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Bitdefender Partners with IObit to Integrate Antimalware Engine for Unbeatable System Protection

June 2012

Bitdefender antivirus technology, winner of 5 consecutive AV-TEST awards in a single year, featured in Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012, an IObit PC security and optimization solution

Bitdefender®, an award-winning provider of innovative internet security solutions, today announced the beginning of its new technology partnership for a successful integration of the #1 ranked Bitdefender antivirus technology into IObit’s Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus 2012.

This partnership brings together two top rated PC security and optimization players that combine their best into the ultimate always-on, automated, and all-in-one solution against all kinds of security threats, system slow downs, freezes and crashes. IObit’s Advanced System Care provides powerful PC optimization tools, which includes robust tuning-up and cleaning functionalities. Rigorous testing in March and April gave the antivirus technology in Bitdefender Internet Security 2012 17 points, placing it ahead of all 21 other antivirus products tested. This is the fifth AV-TEST win for Bitdefender in the past 12 months, further cementing the company’s lead as the world’s best antivirus provider. The Bitdefender Antivirus Software Development Kit (AV SDK) ensures a smooth integration of the two into a software application that offers an unrivaled detection rate and maximum protection.

“We evaluated several other vendors and our development team was impressed with Bitdefender’s detection rates and its SDK’s ease of integration.  We believe that partnering with BitDefender allows our team to focus on what we do best - optimization.  We believe that combining top antivirus technology within Advanced SystemCare with Antivirus increases the value of our product,” said Kevin Zhou, Marketing Director for IObit. “We now offer security and optimization all in one. This is a real win for our customers.”

“The Bitdefender technology has set a new standard for the anti-malware industry and the latest AV-TEST results are yet another confirmation of that”, said Peter Laakkonen, BitDefender’s General Manager of OEM and Technology Licensing. “We welcome IObit into the fast growing team of Bitdefender OEM partners and we are confident that this partnership will greatly benefit end users”.  


About IObit

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security. Thanks to our flag-ship product Advanced SystemCare, IObit is an award-winning software company with millions of active users worldwide.


About BitDefender® OEM

BitDefender has become a preferred choice for leading Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), hardware vendors, service providers, and marketing companies worldwide, who want to license content security technology and implement them within their products. More information about BitDefender and its OEM products are available at the company’s OEM solutions portal.