Press Release

Kaspersky Lab Americas Continues its Bullish North American Market Expansion with New COMPUTERLINKS Partnership

Woburn, MA - March 03, 2009 - Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet threat management solutions that protect against all forms of malicious software, today announced the expanded availability of its corporate security solutions to value-added resellers in the North American market through COMPUTERLINKS.  

The addition of COMPUTERLINKS, a specialist distributor of Internet technology solutions, provides Kaspersky Lab Americas an important step forward in its commitment to 100% dedication to the value-added reseller channel.  COMPUTERLINKS is uniquely positioned to drive channel activity, specialty bundles and promotions in conjunction with OEM and specialty partners.  Additionally, COMPUTERLINKS is exceptional in its level of knowledge of Internet technology markets.  They offer experienced technical, sales and marketing support which will be beneficial for all Kaspersky Lab channel partners.

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John Eddy, Senior Vice President, Corporate Sales, Kaspersky Lab Americas

"We are very excited to partner with COMPUTERLINKS because of their knowledgeable staff and technical and marketing resources.  By partnering with a company that only sells to resellers, we are strongly reinforcing our corporate mission of being 100 percent dedicated to the channel."

Russell Zientek, CEO, COMPUTERLINKS

"The corporate philosophies of our companies are so similar, which made partnering with Kaspersky Lab an easy decision. Kaspersky Lab has always provided our customers with exceptional technical support, in addition to providing our company with their excellent sales and marketing support. We are looking forward to continuing to work with Kaspersky Lab."

About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab delivers the world's most immediate protection against IT security threats, including viruses, spyware, crimeware, hackers, phishing and spam. Kaspersky Lab products provide superior detection rates and the industry's fastest outbreak response time for large enterprises, SMBs, home users and the mobile computing environment. Kaspersky® technology is also used worldwide inside the products and services of more than 100 of the industry's leading IT security solution providers. Learn more at http://www.kaspersky.com/.  For the latest on antivirus, anti-spyware, anti-spam and other IT security issues and trends, visit http://www.viruslist.com/.

About COMPUTERLINKS

COMPUTERLINKS, with offices across Europe, North America and Asia, is a specialist distributor of Internet technology solutions offering world-wide capabilities. Backed by an operation in Europe with over 20 years experience in IP-based solutions, COMPUTERLINKS is unique in its level of knowledge of the Internet technology markets, and offers experienced technical, sales and marketing support.

COMPUTERLINKS does not sell direct to the end-user community or possess its own reseller arm. It operates through a network of reseller partners, including VARs, OEMs, systems integrators, ASPs and ISPs providing the channel with reliable, supported solutions from the world's best authoring companies. For more information, visit http://www.computerlinks.com/.

Contact Information:

Christen Rice           

Kaspersky Lab Americas                       
+ 1 781 503 2625

christen.rice@kaspersky.com