eScan reaches out to its Channel Partners with its Vision 2020

July 27, 2017

NEW DELHI, India – July 27, 2017  – eScan – Total Security Solution, inaugurated its Vision 2020 road map at New Delhi, amidst leading channel partners from north India with a pledge to achieve the leadership position in India by 2020. The event was held in association with KK Software, eScan’s national distributor for its AV SKU product. This event was held at Radisson Blu, New Delhi on 22nd July, 2017.

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The event was inaugurated by lighting the lamp for an auspicious beginning of the Vision 2020 journey. Mr. Rahul Joshi – AVP National Sales (Retail and SMB products), shared his vision of driving eScan to be the top anti-virus brand in India by 2020. He also shared the strategic initiatives by eScan for channel partners for mutual growth and great business opportunity. The partner meet was attended by over 120 exclusive partners from across North India.

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In its endeavor to recognize and reward the partners, who contributed towards the growth of eScan as a brand in their respective regions, Mementos and Trophies were awarded by Mr Sunil Kripalani – Sr. Vice President – Global Sales and Marketing, Mr. Rahul Joshi – AVP National Sales, and Mr Kamlesh Jha – CEO KK Software. The winning partners were elated to receive the awards and pledged their allegiance to eScan.

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As an exclusive eScan National Distributor for eScan AV SKU, KK Software announced attractive new channel schemes for the period July to August 2017 wherein partners can win exciting prizes such as Honda Activa, Trip to Bangkok, Trip to Goa and many more such lucrative rewards.

Mr Rahul Joshi, AVP, Sales, eScan said, “As part of our Vision 2020, eScan is rapidly changing and expanding its foot prints to reach out to every nook and corner of India. We are also adopting technology and product innovations to stay ahead of competition and build one of the strongest IT Security brands that channel would witness stands at par with global peers. We look forward to the unhindered commitment from our channel partners towards this mutually beneficial growth journey.”

Mr Kamlesh Jha, CEO, KK Software said, “We are very happy and excited to be with eScan for last 5 years and we are looking forward to be part of its growth journey and put our best efforts to support vision 2020. We look forward to the coming times where we will flourish together.”

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About eScan

eScan is an ISO (27001) certified pure play enterprise security solution company with over 2 decades of expertise in developing IT security solutions. eScan today has a presence in 12 countries through its offices and subsidiaries. It also boasts of a robust channel partner network of more than 50, 000 partners spread across 190 countries worldwide. It is trusted by more than 6,500 enterprise and corporate users spread across various industry segments such as Government, BFSI, Education, Defense, Telecom, IT & ITeS, Infrastructure, Hospitality, and Healthcare worldwide.

It is powered by some of the latest and innovative technologies, such as Proactive Behavioral Analysis Engine (PBAE) Technology, MicroWorld Winsock Layer (MWL) Technology, Domain & IP Reputation Check (DIRC) Technology, Non-Intrusive Learning Pattern (NILP) Technology, and sophisticated Anti-Virus Heuristic Algorithms that not only provide protection from current threats, but also provides proactive protection against the ever-evolving cyber threats. eScan provides 24×7 free remote support facility to help its esteemed users to provide real-time solutions for security related issues. For more information, visit www.escanav.com


AV-TEST Certifies eScan Internet Security Suite as TOP Rated Product

July 27, 2017

MUMBAI, India – July 27, 2017 – eScan’s Internet Security Suite for Windows received the coveted AV-TEST certificate as Top Rated products among its peers. The test was conducted in May and June 2017 period for Windows based security software for home users.

The results showed that eScan Internet Security Suite, successfully protected against zero-day malware attacks and real world threats in the test conducted by AV-TEST. eScan’s R&D team strives hard to keep ahead of the fast changing cyber threat landscape and putting relentless efforts towards development of innovative and state of the art technologies to provide real time protection for its users.

eScan and its various futuristic technologies have consistently performed the best in detecting and protecting users from downloading/installing rouge software. The tests conducted by AV-Test in May and June, have described eScan as one of the most user-friendly and effective protection providers for Windows OS Home Users. eScan has also stood out on the basis of its added features offered in the product and usability.

eScan Internet Security Suite with Cloud Security for Home and Small Office Edition is a specially designed security solution that provides real-time protection for computers and laptops from growing cyber threats, such as Viruses, Spyware, Adware, Key loggers, Rootkits, Botnets, Hackers, Spam and Phishing. eScan ISS protects a user’s personal information and ensures safe computing environment to the whole family when browsing the internet, shopping online, performing online transactions or social networking.

