NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) -  Crenshaw Communications has been named agency of record by avast! Antivirus Software. Crenshaw was selected after a competitive review. It will provide the Prague-based company with public relations and marketing communications services in the United States.

Agency responsibilities include new product support, traditional and digital media relations, executive visibility, and greater brand presence on key social media platforms.

Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, Alwil software is the maker of avast! -- one of the world's leading security software providers with over 100 million registered customers. Alwil develops and markets the award-winning avast! antivirus product line, with a complete suite of products localized in 33 languages serving home users, small businesses and large enterprises. avast! has been verified by independent testing laboratories such as VB100, ICSA Labs and Checkmark and shown to be as effective as, if not more effective than, better-known paid programs.

With the tag line "Creative Public Relations for a Digital World," Crenshaw Communications provides innovative business and consumer communications with an emphasis on consumer marketing PR, consumer and business technology, and digital and social media. 

Contact Information:

Melissa Sherman
Crenshaw Communications

Dorothy Crenshaw
Crenshaw Communications