Sophos, the Oxford-based world leader in corporate anti-virus
solutions, has been awarded a prestigious hi-tech award in
recognition of its remarkable growth in sales over the last three
Sophos, founded in 1980, has been ranked 24th in the Deloitte
& Touche Technology Fast 50 South West and Wales region, for
its provision of world-leading anti-virus software solutions to
major businesses, educational institutes and governmental
departments across the globe. 65% of The Financial Times Top 100
Companies currently use Sophos Anti-Virus technology in the UK.
"We're delighted to have been recognised as one of the Fast 50
in the South West because this region is a real hot-bed for IT
firms, and so we are in excellent company," said Peter Lammer,
managing director for Sophos. "Sophos's success is a direct result
of its unique focus on providing corporate networks with the
world's most powerful virus protection, as well as first class
customer service and technical support. This dedication has enabled
Sophos to keep one step ahead of its competitors in this market
space throughout the world."
"The Fast 50 programme is a chance for the region's technology
businesses to unite and promote the sector," said Mark Mullins,
technology partner at the Bristol office of Deloitte & Touche.
"Companies like Sophos are putting technology on the map in the
South West and Wales, so it is essential that they gain recognition
for their success and contribution to the local economy."