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ESET Endpoint Security Named 2012 Editors' Best Award Winner By Windows IT Pro Magazine

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the leader in proactive protection celebrating 25 years of its technology this year, today announced that ESET Endpoint Security was named a silver medal winner of the "2012 Editors' Best Awards" in the Best Antivirus and Anti-malware product category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro.


The 2012 Editors' Best Awards are based on a product's strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages, and its value to customers. 

"For our 2012 Editors' Best Awards, we've leveraged the industry expertise of our editors and authors to bring additional recognition to great products in today's market," said Jason Bovberg, senior editor, Windows IT Pro. "We're proud to now share this invaluable information with our Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro communities. The 2012 winners should be extremely proud of this recognition from our editorial experts."

"We are honored to receive this award from such a technically sophisticated community, and see it as further recognition of our commitment to providing businesses with anti-malware solutions that are both extremely effective and efficient," said Matthew McManus, vice president of sales, marketing and customer care, ESET North America. "As we continue to celebrate the 25th anniversary of NOD32 technology, we also want to thank our talented team of developers and malware researchers as well as our customers, whose valuable input enabled us to develop this advanced product line for businesses."

ESET Endpoint Solutions are built on ESET's award-winning NOD32 technology to deliver protection specifically tailored for the business and enterprise segment. They offer comprehensive anti-malware protection, with the ESET Remote Administrator enabling the management of tens of thousands of Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile endpoints from a single console. By offering fast, light, proactive anti-malware defense combined with robust web and device management features they take the uncertainty out of endpoint defense for any size business.

About ESET

ESET is on the forefront of security innovation, delivering trusted protection to make the Internet safer for businesses and consumers. IDC has recognized ESET as a top five corporate anti-malware vendor and one of the fastest growing companies in its category. Trusted by millions of users worldwide, ESET is one of the most recommended security solutions in the world. ESET NOD32 Antivirus consistently achieves the highest accolades in all types of comparative testing, and powers the virus and spyware detection in ESET Smart Security, ESET Cybersecurity for Mac, ESET Endpoint Security and ESET Endpoint Antivirus. ESET has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore; with offices in Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Prague (Czech Republic). ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Kosice (Slovakia), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia), and an extensive partner network for 180 countries. For more information, visit or call +1 (619) 876-5400.

About Windows IT Pro

The Windows IT Pro community is the heartbeat of the Windows IT world—a gathering of people, content and resources focused on Microsoft Windows technologies and applications. It's a "community" in every sense, bringing an independent, uncensored voice to IT managers, network and systems administrators, developers, systems analysts, CIOs, CTOs, and other technologists at companies worldwide. Visit today to learn more.

About Penton Media

As a leading, independent, business-to-business media company, Penton knows business and how to create and disseminate vital content that moves markets. Penton is where professionals turn to gain the critical insight, expert analysis and relevant connections needed to compete and succeed. Headquartered in New York City, the privately held company is owned by MidOcean Partners and U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, and its co-investors. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit


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