Recent News - Analyst firm Techconsult declares ESET as Champion 2017


ESET, leading Europe-based IT security company, has won the accolade „Champion 2017“ in a user rating survey of security solutions in the categories “Malware Protection” and “E-mail Security”, as carried out by the German analyst firm Techconsult. The company (part of IT media house Heise) surveyed 2 400 businesses and their views on IT security solutions used on company networks. Out of the 180 solutions from eight cybersecurity vendors, ESET prevailed as the Champion.

In the category  “Malware Protection”, ESET scored especially high for both the “Company (producer) Rating” as well as in the category for quality of the endpoint solution “Technology / Solution Rating”. In the category “Email Protection”, Techconsult also declared ESET the Champion. The analyst firm and the surveyed users judged seventy criteria across 14 categories. The results have been recognized via Techconsult’s „Professional User Rating“. 

“This is yet further recognition from users in Germany, especially those in our fast-growing business security segment, which is a priority of ours. We look to continue offering first class service to our users and are delighted to recieve such positive feedback,” says ESET EMEA Sales and Marketing Director, Miroslav Mikuš.

“ESET products are based on 30 years of research and continuous technology development. Our aim is to offer ESET users the best IT security solutions on the market. The results from Techconsult show that we are taking the right path,” adds Country Manager ESET Germany, Stefan Thiel.

ESET has recently won several awards and demonstrated impressive test results, both in Germany and across the globe – from Virus Bulletin, AV-Comparatives both for encryption and as top-rated product, SE Labs, CRN Germany, Stiftung WarenTest and Computer Bild – just to name a few.


About ESET
ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. For over 26 years, the Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. By obtaining the 80th VB100 award in June 2013, ESET NOD32 technology holds the record number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. In addition, ESET NOD32 technology holds the longest consecutive string of the VB100 awards of any AV vendor. ESET has also received a number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV-TEST and other testing organisations and reviews. ESET NOD32® Antivirus, ESET Smart Security®, ESET Cyber Security® (solution for Mac), ESET® Mobile Security and IT Security for Business are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.

ESET recently updated its two-factor authentication (2FA) application, adding a secure validation to weak and static user passwords. This updated version of ESET’s 2FA application provides flexibility and deeper integration of 2FA into bespoke applications, making it the best cost-effective solutions for SMBs everywhere.

The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore; with offices in Jena (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic) and Sao Paulo (Brazil). ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Košice (Slovakia), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia) and an extensive partner network for more than 180 countries. For more information visit or follow us on Facebook.


About Version 2 Limited
Version 2 Limited is one of the most dynamic IT companies in Asia. Headquartered in Hong Kong, the Company develops and distributes IT products for Internet and IP-based networks, including communication systems, Internet software, security, network, and media products. Through an extensive network of channels, point of sales, resellers, and partnership companies, Version 2 Limited offers quality products and services which are highly acclaimed in the market. Its customers cover a wide spectrum which includes Global 1000 enterprises, regional listed companies, public utilities, Government, a vast number of successful SMEs, and consumers in various Asian cities.

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