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 lead in independent tests for detection, performance, and usability. Avira is a family-owned company that employs 500 people. Its headquarters are near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany, and the company has additional offices in Munich, Bucharest, Beijing, and Silicon Valley. A portion of Avira's sales support the Auerbach Foundation, which assists education, children, and families in need.

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Tettnang, Germany
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Avira is a leading antivirus software company that provides cutting-edge protection software for Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android. It offers a range of solutions with some of its suites being free for customers who need basic personal protection for their computers and other internet-enabled devices. Avira’s solutions aim to help keep home users and business IT environments free of worms, spyware, malware, phishing scams, and all kinds of other security threats and viruses that can be distributed to online devices. Avira, based in Tettnang, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, has been in operation since the mid-nineties when it was founded by Tjark Auerbach and has grown with the software industry to become one of the most experienced and renowned IT protection businesses. The humble beginnings of Avira, where the founder just wanted to build good software that would help their friends and family, lead to it becoming a major technology brand as reliance on IT and internet usage grew. As of May 2019, Avira has well over 560 million installations of its various products worldwide. The company wins awards for its products from antivirus industry bodies almost every year, including the 2018 Top Product accolade from AV Test for its Pro suite.

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