Sophos ranked 37 in BRW Fast 100

Sophos Press Release

Sophos joins Australia's fastest growing SME's in BRW business index for second consecutive year


Sophos Pty Ltd, a leading provider of specialist anti-virus and anti-spam solutions for businesses, has ranked 37th in the latest BRW Fast 100 index.

This is the second consecutive year that Sophos has been included in the prestigious Australian business index.

According to BRW Magazine, the companies included in the 2003 BRW Fast 100 have experienced very fast growth and have recorded the highest average growth rates in three years.

The annual index, first published in 1991, lists Australia's fastest growing companies in all industry sectors and is open to both private and public companies.

Sophos Anti-Virus technology protects businesses against more than 87,000 computer viruses, trojans and other destructive programs.

Commenting on Sophos Pty Ltd's qualification for the BRW Fast 100 for the second consecutive year, Rob Forsyth, managing director, said, "Sophos's strategic investment in quality people, partners and products, and an excellent service ethic, has again paid significant dividends for our Australia and New Zealand operations.

"The listing recognises our excellent growth, right across the board. Also, that we have established ourselves as a major player in the content security industry.

"The recent addition of anti-spam technology has enhanced our product offerings, ensuring we remain firmly focused on securing our customers against malicious computer threats."

BRW Fast 100 is the latest in a series of BRW indexes, ranging from Australia's top 1,000 corporations to the 200 richest people in Australia. BRW (Business Review Weekly) is published by Fairfax Business Media and bills itself as Australia's leading business magazine.

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