Sophos Wins 2016 PLC Award for Best Security Technology Company

Sophos Press Release

Oxford, UK – March 6, 2017 – Sophos (LSE:SOPH), a global leader in network and endpoint security has been recognized at the 2016 PLC Awards as the winner of the Best Technology award. The award acknowledges the significant innovation in next-generation endpoint and network security that continues to drive strong growth for Sophos.

The PLC Awards recognize excellence and outstanding achievements amongst UK-listed companies. Winners are selected by a panel of fund managers, equity analysts and other financial services professionals from leading institutions in the UK.

"To win the Best Technology award within our second year as a publicly listed company is an outstanding testament to the strength of our roadmap, our commitment to innovation and our ability to execute against our well-formulated plan," commented Nick Bray, chief financial officer at Sophos. "Sophos has a strong heritage of driving growth from both internal development and from astute acquisitions for technologies that accelerate our ability to deliver next-generation solutions to our target market. Our vision for synchronized security that is managed through the Sophos Central cloud-based management platform continues to differentiate Sophos for partners and customers worldwide."

In February 2017, Sophos announced the acquisition of Invincea a machine learning-based antivirus company to further strengthen its portfolio of next-generation endpoint and network protection.

About Sophos

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