Hornetsecurity, a Hanover, Germany-based email cloud security provider, acquired Spanish email security company Spamina.
The amount of the deal was not disclosed.
The acquisition will enable Hornetsecurity to expand its locations with offices in Madrid and Barcelona as well as in Central and South America.
Spamina’s activities will continue as part of the Hornetsecurity Group, to provide customers of both companies with technology and worldwide competent support.
Backed by High-Tech Gründerfonds (HTGF), Verdane Capital and HCS Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Hornetsecurity is a cloud security provider, which protects the IT infrastructure, digital communication and data of companies and organizations of all sizes. The company provides its services worldwide via 9 secured data centers. The product portfolio covers all important areas of email security, including spam and virus filters, legally compliant archiving and encryption as well as defense against CEO fraud and ransomware.
With around 200 employees, Hornetsecurity is represented globally at 11 locations and operates in more than 30 countries through its international distribution network. Its services are used by approximately 40,000 customers including Swisscom, Telefónica, KONICA MINOLTA, LVM Versicherung, DEKRA, Claas, and the Otto Group.
Spamina is an IT security company which secures corporate digital communications via the Simile Fingerprint Filter® technology which protects corporate networks from zero-day attacks. The company’s cloud services range from enterprise-wide secure email platform, enterprise mobile management, email and IM gateway protection, to archiving, encryption and DLP solutions for legal compliances.