TETTNANG, Germany--(Avira announced today that the latest OPSWAT Market Share Report shows that Avira’s market share is the fastest-growing among all antivirus vendors.)--Security expert
“It gives us a lot of satisfaction knowing that we now protect more than one in every ten computers in every country on the planet”
According to OPSWAT’s September 2012 report, Avira jumped 2.8% to a total worldwide market share of 12.1%.
“It gives us a lot of satisfaction knowing that we now protect more than one in every ten computers in every country on the planet,” said Travis Witteveen, COO at Avira. “We see our market share growth in our security datacenters, where our antivirus lab is now analysing 2,453,670 suspicious files every month and handling 1,317,128 virus update connections every minute. So it is nice to see that the marketplace recognizes our efforts and is choosing Avira software over others.”
OPSWAT detects installments of data security applications installed on endpoints using Windows systems from a worldwide sample of more than 140,000 computers, and compares percentage market share among competitive vendors. The data used in the current market share report was collected between August 16, 2011 and August 15, 2012. The complete OPSWAT report can be found here.
Avira wants its customers to ‘live free’ from spyware, phishing, viruses and other internet-based threats. The company was founded 25 years ago on Tjark Auerbach's promise to "make software that does good things for my friends and family." More than 100 million consumers and small businesses now depend upon Avira’s security expertise and award-winning antivirus software, making the company the number-two market share leader globally. Avira provides IT-security protection to computers, smartphones, servers and networks, delivered as both software and cloud-based services.
In addition to protecting the online world, Avira's CEO promotes well-being in the offline world through the Auerbach Foundation, which supports charitable and social projects. The philosophy of the foundation is to help people to help themselves.