Endpoint security software provider Kaspersky has invested in Nexway, an e-commerce and payments platform that in some ways competes with traditional app stores and cloud distributors. The financial terms of the investment were not disclosed.
Nexway positions itself as a “robust global alternative to the primary app stores for software manufacturers looking for options that give them more flexibility,” the company said in September 2020.
Read between the lines, and Nexway could in some ways be seen as a security-focused alternative to broader cloud distribution systems like Amazon AWS Marketplace, Microsoft Azure Marketplace, Ingram Micro Cloud, Pax8, Sherweb, and other online software marketplaces.
Kaspersky invests in Nexway: more details
The Nexway investment will bolster Kaspersky’s online distribution channel efforts, according to the security software company.
France-based Nexway remains a separate …