US software firm move to Pride Park

Webroot, the market leader in cloud-based, real-time internet threat detection, has taken a new 7,128 square foot (662 sq. m.) office on Orient Way, Pride Park, Derby. Founded in 1997 and with headquarters in Colorado, Webroot first came to Derby when they acquired Prevx in 2011.

 Chris Wright of BB&J Commercial who acted for the developer, Melbourne Developments, said “Derby continues to attract front line technology companies such as Webroots Inc, due to a highly skilled local workforce and a rapidly increasing recognition as the destination of choice for high tech industry.  There has recently been a significant rise in demand for office space on Pride Park with almost all our vacant stock being taken up in the last six months”.

 “Derby exerts a significant impact upon global commerce and technology — something we do every day at Webroot as we help customers and businesses protect against malware and online threats,” said Bill Evans, senior manager of facilities at Webroot. “We are inspired by the innovation in Derby and thrilled to be near a thriving commercial area and part of its thriving tech industry.”


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