RosTelecom launches Outpost Anti-Virus Service to 7.5 million subscribers
The leading provider of wired Internet access across the CIS doubles AV Service reach
Moscow — St. Petersburg, Russia ó June 20, 2012. The Internet security experts at Agnitum are pleased to announce that JSC RosTelecom will make the Outpost Anti-Virus subscription service (Outpost AV Service) available to the over seven and half million subscribers to the company’s home Internet service in Russia. RosTelecom is the leading provider of wired Internet access across Russia and the CIS countries.
RosTelecom customers can subscribe to Agnitumís PC security products through Zabava.ru, the ISPís recently-launched portal for media and entertainment distribution.
The Outpost AV Service is now available to 14 million Internet users in the former Soviet Union (up from nine million in April 2012). Agnitumís service is now carried by 90+ ISPs in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, and the total number of active Outpost AV Service customers currently stands at more than 1% of the available user base (more than 140,000 customers).
The Outpost Anti-Virus Subscription Service is delivered via a SaaS (software-as-a-service) business model. The software is made available through the service providerís website to their active end-user customers in the form of an installation package with the key paid on a regular (usually monthly) basis as part of their regular ISP bill.
Vitaliy Yanko, Agnitumís Director for Sales and Marketing, says: "Value-added services for ISPs designed to provide anti-virus/Internet security software subscriptions to the ISPsí active customers make sense for the service provider and end user alike. Weíre delighted to add the JSC RosTelecom network as a partner for the Outpost AV Service."
About Outpost Antivirus Service
Outpost AV Service is a monthly PC security subscription program available to customers of Internet Service Providers, Web Hosting Service Providers, Managed Service Providers and Managed Security Service Providers. The program delivers the proactive power of Outpost security for a monthly fee, paid as part of their normal telecommunications bill. Users decide which services to subscribe to from a "personal cabinet" provided by the service provider. Outpost Anti-Virus Service Subscription payments can be also integrated with the ISP tariff plans.
Outpost Anti-Virus Service offers the functionality of the standalone Outpost Antivirus Pro or the all-in-one Outpost Security Suite Pro, Agnitumís flagship Internet security suite. More information is available on Agnitumís website at http://www.agnitum.com/products/av-service/.
About JSC RosTelecom
Rostelecom is ŗ major Russian telecommunications provider, with points of presence in all Russian regions. The company provides 43 million subscribers with access to an advanced telecommunications network, which consists of approximately 500,000 km of backbone infrastructure that provides last-mile connections, as well as a fibre-to-building or fibre-to-home, FTTx, networks.
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