Assessment of tests was on 3 factors and eScan scored the highest with the below:

  • Protection: Protection against malware infections (such as viruses, worms or Trojan horses)
  • Performance: Average influence of the product on computer speed in daily usage
  • Usability: Impact of the security software on the usability of the whole computer (lower values indicate better results)

On receiving this award, Mr Govind Rammurthy, MD and CEO, eScan said, “It reinstates our faith in building state of the art security solutions at par with global peers and also successfully stands the stringent tests conducted by AV-Test to qualify as the Top Rated Product. Our commitment for providing a fast & secure online experience drives our passion to continuously enhance our product and its features to defend against the growing cyber threat.”

An advanced security solution, eScan Internet Security and Total Security Suite offers total protection against Internet threats, thereby improving the overall performance of the computer and ensuring integrity of data. This specially designed security solution ensures safe computing environment while browsing Internet, shopping online, performing online transactions, or social networking. The secured computing environment provided by this award winning product can be experienced from the below link: http://www.escanav.com/en/windows-antivirus/internet-security-suite.asp

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About eScan

eScan is an ISO (27001) certified pure play enterprise security solution company with over 2 decades of expertise in developing IT security solutions. eScan today has a presence in 12 countries through its offices and subsidiaries. It also boasts of a robust channel partner network of more than 50, 000 partners spread across 190 countries worldwide. It is trusted by more than 6,500 enterprise and corporate users spread across various industry segments such as Government, BFSI, Education, Defense, Telecom, IT & ITeS, Infrastructure, Hospitality, and Healthcare worldwide.

It is powered by some of the latest and innovative technologies, such as Proactive Behavioral Analysis Engine (PBAE) Technology, MicroWorld Winsock Layer (MWL) Technology, Domain & IP Reputation Check (DIRC) Technology, Non-Intrusive Learning Pattern (NILP) Technology, and sophisticated Anti-Virus Heuristic Algorithms that not only provide protection from current threats, but also provides proactive protection against the ever-evolving cyber threats. eScan provides 24×7 free remote support facility to help its esteemed users to provide real-time solutions for security related issues. For more information, visit www.escanav.com


NetRack Receives Overwhelming Response at DCD Conference, Unveils iRack Block

July 26, 2017

NetRack stressed on use of eco-friendly technologies, makes a strong statement with iRack Block

BENGALURU, IndiaJuly 26, 2017 – NetRack, a leading solution provider for data centers and end-to-end IT server racks, displayed iRack Block, specially designed for in-house data center and infra capsules at the Datacenter Dynamics (DCD) converged conference in Bangalore.

Besides, a vivid demonstration of iRack Block, an insightful session was given by Mr. Ravi Raj, Brand Head, Director Sales & Support at NetRack on Airflow Management. Delving the advantages of iRack Block and the importance of Airflow management in the data center, Ravi Raj, Brand Head, Director Sales & Support at NetRack said “Today IT infrastructure are becoming compact as well as complex. Multiple cables, switches, servers add woes to the data centers. Effective usage of hot aisle containment or cold aisle containment can help a lot in saving cost and increasing productivity from your IT infrastructure.

For small setups we come up with iRack Block supported by Climaveneta’s unique In-Rack cooling unit which works on inverter scroll technology, this advanced technology helps in reducing the cost and increasing the efficiency as the compressor modulates the frequency based on the heat load inside the Rack.”

Straining on the importance of going green and adopting environment friendly practices, NetRack’s iRack Block series uses the R410a refrigerant which helps in reducing the carbon footprint and is eco-friendly in nature.

Aimed to revolutionize the data center infra capsule, iRack Block is equipped with multiple ‘intelligent’ features and configured with self-cooled, self-contained and self-powered features. The In Row unit used here is 300mm wide taking bare minimum space and can be configured from 7kW to 55kW, depending upon the datacenter requirements. The Racks are IP 50 rated and can bear load capacity up to 1500Kgs.

To complete intelligence in iRack Block, NetRack integrate a PAC Unit, UPS & battery bank, Intelligent PDU for power, surveillance & environmental management, KVM & console for server management, Intelligent rack access for physical security .

We always strive to bring the best of our products to this gathering and we are pleased to receive such an overwhelming response for our environment friendly initiative this year at Datacenter Dynamics Converged Conference.” he added.

NetRack is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company and has also received the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Systems certification and OHSAS 18001:2007 certification for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. NetRack’s most of the products are comprised with UL certification that assures best-in-class products for the data center requirements.

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About NetRack

NetRack Enclosures foresees itself as a single window solutions provider for all data, network and server related concerns. NetRack’s mission is to deliver time bound quality products that are superiorly designed and precision engineered to perfection, to help the customers overcome their constraints while enabling scalability and increased performance at a reduced cost. NetRack guarantees to offer its clients good customer support services for problem solving and better relations.

