FireEye Fastest Growing Cyber Security Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™
Attributes Revenue Growth of Nearly 1,165 Percent from 2011 to 2014 to Leadership in Security Technology, Incident Response and Threat Intelligence
MILPITAS, CA – November 19, 2015 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader in stopping today’s advanced cyber attacks, today announced it again placed the highest among cyber security companies on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America.
FireEye revenue grew nearly 1,165 percent from fiscal year 2011 to fiscal year 2014, far exceeding the average revenue growth of companies on Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™ (850 percent).
FireEye Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer David DeWalt credited the company’s leadership in cyber security technology, expertise and intelligence for FireEye’s revenue growth.
“This Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranking reinforces FireEye’s
continued leadership in cyber security and our place in the elite
group of technology disrupters that is changing the world,” said
DeWalt. “The Fast 500 recognizes today’s business leaders, and FireEye
is clearly at the vanguard of the critically important cyber security
industry, building on the strength of our global threat management
platform, our role as first responder to today’s most significant
breaches, and the intelligence generated by our threat research
About Deloitte’s 2015 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014.
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 four years and be headquartered within North America.
About FireEye, Inc.
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. These highly sophisticated cyber attacks easily circumvent traditional signature-based defenses, such as next-generation firewalls, IPS, anti-virus, and gateways. The FireEye Threat Prevention Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors and across the different stages of an attack life cycle. The core of the FireEye platform is a virtual execution engine, complemented by dynamic threat intelligence, to identify and block cyber attacks in real time. FireEye has over 4,000 customers across 67 countries, including more than 650 of the Forbes Global 2000.
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Vitor De Souza