• 2020

  • 20th July 2020

    Branch office opened in Luxembourg

    Until now, it was difficult or even impossible to conduct EU business from Switzerland. With the new branch office in Luxembourg, we have created a better starting position and can now deliver to all 27 EU member states.

  • 2019

  • 15th October 2019

    Avanet.ch is shut down

    When we launched our website for Avanet in 2012, the .ch domain was a perfect match for our startup. But our focus has changed a bit over the years and since we now also do business in foreign countries, we will focus 100% on the .com domain in the future.

  • 04th April 2019

    Infrastructure built up in Germany

    We are slowly exploring the EU market! Over the past few months, we have built up an infrastructure in Germany which we hope will soon be able to equip all of Europe with products from Sophos.

  • 16th January 2019

    Avanet Podcast launched

    We have released the first episode of our new Avanet podcast about Sophos. There will be new episodes every two weeks, where we will mainly talk about Sophos UTM and XG Firewall and Central. We hope to have a lot of listeners!

  • 2018

  • 11th July 2018

    Shop integrated into Avanet.com

    Our Sophos Shop v3, which we launched with Prestashop in 2015, has served us well and ultimately made us a Sophos Platinum Partner. On 11 July 2018, we replaced Prestashop and launched our own version of the shop on avanet.com.

  • 2017

  • 12th December 2017

    New Logo

    Today we are already celebrating our 5th anniversary with the Avanet. This marks the beginning of a new era for us, which we would like to celebrate with a redesign of our logo.

  • 31th November 2017

    100 Installed XG Firewalls

    The teething troubles of the new Sophos Firewall OS have now been resolved with version 17.0, and the XG Firewall is becoming increasingly popular. This trend is also reflected in our sales figures. With 100 XG firewalls installed, we have reached a milestone.

  • 29th March 2017

    Sophos Platinum Partner

    The highest level of the podium has been reached and Avanet can now call itself "Sophos Platinum Partner".

  • 20th February 2017

    Avanet GmbH becomes an AG

    With the Avanet, we have been able to develop continuously. We wanted to set an example by the ever increasing responsibility towards our customers. We stand 100 percent behind what we do and that is what we want to express by transforming our GmbH into an AG.

  • 2015

  • 07th October 2015

    Sophos Gold Partner

    By increasing our Sophos sales this year, we can now call ourselves "Sophos Gold Partners".

  • 05th February 2015

    Sophos Shop v3

    The shop plugin for our CMS reaches its limits in terms of functionality and it is time to rely on a professional shop system. With Prestashop, we are completely rebuilding the Sophos shop and at the same time expanding our offering.

  • 2014

  • 14th March 2014

    Sophos Shop v2

    Demand for Sophos has grown so strongly that we have decided to bring even more Sophos products online. For the first time, the products can now be ordered as in a real online shop.

  • 18th February 2014

    Sophos Silver Solution Partner

    We have successfully completed all required certifications and are now officially a "Sophos Silver Solution Partner".

  • 06th February 2014

    Sophos Shop v1

    On our website we have put the most popular Sophos UTM firewalls including licenses online. A configurator helps to calculate the price.

  • 2013

  • 14th November 2013

    Sophos Partner

    Here it all started with Sophos and we registered as a partner.

  • 2012

  • 12th December 2012


    On this day there was an appointment with the notary and the foundation of Avanet GmbH became a fact.