Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced that it has been acknowledged as one of the “20 Coolest Cloud Security Vendors.” This latest recognition stems from the company’s move into cloud-based security services for SMBs and home users with Panda Cloud Protection ( and Panda Cloud Antivirus (, both launched in November 2009.

According to CRN US, “Panda has further immersed itself in the cloud computing arena after it unveiled cloud-based antimalware services for SMBs (…). In addition to cloud-based antivirus, spam filters and Web scanning engines, security companies are now launching cloud-based DLP and authentication and log management technologies. Here are our picks for the coolest cloud security vendors helping to foster the SaaS phenomenon and drive it forward in 2010”.

“This latest acclaim further rewards our company’s strategy of offering leading-edge services that respond to market needs. Our solutions can be centrally managed through a simple, secure Web console and, thanks to Collective Intelligence technologies, offer even greater detection ratios of new malware. Importantly for companies in today’s climate, they also deliver major cost savings, as there is no need whatsoever for any investment in infrastructure,” explains Juan Santana, CEO of Panda Security.

The list was based on nominations from Solution Providers rating technology, channel influence, effectiveness and visibility along with business and sales impact. The final selections were made by a panel of Everything Channel Editors.

Winners were announced online at and has been featured in the January 25 issue of CRN.