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Dr.Web AV-Desk reaches Astrakhan

October 31, 2008

Dr.Web AV-Desk enables NTS Real company providing Internet access in the Russian city of Astrakhan to deliver its subscribers reliable protection against malware.

Doctor Web became the first company on the Russian anti-virus market that offered its customers anti-virus and anti-spam protection as a service delivered to subscribers by numerous ISPs on the vast territory of Russian Federation and in other CIS countries.

Following the deployment of Dr.Web AV-Desk by the NTS Real company the new model of obtaining an anti-virus as a service was implemented in the Astrakhan region

High infected traffic in networks and numerous complaints from subscribers drove NTS Real to seek help from Doctor Web. “Viruses and spam-bots were found regularly on machines of some of our customers. When the testing started, we offered them to subscribe to the Dr.Web anti-virus and no malware was detected on their machines ever since. The workload of our technical support service was reduced and our technicians gained opportunity to assist other customers asking for help. Now we intent to deliver the Dr.Web anti-virus service to all our subscribers giving priority to business customers that have not adopted any anti-virus product. Besides, we want to tell them about benefits of the product so those who are using another anti-virus would migrate to Dr.Web AV-Desk so we could monitor and neutralize viral activities on all hosts in our network. The testing showed that centralized monitoring and prompt responding to threats is the most efficient way to maintain anti-virus security”, Alexandeer Trunov, the head of the technical support of NTS Real commented upon rcompletion of the testing.

About NTS Real
The company was set up in 1992 and became the first ISP in the Astrakhan region. The company has remained among the key players on the IT service market in the region ever since.

About Dr.Web AV-Desk
The internet service was developed by Doctor Web in 2007. It allows service providers to deliver the anti-virus protection service powered by Dr.Web for Windows to an unlimited number of subscribers. A service provider also receives a tool for centralized management of the delivery process. Deployment of Dr.Web AV-Desk gives subscribers an opportunity to use the anti-virus from Doctor Web as a service: select a desired subscription term (1-36 months) and plan their expenses on anti-virus protection. The innovative model that turns information security software into a service ensures instant delivery of an anti-virus making it extremely easy to renew for any user regardless of his geographical location.

More than forty provider companies have already deployed Dr.Web AV-Desk in Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Estonia. Following results shown by the service in 2007 it was named the best product-service by PC Magazine Russia. In September 2008 Dr.Web AV-Desk was awarded the large golden medal of the Siberian Fair as an original technical and telecom solutions. .

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