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Max Secure Software launches anti-virus offering in India

Pravda Godbole  |  Mumbai/ Pune 

Max Secure Software a Pune based software company developing products designed to protect the privacy and security of users launched its anti- virus software called Max Secure Anti Virus Pro Scan for the Indian market claiming it is 10 times faster, reduces scanning time by upto 40 minutes and is lighter by 70 per cent as compared to its competitors.

With offices in Pune and California and a current headcount of 65 employees, the company plans to hire close to 75 people in the coming 6 months. "We plan to have at least a 4-5 per cent market share in India in the anti-virus segment in the next one year. We are sure that our product sports an unmatched quality and is the fastest anti virus available in the market today with a great detection and an active protection. We also provide a premium technical support for all our customers," Sanjay Pradhan, founder and CEO of told Business Standard.

Launched with a maximum retail price of Rs 1275/user/year in India, the company's technical experts and friendly support team is available to answer any questions customers might have at no cost 24x7. is currently serving customers in US, Europe and Australia and is planning to make in roads in the Indian markets through this product and many more to be launched. The company will launch a 3 user license version in the next 45 days, a corporate edition of the same in July, total security programme in August and also a content audit software in September. 

"The content audit software is most useful for enterprises, and corporations and small and medium businesses as well. There is a lot of data available on their servers and all of it may not be desirable. This programme has the capacity to connect to the server to around 5,000 machines in one go and comes up with a comprehensive report. There is a lot of backup of unwanted data, hidden files and junk that happens which is difficult to manage. This product has a capacity to handle that kind of data," added Sanjay. 

With an investment budget of Rs 10 crore for the next one year, the company plans to enter Maharashtra, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh initially and expending to Karnataka, Chattisgarh and Delhi in the next quarter.

First Published: Thu, June 03 2010. 00:05 IST