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CA Rolls Out Internet Security Suite 2010 'At No Additional Charge For A Year'

New retail promotion program works with select new technology purchases

ISLANDIA, N.Y., Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Following the successful launch of its most powerful full-featured security suite, CA Internet Security Suite Plus 2010, CA Inc.'s (Nasdaq: CA) Internet Security Business Unit today announced a new retail promotion program offering consumers CA Internet Security Suite 2010 at no additional charge for one year with select new technology purchases.

Launching its new retail program nationwide in partnership with CompUSA, RadioShack, TigerDirect.com, P.C. Richard & Son, hhgregg and Nebraska Furniture Mart, CA is making its CA Internet Security Suite 2010, a $49.99 value, available at no additional charge for one year (with credit card activation) when purchasing new computers (desktops, notebooks and netbooks) or other qualifying purchases. This includes the purchase of Microsoft½ Windows½ 7, new mobile service plans and qualifying in-store technology services. Consumers receive a complete copy of CA Internet Security Suite 2010 at the point of sale with no need to redeem or mail in proofs of purchase.

"Whether you're buying a new computer or upgrading your existing computer with Windows 7, CA wants to make protecting your new purchase simple. That is why we are making it even easier to get the peace of mind that comes with CA Internet Security Suite 2010, one of the most powerful and easy-to-use home security solutions available," said Brian Grayek, vice president of product management for CA.

CA Internet Security Suite 2010 is robust PC security solution for home users providing comprehensive protection against a wide range of emerging online threats. Redesigned from top to bottom for a better user experience, many elements of the suite, including business-strength firewall, anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-phishing and parental control software have been updated to provide better performance and protection. Combined with an intuitively designed interface that organizes and simplifies tasks and even provides users with security tips and information sourced from experts at CA's global Security Advisor team, CA Internet Security Suite 2010 is a powerful, easy-to-use all-in-one security solution.

"We created this program to meet the unique needs of both consumers and retailers," said Chris Hickey, vice president of sales and marketing for CA's Internet Security Business Unit. "With CA Internet Security Suite 2010 'at no additional charge for a year' we are demonstrating our commitment to deliver enhanced value without the needless complications and headaches of redeeming coupons or mailing in proof of purchase."

CA Internet Security Suite 2010 Provides High Performance Protection

CA Internet Security Suite 2010 is even more powerful and user-friendly thanks to a new interface that allows you to easily organize and customize your security experience.

-- New and improved core processing technology greatly improves performance and allows for increased accuracy in detecting malware. CA Internet Security Suite 2010 features cached scanning for faster anti-malware scans. -- CA Internet Security Suite 2010's components are certified effective by independent testing organizations including ICSA Labs, Virus Bulletin and West Coast Labs.

Pricing and Availability

The "no additional charge for a year" promotion is available nationwide to consumers through participating retailers with qualifying purchases of new computers, Windows 7, mobile service plans or retail technology services. CA Internet Security Suite 2010, a $49.99 value, is available at no additional charge for one year with credit card activation and includes a single user license. For a complete listing of all CA 2010 home/home office products and pricing, please visit http://shop.ca.com/.

All CA 2010 home and home office products are available online at http://shop.ca.com/ or at most major electronics retailers including TigerDirect.com, Amazon, CompUSA.com, Circuit City.com, Fry's, J and R, Microcenter, Office Depot, P.C. Richard & Son, RadioShack, Staples and more.

About CA ISBU

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 http://security.com/partners.

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About CA

CA (Nasdaq: CA), the world's leading independent IT management software company, helps customers optimize IT for better business results. CA's Enterprise IT Management solutions for mainframe and distributed computing enable Lean IT--empowering organizations to more effectively govern, manage and secure their IT operations. For more information, visit www.ca.com.

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