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AVG Named 'Spicies Award' Winner for Top Anti-Virus Software for Small Business

AVG Technologies has announced that its anti-virus software was voted a winner in the 2008 Spicies™ Awards – a competition in which 500,000 IT small business professionals vote on their favorite technology products and services. AVG’s small business anti-virus software won its category by a landslide, with the number of votes cast almost double that of the runner up.
  • 08 December, 2008 08:48

<p>AVG Technologies has announced that its anti-virus software was voted a winner in the 2008 Spicies™ Awards – a competition in which 500,000 IT small business professionals vote on their favorite technology products and services. Award winners were selected based on the most popular products within the Spiceworks community – one of the largest groups of small business technology professionals in the world. Spiceworks users voted on the best-of-the-best, and winners were announced at the inaugural SpiceWorld 2008 conference.</p>
<p>AVG’s small business anti-virus software won its category by a landslide, with the number of votes cast almost double that of the runner up, according to Spiceworks.</p>
<p>“The winners of the Spicies Awards represent the ‘people’s choice’ of small business IT products and services,” said Scott Abel, CEO of Spiceworks. “We congratulate them for their success in introducing new tools, services and platforms that are driving the next phase of innovation and creating real value for small businesses around the world.”</p>
<p>The Spicies Awards finalists were selected from hundreds of top products and services used by members of the Spiceworks network. Winners were chosen by the community of more than 500,000 Spiceworks small business IT professionals in 194 countries around the world. A full list of the winners can be found at http://community.spiceworks.com/group/show/299.</p>
<p>“AVG is honored to have been recognized with this award by the Spiceworks small business user community,” said Siobhan MacDermott, Head of Global Communications and Investor Relations, AVG. “It is extremely gratifying that our products have been cited as ‘best in class’ in the anti-virus category. And we are committed to continually upgrading and enhancing our software solutions to meet customers’ ever-changing needs and requirements.”</p>
<p>About Spiceworks
Founded by network and systems management software pioneers, Spiceworks develops the first free collaborative IT management application that incorporates crowdsourcing to help over 500,000 small businesses simplify everything IT. Spiceworks makes it easy for IT pros to manage their networks, collaborate to solve technology problems, and find the best practices, products and services they need day-to-day. Spiceworks is a privately held company headquartered in Austin, Texas with funding from Austin Ventures and Shasta Ventures. For more information visit www.spiceworks.com.</p>
<p>About AVG Technologies</p>
<p>AVG is a global security solutions leader protecting 85 million consumers and small business computer users in 167 countries from the ever-growing incidence of web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. Headquartered in Amsterdam, AVG has nearly two decades of experience in combating cyber crime and one of the most advanced laboratories for detecting, pre-empting and combating Web-borne threats from around the world. Its free online, downloadable software model allows entry-level users to gain basic anti-virus protection and then to easily and inexpensively upgrade to greater levels of safety and defense in both single and multi-user environments. Nearly 6,000 resellers, partners and distributors team with AVG globally including Amazon.com, CNET, Cisco, Ingram Micro, Play.com, Wal-Mart, and Yahoo!. More information is available at www.avg.com.</p>
<p>For more detailed information please contact:
Lloyd Borrett AVG (AU/NZ) 03 9581 0807
Shuna Boyd BoydPR 02 9418 8100</p>

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