San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 7, 2010 -- OPSWAT, Inc., the leading provider of integration technologies to software developers and vendors whose products are deployed in over 50 million endpoints, recently completed the first in a series of reports. This first release concerns the deployments of antivirus applications.
Drawing on the power of two of the company’s diagnostic utilities that incorporate the OESIS Framework, OPSWAT analyzed data from tens of thousands of users who volunteered to report information. Any security software vendors looking for inclusion in the framework are free to partner with OPSWAT via the OESIS OK Certification Program, which offers interoperability certification for 14 different security product categories ranging from antivirus to VPN clients.
As the list below shows, four of the top five most popular vendors offer free products to consumers.
The top 10 Windows antivirus applications by vendor for January to May 2010
The top 10 Windows antivirus applications by product for January to May 2010
OPSWAT will be releasing more reports on the market share for endpoint security products such as hard disk encryption, personal firewalls, backup clients and device access control applications in the future. Application vendors looking to add their applications to the OESIS Framework are free to partner with OPSWAT through the OESIS OK certification Program.
Founded in 2002, OPSWAT provides software engineers and IT pros with development tools and data services to power manageability and security solutions. OPSWAT, Inc. created OESIS OK, an industry-wide certification program that verifies the interoperability of endpoint security applications with products from market-leading technology vendors. The free Am I OESIS OK? utility hosted at oesisok.com enables end users to assess the interoperability and quality level of their applications