December 9, 2010 - Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, continues its global market growth in the endpoint security market. According to IDC's annual report, the company grew by 44.5 % in 2009 and acquired a 5.8% overall market share.
Kaspersky Lab is at fourth place in the IDC rating of Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor for 2009. The rating was published in IDC's Worldwide Endpoint Security Market 2010-2014 Forecast and 2009 Vendor Shares report, which ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in 2009.
According to IDC's Worldwide Corporate Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor for 2008 and 2009, Kaspersky Lab demonstrated a growth rate of 24.6%, which is well above the average rate observed among other vendors. The company is fifth in the global ranking of corporate security vendors. In IDC's Worldwide Consumer Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor for 2008 and 2009, Kaspersky Lab's growth figure was 56.3 %. The company holds fourth position in the market with a market share of 6.7%.
Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and Co-Founder of Kaspersky Lab
"Kaspersky Lab invests in its growth on a global scale, both in the consumer and corporate IT security market segments, both products and services. The results reported by IDC prove that our growth strategy works well worldwide. The revenue increase of over 40% in 2009 is a good result, and we aim to increase it still further in 2010. We are sure Kaspersky Lab has considerable potential for growth in every market segment that we operate in."
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 300 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/. Friend us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KasperskyLabAmericas. Follow @Kaspersky on Twitter.
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