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Battle against cybercrime: Sonae IM invests in cloud security specialist Secucloud

Germany-based IT vendor enables Telecom Operators to seamlessly protect all connected devices from consumer and enterprise customers

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(businesspress24) - Hamburg, Germany. 9 January 2018

Secucloud is at the forefront of the rapidly growing cybersecurity cloud movement, leveraging the Telecom Operators

The adoption of this solution by a customer can be done with just one-click, not requiring any download, app, or update, which overcomes the drawbacks of the traditional solutions available in the market, that typically needs a higher level of customer effort and simultaneously affects devices

Sonae IM will be part of a best-in-class shareholder structure with respected institutions and individuals from Germany, being able to contribute with its extensive exposure to cybersecurity and telecom operators on a global scale.

The transaction marks Sonae IM

Commenting on the investment, Secucloud CEO Dennis Monner adds,

The company plans to use the funds raised to continue the expansion of its commercial reach, to scale its operations and to further develop its solutions in order to cope with the ever-evolving cyber threat landscape.

Moreover, Sonae IM reinforces its cybersecurity portfolio, which includes S21sec vice provider.

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About Sonae IM (
Sonae IM is the technology investment arm of Sonae Group (, a multinational exceeding 6 billion Euros in revenues with core activities in retail and telecommunications. Sonae Investment Management invests in cybersecurity, retail and telecommunications technology companies. Sonae IM ended 2016 with more than 11 direct investments, encompassing stakes in companies from early stage to growth stage. Sonae IM has also recently invested as LP in three VC funds, managed by Armilar Venture Partners, with stakes in 22 companies.

About Secucloud
Secucloud is the first German-based provider of a comprehensive, completely cloud-based, enterprise-class security system for telcos and mobile phone operators. The modular Elastic Cloud Security System (ECS2) is installed directly into the carrier’s network infrastructure, enabling it to protect its customers from all cyber-threats on the internet in a centralised way. Customers do not need to install any software on their devices, so no setup or maintenance is required. The Secucloud solution scales elastically and can protect more than 100 million users effectively and in real time. While customers are surfing the web, the various analysers in ECS2 scan all data traffic for malicious and damaging content. To ensure extensive protection, Secucloud combines multiple powerful security technologies, including multi-AV engines, next generation firewall, packet analysers (including deep packet inspection as well as IDS and IPS systems), global cloud intelligence, DNS layer analysers, SSL scan decision, trust & reputation analysers, APT sandbox analysers and content analysers.

Further information about the company and its solutions is available on

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Date: 01/09/2018 - 18:00
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