Awards and Certificates

International Certifications for Quick Heal Security Solutions

  • AV-Comparatives: Quick Heal Total Security for Android has won its first AV-Comparatives for its Extensive Functionality, and practical functionalities such as the Backup feature and Network Monitor.

    AV-Comparatives is an independent not-for-profit organization that offers systematic testing to check whether security software, live up to their promises. Using one of the largest sample collections worldwide, it creates a real-world environment for truly accurate testing. Certification by AV-Comparatives provides an official seal of approval for the performance of security solutions which is globally recognized. AV-Comparatives works closely with several academic institutions, especially the University of Innsbruck's Department of Computer Science, to provide innovative scientific testing methods.

     
  • AV-Test Certificate: The AV-Test Institute, headquartered in Madgeburg, Germany carries the worldwide reputation of an independent service provider in the fields of IT security and anti-virus research. Exhaustive research work is carried out by the organization to detect the latest threats, analyse it using breakthrough technology and convey the high-quality results to customers. A team of IT specialists develop innovative analysis mechanisms and apply high-quality test procedures. The stringent testing methodologies include parameters for comprehensive malware blocking, false positives, performance, and feature tests. Security solutions have to demonstrate their capabilities using all components and protection layers.

    The AV-Test seal of approval is awarded on the basis of 3 test categories of PROTECTION, REPAIR and USABILITY. PROTECTION examines the product's effectiveness against zero-day malware attacks, blocking of malicious threats during execution as well as detection of common malware and those discovered during the test period. REPAIR inspects the efficiency of the product in removing all active components of malware including that which cause system changes due to the influence of malware and performance in removal of rootkits. USABILITY looks at the utility aspect of the product. It analyses the average slowing down of the system, false positive detection during a scan and display of fake warnings or during the use of genuine software.

    Quick Heal security solutions for the android platform have continuously won the AV-Test certificate. Quick Heal Mobile Total Security has received its fifth best antivirus AV-Test Certificate  on March 2014.

     
  • ICSA Labs: Quick Heal Internet Security 2010 received the first ICSA Labs Certificate in October 2009 for best antivirus suite for Microsoft Windows XP OS. The certification added a new dimension to its products’ efficiency and global acclaim.

    ICSA Labs certification is a high-quality enchmark that verifies the trustworthiness of IT security solutions. ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon Business, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification of security products. Enterprises worldwide rely on ICSA Labs to set and apply objective testing and certification criteria for measuring product compliance and performance.

     
  • Virus Bulletin: Virus Bulletin is an independent British periodical dealing exclusively with virus protection. It regularly tests anti-virus solutions developed for various platforms. Virus Bulletin VB100% award is given to anti-virus products that:

    Detect all In the Wild viruses during both on-demand and on-access scanning in their comparative tests.

    Generate no false positives when scanning a set of clean files.

    Quick Heal received its first VB100% certification in November 2002 and its latest 45th VB100% certification in August 2013.

     
  • Checkmark: Checkmark is a prestigious certification given by West Coasts Labs UK, an International organization. The Checkmark certificate endorses the high quality and reliable functional standards of all IT security solutions. West Coast Labs is one of the most respected IT security organization in the World which tests and certifies computer security products.

    The Checkmark provides a clear and unambiguous indication of attainment of a relevant standard for users of computer security solutions. The Checkmark consists of a standard, a test and a certificate. The standard is a real-world, industry-accepted test.

    Quick Heal security solutions received Anti-Virus Desktop (formerly Checkmark AV Level 1) certification in July 2002 and Anti-Virus Disinfection (formerly Checkmark AV Level 2) certification in November 2006.

     
  • OPSWAT: OPSWAT Certification verifies that security applications are interoperable with leading network and technology solutions employing the OESIS Framework.  Quick Heal security solutions received their first OPSWAT Certification in February 2008. OPSWAT Certified Products page gives a list of all Quick Heal products certified under various categories till date.

     
  • PCSL Labs: PCSL is an independent research organization focusing on security software test and test standard development. PCSL (PC Security Labs) certification is awarded to products that score 97 and above in the "PCSL Total Protection Test" held by PCSL every two months. It is one of the first tests to combine static scan test, dynamic test, static false positive test and dynamic false positive test into a single comparative test.

