FireEye Fastest Growing Advanced Cybersecurity Company in North America on Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500
Attributes Revenue Growth of Over 9,700 Percent from 2009 to 2013 to Growing Demand for New Approach in Battle Against Escalating Cyber Threats
Milpitas, California - Nov 19, 2014 – FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE), the leader at stopping today’s advanced cyber attacks, today announced it ranked the highest among advanced cybersecurity companies on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. The ranking is based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2009 to 2013. FireEye, which placed 17th overall among all companies in the ranking, had annual revenue growth of over 9,700 percent during this period.
FireEye Chairman and Chief Executive Officer David DeWalt credits the demand for FireEye’s advanced cyber security solutions in an environment of escalating targeted attacks for the company’s revenue growth of 9,745 percent from 2009 to 2013.
“As our record shows – and as this Deloitte Technology Fast 500 ranking recognizes – FireEye is succeeding in reimagining security to help protect a growing number of organizations worldwide,” said DeWalt. “I believe the opportunity in cybersecurity has never been greater, the cyber threat landscape has never been more severe, and the incumbent legacy security model has never been weaker. FireEye has responded by bringing together the people, technologies and threat intelligence necessary to fight this battle.”
Overall, 2014 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 135 percent to 123,678 percent from 2009 to 2013, with an average growth of 1,640 percent.
FireEye has been among the leaders in Technology Fast 500™ rankings in recent years.
About Deloitte’s 2014 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, conducted by Deloitte 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 2009 to 2013.
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.
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 2,700 customers across 67 countries, including over 157 of the Fortune 500.
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