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AVG Technologies Nets Key Industry Accolades

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AVG Technologies, developers of the world’s most popular free anti-virus software, has received two accolades in the Ventura 2009 Awards and achieved the VB100 Award in June 2010 for AVG Internet Security Network Edition on Windows Server 2008 R2.

The Ventura Awards, now in their ninth year, are a prestigious annual awards program that recognises the achievements of companies represented by Enterprise Investors (EI), the oldest and one of the largest private equity and venture capital management firms in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe.

The awards identify EI’s leading portfolio companies and of the managers committed to those companies’ growth the best portfolio companies and its 2009 winners had AVG on top in two categories: Most Dynamic Enterprise and Manager of the Year, won by J.R. Smith, CEO of AVG Technologies.

Additionally, AVG Internet Security Network Edition also was awarded the VB100 certification from UK-based Virus Bulletin (www.virusbtn.com <http://www.virusbtn.com> ) for June 2010.  This is the 15th award in a row AVG Technologies has received from Virus Bulletin. The VB100 (virus) award is granted to any product that passes the test criteria under test conditions in the VB lab as part of the formal VB comparative review process.  In addition, AVG also received ICSA certification on AVG Internet Security on Windows 7 32-bit and AVG File Server Edition on Windows 2008 Server 64-bit.

“We’re delighted to receive these awards and certifications, which are further evidence that we are doing something right at AVG,” said J.R. Smith, chief executive officer, AVG Technologies.

“AVG prides itself on being innovative, agile, and responsive to changing customer demands, while delivering high quality products, and these accolades are confirmation of our ability to do exactly that.”

About AVG Technologies:

www.avg.com <http://www.avg.com>   

AVG is a global security software maker protecting more than 110 million consumers and small businesses 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 cyber crime and one of the most 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 defence when they are ready. AVG has nearly 6,000 resellers, partners and distributors globally including Amazon.com, CNET, Cisco, Ingram Micro, Play.com, Wal-Mart, and Yahoo!.