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Outpost gets 12th VB100 in a row for Windows Server 2008 Protection

The latest Virus Bulletin tests have brought Outpost antivirus products the 12th award in their VB100 winning streak

St. Petersburg, Russia — July 27, 2012. Agnitum, the PC security experts, are delighted to announce yet another Virus Bulletin certification, this time under Windows Server R2 SP1. This is Agnitum’s 12th consecutive VB100 award in the last two years.

VB100 June 2012With this latest certification, Agnitum has consolidated its position in the top five league of outright winners. This is an elite group of antivirus providers who have collected all consecutive VB100 awards under different Windows operating systems between 2010 and 2012; more than 65 companies have participated in the tests during this period.

The anti-malware module in Agnitumís flagship product Outpost Security Suite Pro has delivered flawless protection by detecting 100% of the samples from the main list and extended WildList collection, without a single false positive.

On-demand throughput performance (Mbs/sec) Archive files System and binary files Media files and documents Average showing
Agnitum Outpost Security Suite Pro 1820.96 1894.65 3157.44 2194.90
AVG 1820.96 2104.96 2104.96 1984.36
G Data 1366.06 1578.72 2104.96 1739.08
Total Defense 910.48 1114.52 1262.98 990.24
BullGuard 1820.96 676.62 861.16 969.68

Outpost Pro has also joined the elite top five vendors in terms of performance for on-demand repeat scans. Thanks to SmartScan4, Outpost Security Suite outperformed all other VB-certified products and delivered record-breaking throughput when scanning media files and documents ó 3157.44 Mb/sec.

Agnitumís solution also received a "Solid" mark for stability and high-quality operation.

Certification details

For the Windows 2008 Server R2 SP1 tests, Agnitum provided Outpost Security Suite Pro 7.5.2 ("Performance Edition"). The Virus Bulletin lab tested the anti-malware efficiency of 37 standalone antivirus products and security suites against the updated WildList, its extended version and clean sets. Outpostís up-to-date malware signatures ensured a smooth performance in the tests, with no false alarms ó one of VB100ís essential requirements.

Itís worth noting that just 23 products were granted Virus Bulletinís recommendations (with a "Solid" stamp of excellence). Behind those 23, 10 solutions were marked as "Stable" and 4 scored just "Fair".

About Agnitum

Founded in 1999, Agnitum Ltd. (www.agnitum.com) has been committed to delivering and supporting high-quality, easy to use security software for over a decade. Agnitumís commercial solutions for the home market are Outpost Firewall Pro and Outpost Antivirus Pro, securing personal and family computers; and Outpost Security Suite ó an all-in-one Internet security solution. Dedicated to global e-security, Agnitum also offers free versions of Outpost Firewall and Outpost Security Suite to secure usersí system, network connections and critical data. Outpost Network Security ensures centrally-manageable endpoint protection and reliable performance for SMBs, and Outpost Antivirus Service provides antivirus protection via monthly subscription to 140,000 ISP subscribers.

For more information and to request review copies of Outpost Pro 7.5.2, please contact:

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