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AVG wins best security product of the year award for its AVG Internet Security suite

Newark, Notts – June 29th 2007 – AVG UK & Ireland, the official business partner of GRISOFT, makers of AVG internet security software, today announced it has been presented with a prestigious industry award from Techworld. AVG UK & Irelands’ flagship product, AVG Internet Security, was awarded Best Security Software Product of the Year ahead of competition from SecureWave and Clearswift.

Techworld is a leading independent IT news publisher which targets network managers. The Techworld Awards, held on Wednesday 27 June at Gibson Hall in London, recognise and reward the very highest standards of achievement. With over 200 entries each year, they are considered a benchmark throughout the computer industry.

“We are overwhelmed to have been presented with this esteemed award. It is the result of years of development and hard work by all the team at AVGUK” said Joe Benning, operations manager at AVG UK & Ireland. “AVG Internet Security provides complete protection against viruses, spyware, spam and unauthorised access to home and office computers. Its advanced yet easy to use interface, reasonable price point and excellent technical support package make AVG Internet Security one of the best internet security offerings available.”

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About AVG UK & Ireland

AVG UK & Ireland, based in Newark, Notts, is an innovator in value for network antivirus solutions with sole responsibility for sales and marketing of the Grisoft AVG product family in the region. AVG UK & Ireland provides advanced information security software which is supported by one of the most accessible technical helpdesks in the industry. Its flagship product, AVG Internet Security provides home office PC users and small business networks with comprehensive protection against viruses, spyware, spam, hackers and phishing attacks. Its portfolio now includes AVG Anti-Virus and AVG Anti-Malware home office and network editions. Other small office products include AVG plus Firewall and AVG Anti-Spyware while File, Email, SBS and Linux Email Server versions are available for medium-sized and enterprise business networks. AVG provides a personal service for four million users across the UK and Ireland.


GRISOFT is a leading developer of antivirus, firewall protection and Internet security solutions for consumers and SMEs. It is one of the fastest growing companies in the industry with more than 50 million protected computers around the world.

Established in 1991, GRISOFT employs some of the world’s leading experts in Internet security, specifically in the areas of virus analysis and detection, software development, and security research. GRISOFT award-winning products are distributed globally through its 12,000 resellers and the Internet as well as via AVG Anti-Virus Software Developer’s Kit (SDK) to interested partners.

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