Schaffhausen – The software firm Acronis is strengthening its offering in the area of cybersecurity. To this end, it is planning to open a new Cyber Protection Operation Center in the Greater Zurich Area. This is aimed at producing solutions for the economic area of Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

 

newcenter

Acronis is planning to open a new Cyber Protection Operation Center (CPOC) in Schaffhausen, as detailed in a press release. According to the information presented by the company, this should serve as a type of commando headquarters for the economic area of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

The expertise generated by the experts situated at the CPOC should help developers at Acronis to devise new solutions. The CPOC will, for example, provide daily alerts to new cyber threats and natural catastrophes in addition to defining protection plans for customers. Moreover, it will serve the purpose of analyzing and verifying software vulnerabilities.  

These days, it is essential that companies are able to detect threats early on in order to immediately and appropriately react to these, explains Candid Wüest, Director of the new CPOC.

Acronis was founded in 2003 in Singapore. Its corporate headquarters are located in Schaffhausen since 2008. The company develops various solutions in the area of cybersecurity. In total, Acronis employs more than 1,500 staff across 18 different countries. Solutions developed by Acronis are currently used by more than 5.5 million consumers and 500,000 companies. Google also relies on the expertise of Acronis for its VirusTotal anti-virus program.

Cybersecurity in Greater Zurich

GZA Webinar: Swiss Cybersecurity

Have you seen the GZA webinar about the cybersecurity ecosystem in Greater Zurich? Watch the recording now: 

Contact us

Can we put you in touch with a peer company or research institute? Do you need any information regarding your strategic expansion to Switzerland's technology and business center? Give us a call or drop us a line. 

+41 44 254 59 59


info@greaterzuricharea.com