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Plymouth, Devon, November 2nd, 2004 – Global software publisher Avanquest today announced its collaboration with ZoneLabs®, a Check Point® company, to market the localised ZoneAlarm family of products in Europe. This fall, Avanquest will exclusively publish the ZoneAlarm Security Suite and ZoneAlarm Pro 5 products in Austria, Germany, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Spain will publish the ZoneAlarm family of products in the beginning of 2005. The exclusive publication of ZoneAlarm with Antivirus as a boxed product in these markets is scheduled for the beginning of next year.

For the first time, Zone Labs software, both single and multi-user versions, will be available from major UK high street software outlets. The newly designed boxed product will include a 250 page printed manual and UK technical support will also be available.

Regarded as some of the best and most complete security solutions, the award-winning ZoneAlarm family of products protects consumers and small business users from the risks posed by hackers, viruses, worms and other online threats. The full product line has been localised for the German, the Spanish and the English market including ZoneAlarm Security Suite, ZoneAlarm with Antivirus, ZoneAlarm Pro 5 and ZoneAlarm 5.

“Avanquest is honoured to bring this powerful, easy-to-use and effective security software to the retail channel. The ZoneAlarm product family offers all PC users access to the highest degrees of Internet security, regardless of their skill level, “ says Andy Goldstein, Executive Director Avanquest. “ZoneAlarm is one of the most renowned brands in the consumer software world, and with Avanquest as publisher of these great products, ZoneLabs’ success story will continue to grow in Europe. “

Originally released online in March 2004, ZoneAlarm Security Suite has gained many awards and outstanding reviews. PC Magazine called ZoneAlarm Security Suite a "one-stop total security solution" and “the only security product you need." In the article accompanying ZoneAlarm Security Suite‘s CNET Editors' Choice award, the product was praised for its "extremely easy-to-understand interface, excellent built-in help, and great selection of security tools.”

About Avanquest

Formed in June 2003, Avanquest is a network of companies offering a complete range of software publishing resources and a worldwide market to software developers from around the globe. With local offices in France, Germany, Spain, UK and US, Avanquest has long-established relationships across all channels of distribution in markets covering nearly 90% of the world's total software sales.

Avanquest's parent company, BVRP Software Group, is a leading international software developer and publisher. Founded in Paris in 1984, BVRP is listed on the Nouveau Marché of the Euronext stock exchange (ISIN FR0004026714). For additional information, please visit and

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