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Bitdefender and Raxco Software Build Superior Technology Partnership

November 2011

#1 ranking Bitdefender anti-malware engine is now part of two new antivirus solutions launched by Raxco Software


Bitdefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, today announced its partnership with Raxco Software, top vendor of defragmentation solutions and performance utilities for home and business users.

For over 30 years Raxco has developed a reputation for excellent customer service and quality. To top one year of rapid growth for consumer offerings, Raxco now adds two new products to its portfolio - PerfectAntivirus 2012 and AntivirusPlus 2012 - both relying on the Bitdefender industry leading anti-malware engine.

According to the June 2011 results released by AV-Test, Bitdefender scored a perfect 100% for protection against zero-day malware attacks, detection of recent malware samples and detection of widespread malware. The latest AV-Test ranking published on September 30, 2011 re-confirmed Bitdefender as absolute leader of the industry.

“We wanted to find a top rated antivirus scanning engine with strong detection rates and fast scanning performance that would allow us to expand into new markets,” said Arthur Frischman, President of Raxco Software. “Bitdefender is precisely what we’ve been looking for, thanks, among other things, to its technology’s minimal installation conflicts with other programs and to its simple licensing models.”

“Bitdefender is very pleased to partner with Raxco Software to provide their global customers comprehensive protection against the sophisticated cyber threats of today and tomorrow. Customers are now able to rely on Raxco Software both for the well-being  and security of their computers and digital lives” said Peter Laakkonen, Bitdefender’s General Manager of OEM and Technology Licensing.