Additional Info

Company size (employees)100 to 499
Headquarters RegionEurope


Over the last five years, Hornetsecurity has continuously grown by at least 40 % per year, tripling the number of employees in this time. The goal is to continue this growth by entering the U.S. market and opening a subsidiary in Pittsburgh, PA. The foundation of this success is based on the company’s highly innovative cloud security services, with whom Hornetsecurity protects more than 35,000 companies worldwide. In recent years, Hornetsecurity had been amongst the nominees for Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Award.

As the amount of email-based attacks has increased significantly, our Spam Filer service and Advanced Threat Protection have boosted our sales figures. Hornetsecurity’s other services include Email Archiving, Email Encryption and Web Filter services. All of which have helped drive increaded sales and revenue. Hornetsecurity has become the number one German-based email security company in Germany.

How we are different

• Unique collection of Cloud Security Solutions: Hornetsecurity offers a collection of cloud-based security solutions that are unique to the security industry. With its Email Spam Filter Service and Hornetsecurity Advanced Threat Protection, customers benefit from a complete umbrella of online protection, with all email-based threats eliminated reliably and with industry-leading recognition rates. Next to this, the Email Archiving service, the Encryption service and the Continuity service complete the unrivaled compilation of email security solutions currently available in the marketplace. The Managed Web Filter Service compliments the protection by securing the Internet as a threat gateway. Hornetsecurity offers all services through the cloud, with customers needing no extra hardware, software or administration time.
• Central administration: With its Control Panel, Hornetsecurity offers an easy-to-use tool to administrate all solutions with just a few clicks. Setting up new employees or handling the email security of several company locations are done through one central platform. At the same time, the Control Panel grants you unique transparency into the entirety of a company’s email traffic as well as providing robust control by setting up automated compliance rules. Also, Hornetsecurity places a strong emphasis on data privacy by offering service level agreements, data protection agreements in accordance to the GOBD and other standards as well as multiple certified data centers.
• German-engineered quality: A thorough, well planned and reliable security solution is all customers need to fulfil their daily work. With the Hornetsecurity solutions, IT administrators can concentrate on their core tasks and projects instead of continuously having to manage their email security solutions. Service availability lies at a guaranteed rate of 99.9 %, so outage time is down to a minimum. Users are not disturbed by spam emails or newsletters as the Spam Filter Service eliminates 99.9 % of all unwanted emails guaranteed.