Headwaters MB advised Kerio Technologies (“Kerio”) on the sale of its Kerio Connect, Kerio Control, Kerio Operator and Kerio Cloud products to GFI Software. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1997, Kerio Technologies are headquartered in San Jose, California. Their Kerio Connect, Kerio Control, Kerio Operator and Kerio Cloud products offer unified communications and security solutions for small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). Sold via an extensive partner network Kerio Technologies products are available worldwide and have been successfully deployed in over 100 countries.

Mirek Kren, CEO at Kerio Technologies added “For nearly 20 years, Kerio has focused on developing great solutions for small and mid-sized businesses. As part of GFI, our customers will enjoy the benefits of increased scale and resources.”

“Kerio is a great strategic fit with GFI’s focus on providing simple yet powerful communications and security solutions to the mid-market”, said Scott Brighton, CEO of GFI Software. "We are excited to expand the range of solutions available to GFI and Kerio partners and have them benefit from our increased scale. We expect this acquisition to be the first of many."

About Kerio Technologies
Kerio provides safe, simple, and secure business productivity solutions to more than 60,000 businesses and millions of users globally. Our award-winning email, UTM/firewall, VoIP, and collaboration solutions are distributed through a network of more than 6,500 reseller partners. Kerio is a profitable and growing technology leader headquartered in San Jose, California with offices in the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, and Australia.

About GFI Software
GFI Software, part of the ESW Capital group of companies, develops right-sized, smartly engineered IT solutions for businesses of all sizes. Our solutions enable IT administrators to easily and efficiently discover, manage and secure their business networks, systems, applications and communications, regardless of their location. GFI Software is a channel-focused company with a network of thousands of partners worldwide. We have received numerous awards and industry accolades, and are a longtime Microsoft® Gold ISV Partner. For more information about GFI Software, our products, and success stories of our customers from over 120 countries, please visit www.gfi.com.