May 24, 2010 | Bratislava | Press Releases

ESET Acquires Antispam Maker

ESET, a global provider of security solutions, announces the acquisition of COMDOM Software ̵ a Slovakia-based software company acclaimed for antispam solutions. The latest acquisition underlines the company’s strategy of solidifying its position as a premiere developer of security software. By making this acquisition, ESET is increasing its capacity for developing advanced security solutions.

According to Miroslav Trnka, ESET CEO "ESET is a research and development-oriented company that is going to benefit from this merger by tapping into the potential of this manufacturer of advanced antispam solutions. Building on the team of skilled programmers and researchers, we envision introducing new activities, along with injecting new potential into the development of security software.“

COMDOM Software is ESET’s second acquisition since 2008 when it purchased a Czech-based company Setrnet, expanding its offering to information security services. ESET has currently branch offices in Prague, Czech Republic; San Diego, U.S.A; Buenos Aires, Argentina. The recent acquisition reaffirms ESET’s commitment to R&D and comes 2 years after the greenfield investment into ESET development center in Krakow, Poland.

About ESET

Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security solutions for the home and business segment. The industry leader in proactive malware detection, ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the number of Virus Bulletin "VB100 Awards," never to have missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. ESET has headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia and offices in San Diego, USA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Prague, Czech Republic, and an extensive partner network in 160 countries. In 2008, ESET has opened a new research center in Krakow, Poland. ESET was named by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa.