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Hornetsecurity Takes Over Zerospam

Enterprise Security Magazine | Monday, April 26, 2021

Daniel Hofmann, CEO, Hornetsecurity

Hornetsecurity has acquired Zerospam, a cloud email protection firm based in Montreal, Canada, after the acquisition of Altaro. 

FREMONT, CA: Hornetsecurity, the largest provider of cloud email security, has made its second acquisition of the year. Following its January acquisition of Altaro, a global backup solution provider, it has now acquired Zerospam, a cloud email protection firm based in Montreal, Canada.

Zerospam is a profitable, fast-growing company that serves over 4,000 small, midsized, and corporate customers worldwide through a network of 400+ partners, mainly in Canada and the United States. It is a recognized pioneer in providing cloud-based email security solutions to the North American SMB industry, assisting businesses in securing their most valuable communication asset and combating cybercrime.

Providing customers and partners with the ideal and safest solutions

"Zerospam has made a name for itself by living its core values, whereby we 'always stay calm', 'dig deeper', 'collaborate' and 'continuously improve'. This has helped us provide the best, safest solution for our partners and clients, coupled with elite customer service," said David Poellhuber, Zerospam CEO and Founder. "Becoming part of the Hornetsecurity group is a wonderful progression for Zerospam, which will greatly benefit our customers and partners as well as our entire team. They will now be able to benefit from high-powered, enterprise-class functionality based on Hornetsecurity's years of expertise in this field, Microsoft 365 integration, and much more."

"We are on a journey to provide all organizations with a comprehensive security and compliance solution for their use of cloud technologies," said Daniel Hofmann, CEO of Hornetsecurity. "We warmly welcome David Poellhuber and the Zerospam team to the Hornetsecurity Group and are keen to integrate all team members into the Hornetsecurity family. We shall be investing heavily in the Zerospam partner community and providing them with an expanded range of new products so that they can boost their customers' security and compliance beyond their current offerings."

Strategic step to extend Hornetsecurity's North American reach

Daniel Blank, COO at Hornetsecurity added, "Our acquisition of Zerospam falls in line with Hornetsecurity's goal to become the #1 security, compliance and backup provider, and will help the company achieve its aggressive plans in its strongest growth market, North America and Canada. We are dedicating additional investment into these regions and are excited to shape the next chapter of our successful journey together with our new colleagues at Zerospam."

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