Panda Security today announced that Panda Global Protection 2012 has won the 2011 Best Security Software Award given by the prestigious PC World Latin America magazine. The award was received by Eduardo D’Antona, Panda Security’s General Manager for Latin America, in a gala held on November 3 at the Conrad Hotel in Miami.
The Awards have become a landmark of the industry in the region. A panel of judges from the magazine’s editorial team chose 138 finalists out of a total of 210 nominees from 35 companies in the various categories. Panda Global Protection won in its category over products by other security vendors, such as CheckPoint, Eset, Fortinet, Kasperksy, TrustPort, VMWare and Websense.
Joao Matos, General Manager for Latin America, Iberia and Canada, said: “This award is very important for us as it recognizes the hard work and effort the entire Panda Security group has put into offering users a high-quality, cloud-based product that leverages our Collective Intelligence technology. This award confirms that we are on the right track and offer the best solutions in the market”.
“The 2010 awards saw Panda Cloud Antivirus, the fist free cloud-based antivirus, crowned Best Security Software. This new award further confirms that our solutions stay on the technological vanguard”, said D’Antona.
Designed for home and corporate users, Panda Global Protection 2012 is the most comprehensive solution in Panda Security’s new 2012 product line. It deliversreal-time protection against known and unknown threats by leveraging the knowledge and experience of millions of users through Panda’s unique Collective Intelligence technology.
Collective Intelligence, the engine powering Panda Security’s cloud-based solutions, has recently reached a historic milestone by processing 200 million files, nearly 40 percent of which were malware specimens.