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Eset opens office in the UK

SOFTWARE company Eset has opened a sales and distribution office in the United Kingdom by acquiring its long-term partner company.

(Source: Sme)

Eset acquired data encryption company DESlock which is also based in the UK back in 2015. It highlighted its focus both on market position and technology outreach.

“We have confidence that fusing the local Eset UK team with our global talent, its know-how and experience, creates the perfect mix to strengthen our market position in Britain,” said Richard Marko, CEO at Eset, as quoted in a press release.

The new Eset office is based in Bournemouth, in southern England and will be overseen directly by the Eset EMEA sales and marketing director. All the employees of the former exclusive partner remain and more will be added starting this year, with the expectation of at least doubling team size within five years, the press release reads.

The company has been present in the UK market for more than a decade thanks to its relationship with its partner company. In line with Eset’s strategy, it recorded double-digit sales growth in the UK in 2015.

“Especially in the last few years, we have cooperated very closely with the team in the UK and are very excited to move this cooperation even further, in order to become a household name on the British market for all Eset consumer and business endpoint security solutions,” said Miroslav Mikuš, ESET EMEA sales and marketing director. “Prospectively, also reaching a position among the top three vendors in the UK.”

In the first year at the new office, the company will drive expansion of the team, focus on top-level technical support and reseller management with the aim of optimising for the long-term development of the partner network in the UK, Mikuš added.

Establishing a direct Eset office in the UK is part of the company’s long-term strategy to boost market growth in EMEA’s top IT security market, the UK and to continue year-to-year double digit growth in sales. Along with the regional EMEA office Eset already has, there are also now eight local offices and research and development centres based in the European Union as well as an extensive network of European partner companies, the press release reads.

The opening of the Eset office in the UK follows the establishment of its German office in in 2013. 

Topic: IT


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