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BigFix Upgrades AntiThreat

BigFix announced the availability of two new anti-malware solution packs designed to deliver IT

EMERYVILLE, Calif. -- BigFix Inc., the only converged IT security and operations platform that enables real-time visibility and control of globally distributed desktop, mobile and server computers, today announced the availability of two new anti-malware solution packs designed to deliver IT.Next levels of performance, accuracy, and manageability in the never-ending quest to secure corporate computers from external and internal threats. First, BigFix AntiThreat has been updated to include the BigFix Endpoint Firewall as well as the BigFix Client Manager for AntiVirus. Second, Project Fortinbras will deliver real-time, policy-driven, anti-malware solutions for the small and medium-size enterprise (SME) market.

Built on the BigFix Platform, BigFix AntiThreat delivers single console management and single agent automation of critical anti-malware services in real-time while drastically reducing the license, hardware, and management costs of legacy multi-console, multi-client solutions. As a primary component of the IT.Next solutions architecture, BigFix AntiThreat integrates proactive anti-malware defense with BigFix IT Policy Enforcement and Desktop/Server Management to provide unparalleled visibility and control of IT/data center assets and information.

David A. Watson, Chief Technology Officer with Kaiser Permanente, America's leading integrated health plan serving more than 8.7 million members in nine states and the District of Columbia said, “Kaiser Permanente’s IT organization needed a real-time, highly scaleable, unified management platform that could effectively prevent malware attacks. BigFix AntiThreat and the BigFix Platform provide Kaiser with unsurpassed anti-malware capabilities, plus stronger systems management and centralized administration. It’s a powerful combination that gives us one central place to find real-time information on the entire environment to solve or remedy almost any security risk.”

BigFix Inc.

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