Press Release

Sony Vaio® Selects Kaspersky Lab to Protect Their Customers

Free Subscription of Kaspersky Lab Security Software Now Shipping With Sony Vaio Computers

Woburn, MA –June 7, 2012 – Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, today announced that a free subscription of its flagship security products for at-home PC protection will now come pre-installed on all Sony Vaio® systems in the Americas. 

This multi-year exclusive agreement will ensure customers are given premium protection during those critical first weeks of setup and tinkering with their new PC.  The 30-day subscription of Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 will come pre-installed on all Sony Vaio PCs sold at retail and online within the United States, Canada, and Latin America, beginning in May 2012.

Kaspersky Lab, the world’s third-largest consumer security vendor, is riding a wave of enormous growth in both the consumer and corporate security space. The company’s technology expertise has produced security products which consistently earn some of the highest ratings in tests conducted by independent security evaluations.  Recently, Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 earned 4.5 out of 5 stars in an evaluation by CNET, was named “Product of the Year” for 2011 by AV-Comparatives, and continues to receive the organization’s highest ratings in ongoing tests.

QUOTE:
Steve Orenberg, President
Kaspersky Lab North America

We are genuinely thrilled with the opportunity to work with the Sony Vaio team and its incredible lineup of consumer computing devices.  For years, Sony has been the gold-standard of consumer electronic quality and consumer experience, and at Kaspersky Lab, we pride ourselves on delivering the same quality and experience to our own customers.  This partnership will give Sony Vaio customers a chance to experience the superior protection of Kaspersky Lab software, and to see that there really is a difference between our products and offerings from competitors.”

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 computer defense for more than 400 million systems around the globe, including home and mobile users, small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises. Kaspersky technology is also incorporated inside the products and services of nearly 100 of industry leading IT, networking, communications and applications solution vendors.  

For further information about the company, please visit http://www.kaspersky.com/.

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