New Zealand's Education Ministry, IBM and information technology management software company CA has signed on of the biggest anti-virus and anti-spyware software contracts in the Asia-Pacific region.
Under this contract, around 150,000 in about 2700 state schools of New Zealand will run he CA Integrated Threat Management Suite incorporating CA Anti-Virus and CA Anti-Spyware software. he software will be free to all state and state-integrated schools and teachers will also have the option of using CA Anti-Virus 2007 at home. The Ministry of Education has already signed three-year contract with CA and IBM to supply CA Anti-Virus software to schools. The new contract will also include CA Anti-Spyware thereby offering schools an integrated threat management system that protects against viruses and spyware.