Improved customer relations, employee welfare and transformation at all levels to achieve more than what they have achieved so far. The company wishes to upgrade itself through research and development of newer technologies for enhanced performance, scalability and cost effective products to cut costs to the customer. To know more, please visit www.netrackindia.com

About Datacenter Dynamics Converged

DCD brings together professionals from the data center industry to share ideas and discuss challenges related to performance, resilience, energy efficiency, cloud security, cybercrime and green IT. The DCD conference has been organized to help IT professionals to gain valuable insights on these upcoming trends and share their experiences and knowledge on industry.


eScan’s Corporate 360 bags AV Comparatives’ “Real World” Protection Test Certification

July 25, 2017

MUMBAI, India – July 25, 2017 – eScan – the Enterprise Security Solution provider has received the most sought after AV-Comparatives’ “Real World” Protection Test certification for eScan Corporate 360. The test was conducted for February – June 2017 period, eScan Corporate 360 successfully cleared the stringent test by providing advanced level protection against malwares and malicious sites for PCs and laptops.

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The “Real World” Protection test by AV Comparatives evaluated the real-time protection capabilities with standard default settings (incl. on-execution protection features) of eScan Corporate 360. The product successfully blocked malware and Trojans infections. It has cleared the rigorous and most comprehensive tests with 398 live cases. These test-cases covered a wide range of current malicious sites and checked the capabilities on real case scenarios for the protection level and product features.

The test environment covered the process of accessing the URL (website), downloading the file, formation of the file on the local hard drive, file access and file execution and the product’s ability to protect the PC along with the signature based and heuristic detection abilities. eScan Corporate 360 showed consistent performance in detecting and protecting users from download/installation of rouge software either automatically or by mistake. The product has been awarded for its robustness in protection, its latest features and usability such as web protection and high detection rate without reducing the system performance.

On receiving this award, Mr Govind Rammurthy, MD and CEO, eScan said, “With the rise in the number of global threats in enterprises and corporate segments, our R&D team is continuously striving hard to stay ahead in providing robust security solutions to defend emerging cyber threats. We are elated to receive the “Real World” Protection certification as an endorsement to our effort in providing advanced level security solutions to protect endpoints and networks.

eScan Corporate 360 is comprehensively layered security solution that allows corporates to manage risk and protect your critical infrastructure efficiently. eScan Management Console (EMC) module has been upgraded with Secure Web Interface that facilitates dynamic security management of the server, endpoints and Mobile devices in the corporate network. It is an excellent combination of advanced and futuristic technologies that is platform agnostic and protects endpoints in the corporate network. It also includes enterprise mobility management (EMM) solution which is specifically designed with an aim to facilitate administrator to remotely monitor, secure and manage all Android-based devices in the network.

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 About eScan

eScan is an ISO (27001) certified pure play enterprise security solution company with over 2 decades of expertise in developing IT security solutions. eScan today has a presence in 12 countries through its offices and subsidiaries. It also boasts of a robust channel partner network of more than 50, 000 partners spread across 190 countries worldwide. It is trusted by more than 6,500 enterprise and corporate users spread across various industry segments such as Government, BFSI, Education, Defense, Telecom, IT & ITeS, Infrastructure, Hospitality, and Healthcare worldwide.

It is powered by some of the latest and innovative technologies, such as Proactive Behavioral Analysis Engine (PBAE) Technology, MicroWorld Winsock Layer (MWL) Technology, Domain & IP Reputation Check (DIRC) Technology, Non-Intrusive Learning Pattern (NILP) Technology, and sophisticated Anti-Virus Heuristic Algorithms that not only provide protection from current threats, but also provides proactive protection against the ever-evolving cyber threats. eScan provides 24×7 free remote support facility to help its esteemed users to provide real-time solutions for security related issues. For more information, visit www.escanav.com


TAIT Helps Channel Community Tread the GST Path

July 24, 2017

MUMBAI, India – July 24, 2017 – India has rolled out one of the biggest tax reform – the Goods and Services Tax (GST) – which has replaced the complex maze of Central taxes and duties such as Excise Duty, Service Tax, Counter Veiling Duty (CVD), Special Additional Duty of Customs (SAD), central charges and cesses and local state taxes that was Value Added Tax (VAT), Central Sales Tax (CST), Octroi, Entry Tax, Purchase Tax, etc. Coinciding with the new tax regime the Mumbai-based Trade Association of Information Technology (TAIT) organised their Knowledge Series events putting an emphasis on Input Tax Credit and the way forward in the GST regime for their members.

