Introducing Avira's New 'Online Essentials' Platform
Article by George Norman
On 22 Jan 2014
Security company Avira announced today that it started shipping Avira Online Essentials, a platform that allows users to install and manage Avira security apps on all their devices: computers, tablets, mobile phones.

Today, January 22, 2014, Avira Online Essentials started shipping in English and German. Over the next few months it will be rolled out to other languages and countries. Avira Online Essentials be included with every Avira product download and will manage Avira’s entire line of security products.


Security company Avira was glad to announce that it started shipping Avira Online Essentials, a new platform that lets you remotely control the security of all your devices. You see, Avira Online Essentials puts a web-based dashboard at your disposal. From this dashboard you can manage all your Avira security apps and you can install Avira security apps on any of your devices (PCs, smartphones, tablets).

“Our user base is growing dramatically, not only in the number of users, but also in the number of devices our customers use to access the Internet,” said Travis Witteveen, CEO of Avira. “Every device and operating system requires a certain set of security applications in order for our users to be safe. Managing and ensuring their security is up to date is a challenge most users have. Avira Online Essentials is a platform we developed to address this challenge and make security as easy as possible to implement and manage across all the devices a customer owns.”

Avira Online Essentials – Main Features
  • Web-based dashboard – from a central location you can easily manage your security. You can efficiently manage all your Avira products across all your devices.
  • Antivirus – from the aforementioned dashboard, you can manage Avira’s antivirus software.
  • Other Products – Secure Backup, Android Mobile Security, iOS Mobile Security, and a new remote support utility called Pilot can be managed with Avira Online Security.
  • Seamless access – you can access Avira Online Essentials from your Windows PC or laptop and from your iOS or Android mobile.
Additional information on Avira Online Essentials is available here.

Tags: Security, Avira, Avira Online Essentials, Microsoft, Windows, Google, Android, Apple, iOS
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