Thursday, September 4, 2014

Avira Partners with Dropbox to Bring Secure Sync and Share to Millions Globally

Peace of Mind and Seamless Sync for All

Tettnang, Germany --- September 4, 2014 – Security expert Avira announced today that it has partnered with Dropbox to offer the leading cloud-based file sync and share service to millions of visitors globally that come to Avira’s website. Starting today, Avira will recommend Dropbox to new users who install Avira’s security products.

Dropbox is available in English, German, and 11 other languages where Avira has customers. New users who are downloading Avira’s security software will be given the option to download Dropbox during the installation process on their Mac or PC.

“We’re excited to partner with Avira to bring Dropbox  to more people around the world. Dropbox and Avira are great complements in giving users peace of mind and keeping their most important stuff safe. Through this partnership, we’ll give Avira’s growing user base the ability to use Dropbox to easily access and share their information,” said Tom Hsieh, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Dropbox.

“With just a few clicks, Avira’s new users can have free antivirus protection across all their devices, plus the confidence in knowing that their data will be synced to every device and backed up in case of loss,” said Jason Radisson, Executive Vice President of Online at Avira. “People trust the Avira brand for security, and Dropbox offers the best user experience for secure sync and share, so this partnership is an ideal match.”

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Media Contacts:

USA:

Rocket Science PR, for Avira
Rich Mullikin, APR
Tel: +1 415 464 8110 x216
Mobile: +1 925 354 7444
Email: rich@rocketscience.com

Europe:

Flutlicht GmbH, for Avira
Tel: +49-911-47495-17
Fax: +49-911-47495-55
Mobil +49-170-225 2603
Email: avira@flutlicht.biz

About Avira

Avira protects people in the connected world – enabling everyone to manage, secure, and improve their digital lives. The Avira umbrella covers a portfolio of security and performance applications for Windows, Android, Mac, and iOS. In addition, the reach of our protective technologies extends through OEM partnerships. Our security solutions consistently achieve best-in-class results in independent tests for detection, performance, and usability. Avira is a privately-owned company that employs 500 people. Its headquarters are near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany, and the company has additional offices in Romania, India, Singapore, China, Japan & the United States. A portion of Avira's sales support the Auerbach Foundation, which assists education, children, and families in need. For more information about Avira visit www.avira.com.