Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against viruses,
spyware and spam, has been positioned at number 27 in
BusinessWeek's European Hot Growth Companies list, which recognizes
Europe's high-growth, job-creating companies.
The list represents several business sectors - in the computer
security sector, Sophos is the highest ranking company.
The Europe 500 list was founded by BusinessWeek and Europe's
Entrepreneurs for Growth, a Brussels-based organisation that
represents more than 2,000 entrepreneurs.
In order to be considered for the annual Europe 500 list,
companies must have been founded before 2002, have a minimum of 50
employees and be based in one of the 25 European Union member
states, Iceland, Norway, or Switzerland.
Sophos employs around 1000 staff worldwide, and has offices
across Europe and the rest of the world.
For further information about the Europe 500 list please visit
the BusinessWeek website.
Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK. More information is available at www.sophos.com.