Cloud Security Provider Hornetsecurity Acquires Altaro Software

Cloud Security Provider Hornetsecurity Acquires Altaro SoftwareAltaro Software recently announced that it has been acquired by the European email cloud security provider, Hornetsecurity. Hornetsecurity is headquartered in Germany and operates in over 30 countries. The vendor’s services are used by more than 40,000 customers, including Swisscom, Telefónica, and Konica Minolta. This acquisition builds on Hornetsecurity’s acquisition of the Spanish cloud email security solution provider, Spamina, and its market partner, EveryCloud.

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Altaro provides users with Virtual Machine Backup and recovery solutions. The provider’s flagship product, Altaro VM Backup, has a straightforward UI that facilitates its use while being full-featured to create a robust backup strategy. The solution comes equipped with an outstanding support team determined to help clients succeed in protecting their environment. Everything can be managed and monitored from a single dashboard or by using the vendor’s online management console. Altaro VM Backup is an easy-to-use backup solution for Hyper-V and VMware. The solution boasts VM backup in less than 15 minutes.

The combined capabilities of the two companies will result in more powerful offerings for organizations around the world. Altaro creates backup solutions for Hyper-V, VMware, physical servers, network endpoints, and Microsoft Office 365. These features complement Hornetsecurity’s email and compliance solutions, especially in the sphere of Microsoft 3665 environments.

In a press statement, David Vella, CEO of Altaro, said, “we have found exactly the right strategic buyer in Hornetsecurity and are delighted to become part of the group. The synergies between the two companies are obvious. Through our combined know-how and experience, and the innovative combination of our product suites, Hornetsecurity’s European market leadership in cloud security has reached a new level. All Altaro co-founders remain on board and will occupy leadership roles within the Hornetsecurity Group.”

The CEO of Hornetsecurity, Daniel Hofmann, also added, “our goal is to provide organizations with a complete security and compliance solution for their cloud technologies. By integrating Altaro’s backup solutions into Hornetsecurity’s product portfolio, we can provide a comprehensive package to protect customer data. We will expand the company’s current international locations in the coming years to provide our partners with new products and solutions even faster.”

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