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Panda Releases New Beta Of Award-Winning Panda Cloud Office Protection

New version includes device control technologies and improved protection against new and unknown threats
Bracknell, December 22nd, 2011:

Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced the beta release of Panda Cloud Office Protection 6.0, its cloud-based security service for protecting PCs, servers and corporate laptops, managed remotely from anywhere through its Web-based console. The beta can be downloaded for free at http://www.pandasecurity.com/promotions/betatest/pcop.

The company has also launched a couple of initiatives to push the beta release: The first 200 new customers who use the beta on at least two PCs will receive six months of free service (up to 250 licenses). In addition, the beta testers who suggest the most helpful improvements will be awarded with a $200 Amazon.com gift certificate.

The new release includes device control technologies against malware in external devices, allowing companies to increase productivity by preventing improper use of those media. This technology allows companies to enforce actions -deny access, force read-only access, grant total access- on multiple types of devices (USB flash drives, digital cameras, DVDs, etc.) from the Panda Cloud Office Protection Web-based console

Panda Cloud Office Protection is one of the best security solutions on the market. It includes policies to block dangerous actions commonly carried out by malware, self-protection against malware that tries to damage or remove the antivirus, and real-time access to Collective Intelligence.

The new version uses Windows Azure, an Internet-scale cloud services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers and designed to support highly available, scalable and reliable applications. Windows Azure uses a set of privacy and security controls that ensure maximum protection of its hosted data and applications.

Clients who trust this award-winning solution to protect their networks include Gloucester NHS, Cheshire Schools and the Barracuda Pub Group amonst others. View a selection of our case studies at: http://press.pandasecurity.com/press-room/case-studies/

To download the free beta and get more information about the contest, please visit: http://www.pandasecurity.com/promotions/betatest/pcop

More information about Panda Cloud Office Protection is available at: http://go.pandasecurity.com/cloud-office-protection/

About Panda Security

Founded in 1990, Panda Security is the world’s leading provider of cloud-based security solutions, with products available in more than 23 languages and millions of users located in 195 countries around the World. Panda Security was the first IT security company to harness the power of cloud computing with its Collective Intelligence technology. This innovative security model can automatically analyze and classify thousands of new malware samples every day, guaranteeing corporate customers and home users the most effective protection against Internet threats with minimum impact on system performance. Panda Security has 61 offices throughout the globe with US headquarters in Florida and European headquarters in Spain.

Panda Security collaborates with Special Olympics, WWF and Invest for Children as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility policy.

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