Forbes Names CrowdStrike™ One of America’s Most Promising Companies for 2015
Company Ranked Among Top 100 High-Growth, Privately Held U.S. Companies
Irvine, CA – February 6, 2015 – CrowdStrike Inc., a leading provider of next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and security services, today announced it has been included on Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Most Promising Companies for 2015. Forbes’ annual list recognizes the leading privately held, high-growth companies that boast the most compelling business models, the strongest management teams, and the most notable customers and investors.
“It’s extremely gratifying to have Forbes recognize CrowdStrike’s success, not only for its phenomenal growth in the past year, but also for the unique value we’re providing to customers with our groundbreaking endpoint security and services,” said George Kurtz, CrowdStrike CEO and co-founder. “It’s really a reflection of the passion and dedication that the entire CrowdStrike team brings to fulfilling our corporate mission, which is to help protect some of the world’s largest organizations against today’s highly sophisticated adversaries and the destruction they can inflict.”
The Forbes ranking highlights an exceptional 2014 for CrowdStrike, during which the company’s revenue grew by 142 percent and the customer base more than tripled. It also marks the start of an exciting 2015 during which the company will continue to expand the detection, prevention, and response capabilities of its core next-generation endpoint protection offering, CrowdStrike Falcon.
This distinction marks the latest in a series of awards recognizing CrowdStrike for its growth, innovation, and corporate momentum. In the past year, CrowdStrike was named one of the top cybersecurity innovators by Security Innovation Network (SINET), one of the hottest startups to watch in 2015 by Dark Reading, and was included in the MIT Technology Review’s prestigious list of the 50 Most Disruptive Companies.
CrowdStrike™ is a leading provider of next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence, and services. CrowdStrike Falcon enables customers to prevent damage from targeted attacks, detect and attribute advanced malware and adversary activity in real time, and effortlessly search all endpoints, reducing overall incident response time.
CrowdStrike customers include some of the largest blue chip companies in the financial services, energy, oil & gas, telecommunications, retail, and technology sectors, along with some of the largest and most sophisticated government agencies worldwide.
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