Webroot Continues Global Expansion With Acquisition Of Leading Internet Security Services Provider In Nordic Region

Webroot Acquires Cloud-based Security Services Leader Email Systems Scandinavia

Boulder, CO – March 10, 2010

Webroot, a leading Internet security provider for the consumer, enterprise and SMB markets, today announced it has acquired Email Systems Scandinavia (ESS), a leader in corporate Internet security in the Nordic region.

"Webroot has set ambitious goals to aggressively grow our business this year, through research and development, acquisition and expansion of our global footprint," said Dick Williams, chief executive officer at Webroot. "Acquiring ESS is one step on our path toward achieving that growth."

Based in Stockholm, Sweden, ESS provides security-as-a-service solutions to small- to medium-sized businesses and enterprises. Founded in 2004, ESS delivers Webroot® Email Security Service and Webroot Web Security Service to more than 450 organizations across four Nordic countries. The acquisition firmly establishes Webroot in the Nordic region, where the company will expand its product portfolio and broaden its customer base. Webroot will also align with best-in-class channel partners across Sweden, Finland, Norway and Iceland.

"Webroot and ESS share a common goal of delivering the best security-as-a-service solutions to protect organizations' networks from the latest threats," said Pontus Granborg, founder, ESS. "We are pleased to be a part of Webroot and to pave the way for greater adoption of Webroot security services across the Nordic region."

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