ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive IT security, and Canon IT Solutions ("CITS"), ESET's exclusive partner in Japan, announced its joint venture to establish ESET Japan Inc. Located in Tokyo, the new ESET office, which officially began operations on September 1, 2018, aims to increase its market presence and introduce newly developed solutions for both enterprise and consumers.
Mr. Richard Marko, ESET Chief Executive Officer said, "Having established a presence in Japan since 2003, the launch of ESET's office reinforces our commitment to the development of the country's cybersecurity landscape and to the innovation of our solutions for the growing needs of our customers."
"We have grown the ESET business by supporting ESET products, featured with its capability for high virus detection and speed for running fast, from presales to post-deployment, and with a deep understanding of customers. With the establishment of ESET Japan, we aim to strengthen collaboration with ESET to deliver solutions and services to the customers," said Mr. Masachika Adachi, President and Chief Executive Officer of CITS.
CITS has been pivotal in establishing ESET's presence in the country and will continue to work together with ESET, as its exclusive partner, to strengthen ESET's position as a lightweight security solution with high precision for consumer and businesses.
With the establishment of this new office, ESET Japan will be led by Mr. Hiroya Kuroda, who brings nearly 20 years of experience in the IT software sector in the Japanese market. He aims to drive ESET brand awareness by increasing the availability of ESET solutions, gathering feedback on the ground from customers for product development and boost security advocacy for Japan.