Hornetsecurity acquires Altaro to expand international locations and provide new products

Hornetsecurity acquires Altaro to expand international locations and provide new products

Altaro has announced that Hornetsecurity has acquired the company.


Hornetsecurity is a cloud security specialist headquartered in Germany that operates in more than 30 countries. Sold through Hornetsecurity’s international channel partner network, its premium services are used by more than 40,000 customers including Swisscom, Telefónica and KONICA MINOLTA.


This new acquisition builds on Hornetsecurity’s acquisition of Spamina, the Spanish market leader for cloud email security solutions, in January 2019 and EveryCloud, its British market partner, at the beginning of 2020.


Strong synergies between both companies


David Vella, CEO of Altaro, highlighted how the synergies between both companies would result in more powerful offerings for businesses and organizations around the world.


Altaro develops backup solutions for Hyper-V, VMware, physical servers, network endpoints and Microsoft Office 365, which perfectly complement Hornetsecurity’s email and compliance solutions, particularly in the sphere of Microsoft 365 environments.


“We have found exactly the right strategic buyer in Hornetsecurity and are delighted to become part of the group,” he said. “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.”


He expressed full commitment to the new entity: “All Altaro co-founders remain on board and will occupy leadership roles within the Hornetsecurity Group,” he said. The same goes for the Altaro worldwide team, which will expand as a result of the investment.


Comprehensive security and compliance solution for the cloud


Daniel Hofmann, CEO of Hornetsecurity said: “Our goal is to provide organizations with a complete security and compliance solution for their clou ..