August 1, 2008
Variant-Inform is an ISP operating in the city of Dmitrovograd (population 128,3K) of the Ulyanovsk region that now offers its customers Dr.Web anti-virus service to protect against malware and spam.
Increased competition on the market incites ISPs to seek new ways for better loyalty and new customers. In order to keep up with the pace the management of Variant-Inform introduced the information security service powered by Dr.Web for Windows.
Security of users from external threats has turned into a stirring issue for Internet-providers.Virus attacks and spamming endanger not only personal computers of subscribers but also slow down operation of networks and dramatically increase the workload of the support staff.
The successful deployment of Dr.Web AV-Desk developed by Doctor Web brought the efficient protection agsinst viruses, spam, adware and hack-tools to subscribers of Variant-inform. Now home users can secure their information with Dr.Web AV-Desk free of charge. Legal entities can use the software at a fee of USD 2.6.
“The deployment of Dr.Web AV-Desk solves one of the most important problem of our subscribers and makes our company more attractive to potential customers. During the testing period Dr.Web anti-virus was installed on all our office workstations and it did very well”, Nikolay Zakharov, the sales manager of Variant-Inform says.
Incepted in 1988 Variant-Inform is the oldest commercial organization in Dmitrovograd and it has been delivering services using state-of-the-art information technologies ever since. The company provides broadband, Wi-Fi and Wi-MAX access to the Internet.
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