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AVG Technologies Sponsors European ISV Convention 2013 in London, March 13

AMSTERDAM and LONDON, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG), today announced that it is sponsoring the European ISV Convention 2013 at the Lancaster Hotel in London on 13 March 2013.  Now in its sixth year the European ISV Convention is the premier event for connecting Europe's leading Independent Software Vendors with leading hardware and software platform providers, service providers, Systems Integrators and Solution Providers.

Taking 'Creating Competitive Advantage' as its theme the European ISV convention will explore all the market changes taking place and identify how ISVs can maximise all their channel relationships, build really profitable cloud-based offerings and take advantage of emerging technologies to secure their future prosperity.  The schedule combines a mix of keynote presentations, open sessions and one to one business meetings with the less formal networking periods.

"We are very pleased to support the 2013 European ISV Convention and commend its dedication to fostering partnerships between vendors and cloud service providers," said Mike Foreman, General Manager, SMB, AVG Technologies.  "We are looking forward to building awareness of our cloud platform, recruit new resellers and, of course, to presenting the award for best Communications/ Mobility Solution over dinner in the evening."

AVG® CloudCare™ provides an easy-to-use cloud based administration platform that allows remote deployment and management of IT and security services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) at an affordable price. The cloud-based IT administration platform is provided to partners free-of-charge enabling them to roll out "pay-as-you-go" services that make it easier for them to manage and protect their small business customers. Free remote management tools, one-click service and user activation plus easy policy deployment help save time and reduce the need for onsite visits - allowing partners to serve even the smallest customer more profitably. Additional benefits include sales alerts and one-click reporting to help demonstrate partners' added value.  

"The European ISV Convention event has grown year on year to become the ideal platform for vendors to meet with channel experts to share experiences, network and learn about new business opportunities," said Alan Norman, Managing Director of event organiser IT Europa. "We are delighted to welcome AVG's participation as one of our sponsors. Continued support from recognised industry leaders like AVG is a tremendous accolade and demonstrates the value of our events."

About IT Europa

IT Europa is the leading provider of strategic business intelligence, news and analysis on the European IT marketplace and the primary channels that serve it. The company publishes European channel publications such as the IT Europa Newsletter, markets a range of database reports and organises European conferences and events for the IT and Telecoms sectors. For further details visit: http://www.iteuropa.com

About AVG Technologies (NYSE: AVG)

AVG's mission is to simplify, optimize and secure the Internet experience, providing peace of mind to a connected world. AVG's powerful yet easy-‐to-‐use software and online services put users in control of their Internet experience. By choosing AVG's software and services, users become part of a trusted global community that benefits from inherent network effects, mutual protection and support. AVG has grown its user base to 146 million active users as of December 31, 2012 and offers a product portfolio that targets the consumer and small business markets and includes Internet security, PC performance optimization, online backup, mobile security, identity protection and family safety software. http://www.avg.com.

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