ESET declared a leader and top IT security vendor in Central and Eastern Europe
Source: Vistar Communications for ESET Middle East , Author: Posted by BI-ME staff
Posted: Mon June 25, 2018 4:30 pm

UAE.  ESET, the leading IT security company based in the European Union, is the top endpoint security vendor in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), taking the most sizeable portion of the annual market share.

According to the IDC Endpoint security software market shares 2017 report, ESET’s market share in the CEE region accounts for 37.5 percent, outpacing all of its competition[1]. IDC has estimated ESET generates around 90 million USD from the IT security revenues recorded in the region in 2017 following 13.5 percent year-on-year growth.

ESET is also included among IDC’s “established leaders“, which are large organizations with extensive R&D teams, robust security suites and strong investments in innovation.

“ESET’s technology comes from Central Europe, with our first software being developed in Slovakia more than 30 years ago, which makes us even more proud to keep the CEE region as our stronghold. We are proud to be the leading ’made in the European Union’ IT security solution and pleased that we are expanding our reach further in Europe including our fast growing Western European markets,“ says Miroslav Mikus, ESET Sales and Marketing Director for the EMEA region.

ESET is headquartered in Central Europe and accounts for 37.5 percent CEE market share based on this recently released IDC market report. ESET ranks 6th globally according to the analyst firm.

IDC highlights ESET Encryption and two-factor authentication in its report, both crucial elements in the already active GDPR legislation. “Both multi-factor authentication and encryption are available to midmarket customers of ESET at an acceptable price and level of complexity along with ease of use... An offering that promises significant data security improvements for ESET’s customers,” writes Mark Child, IDC’s CEE Security Practice Lead, author of this report.

Photo Captions:
1. (above)  Miroslav Mikus, ESET Sales and Marketing Director for the EMEA region
2. (inset)    For illustration purpose only (File photo)

About ESET
For 30 years, ESET® has been developing industry-leading IT security software and services for businesses and consumers worldwide. With solutions ranging from endpoint and mobile security, to encryption and two-factor authentication, ESET’s high-performing, easy-to-use products give consumers and businesses the peace of mind to enjoy the full potential of their technology.

ESET unobtrusively protects and monitors 24/7, updating defenses in real-time to keep users safe and businesses running without interruption. Evolving threats require an evolving IT security company. Backed by R&D centers worldwide, ESET becomes the first IT security company to earn 100 Virus Bulletin VB100 awards, identifying every single “in-the-wild” malware without interruption since 2003.

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[1]  Mark Child, Research Manager, Software, Central and Eastern Europe Endpoint Security Software Market Shares, 2017 (market data for 2017) Available on IDC website.

 

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