ESET NOD32 Antivirus Named 2011 Editors’ Best and Community Choice Award Winner by Windows It Pro Magazine

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ESET announces that its, ESET NOD32 Antivirus was named the bronze medal winner of the 2011 “Editors’ Best” and “Community Choice” Awards in the Antivirus/Anti-Malware category by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro magazine.
“The 2011 Editors’ Best and Community Choice Awards are based on a product’s strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages and its value to customers,”
said Jason Bovberg, senior editor, Windows IT Pro. “We continue to see a surge in community participation and we're proud to now share this invaluable information with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities. Our winners should be extremely proud of this recognition from our editorial experts.”
ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition delivers comprehensive server-to-endpoint network security for businesses and is built on the innovative ThreatSense® platform, a sophisticated detection system based on advanced heuristics. It proactively identifies viruses, Trojans, spyware and phishing attacks in real-time, without the slowdowns, false positives and other issues that impact end users and tie up IT staff. Additionally, ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition features ESET Remote Administrator which allows IT administrators to easily manage hundreds of thousands of Windows, Mac, Linux, or mobile endpoints — all from a single console.
“We are extremely honored to have been recognized by such a technically sophisticated community and see it as further testament to our commitment to providing business anti-malware solutions that are extremely effective yet very efficient,”
said Dan Clark, vice president of marketing at ESET North America. “We want to thank our talented team of developers and malware researchers as well as our customers for the valuable feedback and support they have provided over the years, enabling us get the product to where it is today.”
ESET released the new fifth generation of its flagship products ESET Smart Security 5 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 5 for consumers in September.  The version 5 Business Editions are scheduled for release in early 2012. 


About ESET

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 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. ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security and ESET Cybersecurity for Mac are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore. ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Prague (Czech Republic), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia), and an extensive partner network for 180 countries.

About Windows IT Pro

The Windows IT Pro community is the heartbeat of the Windows IT world - a gathering of people, content and resources focused on Microsoft Windows technologies and applications. It’s a "community" in every sense, bringing an independent, uncensored voice to IT managers, network and systems administrators, developers, systems analysts, CIOs, CTOs, and other technologists at companies worldwide. Visit today to learn more.

About Penton Media

As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit