BitDefender Reaches 30% Market Share
Launched on the French market in February 2002, the BitDefender Professional security solution has constantly and vigorously strengthened its position, reaching an astonishing second best in the AV software sales in France, since the release of its 8th version in September 2004, (GFK source).
The latest GFK figures for the 1st quarter of 2005 regarding the sales of boxed antivirus software in the retail segment confirm the position occupied by BitDefender:
- A market share volume of over 28%, 2.2 times more than in the 1st quarter of 2004.
- A market share value worth 2.6 times more than the same period of last year.
- A 12-point market share volume difference between BitDefender and the 3rd actor in the market, during the 1st quarter of 2005.
"Editions Profil has done a tremendous job. This company knew not only how to show the quality of our products, but it also succeeded in making them known, in order to push BitDefender on the 2nd sales position in France," declared BitDefender Commercial Director Bogdan Irina.
Bitdefender is the creator of one of the world's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. The company is an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection since 2001. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital experience of around 400 million home and corporate users across the globe.
Recently, Bitdefender won a series of important awards and accolades in the global security industry, including "Product of the Year" by AV-Comparatives, "Best Repair 2012" by AV-Test, "Editor's Choice" and "The Best Antivirus for 2013" by PC Mag, that confirmed the antivirus software’s leadership status among security products.
More information about Bitdefender's products is available from the company's security press room. Additionally, Bitdefender publishes the HOTforSecurity blog, where readers can find stories from the underworld of internet fraud, scams, malicious software - and gossip.