    Quick Heal security solutions received their first PCSL Certification in July 2010 for Quick Heal Total Security 2009. The product received a five star certification as the best antivirus.

     

Awards & Recognition for Quick Heal, the leading IT Security Solutions Company

  • Quick Heal emerges as the clear winner in DQChannels Channel Satisfaction Survey 2014

    Quick Heal has been chosen as the No. 1 Anti-virus vendor in India according to the DQChannels Channel Satisfaction Survey 2014. The company has scored exceptionally well in most parameters including relationship management, after sales support and commercial support. Partners were particularly satisfied with the organization’s reward system, and presence of its service centers in multiple localities, cities and regions in the country. They have also endorsed Quick Heal's ability to provide repair and replacement services.

    DQChannels conducts a yearly Channel Satisfaction Survey to measure how the partners are rating the different vendors for various hardware and software products and services. The interesting and insightful DQChannels Channel Satisfaction Survey voices the channel preferences in vendors.

     
  • Quick Heal Wins its 2nd CRN Channel Champion Award for Client Security!

    Quick Heal has successfully managed to retain its position as the leader in CRN Channel Champion for Client Security with tremendous support from its partners. The organization has been consistently in the top client security solution provider list, but with this win it has consolidated itself as a leading player.

    Quick Heal's constant upgradation in its range of enterprise products has been well-accepted by its partner community and was reflected in the CRN win. The company has scored phenomenally well in the categories of Product Availability, Brand Pull & Customer Marketing, Post-Sales Support, Channel Policy & Management.

    For the past 11 years, CRN has been conducting the CRN Channel Champions survey. This is the most important survey as it measures channel friendliness of vendors of various companies and rates them on the basis of how satisfied the companies are with their channel policies and programs.

     
  • Founder and CEO, Mr. Kailash Katkar was among the 6 amazing entrepreneurs who were selected from over 160 applicants for the ‘World Entrepreneur Of the Year’ event held in Monte Carlo from 4th to 8th June, 2014.

    Earlier this year, Mr. Katkar was among the 16 finalists who made it to the 15th EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Nominations. The award celebrates exceptional entrepreneurs who stand out for their achievements.

    The esteemed panel of jury members for this award included
    Mr. Adi Godrej, Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Godrej Group;
    Mr. Keki Mistry, Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Housing Development Finance Corporation; Mr. Sandeep Naik, Managing Director, General Atlantic; Mr. R. Seshasayee, Executive Vice Chairman, Hinduja Group India; Ms. Shikha Sharma, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Axis Bank; Mr. Shardul Shroff, Managing Partner, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co; Mr. Ravi Venkatesan, Founder & Board Chair, Social Venture Partners.

     
  • Quick Heal's dominance continues in 2014 as the unprecedented winner of FY 2013-2014 CRN Channel Champions in the 1-5 user antivirus segments, polling nearly 35% of category votes.

    Quick Heal has the strongest brand pull and it took efforts to improve brand awareness and perception with its advertising spanning television, newspaper and radio.

     
  • Quick Heal Technologies was crowned as the CRN Channel Champion for 2013, making it a record 5th win. The company has a strong brand pull and proved itself to be the most sought after brand of Antivirus. The win was in line with several new programs and improved marketing efforts.

    The CRN Channel Champions survey results for the brand reflected an overall improvement of ratings on all channel satisfaction parameters as compared to its scores in the previous year's survey.

     
  • Quick Heal Technologies bagged the number one title in CRN Channel Champions Survey for 2012 yet again with tremendous support from its huge channel partner ecosystem.

    The company made its mark in Consumer and SOHO Antivirus categories continuing with its tradition to focus on product availability, brand pull and customer marketing, post-sales support and channel policy and engagement.

     
  • Quick Heal Technologies scored a hat-trick bagging the number one title in Consumer and SOHO Antivirus category for the third consecutive year.

