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MILPITAS, Calif. - Nov 15, 2012 – FireEye®, Inc., the leader in stopping advanced cyber attacks, today announced that it ranked fourth on the Deloitte 2012 Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies in North America. During the period between 2007 and 2011, FireEye revenue increased 55,413 percent.
FireEye offers a completely integrated solution that detects and blocks the next generation of cyber attacks. The unique model for IT security from FireEye has proven so effective at combatting advanced threats, such as zero-day attacks and advanced persistent threats (APTs), that it has become widely deployed at the largest enterprises and government organizations in the world, including many of the Fortune 500.
“We are honored to be recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing companies in North America,” said Ashar Aziz, FireEye founder and CEO. “The threat against today’s businesses and government agencies is very real – at the same time, traditional security technologies continue to fail to protect organizations from advanced attacks. FireEye has taken an entirely unique approach to this problem and the recognition from Deloitte further validates our growth and the widespread adoption of our next-generation threat protection products. We believe that 2013 will bring even further innovation and expansion for FireEye.”
Overall, 2012 Technology Fast 500 companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 128 percent to 279,684 percent from 2007 to 2011, with an average growth of 2,774 percent.
Details about the Deloitte 2012 Technology Fast 500 awards that were announced on November 14 are available here.
FireEye is the leader in stopping next-generation threats, such as zero-day and APT attacks, that bypass traditional defenses and compromise over 95% of networks. The FireEye solution supplements signature-based firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways, and provides the world’s only cross-enterprise, signature-less protection against Web and email threat vectors as well as malware resident on file shares. It is the industry’s only integrated solution that stops attacks across every stage of an attack lifecycle, from exploit to exfiltration. Using its patented Virtual Execution technology platform across its portfolio, FireEye is uniquely able to protect against next-generation threats. FireEye solutions are deployed in over 40 countries and in over 20% of the Fortune 100.
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences, and clean technology companies – both public and private - in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2007 to 2011.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.
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