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CrowdStrike Ranked as One of the Fastest Growing Companies in North America on Deloitte’s 2016 Technology Fast 500™

— Capitalizing on exponential global demand for its endpoint protection platform, CrowdStrike marks impressive 2,665 percent growth over the past three years —

Irvine, CA – November 16, 2016 – CrowdStrike, the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, today announced it ranked 40 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. The company was recognized for its exponential growth of 2,665 percent in the past three years.

Founded in 2011, CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint security with its cloud-native platform, setting a new standard in threat protection while reducing complexity and end-user impact. CrowdStrike customers realize significant efficiencies in how they operationalize and derive value from the technology, allowing them to gain the benefits of the platform within minutes.

The CrowdStrike Falcon™ platform is the first and only endpoint security solution unifying next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection and response (EDR) and a 24/7 managed threat hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent. As a result, customers have access to the most effective prevention, detection, and response, amounting to unrivalled capability to stop breaches.

“We are proud of our prominent placement on the prestigious Deloitte Fast 500 ranking,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike. “This recognition reflects the incredible business and technology accomplishments and the unrivalled market momentum of our company. Most importantly, it reflects the incredible validation we hear from customers every day about the power of the CrowdStrike Falcon platform and its effectiveness in stopping breaches.”

“Today, when every organization can be a tech company, the most effective businesses not only foster the courage to explore change, but also encourage creativity in using and applying existing assets in new ways, as resourcefully as possible,” said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications industry leader. “This ingenious approach to innovation calls for the encouragement of curiosity and collaboration both within and outside the office walls.”

“This year’s Fast 500 winners showcase that when organizations are open to diverse perspectives and insights, they are able to create an environment for their employees and customers to see the possibilities and ingenious solutions that might lie ahead,” added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging growth company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “Entrepreneurial environments foster change and innovation within businesses, and we look forward to watching these companies continue to drive change across all sectors.”

About Deloitte’s 2016 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 2012 to 2015.

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, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.

As used in this document, “Deloitte” means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Certain services may not be available to attest clients under the rules and regulations of public accounting.

About CrowdStrike

CrowdStrike is the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection. CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by being the first and only company to unify next-generation antivirus, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all delivered via a single lightweight agent. The CrowdStrike Falcon™ platform, certified to replace legacy antivirus, has reinvented how endpoint security is delivered with its industry-leading, cloud-native architecture. CrowdStrike Falcon protects customers against advanced cyber attacks, using sophisticated signatureless artificial intelligence/machine learning and Indicator of Attack (IOA) based threat prevention to stop known and unknown threats in real-time. Core to its innovative approach is the CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ which analyzes and correlates over 27 billion events per day from millions of sensors deployed across 176 countries, uniquely providing crowdsourced protection for the entire customer community.

Many of the world’s largest organizations already put their trust in CrowdStrike, including three of the 10 largest global companies by revenue, five of the 10 largest financial institutions, three of the top 10 health care providers, and three of the top 10 energy companies.

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