AVG Introduces Security Software Suite for SMBs

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2010-10-12 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Internet Security Business Edition and Anti-Virus Business Edition offer SMBs social networking security features.

Free antivirus software developer AVG Technologies announced the availability of AVG Internet Security 2011 Business Edition and AVG Anti-Virus 2011 Business Edition, designed to give Internet-active SMB owners the protection they need.

From online transactions and e-mail communications to handling sensitive customer data, AVG Internet Security 2011 Business Edition is designed to protect Internet-active businesses from online threats, while AVG Anti-Virus 2011 Business Edition offers real-time protection against the latest online threats.

Internet Security 2011 Business Edition and Anti-Virus 2011 Business Edition are based on the company's People Powered Protection design model; incorporating feedback from AVG's global community of more than 110 million users, the product suite includes enhanced Web and social network protection, a user-friendly interface, and a faster, nimble and more powerful design.

"At AVG, we recognize that most small business owners are not IT experts, and need an antivirus and Internet security solution for their business that provides maximum protection and is easy to administrate," said J.R. Smith, CEO of AVG Technologies. "That's why we designed Internet Security 2011 Business Edition and Anti-Virus 2011 Business Edition to be the easiest to use and manage on the market."

The complete AVG 2011 paid family of consumer and SMB products is available via the company's Website. Pricing for a one-year, five-seat license for Internet Security Business Edition 2011 starts at $247.99. A one- year, two-seat license for Anti-Virus 2011 Business Edition starts at $89.99, and a two-year, two-seat license starts at $134.99.

AVG's business security solutions are used by midmarket companies worldwide, including Kaseya, a global provider of IT systems management software based in Lausanne, Switzerland.

"Kaseya currently has a significant number of deployments of AVG integrated into the Kaseya product line, allowing our customers a 'single pane of glass' to view all aspects of the environments they manage," said Jeff Keyes of Kaseya. "The integration includes monitoring and remediation for component status, signature versions, scans, and many other aspects of the AVG product. We are looking forward to the improvements in AVG 2011."

Business Edition 2011 features social networking protection, which offers real-time, automatic checking of links exchanged within Facebook and MySpace, as well as a customizable remote admin that enables remote installation, deployment and management of business network security no matter where employees are located. Other features include a desktop widget, which provides information on connection status, server workload and stations requiring attention with links to reports as well as news and updates from AVG and smart anti-rootkit technology. 


 
 
 
 
Nathan Eddy is Associate Editor, Midmarket, at eWEEK.com. Before joining eWEEK.com, Nate was a writer with ChannelWeb and he served as an editor at FierceMarkets. He is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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