G DATA Praised Highly by AV-Comparatives in their 2015 Review of IT Security Suites for Small Business

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Antivirus Business product receives high marks for functionality and ease of management for small businesses

Protection through innovative layered detection engines and extensive functionality make the G DATA security solutions the ideal choice for any company

Global security company, G DATA, today announced that their Antivirus Business product received high marks in the AV-Comparatives 2015 Review of IT Security Suites for Small Business. AV-Comparatives, the Austrian independent testing lab, conducts annual assessments on products, recognizing security software that reliably and efficiently protects small businesses against security threats. G DATA’s Antivirus Business was noted in particular for the ease of installation and the simplicity in managing the console for experienced and non-expert administrators.    

“G DATA Antivirus Business is very easy for an experienced administrator to install, especially the seamless integration of SQL Express into the setup wizard, said Andreas Clementi, CEO of AV-Comparatives. “The console is reminiscent of the familiar Microsoft Management console, and can comfortably be used by a non-expert as well as an expert-admin to manage the network. The excellent manual could be used to assist if necessary.”

In awarding this recognition, AV-Comparatives assessed all aspects of G DATA’s Antivirus Business including software installation, program execution, defense against unauthorized access, malware alerts, protection software, and the level of knowledge needed for the product to run efficiently. G DATA excelled in all areas, resulting its its high praise in the report.

“Protection through innovative layered detection engines and extensive functionality make the G DATA security solutions the ideal choice for any company, especially businesses with compliance requirements, said Beat Kramer, CEO of Contronex, Inc., a U.S. G DATA Software Business Partner. “Our fast growing customer base particularly values the ease of use in combination with complete flexibility and great support.”

G DATA’s Antivirus Business is a basic benchmark for IT security and uses double-scan technology and proactive detection that reliably identifies and removes even unknown viruses, Trojans and other malware. G DATA was one of only nine packages for small business that were recognized for their functionality and ease of use.

“We are honored to receive this recognition from AV-Comparatives around one of our flagship products,” said Andy Hayter, security evangelist for G DATA. “We work hard to provide our customers a product that is not only extremely successful at detecting malware, but is also easy to use, straightforward and intuitive. We include as much automation as possible including automatic Internet updates which enables extremely fast response times, while allowing extensive customization to fit the needs of any administrator at any experience level.”

The AV-Comparatives Security for Small Business Report is online at: http://www.av-comparatives.org/corporate-reviews/

About AV-Comparatives
AV-Comparatives is an ISO 9001 certified independent organization offering systematic testing to check whether security software, such as PC/Mac-based antivirus products and mobile security solutions, lives up to its promises. Using one of the largest sample collections worldwide, it creates a real-world environment for truly accurate testing. AV-Comparatives offers freely accessible results to individuals, news organizations and scientific institutions. Certification by AV-Comparatives provides an official seal of approval for software performance, which is globally recognized. http://www.av-comparatives.org

About Contronex
Contronex is a privately held, 25 year, Value-Added Distributor (VAD) of corporate IT security software solutions. As the North American distribution partner of mature, well established European software vendors, Contronex sells and supports the products and services with their channel partners. Based in Naples, FL, the organization consists of dedicated account managers, product specialists, engineers and in-house technical support team. https://www.contronex.com/

About G DATA
G DATA is a world renowned leader in security software solutions and a pioneer in the field of virus protection. Combining the world’s best security technologies into antivirus software, G DATA offers complete, comprehensive protection for end users as well as small- to large-sized businesses. G DATA products include Dual-Engine Scanning Technology, (G DATA CloseGap) Bank Guard SSL Protection, Patch Management, Device Control & Management, Application Control, a Web Accessible Enterprise Management Console, Web Content Filtering, and Managed Android Security. G DATA security solutions are available worldwide in more than 90 countries.

For more information about the company and their security solutions, please visit http://www.gdata-software.com.

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