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PROMT offers free antivirus protection to its customers

St.Petersburg, Russia, 27 May 2008 – PROMT, a leading developer of machine translation products and services, is pleased to announce it is offering new purchasers a free 180-day license for Agnitum’s award-winning Outpost AntiVirus Pro. The offer applies to customers worldwide who purchase PROMT automated translation software with multilingual support at the company’s international e-store.

“We are delighted to offer our customers free virus protection that’s recognized as high quality and effective in fighting malicious applications”, said Nikolay Vasiliev, International Sales Director. “It is a part of our contribution to our customers’ data security.”

In a recent test conducted by leading Russian software observer Soft.News.ru, Outpost AntiVirus Pro came out ahead of established ‘name’ products like Panda Antivirus 2008, NOD32 Standard 3 and Dr.Web 4.44. The test was based on around 7000 malware samples, and Agnitum’s product passed with a 96,8% detection rate!

“We appreciate the opportunity to introduce Promt’s customers to Outpost AntiVirus Pro” said Mikhail Penkovsky, VP Global Sales and Marketing at Agnitum. “Everyone who takes up this offer will receive six months of first-class protection against viruses, spyware and other web-borne infections, along with automatic updates on a 24/7 basis.”

The free 180-day license to Outpost AntiVirus Pro can be automatically added to PROMT customers’ shopping carts when they purchase one of the following products:

This offer is valid for all purchases of qualifying products made at the PROMT web store between now and June 30 th 2008.


PROMT was founded in 1991 with the goal of creating tools to enable people to communicate easily and effectively, breaking down language barriers between them. Today, the company is a leading provider of innovative machine translation solutions for web sites, corporate intranets, PCs and handheld devices under the trademark @promt. The company offers automatic bidirectional translation in seven languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Russian, with a total of 24 translation directions for over 100 specialized domains. Customers include AOL, Siemens AG, NASA, DaimlerChrysler, DHL, and Metro Group. Further information is available at www.promt.com .

About Agnitum

Founded in 1999, Agnitum Ltd. is committed to delivering and supporting high-quality, easy to use security software. The company’s products are standalone Outpost Firewall Pro and Outpost AntiVirus Pro as well as Outpost Security Suite Pro, securing personal and family desktops; and Outpost Network Security, ensuring reliable endpoint protection and performance for small business networks.

Press contacts

Alexander Kariagin, PROMT
Phone: +7 812 331-7540
Fax: +7 812 327-4483
e-mail: pr@promt.com

Pavel Goryakin, Agnitum Ltd.
Tel.: + 7-812-336-52-46, ext. 113
Email: goryakin@agnitum.com

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