CA Offers Remote Installation For Endpoint, Gateway Security Solutions For SMBs

CA Total Defense installation is performed remotely via a broadband connection

July 8, 2009

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ISLANDIA, N.Y., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CA (Nasdaq: CA) today announced the availability of remote deployment services for its endpoint and gateway Internet security solution CA Total Defense, and its individual components: CA Threat Manager, CA Host Based Intrusion Prevention System, and CA Gateway Security. The installation of these products, as well as the removal of competitive products, is performed remotely via a broadband connection -- providing a convenient and cost-effective gateway and endpoint security solution for SMB and enterprise customers.

This channel-friendly offering is designed for SMBs with zero to limited IT staff or for enterprise customers who want to alleviate the drain placed on their IT resources. A professional CA remote deployment services team is assigned to each project to manage the full installation to help ensure that the job is done quickly and accurately. The proper installation helps assure product performance within complex SMB or enterprise environments, helping prevent malware before it gets to the network, and reduces the risk of potential downtime.

"Malware and spam continue to grow exponentially and plague businesses of all sizes," said Thomas Neary, CA director of product management. "While businesses understand that it is critical to have a comprehensive, multi-pronged approach to security, some may not have the skilled resources to dedicate to the project or can get bogged down by the installation complexities. We created this service based on what we were hearing from our customers. Our remote deployment services provide our customers with a simplified, fast and assured installation of our multi-layered Total Defense security solution."

Benefits of CA Remote Deployment Services

-- Free up IT resources for other critical projects -- Provided on the customer's schedule and availability -- Reduces the hassle of product installation -- Site survey reduces install surprises

The service is available worldwide via CA Internet Security Business Unit partners in English only.

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CA Internet Security Business Unit (ISBU) is a unit of CA, Inc. dedicated to the development, marketing and support for CA anti-malware products. The products include a full-range of enterprise, SMB and home / home office Internet security software. The products are backed by CA's Security Advisor research team and have received major industry certifications. CA ISBU products are also offered by more than 10,000 resellers and OEM partners including leading Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs). The products are currently licensed for use on more than 70 million PCs worldwide. For more information, please visit

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