chief Technology Officer
"Kaspersky Internet Security 2010's compatibility certification with Intel processors is a significant accomplishment for us, and our customers. Multi-core technology is key to increasing the performance of today's computers, but these performance benefits can only be realized if system software is optimized accordingly. We are continuously pursuing this line of research, and we believe compatibility with multi-processor technology is fundamental to future product development and long-term customer satisfaction."
About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is the world's largest privately-held Internet Security company, providing comprehensive protection against all forms of IT threats such as viruses, spyware, hackers and spam. The company's products provide in-depth defense at work, at home and on the road for home and mobile users, small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises, protecting more than 250 million systems around the globe. Kaspersky technology is also incorporated inside the products and services of approximately 100 of the industry's leading IT, networking, communications and applications solution vendors. For further information about the company, please visit http://www.kaspersky.com/. For the latest in-depth information on security threat issues and trends, please visit http://www.viruslist.com/. For the most up-to-date world security news, visit http://www.threatpost.com/.