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Woburn, MA – February 23, 2015 –Kaspersky Lab today announced that it has achieved Parallels APS 2.0 certification for the Kaspersky APS Package, which enables Parallels to provide two of Kaspersky Lab’s award-winning solutions, Kaspersky Internet Security – Multi-Device and Kaspersky Small Office Security, via Parallels APS ecosystem.
Parallels APS, the industry’s most popular free and open standard for cloud services, represents a simple and fast way to offer new services through the cloud. It helps service providers and application developers to realize the benefits and opportunities of this new world. APS is revolutionizing cloud service bundling, and service providers using Parallels Automation are at the forefront of the industry.
Kaspersky Internet Security – Multi-Device is a consumer-grade, one-license, multi-platform security solution that is easy to use and protects virtually any combination of PC, Mac, Android smartphones and tablets. It provides multi-device security and flexible, real-time anti-malware protection as well as anti-theft protection.
Smaller businesses face the same security risks as large organizations, but often don’t have the time or resources to configure and manage complex IT security solutions. Kaspersky Small Office Security delivers business-grade protection technologies that are designed to be simple to install, configure and run. The solution protects Windows-based PC and file servers as well as Android smartphones and tablets to safeguard your online banking transactions, your business data and the information your customers entrust to you.
With the APS 2.0 certification of the Kaspersky APS Package, Kaspersky Internet Security – Multi-Device and Kaspersky Small Office Security are available for easy integration and rapid cloud distribution by cloud service providers through their channels and to their customers. The certification also opens up the possibility of distributing other Kaspersky Lab products via APS in the future.
“We are pleased to have Kaspersky Lab join the APS ecosystem,” said Alex Danyluk, Vice President, Partner Ecosystem and Strategic Alliances, Parallels. “Kaspersky Lab and Parallels collaborated during the APS development process and the result is a high quality integration that Parallels Automation partners can easily deploy and sell as they expand their security offerings.”
“The Parallels APS ecosystem made it easier than ever to provide our state-of-the-art solutions to both home users and small businesses,” said Alexey Gromyko, Head of xSP Subscription Projects, Kaspersky Lab. “This future-proof joint initiative will enable us to consolidate efforts to provide fast and convenient services for cloud service providers, their users, and the global xSP community. Working with leading telecoms companies around the globe, we are further expanding our Subscription offering for service providers to leverage the possibilities offered by Parallels Automation to market Kaspersky Lab’s products, supplying customers with protection from the market leader while generating extra profits.”
About Kaspersky Lab
Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more than 17-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom, currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 400 million users worldwide. Learn more atwww.kaspersky.com.
*The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2013. The rating was published in the IDC report Worldwide Endpoint Security 2014–2018 Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares (IDC #250210, August 2014). The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in 2013.
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