Sophos Named Frost & Sullivan’s European Security Company Of The Year
Sophos, a world leader in protecting businesses against spam and viruses, today announced that it has been named as 2004 European Security Company of the Year by market consultants Frost and Sullivan.
Presented each year to the company that has demonstrated excellence in the security market, the Frost & Sullivan Award for European Security Company of the Year is open to companies either founded or headquartered in Europe. The award takes into account business development, competitive strategy, and customer service leadership as well as outstanding management, consistent growth, and high quality products and services.
“We believe that Sophos is the deserving recipient of the ‘European Company of the Year’ Award. The company has shone above other European security players,” stated Jose Lopez, analyst at Frost & Sullivan. “Sophos’s track record in the security market, excellent performance, ambitious international expansion and growth plans, and increased recognition from partners, competitors and customers have been key in our decision to choose Sophos ahead of other strong candidates for the award.”
“We’re proud of our achievements as a successful security company with consistently strong growth and award-winning products,” said Peter Lammer, CEO and co-founder of Sophos. “All Sophos staff around the world work hard to provide all our customers with the very best service possible, and this award from Frost and Sullivan shows us once again that we are on the right track.”
Sophos has previously been awarded Frost and Sullivan’s Growth Strategy Award in 2003 and was also recognised as providing the best customer satisfaction in the anti-virus sector in its 2002 report, ‘European E-mail Security End-user Study’. To view the details of this Frost & Sullivan Award, please visit
Sophos is currently the Real Business/CBI Company of the Year and recently received a Queen’s Award for International Trade.
Sophos is a world leading computer security specialist, developing anti-virus and anti-spam software. Headquartered in the UK, the company produces solutions tailored for businesses of all sizes – from small enterprises to global corporations. Sophos is acclaimed for delivering the highest level of customer satisfaction and protection in the industry. The company’s products are sold and supported in more than 150 countries and protect more than 25 million users.