May 7, 2013
(NASDAQ: CTCH), a leading provider of Internet security technology and cloud-based services, today announced that NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR) (
), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, has integrated Commtouch Antivirus into its network-attached storage (NAS) products for small and medium businesses as well as enterprises. With this latest upgrade of the popular ReadyNAS®, NETGEAR offers companies an advanced and easy-to use solution for centralizing, securing and controlling access to their digital assets.
Out of the box, the Commtouch Antivirus solution - which includes a high-performance AV engine and cloud-based detection services - met the requirements for minimal resource consumption and maximum detection of viruses within an embedded operating system. Thanks to its heuristics capabilities, Commtouch Antivirus is able to detect all threats, and specifically zero day viruses with a very small footprint. NETGEAR allows its customers to safely share, backup and recover files using its NAS solution.
"As a leader in the NAS industry, NETGEAR wanted to offer a solution beyond your typical AV subscription. Every ReadyNAS ships with Anti-Viruses embedded in the device, free of charge for our users," said
, senior product line manager for NETGEAR Storage. "Security is a key factor in offering efficient NAS solutions. With Commtouch Antivirus, we can provide our customers with state-of-the art protection from both known and new viruses, Trojans and other malware threats."
"Network-attached storage is playing an increasingly important role in the network infrastructure of SMBs and enterprises alike," said
, CEO at Commtouch. "Our Antivirus solution is designed to combine high detection levels with low resource requirements. NETGEAR's selection of Commtouch as the provider of antivirus technology for their NAS solutions shows that our solutions are a perfect fit for this fast-growing market."
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