MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- FireEye, Inc. (Nasdaq:FEYE), the leader in stopping today's advanced cyber attacks, today announced it ranked number one in the list of fastest growing communications/networking companies on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™. The ranking is based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2008 to 2012. FireEye's annual revenue grew 36,667 percent during this period.
FireEye chief executive officer, David DeWalt, credits the company's unique, virtual-machine based approach to identifying and blocking the next generation of cyber attacks—such as zero-day threats and advanced persistent threats—for fueling the company's 36,667 percent growth.
"We are honored to be recognized by Deloitte as one of the fastest growing companies in North America two years in a row," said DeWalt. "The rapidly advancing global threat landscape is constantly evolving—both businesses and governments need a strong defense in place to thwart today's generation of cybercriminals. FireEye is proud to be helping global customers protect their brand, intellectual property, and data."
About Deloitte's 2013 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 2008 to 2012.
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 1,300 customers across more than 40 countries, including over 100 of the Fortune 500.
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