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September 26, 2011 | Dubai | Press Releases

ESET to showcase 'Version 5' at GITEX 2011

ESET Middle East, an industry leader in IT Security, has confirmed its participation at this year’s GITEX Technology Week. Being one of the top three IT exhibitions in the world, GITEX is considered by ESET, to be the ideal platform to exhibit and promote them in the Middle East market and ESET Middle East will be taking full advantage of this opportunity to launch the latest version of their flagship product Version 5’

Speaking on the occasion, Mr Neo Neophytou, Managing Director, ESET Middle East: “our main focus, this year will be on adding more partners to our growing channel and generating inter interest from the Middle East<tt>.</tt> At the same time, we are delighted to announce the launch of ‘ESET Version 5’ at this year’s GITEX. It comes with a lot of new features like Parental Control, Improved Removable Media Scanning, Cloud Powered Scanning with advanced HIPS functionality and gamer mode for advanced users. We will be able to give you a live demonstration of its features at our Stand F1-1 located in Hall 1 this GITEX.”

To further add, Mr. Aji Joseph, General Manager, ESET Middle East, had to say the following “People come from different parts of the Middle East & Africa for GITEX and see GITEX as a platform to know more about new products and trends in the IT market. At ESET Middle East, GITEX helps us to create brand awareness, educate customers and users and also provides us with opportunities to meet our existing and potential partners.<tt> </tt>

Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of Security Solutions for Businesses and Consumers. The Company pioneered, and continues to lead, the industry in proactive threat detection. ESET NOD32 Antivirus & ESET Smart Security is proactive security solutions that work without compromising the system performance. ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. It is very light on the machine making it an ideal choice for heavy users and gamers.

ESET Smart Security is an integrated solution that comes with Antivirus, Antispyware, and Antispam & Personal Firewall. It provides comprehensive protection to users against all forms of attacks and hackers. The product also features a least-resource hungry antivirus engine with advanced firewall capabilities and anti-spam filter that gets integrated to users email client.

ESET is consistently doing well in different independent tests conducted worldwide and has seen double digit growth figures in the SMB and Enterprise segment in the Middle East. They have also signed up with new regional distributors to expand the reach of their products in the Middle East market.