TAIT’s past sessions/events on GST have been addressed by CAs and the Service Tax department. This time the association had invited Mr G V Bilolikar, Jt. Comm. of Sales Tax, Mumbai to address the members.

The event kicked off with a panel discussion on ‘Road to Successful IPO’ where panelist Mr Vinit Bolinjkar – Head, Equity Research, Ventura Securities Ltd., Mr Ketan Patel, President and CEO of Creative Peripherals and Distribution Ltd and Mr Nikit Rambhia, Joint Managing Director of Panache Digilife Ltd discussed aboutcurrent IPO market and checklists, filing requirements, role of advisors, bankers and exchanges, IR specialists and the media.

Taking it further, TAIT knowledge series also took up Input Credit Tax (ITC) under GST topic to develop better understanding and clarity to the members.

ITC under the GST framework is one of the core concepts which will help eliminate the cascading effect of taxes. Any manufacturer, supplier, agent, e-commerce operator, aggregator registered under GST are eligible to claim input credit for tax paid on their puechases. Addressing to the queries of TAIT members the panel discussed those conditions to claim ITC under the GST, which is one of the most critical activities for every business to settle its tax liability.

In order to claim ITC they shared various conditions to be fulfilled such as –

  • should have tax invoice/debit note/document evidencing payment
  • goods and/or services receipt where goods are delivered by supplier to other person on the direction of registered person against a document of transfer of title of goods;
  • furnishing of a return where goods are received in lots or installments ITC will be allowed to be availed when the last lot or installment is received;
  • failure to the supplier towards supply of goods and/or services within 180 days from the date of invoice, ITC already claimed will be added to output tax liability and interest to paid on such tax involved. On payment to supplier, ITC will be again allowed to be claimed;
  • No ITC will be allowed if depreciation have been claimed on tax component of a capital good
  • If invoice or debit note is received after the due date of filing return for September of next financial year or filing annual return, whichever is later

Ms Archana Koul, Technical consultant, Cisco talked about the new arrival for Cisco SMB and the enterprise market. Talking about Cisco Catalyst 2960-L Portfolio she said, “These L-series switches power small networks with quietness and simplicity. They can be appropriately targeted in bank branches, hotel buildings, school buildings, retail stores, office buildings, etc as it meets the specifications that are often demanded in these scenarios. These switches are low-priced GE model, with simple management, low energy consumption, small factor plugin support, Basic layer 2 functionalities and other enterprise grade quality features that is often needed in the above sectors.”

Mr Pushpasheel Andari, Head Solution Engineering Tata Teleservices Ltd gave insights on ‘Digital platform for emerging businesses’ Mr Pushpasheel Andari, Head Solution Engineering Tata Teleservices Ltd gave an insight of how Tata Teleservices (TTSL) is coming up with technologically advanced innovative products and services, by playing an enabling role in simplifying consumer lives, expanding digital inclusion addressing the requirements of the emerging businesses. He said, “TTSL is a leading player in the enterprise space providing integrated voice, data and managed services to large, medium and small enterprises in over 60 cities across India. The team comprises over 2,000 people and over 1,200 channel partners. The company has set up a robust infrastructure which includes the largest fibre optic backbone in the country covering over 1, 25,000, equipped to serve the connectivity needs of all businesses.”

TAIT as the leading IT industry association in India, always makes a consolidated effort helping every member streamline their business. We leave no stone unturned to help members regarding any obstacles they are/ maybe facing adapting the new tax regime. We have also requested special assistance from the VAT department and we are pleased to state that TAIT will be given special guidance and assistance whereby the VAT department will be deploying their staff at the TAIT office where members can reach and seek assistance, a unique step by our association,” says Mr Rushabh Shah, President, TAIT.

Mr Pratik Lapsia of Redfinch said, “We feel proud to be associated with TAIT. The association has always stood as a support and guiding light whenever our company goes through changing business environment. TAIT’s various GST workshops have helped us to stand steady and understand the new tax regime to drive our business efficiently.”

TAIT through their various workshops/ seminars have put in immense effort in addressing doubts/queries of the members through lists of frequently asked questions.

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About TAIT

Trade Association of Information Technology (TAIT) was formed in March 1996 to represent the interest of IT community in the ecosystem of Distributors/Sub-distributors/Resellers, System Integrators and Service Providers. TAIT has over 300 members representing the complete spectrum of IT organizations. The association was formed to uphold the larger interest of the IT trade, which represents 70% of Mumbai’s IT industry. It’s a forum where the challenges of Mumbai’s domestic IT Industry business is heard and understood. TAIT is a pro-active, leading IT association of India. For more information please visit www.tait.in.


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