Sea Infonet organizes dealer meet

DQW Bureau
New Update


In a bid to consolidate its channel presence across eastern India and

recognize dealers for outstanding performance in the anti-virus space, Sea

Infonet organized an award ceremony for Kaspersky dealers in Kolkata. This was

conducted in association with Zoom Technologies.

“We started the Kaspersky award last year, which turned out to be a huge

success. This year, we have come up with various incentive schemes recognizing

the sincere efforts of our Kaspersky dealers Last fiscal year, we received an

excellent response, as Kaspersky sales increased. We hope to see a similar

performance by them this year as well,” said Biswajeet Saha, Jt Director, Sea


The session inaugurated by Aadil Haveliwala, VP, Zoom and QA Tapia,

GM-Business Development, Zoom. The award also featured Pawan Jajodia, President,

Compass as the guest speaker.


Congratulating the efforts made by the dealers to popularize Kaspersky in the

anti-virus space, Haveliwala said, “Today, Kaspersky has achieved the number one

position in terms of sales across India, thanks to the dedicated efforts of the

dealers. The end-user segment accounts for over 60 percent of its growth while

the corporate sector contributes to about 30 percent. This year, we will focus

on increasing our sales further with improvising on the research and development


As dealers rejoiced with incentives awarded to the top performers, Sea

Infonet gave away prizes worth Rs 4 lakh, which included watches, TV sets,

washing machines, refrigerators, etc.

Also, speaking about the plans of Kaspersky for this FY, Haveliwala said,

“Soon, we are coming up with new editions of the anti-virus, which is the 2010

version and a special package for the enterprise segment.”


The anti-virus major, after achieving a robust sales last FY is now

concentrating on having an edge over its competitors by innovating its editions

and come up with new licensing plans.

The new version will have an enhanced user interface with default settings

and advanced options for users. Also, the company has claimed that it has

improvised on its heuristic scanning features, virus outbreak and detection

reports have been made faster from its Moscow laboratory.

The anti-virus major is now planning to concentrate on the enterprise front.