09 December 2012

F-Secure Opens New Offices in Santiago, Chile and Bogota, Colombia

05 December 2012 - F-Secure has opened new offices in Chile and Colombia to meet growing demand for F-Secure products in Latin America. The new offices, located in Santiago and Bogota, will focus on building operator partnerships in their respective regions. The entire portfolio of F-Secure products will be made available to Latin American consumers.

Latin American consumers are increasingly using multiple devices to access the Internet. While being connected anywhere, anytime is great, it also opens them up to the same threats that F-Secure is observing around the rest of the world. We want to make our best technologies available while making the most of this business opportunity,” says Christian Fredrikson, CEO of F-Secure.

The new offices reaffirm F-Secure’s leading position as a provider of security software and content-related services through operator partners around the world. The F-Secure partner network today spans over 200 operator partners serving more than 250 million consumers worldwide. The network includes many leading operators in Latin America.

“F-Secure is already offering the best-of-breed in terms of protection and content solutions to leading operators in the region. By acquiring new partners we can further boost synergies and solidify our leadership position,” says Ascold Szymanskyj, VP, Latin America at F-Secure.

F-Secure’s survey found that consumers generally prefer to subscribe to security, storage, backup and synchronization services through their existing internet service provider. More people trust their broadband provider over global companies such as Dropbox and Google to store and safeguard their sensitive content.

The new offices will be supporting F-Secure’s regional headquarters in Brazil. The Chilean office will cover the Southern Cone countries (Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Bolivia). The Colombian office will cover the Andean region (Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Venezuela and Panama). 

Founded in 1988, F-Secure is listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki Ltd.

Source: F-Secure