December 24, 2008
Doctor Web — the Russian developer of IT security tools branded Dr.Web — reports on another successful deployment of its innovative Internet-service by DUCAT, the largest alternative telecom operator in Kazakhstan. All customers of the company can subscribe to the Dr.Web anti-virus service and get reliable anti-virus and anti-spam protection of their desktop computers and laptops. The service will be provided free of charge for two months.
In XXI century information has become one of the most important assets. Naturally a very good tool is required to keep it safe. The security issue is relevant for large companies as well as for home users employing internet in their daily routines.
Dr.Web AV-Desk allows a provider to help its subscribers who can’t implement efficient s protection against viruses on their own. The Internet-services gives access providers an opportunity to deliver anti-virus and anti-spam protection to an unlimited number of their home and business customers and to perform centralized management of the delivery process
DUCAT announced successful completion of the internal testing of Dr.Web AV-Desk at the end of November.
“It is clear that Dr.Web AV-Desk will reduce viral traffic and lower repair costs related to damages caused by viruses. We also hope that an anti-virus as a service will significantly increase the loyalty of our existing subscribers and attract new ones”, Elena Shestak, the business manager of DUCAT said.
“We got interested in Dr.Web AV-Desk as an excellent tool to secure our networks and computers of our subscribers who only need to sign up for the service and get reliable anti-virus protection. Our company always tried to maintain the highest quality of provided services and maximum security of its network. Our cooperation with Doctor Web is another step in this direction”, Aleksander, Shvetsov, the technical director of DUCAT noted.
“The number of Internet users worldwide is growing. So does the number of viral threats. A top-quality security solution is required to minimize security risks. Such a solution should also be available to corporate customers as well as ordinary people. Dr.Web AV-Desk allows provider companies to deliver the anti-virus as a service making it much easier to obtain and to use”, Boris Sharov, the director-general of Doctor Web commented upon the introduction of the anti-virus service by DUCAT.
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.
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