BusinessWeek places Sophos 27th on Europe's Hot Growth list

Sophos Press Release

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.

More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos’ complete security solutions as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Simple to deploy, manage, and use, Sophos’ award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, mobile and network security solutions are backed by SophosLabs - a global network of threat intelligence centers. Sophos is headquartered in Oxford, U.K., and is publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol “SOPH.” More information is available at