eAcceleration® Corp., makers of StopSign® Internet Security software, and GFI Software™, have entered into a licensing agreement to further enhance the StopSign web protection software suite using the VIPRE® Client SDK.
eAcceleration had been looking to update its software to improve their customers’ protection against the rise of malware, and in the end GFI’s software was the clear winner. Leading the software team to evaluate all options, Josh Lizon, Director of Software Development at eAcceleration said,
We evaluated several threat engines using a standardized criteria and found that the GFI engine provides the best balance of detection and removal of threats combined with a small memory footprint and lightning fast scan speeds.
Ed Ahrens, eAcceleration CFO, said this about the licensing agreement between GFI Software and eAcceleration Corp.:
We are extremely pleased to announce our new alliance with GFI Software to utilize their award-winning threat scanner. With this major upgrade to StopSign, it will be hard to find a more effective and robust security product.
We understand the vital role that anti-malware plays in this particular era of cyber security, and with the latest version of our SDK we offer the most cutting-edge security technologies we have to companies like eAcceleration so they can make the security of their software automatic, effective and also provide peace of mind to their customers.
Said Julian Waits, vice president of GFI Software’s Advanced Technology Group.
About eAcceleration Corp.
eAcceleration Corp. has developed and distributed innovative computer software for business and personal computers since 1987. The company started in Silicon Valley, California as an SCSI Device software company. The company’s SCSI Device Management System (SDMS), purchased by NCR® Corporation/AT&T®, became the standard SCSI Device Management System used in computers around the world. eAcceleration also developed a unique set of accelerator tools for CD-ROM and hard drive applications including “dTime”, “SuperFassst!”, “Webcelerator”, and “Windrenalin HD”.
Today, eAcceleration Corp. is headquartered in Poulsbo, Washington and is the developer of StopSign Internet Security, an online subscription service featuring award-winning computer protection in an easy-to-use interface.
About StopSign Internet Security
StopSign Internet Security software has been at the forefront of anti-virus, anti-spyware, and firewall protection since it first launched in 2001. Boasting a world-class, 100% US-based call center, StopSign technical support is available via email, online chat, and phone. StopSign virus protection software has been downloaded by over 6 million people worldwide.
GFI Software provides web and mail security, archiving and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small to medium-sized businesses (SMB) via an extensive global partner community. GFI products are available either as on-premise solutions, in the cloud or as a hybrid of both delivery models. With award-winning technology, a competitive pricing strategy, and a strong focus on the unique requirements of SMBs, GFI satisfies the IT needs of organizations on a global scale. The company has offices in the United States, UK, Austria, Australia, Malta, Hong Kong, Philippines and Romania, which together support hundreds of thousands of installations worldwide. GFI is a channel-focused company with thousands of partners throughout the world and is also a Microsoft Gold ISV Partner.