    In an online survey conducted by the CRN Magazine for CRN Channel Champions 2011, the Quick Heal brand was lauded as the most widely circulated and favored antivirus. Quick Heal scored big on almost all crucial aspects of brand performance including product availability, channel profitability, brand pull and customer marketing, channel marketing and training, post-sales support and channel policy and engagement.

     
  • Quick Heal Technologies among the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, India 2010 list.

    The Technology Fast 50 India Program is conducted by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. It is a ranking of India's 50 fastest growing and most dynamic technology companies based on percentage revenue growth over the past three years. Quick Heal Technologies was ranked 16th on the list with phenomenal growth of 244% in last three years.

     
  • Quick Heal repeated its top position as the unrivalled CRN Channel Champion in the AntiVirus (Consumer) category.

    The survey was conducted by CRN Magazine's annual CRN Channel Champions awards, which measures overall Solution Provider perceptions of vendor products and services.

     
  • Quick Heal wins Maharashtra IT award.

    Maharashtra IT Awards were instituted by the Government of Maharashtra in 2004 in the memory of the late Prime Minister, Rajiv Gandhi. They are given every year on 20th August, observed as Information Technology Day to commemorate his birth anniversary, to IT companies and institutions of Maharashtra for their outstanding performance in their field during the year.

     
  • Quick Heal wins Business Today's Best Innovation SME Award.

    Business Today the leading business magazine from India Today group conceptualized to analyse trends and best practices, and recognise and reward achievers, innovators, and enablers, who have played a pivotal role in promoting and supporting the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in India. Awards are presented by Business Today and YES BANK, the new age Indian private sector Bank.

     
  • In the year 2009, Quick Heal Technologies for the first time was declared the winner of CRN Channel Champions survey in AntiVirus (Consumer) category.

    The CRN Channel Champions survey measures channel friendliness of vendors and rates them on the basis of how satisfied their channel partners are with channel policies and programs.

     
  • Quick Heal Technologies, leading Internet Security software provider from India, has been announced a Red Herring 100 Asia 2009 Winner. The award recognizes 100 Most Promising companies in Asia driving the future of technology. The top 100 were selected on various factors such as financial performance, technology innovation, quality of management, execution of strategy, integration into their ecosystem and dedication to research and development.

    Red Herring is a global media company uniting the world’s best high technology innovators, venture investors and business decision makers in a variety of forums: a leading innovation magazine; an online daily technology news service; technology research, and major events for technology leaders around the globe.

     
  • Quick Heal Technologies, India's leading antivirus software provider was chosen to be the recipient of the most coveted Indian business award in the SME segment under the category of ICE & ITeS. Quick Heal is the first choice as the trusted IT security partner for all its customers. The company enjoys immense loyalty and goodwill due to the service-oriented approach and transparent work policies.

    CNBC-TV18 and ICICI Bank 'Emerging India Awards' is India's foremost initiative powered by the capability of shaping the future of Indian SMEs and have been acknowledged as India's biggest business award by the Limca Book of Records. The awards are powered by CRISIL, nation’s leading credit rating agency that managed the evaluation process. Small and Medium Enterprises are often hailed as being the drivers of economic growth. 'Emerging India Awards' recognizes and rewards India's most globally competitive SMEs whose business practices are at par with global giants.

     
  • Quick Heal bagged No. 1 at the DQ Channels India's Channels' Choice Awards event held in New Delhi on 16th March 2009. The awards were given on the basis of DQ Channels-IDC survey, which aims to recognize those vendors who are a favorite among channels. The winners were judged on various parameters such as product quality, marketing support, after sale support, commercial terms, online support, relationship management and brand image by their channel partners.

     
  • The Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) has announced the G.S. Parkhe Industrial Awards for the year 2009.

    The MCCIA has selected Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd. for the G S Parkhe industrial merit awards, which are given to companies that are coming with new ideas and products.
     

    Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) is a premier industry association with over 2200 members from different sectors like Automotive and Auto Ancillaries, Electronics, Agribusiness, Information Technology, Bio-Technology, Environmental Technologies, Chemicals, etc. It is one of the most active Chambers of Commerce in India catering to Pune and around region. It has been catalyst for economic development of Pune and has continuously strived to make Pune a global business destination.

     

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