Avira Then and Now
Avira is 35 years old
How Avira looked like and how it is now:
Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG is a German multinational computer security software company mainly known for their antivirus software Avira Free Security.
Avira was founded in 2006, but the antivirus application has been under active development since 1986 through its predecessor company H+BEDV Datentechnik GmbH.
As of 2012, Avira software is estimated to have over 100 million customers. In June 2012, Avira ranked sixth in the antivirus market share report from OPSWAT.
Avira’s headquarters are located near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany. The company has additional offices in the US, China, Romania, and the Netherlands.
The company supports the Auerbach Stiftung, a foundation created by the company’s founder, Tjark Auerbach. It promotes charitable and social projects, the arts, culture and science.