Webroot Software Wins 2009 Best Buy Bravo! Award | Awards | Webroot

Company Recognized for Innovation in Delivering Leading Consumer Security Products

BOULDER, CO - June 1, 2009

Webroot, a leading provider of Internet security software for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, has received a Best Buy Bravo! Award from consumer electronics retailer Best Buy.

Best Buy recognized Webroot with a Bravo! Award for the company’s innovation and performance in Best Buy’s Subscription Software service. Through the program, customers can purchase Webroot® Spy Sweeper with AntiVirus and Webroot Internet Security Essentials and receive automatic renewals and updates to ensure they have the most current protection against viruses, hackers and other Internet security threats. Customers can choose between monthly, one-year or multi-year subscriptions.

As one of the service’s pioneering vendors, Webroot worked with Best Buy to develop new packaging specifically designed to simplify the product installation and activation process.

"Webroot is honored to receive this award," said Paul Lipman, senior vice president and general manager of Webroot’s Consumer Business Unit. "We’ve achieved great success through the service and consider it an important extension of our partnership with Best Buy and our commitment to providing consumers with the most up-to-date malware protection."

Now in its 10th year, Best Buy’s Bravo! Award program honors manufacturers and vendors whose innovative and exceptional work exceeds expectations and achieves outstanding results. Best Buy’s award committee evaluates hundreds of nominees and chooses annual winners in several categories, considering factors including technology leadership, honesty and integrity, responsiveness, growth initiatives, partnering acumen, and speed to market.

Webroot Spy Sweeper with AntiVirus and Webroot Internet Security Essentials are available through the subscription service at Best Buy stores across the country. Additional consumer security products from Webroot are available at Best Buy stores.

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Webroot delivers next-generation endpoint security and threat intelligence services to protect businesses and individuals around the globe. Our smarter approach harnesses the power of cloud-based collective threat intelligence derived from millions of real-world devices to stop threats in real time and help secure the connected world.