Friday, 29 February 2008

Kaspersky Lab Announces The Release Of Maintenance Pack 1 For Kaspersky Anti-Virus For Windows Server Enterprise Edition


...Improvements Make It Easier For System Administrators To Connect And Monitor Status Of Antivirus Protection Installed On The Server...

Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of security solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, crimeware, rootkits, phishing, hacker attacks and spam, today announces the release of Maintenance Pack 1 for Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Server Enterprise Edition.
For further information please contact kasperskylabukpr@mccint.com

Press Release: Kaspersky Lab Delivers First Antivirus Solution Certified For Windows Server 2008


Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of security solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, crimeware, rootkits, phishing, hacker attacks and spam, today announces that Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Server Enterprise Edition is the first to earn a Windows Server 2008 software certification. Windows Server 2008 certification guarantees that Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Server Enterprise Edition is fully compatible with this platform and provides the highest level of integration with its technologies. Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Server Enterprise Edition was one of more than 300 applications that were eligible for certification based on participation in the Microsoft Early Access Program (EAP) for Windows Server 2008 Software Certification.

For further information please contact kasperskylabukpr@mccint.com

Tuesday, 26 February 2008

Press Release: ramsac to Manage Technology Transfer as Mash Marketing Moves to a New London Headquarters


...ramsac provides IT support to growing London-based marketing agency...


ramsac, a leading IT solutions consultancy, today announced that it has been instructed by the independent London-based promotional staffing and event specialists, Mash Marketing to manage the entire technology transfer from its Southbank office to new larger premises in the capital.


For further information please contact ramsacpr@mccint.com

Wednesday, 20 February 2008

Press release: eema Members’ Survey Reveals Electronic Identity Is Top Of European IT Agenda

...Identity And IT Security Forum’s 2008 Plans To Support Debate, Collaboration And Best Practice Research...

eema, the Independent European e-Identity & Security Association, today announced that in a survey of its members, over 91% of respondents stated they were concerned with identity-related issues including national ID card schemes. In response eema has compiled a comprehensive programme of activity for 2008 that will bring together governments, academic institutions and technology experts from across Europe to debate and resolve present and future identity challenges.


Further information, interviews and images available from eemapr@mccint.com

Press Release: UK Insurance Company Invests Over £650k In Xenos Integrated Document Solution™


...Xenos’ Customer Correspondence And Data Translation Solution Enables Multi-Channel Delivery Of Business Critical Documents...

Xenos Group today announced that it has won a major contract with a UK insurance company, worth in excess of £650,000. The company will roll out the Xenos Integrated Document Solution™ (IDS™), which comprises Xenos terminalONE™ data translation and transportation software integrated with Document Sciences’ xPression® suite for document composition and customer correspondence, in Q2 2008.


Please contact xenospr@mccint.com for further info.

Tuesday, 19 February 2008

Press Release: Exosect Attracts £3.3 Million Investment For Green Pest-Control


...Funds will accelerate launch of new environmentally-conscious pest control products. Oxford Capital Partners joins Goldsmith and other funds to back leading UK Intelligent Pest Management company...

Exosect, a leading provider of Intelligent Pest Management solutions, is pleased to announce that it has attracted funding of £3.3 Million from a consortium of investors led by award-winning UK-based Oxford Capital Partners and including WHEB Ventures, founded by Ben Goldsmith, and The Entrepreneurs Fund. The funds will support accelerated market expansion of Exosect’s novel pest-management systems.

For further information please contact exosectpr@mccint.com

Monday, 18 February 2008

News Release: Saudi Arabian Airlines To Implement FuelQuest's Fuel Management and Tax Determination Solutions


...Global Deployment Will Reduce Fuel Expenses at 92 Locations Worldwide...


FuelQuest, Inc., the leading on-demand software and services company for the downstream energy industry, announced today that Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) will implement FuelQuest’s Fuel Management System™ (FMS) and ZyTax Tax Determination Engine. The solution, deployed in conjunction with the SAP® ERP application, will optimise the airline’s fuel procurement and management processes as the company reorganises its operations into nine independent subsidiaries.


