, AOL Strike Distribution, Advertising Deal, the anti-virus and computer
tools provider, on Wednesday trumpeted a two-year distribution and
advertising deal with America Online,
which calls for to provide anti-virus, PC management and
security services over several AOL brands.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the companies
characterized it as a “multi-million dollar” agreement. is trying to tap into the 20 million strong user base that AOL
has amassed, putting its brand name and services in front of potential
customers, many of which, being new to the Internet and computers, may not
have heard of the brand.

“We both have made the consumer market our core focus and we share a deep
commitment to make that experience a positive one,” says Srivats Sampath,
CEO of

The deal calls for to be the premier anti-virus service provider
on AOL, AOL.COM, and AOL’s [email protected] marketplace. The agreement also
includes’s sponsorship of an Anti-virus Center, a PC Download
Center and a Software Development Center.

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