Rival calls Microsoft's security pricing 'predatory'

Thursday, 22 June 2006, 3:12 AM EST

Microsoft's priced its consumer and enterprise security software at levels so low that it's putting the entire security software ecosystem at risk, the chief executive of a Florida company said Wednesday.

"Microsoft's practicing a form of predatory pricing," said Alex Eckelberry, who heads Sunbelt Software. Sunbelt develops a variety of consumer and enterprise security products, but is best known for its CounterSpy anti-spyware application. In December, it acquired firewall maker Kerio Technologies.

At TechWeb.

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