Published On: Fri, Dec 27th, 2013

eScan Bags 16th Consecutive VB100 Award on Windows 2008 R2 Server


MUMBAI, INDIA: eScan, one of the leading Anti-Virus and Content Security Solution providers, recently bagged VB-100 award from Virus Bulletin, the most prestigious comparative testing body. eScan has achieved the award for their user product, eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security by scoring 100.00% in the on-demand test with a striking RAP of 93.3%.

Virus Bulletin is amongst the most widely recognized certifications within the industry which focuses on virus detection rates, scanning speeds and performance. VB100 award is well regarded in malware and anti -virus community for its exacting testing procedures. The solution needs to detect 100% malware sample listed in the ‘Wild list’ and generate no false positives when scanning a set of clean files. With other competitors, eScan’s Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security underwent several tests with zero false positives. The platform chosen for this test was Windows 2008 Server R2.


On receiving this award, Mr Govind Rammurthy, MD and CEO at eScan reportedly said, “We are happy to receive the award by the world’s leading anti-malware and anti-spam experts. eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security for Windows has passed all the tests easily. This proves that our product has strong detection rates as well as performance and surely is capable of providing secured computing environment to our customers.”

Speaking about the eScan achievement, Mr John Hawes, Technical Consultant & Test Team Director at Virus Bulletin quipped that, “Detection was good with decent scores everywhere and had no issues in the certification sets; a VB100 award is earned without too much effort. Our test history for eScan shows an exemplary 12 passes in the last two years”


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eScan Bags 16th Consecutive VB100 Award on Windows 2008 R2 Server