Sophos today announced that it has been recognised as one of the fastest growing companies in Europe by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu European Technology Fast 500 competition. Sophos was recognised on its three year percentage revenue growth from 1999-2001, coming in at an impressive 141%.
"Because of the unprecedented economic challenges confronting the technology sector, those companies that have earned a position on the Deloitte 2002 European technology Fast 500 ranking have made a significant achievement. Because of their vision, leadership and innovation these established and emerging companies are positioned to be key forces behind Europe's economic growth in the years ahead," said Karel Bakkes, Deloitte partner in charge of the 2002 European Technology Fast 500 program.
Fast 500 selection and qualifications
The Fast 500 list is compiled from three sources: winners of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu's European Fast 50 programs, nominations submitted directly to the Fast 500, and public company database research. To qualify for the Fast 500 ranking, companies must have been involved in proprietary technology that contributed significantly to their operating revenues, manufactured a tech product or have been deeply involved in tech research and development. Also, the firm must have been in business at least three years, had 1999 revenue of at least 500,000 euros, and been headquartered in Europe or have shares listed on a European stock exchange.
More details on the European Fast 500 can be found at www.fast500europe.com.
Sophos cuenta con sedes en Boston (EE. UU.) y en Oxford (Reino Unido). Para más información visite www.esp.sophos.com.