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2012-02-21 06:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The security landscape has changed and traditional signature-based software can't keep up. A recent study of IT decisionmakers found an overwhelming 95 percent experienced an endpoint-based attack last year[1]. Frustrated by traditional security solutions that consistently fail to protect them and require too much time and resources to adequately maintain, many IT managers have resorted to allocating budget for cleaning up the...

2012-01-25 14:12:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BeachMint announced today that it has raised $35 million in financing from leading venture capital firm, Accel Partners, Goldman Sachs, New World Ventures, Millenium Technology Value Partners, and NALA. Existing investors participating in the round include NEA, Trinity Ventures and Scale Ventures. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120125/LA41977) This new funding round, which brings BeachMint's total financing to...

2012-01-19 07:01:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced two executive appointments to drive global adoption of its cloud-based security solutions. Jeff Santelices is responsible for leading the company's global sales and demand fulfillment operations in the new role of vice president of worldwide demand fulfillment. He is supported by Justin Endres, who has joined as vice president of worldwide enterprise sales...

2012-01-19 07:01:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced that it has engaged Dieter Giesbrecht as executive consultant to advise on the company's go-to-market strategy. Giesbrecht has a long history of executive management positions at industry-leading software and hardware companies, including more than a decade at Symantec Corporation (SYMC), which grew to the fourth largest independent software company...

2012-01-18 09:57:00

GLASGOW, Scotland, January 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UK cloud services company will pay transfer fees for migrating data UK hosted cloud services provider Westcoastcloud, is offering Webroot customers the chance to transfer their email archiving to its BusinessMail [http://www.westcoastcloud.com/business-mail ] service for free after it was announced that the US company would no longer offer email archiving from the end of March. Webroot customers have to...

2011-12-13 06:11:00

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for holiday parties and those rollicking New Year's Eve celebrations, advertising and design agency TDA Boulder has teamed with Internet security company Webroot to take the company's tongue-in-cheek "bad idea protector" mobile. In a fresh take on the Social Media Sobriety Test, the marketing campaign features mobile apps and a holiday-themed website designed to make you think twice before tweeting, posting or...

2011-11-30 11:23:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SaaS-based, social customer support startup Freshdesk today announced that it has secured US $1 Million in funding from global venture capital firm Accel Partners. The investment will be used to expand the product team and step up marketing and business development efforts. "The future of customer support is on the cloud, and a good portion of it will happen on the company's Facebook and Twitter pages. Freshdesk also places particular emphasis...

2011-11-22 08:30:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced the appointment of Mel Morris as chief technology officer. Morris will be responsible for driving strategic advancements to the company's cloud-based security services and delivery platforms, building on the foundation Webroot laid for revolutionizing the security industry with the October 2011 launch of Webroot® SecureAnywhere(TM) technology....

2011-11-22 06:01:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced PCMag.com has named Webroot® SecureAnywhere(TM) AntiVirus its Gold Winner in the Security Antivirus category for PCMag.com's "Best Products of 2011." The editors also anointed Webroot® SecureAnywhere(TM) Complete a Silver Winner in the Security Suite category. Webroot SecureAnywhere AntiVirus and Webroot SecureAnywhere...

2011-11-17 04:00:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., Nov. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The power and portability of smartphones and tablets will save time and money for many people this holiday season. Over two times more shoppers plan to purchase gifts and 50 percent more plan to book travel using their mobile devices this year, according to new research from Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service. But convenience may come at a cost for those who skip certain measures to secure their devices and...