Panda, Encore In US Publishing Deal

Glendale-based Panda Security and Los Angeles-based Encore, which is a subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, said this morning that the two have inked an exclusive publishing agreement. Encore will be responsible for sales, marketing, and production of Panda's Antivirus Pro 2010, Internet Security 2010, Global Protection 2010, and Antivirus for Netbooks products in the U.S. Financial details of the publishing deal were not disclosed. Encore is a publisher and distributor of retail software, including such brands as Hoyle, Family Tree Maker, Reader Rabbit, and more. Panda's U.S. headquarters are in Glendale, with European headquarters in Spain.