April 18, 2011

Panda GateDefender Integra and GateDefender Performa Receive High Rankings from SC Magazine

ORLANDO, Fla., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that Panda GateDefender Integra and Panda GateDefender Performa, two of its solutions for perimeter protection for small and medium-sized businesses, have been given top marks by SC Magazine with Integra receiving a perfect five-star rating and Performa receiving four stars.

GateDefender Integra was part of the magazine's review of Unified Threat Management (UTM) products and received the highest score for its comprehensive set of features such as intrusion prevention, spam protection, web content filtering and 24/7 customer support. GateDefender Integra automatically updates malware signature files, offering the most up-to-date protection possible, as well as providing administrators the freedom from constantly monitoring the network. This solution also offers out-of-the-box installation and immediate protection, further saving time and money for network staff.

Panda GateDefender Performa also ranked high with SC Magazine in its Anti-Malware Gateways Group Test. Recognized for its scalability and cloud-based proactive protection, GateDefender Performa was lauded as a great solution for an SMB operation. Offering complete gateway and perimeter protection for small to medium-sized businesses, GateDefender Performa delivers proactive protection against web and email threats, as well as viruses, worms, Trojans, phishing scams and more. It is ideal for SMBs because it scales to businesses of any size and is easy to use and manage, offering network administrators the lowest possible total cost of ownership.

These two GateDefender products rely on the company's proprietary cloud-based Collective Intelligence database. By relying on the knowledge of millions of existing users in the network, these security solutions offer the most comprehensive and easy-to-manage protection against all threats.

For more information about Panda Security's corporate solutions, please visit www.pandasecurity.com/enterprise.

About Panda Security

Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world's leading provider of cloud-based security solutions, with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the World. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples every day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on system performance. Panda Security has 61 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.

Panda Security collaborates with Special Olympics, WWF and Invest for Children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy.

For more information, visit http://www.pandasecurity.com. Follow Panda on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Panda_Security and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/PandaUSA.

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