For further information, images and interviews, please contact fuelquestpr@mccint.com

Press Release: Visit Kaspersky Lab at CeBIT 2008

...Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, crimeware, rootkits, phishing, hacker attacks and spam, invites you to visit stand J16 in Hall No. 6 at CeBIT 2008 from the 4th to 9th of March. The latest versions Kaspersky Anti-Virus, Kaspersky Internet Security and Kaspersky Mobile Security 7.0 will be on display, alongside new products Kaspersky Anti-Virus Mobile Enterprise Edition and Kaspersky Anti-Virus for File Server.

Thursday, 14 February 2008

Press Release: Kaspersky Lab Detects Mass Mailing Of Valentine's Day Spam

...Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of security solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, crimeware, rootkits, phishing, hacker attacks and spam, has detected a large-scale global mass mailing of Valentine’s Day spam. The message currently accounts for about 5% of all mail traffic checked by Kaspersky® Hosted Security Services, a service now also available in the UK since January 2008

Monday, 11 February 2008

Press release: Avaya to OEM Westell's IiQ 3000

...DPNSS to IP Converter Added to Avaya’s IP Migration Portfolio...

Westell Limited, the convergence migration specialist today announces that its advanced DPNSS to Internet Protocol (IP) converter – the InterChange iQ (IiQ) 3000 – has been added to Avaya’s product portfolio. As a result, Avaya can now provide an additional migration solution that enables an organisation’s legacy communications system to integrate with Avaya’s highly rated Communication Manager IP Telephony solution.

Please contact westellpr@mccint.com for further comment or information.

HOUNDDOG PRE-EMPTS CUSTOMER QUERIES FOR SUPPORT COMPANY

IT Support Company Deploys HoundDog Technology’s Network Monitoring Solution to Manage its Customer’s Servers Effectively

... HoundDog Technology, developer of easy, affordable tools for IT support and Managed Services, today announced that Computer and Network Consultants (CNC) has chosen to deploy its network monitoring solution, HoundDog, to track and monitor its customer’s servers.
Formed in 1996, CNC is based in Shoreham-by-Sea and boasts 70 customers, with a particular emphasis on SMEs in Sussex, Kent and London. It has strong links with key manufacturers and suppliers such as HP, Microsoft and Symantec...
For any further information or interviews, please contact hounddogpr@mccint.com

EXALEAD ACHIEVES SIGNIFICANT MILESTONES IN 2007

Significant Growth and Market Traction in 2007 Based on Strong Demand for
exalead one:search™


...ExaleadTM, a global leader of search software for business and the web, today announced that it achieved several important company milestones during 2007, making it a banner year for growth. These include a 200 percent growth in revenue, bouyed by the global expansion of its partner network.

The company experienced 200 percent growth in revenue due to strong enterprise search software sales for its exalead one:search™ product line, which helped to more than double the size of Exalead’s worldwide enterprise customer base. New customers include premier online information portals, yellow pages operators and other respected organisations, including Rightmove, tayaIT.com and The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF)...

Press Release: Kaspersky Lab Supports Safer Internet Day 2008 With Free Software Giveaway

...Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of security solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, crimeware, rootkits, phishing, hacker attacks and spam, has today given its support to Safer Internet Day 2008, taking place from Tuesday 12th February 2008. To mark its support of this initiative, Kaspersky Lab UK is giving away 1000 1-year licenses of Kaspersky® Internet Security 7.0 – free of charge to the first 1000 that send an email including their contact details to safeonline@kasperskylab.co.uk. This offer is open to residents of the UK and Ireland only. Additionally, to request a free Kaspersky® Internet Security 7.0 60-day trial and ‘Safe Online Guide’, please visit www.kaspersky.co.uk/safeonline.

Press Release: Kaspersky Lab Announces The Release of Kaspersky Mobile Security 7.0

... Integrated Protection For Smartphone Against All Types of Threat

Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of security solutions that protect against viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, crimeware, rootkits, phishing, hacker attacks and spam, today announced the release of a new product for the integrated protection of smartphones running Symbian and Windows Mobile.

Kaspersky Mobile Security 7.0 offers powerful protection for data stored on smartphones in the event that the device is lost, as well as protecting against network attacks, malware and SMS spam. A series of technical and functional modifications have improved the performance of the product, making it more effective and user-friendly.

Key new functions available in Kaspersky Mobile Security 7.0 allow users to completely block a lost device or to remotely delete all the data on it. Moreover, if a smartphone is stolen, the SIM-Watch function prevents the thief from accessing data on the phone without the original SIM card; as soon as the original SIM card is replaced, a message notifies its owner of the new telephone number.

