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February 09, 2016 1:28 AM ET

Software

Company Overview of AVAST Software s.r.o.

Company Overview

AVAST Software s.r.o. provides security software for personal computers, smartphones, and tablets for businesses and home users worldwide. Its solutions for home desktop include avast! Premier, a PC security solution; avast! Internet Security that secures financial transactions and blocks hackers; avast! Pro Antivirus, a virus and anti-Spyware protection; avast! Free Antivirus that protects malware attacks in Android phones and/or tablets; Antivirus comparison solution; avast! SecureLine VPN for online privacy; avast! GrimeFighter, a PC optimization and clean-up utility; avast! EasyPass that creates and manages passwords; and avast! BackUp, an online storage solution. Its solutions for home ...

Trianon Office Building

Budejovicka 1518/13a

Prague 4

Prague,  140 00

Czech Republic

Founded in 1988

188 Employees

Phone:

420 2 7400 5777

Fax:

420 2 7400 5888

Key Executives for AVAST Software s.r.o.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 57
Co-Founder and Director
Age: 62
Co-Founder and Director
Age: 55
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 49
Chief Operations Officer and Director
Age: 38
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

AVAST Software s.r.o. Key Developments

Avast IPO and Plans

According to the supervisory board chairman of the Czech anti-virus software producer AVAST Software s.r.o., the firm despite its readiness, does not plan IPO at present due to an unfavorable situation on the capital markets. There is also an option that Avast's owner, CVC Partners, would sell its shares to specialized funds focusing on firms before IPO.

Avast Opens New Headquarters in Innovative High Rise Building to Support Growth

Avast Software announced and celebrated the opening of its new headquarters into the Enterprise Office Center building in Pankrac, Prague. The need for more space was a result of Avasts significant growth and success in recent years. Avast has more than tripled in staff in the past five years and is now in a building that will support the next phase of its growth. Avast brought the ideas and design principles popular in Silicon Valley for inspiring excellence and collaboration, to its new 15,000 square meter office space. Avast currently occupies seven floors, which each have stairways that are six meters wide making it easy to mingle with colleagues as one come and go. There are 45 meeting rooms where employees can get together to strategize and collaborate. Avast employees also have a Silicon Valley style cafeteria, which serves fine food for free from morning until late afternoon. The cafeteria is furnished with picnic-style tables and benches, supporting coincidental meetings among employees who normally may not sit together. The offices fitness area gives employees the chance to have a healthy work-life balance. In addition to the fitness room, employees have the opportunity to meet and get to know each other in other relaxing and fun areas in the building such as in the hammock room, by the pool tables, near the golf simulator, in the cinema, or at the library. The kids room serves as support to the parents of Avast.

ASUS Selects Avast SecureLine VPN to Offer Secure Browsing to Consumers

Avast Software announced that ASUS has announced that Avast SecureLine VPN will be pre-loaded onto ASUS notebooks. Avast SecureLine VPN will be made available on the company's popular notebooks worldwide, bringing a secure online experience to consumers by protecting them from hackers and other vulnerabilities. Through this partnership, users of the ASUS X series notebooks will receive 30 days free of Avast SecureLine VPN. Customers will enjoy a discounted renewal after the 30 days have expired. Avast SecureLine VPN anonymizes your browsing and makes your logins, emails, instant messages, and credit card details invisible.

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