XP Home Users To Be Protected By BitDefender
BitDefender Strikes OEM Deal With Microsoft Romania
BitDefender has struck a deal with Microsoft Romania, whereby those who purchase retail copies of Windows XP Home Edition in April 2005 will also receive 1-year licenses for BitDefender 8 Standard Edition, at no extra cost.
"I am thrilled at the prospect," declared Oliviu Talianu, BitDefender Country Manager for Romania "and I can see this deal expanding further. Windows XP Home Edition is a very popular product, and I am certain it will only gain in market share with the inclusion of a strong antivirus solution from BitDefender."
"One of Microsoft's core goals is to offer more and more value and security to customers. This OEM initiative is a step in that direction," stated Viorel Apetrei, Marketing Manager of Microsoft Romania.
The deal will come into effect at the beginning of April.
Pricing for BitDefender 8 Standard Edition normally starts at 30 EUR for a 1-year license.
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.