AMSTERDAM, September 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Providing Peace of Mind to the Connected World
AVG Technologies today announced the availability of AVG Internet Security 2012, the latest edition of its market leading internet security software. Adding new protection technologies, computer performance enhancements and content download acceleration, AVG 2012 is lighter, faster and smaller than any previous AVG product.
"Ease of use, value and trust equal peace of mind," said JR Smith, CEO of AVG Technologies. "AVG is more than just an antivirus company. We're a secure, community-driven digital ecosystem dedicated to helping consumers protect themselves and the things they care about the most. Computers and devices have become an extension of every individual at work and at play. In today's world, we're not just securing machines. We're securing people's digital life, or as we like to say: Providing Peace of Mind to the Connected World."
In addition to AVG's multi-layered protection, utilizing signature-based antivirus, heuristics and behavior-based threats detection, AVG 2012 comes with the all-new AVG Accelerator and AVG Advisor features as well as additional protection technologies.
AVG Accelerator optimizes file and video downloads on selected sites to minimize waiting time. Responding to our users' request for a fast and smooth content download while online, AVG Accelerator enhances user experience to provide peace of mind.
AVG Advisor constantly monitors the computer and proactively advises the user with available remedies and optimization possibilities for various computer problems they may have.
"AVG has 98 million active customers who are constantly helping us improve our products. Their feedback was analyzed and leveraged on the development of new products that better serve their needs while connected online," said Yuval Ben-Itzhak, CTO of AVG Technologies. "We enhanced AVG Internet Security 2012 as a result of listening to our users who asked for peace of mind, better security against threats and an optimized computing performance."
Key footprint achievements of AVG 2012 compared to previous AVG Internet Security 2011:
- 50% smaller download size and faster install time
- 45% reduction in disk space on average
- 20% less processes and memory usage
- 10% faster load time
Complementing this new product release, AVG Internet Security 2012 also includes the integrated security firewall and AVG LinkScanner that provides users peace of mind when browsing, shopping and banking. Internet Security 2012 fully integrates with AVG's ecosystem of security and Internet lifestyle products and applications, and it is now available for download at http://www.avg.com.
Ease of use
AVG's customers made it clear there is nothing more frustrating than software that slows them down or gets in their way. They want to be fully protected without even noticing that an AV or IS product is installed. With AVG Internet Security 2012, AVG returns to its roots with a lean, mean solution that simply gets the job done. They are protected, not hampered.
AVG listens to its 98 million active users to help anticipate their needs, understand the complexity of their digital landscape and then simplify their security experience and supporting technology. AVG knows its customers need different products for different needs. Customers now have more than one computer in their homes, they also have different digital access points, and are increasingly using their phones to access the internet. AVG's product range allows consumers and small businesses to choose a security technology specific to their needs or devices. From Free to Premium, from Windows PC to Android devices, there is an AVG product to protect us.
AVG 2012 reflects 20 years of trusted security experience. As the world of technology continues to change, AVG stands at the forefront of security innovation. AVG has 98 million active users, whose feedback we have imported into the design of AVG 2012. They are our proof that we provide first class protection and they're our partners in striving to improve with every new version. The company's mission is to be our customers' most trusted ally and advisor, enabling them to achieve their digital potential securely, safely and with no hassle. Our community also helps us get better in two ways; firstly, they provide us with the threat information which helps us improve our protection. Secondly, they share with us what they would like to have in our future products, which helps us improve our products, so that each year, AVG continuous to offer cutting edge technology to our customers.
The AVG 2012 product range is available in 24 languages, in 170 countries, and consists of:
AVG Internet Security 2012: http://www.avg.com/internet-security
US$54.99 | GB£39.99 | EU€44.95
AVG Anti-Virus Free 2012: http://www.free.avg.com
AVG Anti-Virus 2012: http://www.avg.com/buy-antivirus
US$39.99 | GB£29.99 | EU€29.95
AVG Premium Security 2012: http://www.avg.com/avg-premium-security
*** USA and UK, English language only
US$69.99 | GB£49.99
Learn more about Internet Security 2012: http://www.avg.com/avg2012
About AVG Technologies
AVG is a global security software maker protecting 98 million active users in 170 countries from the ever-growing incidence of Web threats, viruses, spam, cyber-scams and hackers on the Internet. AVG has nearly two decades of experience in combating cybercrime and advanced laboratories for detecting, pre-empting and combating Web-borne threats from around the world. Its free, downloadable software allows novice users to have basic anti-virus protection and then easily upgrade to greater levels of safety and defense when they are ready. AVG has a strong reseller network consisting of resellers, partners and distributors globally including CNET, Ingram Micro, and Wal-Mart.
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