17 Nov 2003
Sophos named as "Best Managed Company" at Technology Industry Awards 2003
Sophos, a world leader in anti-virus and anti-spam protection for businesses, has won the "Best Managed Company" award at the Technology Industry Awards 2003.
In the year 2001-2002. Sophos's management grew the company's revenues by nearly 50%, on a user base of over 20 million. At the same time, the company has had strong employee growth and now has a global headcount of 658, the UK headcount alone increasing to 325.
"Sophos has achieved consistent growth over the last year and for the third consecutive year we have outperformed the anti-virus market as a whole," said Peter Lammer, joint-CEO for Sophos. "Our strategy has been to develop protection specifically designed for networked corporate environments, backed up with round-the-clock support. This award, and our success in business, is a clear endorsement of that strategy."
"Sophos has been very effective in managing growth," commented Leslie Stretch, UK Managing Director, Sun Microsystems and one of the award judges who voted Sophos the best managed company of 2003.
The Technology Industry Awards 2003 were presented by Nabarro Nathanson in association with Infoconomy and Intellect. More than 300 entries were received for the awards. All were subjected to a rigorous selection process, led by Infoconomy's highly respected team of journalists.
Mehr als 100 Millionen Anwender in 150 Ländern verlassen sich auf Sophos‘ Complete-Security-Lösungen als den besten Schutz vor komplexen IT-Bedrohungen und Datenverlust. Sophos bietet dafür preisgekrönte Verschlüsselungs-, Endpoint-Security-, Web-, Email-, Mobile- und Network Security-Lösungen an, die einfach zu verwalten, zu installieren und einzusetzen sind. Das Angebot wird von einem weltweiten Netzwerk eigener Analysezentren, den SophosLabs, unterstützt.
Sophos hat seinen Hauptsitz in Boston, USA, und Oxford, Großbritannien. In Deutschland hat das Unternehmen seinen Hauptsitz in Wiesbaden und ist in Österreich und der Schweiz je an einem Standort vertreten. Weitere Informationen unter www.sophos.de.