Press Release

Kaspersky Lab Americas Named Overall Winner of Everything Channel’s Annual Report Card for Third Consecutive Year

Woburn, MA - August 25, 2010 - Kaspersky Lab , a leading developer of Internet threat protection solutions that defend against computer viruses, spyware and all forms of malicious software, today announced that it has been named the Overall Winner of the Client Security Software category in Everything Channel's prestigious 2010 CRN Annual Report Card (ARC). For 25 years, the Annual Report Card has served as the definitive benchmark of vendor/partner relationships, and an industry standard for measuring excellence in the channel community.

In addition to being recognized as the Overall Winner in the Client Security Software category, Kaspersky Lab also won the top spot for the Support in Client Security Software category and the Partnership in Client Security Software category. The Kaspersky Lab Green Team Partner Program offers scalable security solutions to maximize partners' competitive edge and market reach. After being updated in May 2010, Kaspersky Lab's Green Team Partner Program offers the value-added channel a variety of services that are focused on creating maximum profitability and excellent support for every business partner.

Quotes:
Nancy Reynolds, Senior Vice President Channel Sales and Support, Americas
Kaspersky Lab Americas

"On behalf of everyone at Kaspersky Lab, we extend a large thank you to all of our partners for placing your trust in us and for making Kaspersky Lab the great company that it has become. This honor demonstrates our consistent commitment to our partners. We look forward to continuing our business partnerships."

Kelley Damore, Vice President, Editorial Director
Everything Channel

"For 25 years, we have asked solution providers to rate vendors on their channel commitment and excellence in providing superb service to identify the true leaders of the channel. Winning the CRN Annual Report Card is one of the most prestigious honors in the IT channel industry, and we congratulate Kaspersky Lab for making it to the list."

This year, Everything Channel's research team surveyed more than 3,700 solution providers in 18 product/service categories and asked them to evaluate the importance and satisfaction with their vendors' products, support and channel programs. The ARC awards were presented on August 24 at the 2010 XChange Americas conference at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Dallas.

The complete listing of the 2010 Annual Report Card will be featured in the October issue of CRN Magazine and online at www.crn.com .
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, and businesses of all sizes, 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/ . Follow @Kaspersky on Twitter.

For the latest in-depth information on security threat issues and trends, please visit http://www.securelist.com/ . Follow @Securelist on Twitter.

For the most up-to-date world security news, visit http://www.threatpost.com/. Follow @Threatpost on Twitter.

About Everything Channel
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com .

About United Business Media Limited
UBM (UBM.L) focuses on two principal activities: worldwide information distribution, targeting and monitoring; and, the development and monetisation of B2B communities and markets. UBM's businesses inform markets and serve professional commercial communities -- from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewelry traders, from farmers to pharmacists -- with integrated events, online, print and business information products. Our 6,500 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, bringing buyers and sellers together, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently. For more information, go to www.ubm.com.