|| ||AVG Security Now for GNU/Linux and FreeBSD|
|| ||Mon, 20 Nov 2006 11:48:46 -0500|
GRISOFT Expands its AVG Security Solutions for GNU/Linux and FreeBSD
Addresses business needs of protecting open source systems without affecting
Millburn, N.J. Â November 20, 2006 Â GRISOFT, the developer of AVG security
software, today announced several new versions of its antivirus offerings for
GNU/Linux and FreeBSD open source platforms. The products include AVG Email
Server Edition 7.5 for Linux/FreeBSD now with integrated anti-spam as well as
new products for the GNU/Linux platform Â AVG Anti-Virus Professional Edition
7.5 for Linux/FreeBSD and AVG File Server Edition 7.5 for Linux/Free BSD.
This release strengthens GRISOFT's commitment to alternative operating
systems including support for FreeBSD.
"Small businesses are using alternative operating systems like GNU/Linux and
FreeBSD for e-mail, web and file server applications along with Windows-based
workstations,Â said Larry Bridwell, Vice President of Global Security
Strategies of GRISOFT. "This allows for reduction in total cost of ownership.
AVG for Linux and FreeBSD editions complement this strategy, while making
sure the heterogeneous environment remains secure without impacting the
AVG Email Server Edition 7.5 for Linux/FreeBSD includes improvements like
integrated anti-spam and faster e-mail scanning. Integration of antivirus and
anti-spam reduces the strain on the email server and improves user efficiency
by eliminating the number of unsolicited e-mails.
AVG File Server Edition 7.5 for Linux/FreeBSD offers antivirus protection of
data stored on file servers in a heterogeneous environment. Scanning files
from the server frees resources on the workstations and makes common
computing tasks more efficient. AVG Anti-Virus Professional Edition 7.5 for
Linux/FreeBSD offers professional antivirus protection for workstations
running alternative operating systems.
AVG security products for GNU/Linux and FreeBSD even provide high performance
on older PCs and servers because of their minimal hardware requirements such
as Intel Pentium 200 MHz and 256 MB of system memory. Installation packages
of new AVG products are available for FreeBSD and most Linux distributions
including RedHat, Suse, Debian and Mandriva.
Pricing and availability
AVG products for GNU/Linux and FreeBSD are available immediately worldwide
via authorized partners and distributors and via GRISOFT's web site at
www.grisoft.com, which offers trial versions as well.
AVG Anti-Virus Professional Edition 7.5 for Linux/FreeBSD is priced at $28.95
per user. A license of AVG Email Server Edition 7.5 for Linux/FreeBSD costs
$530 and includes 50 email accounts. AVG File Server Edition 7.5 for
Linux/FreeBSD is priced at $307 and includes 50 concurrent connections to the
server. All pricing comes with a two-year license and free technical support.
GRISOFT is a leading provider of antivirus, firewall protection and security
solutions for consumers and SMEs. It is one of the fastest growing companies
in the industry with more than 40 million users around the world that rely on
GRISOFT AVG products to protect their computers and networks.
Established in 1991, GRISOFT employs some of the world's leading experts in
antivirus software, specifically in the areas of virus analysis and
detection, software development, and antivirus support. GRISOFT award-winning
products are distributed globally through resellers and the Internet as well
as via AVG Anti-Virus Software Developer's Kit (SDK) to interested partners.
For more detailed information please contact:
PR@vantage for GRISOFT
North American Marketing
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