27 Feb 2006

avast! Wins SC Award

This is the Antivirus software I use for 2 years... and still using it! :-) Congratulation ALWIL!!!

Prague – 15th February 2006: For immediate release: ALWIL Software is proud to announce that it has won the prestigious SC Readers Choice Awards for best Antivirus (avast!) for the USA section of the award event.

ALWIL Software’s avast! product was up against nominated industry leaders in the category, including: McAfee Inc. - McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.0i; Symantec Corporation - Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 10.0 and Aladdin Knowledge Systems - Aladdin eSafe.

The annual awards, initially voted for by SC Magazine readers, are one of the most important awards run each year, with over 300 companies competing with over 1300 products and services.

The US awards were announced at a gala event at the Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, CA.

Commenting on the win, Eduard Kucera, Vice President and CEO of ALWIL Software said, "We are obviously very pleased to have won this well-regarded award, especially as our customers get to vote, we take it as them thanking us for a job well done. We are glad they feel we’ve earned it, and we can continue to offer word-class security solutions knowing we are getting it right."

Ondrej Vlcek, Lead Program Manager and head of development for ALWIL Software further commented: "This is an exciting win for us, and we would like to thank everyone who took the time to vote for us for helping us have both a great product, and, of course, win this award."

The European awards UK ceremony (for which avast! is also nominated) will take place at the Grosvenor House, London, UK on the 25th April 2006.

Press Release Ends

About ALWIL Software
Since 1988 ALWIL Software has produced antivirus products that have been developed into the multi-award winning avast! antivirus product line. Headquartered in Prague, in the Czech Republic, ALWIL Software develops and markets avast! antivirus products that cover everything from U3 devices, desktops, PDA and server protection on multiple platforms. Further details about the company and its products can be found here:


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