Friday, 8 February 2008

Press Release: Perceptive Software Introduces New SOA Solution

...ImageNow® Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) provides insurers the foundation for a new level of integration and data exchange with business applications.

Perceptive Software, creator of ImageNow enterprise document management, imaging and workflow software, today announced its latest Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solution, ImageNow Enterprise Service Bus (ESB).

Perceptive Software has a history of developing products and initiatives that complement Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environments, making it easy for insurance customers to develop tight, server-side integration between ImageNow and enterprise business systems. ImageNow ESB will provide insurers with an alternative integration methodology to ImageNow’s patented non-programmatic LearnMode® technology and functions as the foundation of a new level of integration and data exchange with business applications.

For further info please contact: perceptivepr@mccint.com

Thursday, 7 February 2008

Press Release: Plasmanet Appoints Ray Edun To Sales Manager

...Edun To Lead Development Of Sales Strategy...


Plasmanet, a communication software consultancy, today announced that Ray Edun has been appointed to Sales Manager, to support its steady growth into 2008. Joining from Securefact Corporation in Canada, Edun is heading up Plasmanet’s plans for its continued success within the contact centre and internal communications sectors in the UK and internationally. Malcolm Appleton continues to head up the sales and development team at Plasmanet.


For further info please contact

plasmanetpr@mccint.com


News Release: The Anvil Group Introduces New Travel Risk Intelligence System


...Feature Rich Solution To Provide In-depth Intelligence To Travel Policies...


The Anvil Group, a specialist in crisis avoidance services, today introduced its new Travel Risk Intelligence System (TRIS) at the Business Travel Show held at Earls Court in London. Utilising leading edge technology to provide organisations with up-to-date country and city based security and risk intelligence. TRIS V2 includes information of interest to responsible employers such as terrorism, civil war, crime, political instability, health scares and even adverse weather conditions.


For further information, images and interviews, please contact anvilgrouppr@mccint.com

Tuesday, 5 February 2008

Noetica Responds To Growth Of Home-Based Agents And Increasingly Distributed Contact Centres With Launch of Synthesys.NET 2.2

Noetica, the customer interaction management (CIM) software provider, today announced the availability of Synthesys.NETä 2.2. The latest version of its web-application delivers contact centres with improved outbound campaign management, CTI and CRM capabilities, greater back-office integration with third party applications including web services, supported by a proactive System Health Monitor.

For interviews and screenshots, please contact noeticapr@mccint.com

Monday, 4 February 2008

News Release: Employees Pose Greatest Risk to Security


...FutureSoft/ISSA Security Industry Survey Highlights Key Threats to Companies’ Information Systems and Content...

FutureSoft, Inc., developer of information security and connectivity solutions, today announced the results of the first-annual endpoint security survey. The research, undertaken jointly with the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)®, a not-for-profit, international organisation of information security professionals and practitioners, found that 56% of respondents felt that employees or supervisory level personnel were the greatest risk to company information systems.


For more information, images and interviews, please contact futuresoftpr@mccint.com


Friday, 1 February 2008

MCC International In Moscow

In December, MCC International was tasked by Kaspersky Lab to invite a group of the most influential journalists in the UK IT security sector and accompany them to Moscow to participate in its annual global press tour.

During this three-day event that took place in the luxurious surrounding of The Marriott Grand Hotel, in the heart of the Russian capital and only a stones throw from the Kremlin and Red Square, the Kaspersky Lab UK PR team was delighted to be joined by representatives of Computer Weekly, Future Intelligence, PC Plus, Information Age, Bloor Research and The Guardian.

Press from to Australia to Mexico (and all points in between) were treated as VIPs with a full programme of educational seminars to participate in and unrestricted access to the senior management team at Kaspersky Lab, including the CEO and co-founder, Eugene Kaspersky himself.

Visits to the Kaspersky Lab head-office, a tour of Moscow including a rare opportunity for tourists to visit and dine inside Stalin’s private bunker on the outskirts of the city, were amongst the many highlights of the event, as well as a gala dinner at the Ermak restaurant for a sample of traditional Georgian cuisine and entertainment. The horseradish vodka making a cold Moscow evening one that all will remember for some time!

To read more about the annual Kaspersky Lab global press tour take a look at a story written by Jack Schofield and published in the technology section of The Guardian on Thursday 31st January 2008:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2008/jan/31/eugene.kaspersky