Anittel Selects Webroot® SecureAnywhere Business for Managed Antivirus Service Offering

Innovative Protection, Remote Management Automation and Superior Support
Expand Leading Managed Service Provider Capabilities

Broomfield, CO – December 12, 2012

Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, today announced a four-year global agreement with Anittel, one of the world's largest managed service providers. This agreement will ensure Webroot® SecureAnywhere Business – Endpoint Protection is deployed across up to 10,000 customer endpoints. Webroot is helping Anittel more effectively deliver and manage their customer's endpoint security from the cloud, while lowering overhead costs, increasing productivity, and maximizing recurring revenue streams.

Conventional antivirus solutions are not designed to counter the high rate of infections and breaches businesses continue to experience, requiring a new approach to detect and prevent malware across multiple domains, customers and offices from centralized remote consoles and locations in "single pane of glass" views. By partnering with Webroot, Anittel can now leverage the unique architecture, speed and flexibility of Webroot Endpoint Protection to more efficiently address potential breaches and infections as well as offering a more seamless managed antivirus experience to its customers. The solution will also simplify many of Anittel's existing processes and reduce the burden of IT administration on its staff and its clients.

The cloud-based Webroot SecureAnywhere Business – Endpoint Protection provides the most advanced real-time protection available against both known and unknown malware. Unlike traditional security solutions, Webroot SecureAnywhere installs in seconds, scans in less than two minutes, and never requires security updates or signature database downloads which consume network bandwidth and leave users exposed. Webroot's unique client and cloud architecture allows customers to quickly gather critical collective endpoint data and provide real-time intelligence to protect against ever-evolving threats.

"After an extensive review of the majority of anti-malware products available on the market, Anittel chose Webroot for its revolutionary 'no definition' update model, its small install and scanning footprint and its excellent detection and remediation abilities," commented Rob Pickering, National Engineering Manager at Anittel. "We expect that the deployment of this will save significant amounts of our staff's time and lead our customers to have a much better managed antivirus experience than our previous solution."

"Through expanded integration with leading remote monitoring and management (RMM) platforms and strong commitment to our global Webroot Channel Program, we're very excited to be working with Anittel under this new agreement," said Jeff Santelices, vice president of Webroot Worldwide Demand Fulfillment. "The superior benefits of Webroot Secure Anywhere Business – Endpoint Protection will be extended to thousands of customers, and help differentiate and grow Anittel's service capabilities."


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Webroot® is the market leader in cloud delivered security software as a service (SaaS) solutions for consumers, businesses and enterprises. We have revolutionized Internet security to protect all the ways you connect online. Webroot delivers real-time advanced internet threat protection to customers through its BrightCloud® security intelligence platform, and its SecureAnywhere™ suite of security products for endpoints, mobile devices and corporate networks. Over 7 million consumers, 1.5 million business users and 1.3 million mobile users are protected by Webroot. Market leading security companies, including Cisco, F5, gateprotect, Palo Alto Networks, RSA, SOTI, Telenor, and others choose Webroot to provide advanced Internet threat protection for their products and services. Founded in 1997 and headquartered in Colorado, Webroot is the largest privately held internet security company in the United States – operating globally across North America, Europe and the Asia Pacific region. For more information on our products and services, visit www.webroot.com.