Agnitum, developers of the award-winning Outpost security product line, is pleased to announce the final results of their 2011 competitive upgrade program. A total of 7,250 active licenses for security products from 21 different vendors were converted to Outpost licenses over a 10-week period.
The offer was an unprecedented opportunity for individuals concerned about the protection against cyberthreats being provided by their existing security solution. In the interests of global PC user security, Agnitum offered to protect their PCs for free with the robust and lightweight Outpost Security Suite Pro or Outpost Antivirus Pro for up to two years, depending on their current license.
Launched in July, Agnitum's competitive upgrade offer to switch to Outpost security solutions for free attracted interest from thousands of users all over the world. Extended until September 30, 2011 with additional qualifying security vendors, the offer enabled users in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Luxemburg, Japan, and the Republic of South Africa to trade in their existing licenses.
According to the final results of the offer, 50 percent of the upgrade requests came from users of Kaspersky, Symantec, and McAfee software; 40 percent from Avast, Avira, BitDefender, Trend Micro, BullGuard, Eset, and Panda users; and 10 percent from users of other security vendors’ products.
Founded in 1999, Agnitum Ltd. (agnitum.com) is a leading developer of high-quality, easy-to-use security software. Agnitum's solutions include Outpost Firewall Pro and Outpost Antivirus Pro for securing personal and family desktops; and Outpost Security Suite — an all-in-one Internet security solution. Outpost Network Security ensures reliable endpoint protection and performance for SMBs, and Outpost Antivirus Service provides antivirus protection via subscription through ISPs.
Agnitum also offers free version of Outpost Security Suite to enable users of all backgrounds and economic circumstance to experience high levels of computer security.