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Award winning cloud based antivirus software now available through tt-exchange


Eligible UK charities can purchase Bitdefender software for up to 90% off the retail price through Technology Trust's software donation programme

London, 22nd April 2014 - Technology Trust today announced that Bitdefender® antivirus software is now available to eligible UK charities through its tt-exchange software donation programme for nearly 90% off the retail list price. Organisations can choose from a range of packages including Bitdefender Internet Security, which was voted antivirus software of the year for 2014 by

Bitdefender provides organisations with fast scanning and non-intrusive protection against viruses. Its scanning software adapts to each computer so it does not disrupt or slow down day to day working. The cloud-based software was originally designed with consumers in mind, so does not require IT or security experts to implement or use, making it ideal for charities of all sizes to run.

Catalin Cosoi
Catalin Cosoi

The software can be installed onto an unlimited number of Windows or Mac desktops to serve against malware and web threats. In addition, Bitdefender is also ideal for charities that take online donations as is software secures online payments and protects organisations' internet connections via its firewall.

"Up-to-date antivirus software is essential for keeping any IT system safe," said Catalin Cosoi, chief security strategist at Bitdefender. "The charity sector is no exception to this and we are pleased to be able to offer our award winning solution to charities through tt-exchange".

"There is a demand from the charities we work with for easy to use, affordable antivirus software that they can implement and run themselves," said Richard Craig, CEO of Technology Trust. "Bitdefender ticks all of these boxes and we're thrilled to be able to offer tt-exchange subscribers access to unlimited packages from Bitdefender for only a small admin fee."

The following packages are available for organisations to request via tt-exchange within a fiscal year:

  • unlimited number of Bitdefender Antivirus
  • unlimited number of Bitdefender Internet Security
  • 25 Bitdefender Client Security and Management Server
  • 100 Bitdefender Small Office Security

Bitdefender products may not be transferred or resold.

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About Technology Trust
Technology Trust (formerly CTT) has bridged the gap between the charity sector and its technology partners since 2001, offering friendly advice along the way. The organisation lends a helping hand to the third sector, advising on how the right technology can further charitable causes by supporting their missions.

Technology Trust work with over 17,000 charities in the UK, its tt-exchange programme has saved charities over £100 million to date. It enables eligible charities to receive hardware and software products, donated by leading brands, to improve the efficiency of their operations. Technology Trust is the only UK registered charity devoted to improving the operational efficiency of charities through the use of information technology. Technology Trust - a good friend in a digital world.

About Bitdefender®
Bitdefender is the creator of one of the world's fastest and most effective lines of internationally certified internet security software. The company is an industry pioneer, introducing and developing award-winning protection since 2001. Today, Bitdefender technology secures the digital experience of around 400 million home and corporate users across the globe.

Recently, Bitdefender won a series of important awards and accolades in the global security industry, including "Product of the Year" by AV-Comparatives, "Best Repair 2012" by AV-Test, "Editor's Choice" and "The Best Antivirus for 2013" by PC Mag, that confirmed the antivirus software's leadership status among security products.

More information about Bitdefender's products is available from the company's security press room. Additionally, Bitdefender publishes the HOTforSecurity blog, where readers can find stories from the underworld of internet fraud, scams, malicious software - and gossip.