IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CrowdStrike Inc., the leader in cloud-delivered next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence and response services, today announced it has been named one of the “Fast 50” hottest privately held security and networking companies by JMP Securities, a full-service investment bank. This is the second consecutive year CrowdStrike has been recognized with this distinction.
The Fast 50 report identifies the hottest, most strategically positioned private companies in the cybersecurity and networking spaces. The Fast 50 companies are harnessing innovation and key competitive advantage to disrupt and dominate their respective markets.
“Being recognized by JMP Securities as a Fast 50 company for a second year in a row reflects our explosive growth and the incredible market momentum we are experiencing as a leader in the endpoint protection space,” said George Kurtz, co-founder and chief executive officer of CrowdStrike. “CrowdStrike’s innovative approach for solving the security challenge is a disruptor for the industry and sets the standard for the endpoint protection segment. We are the only company leveraging the cloud to deliver next-generation antivirus, combined with endpoint detection and response (EDR) and a 24/7 managed hunting service. As a result, customers have access to the most effective platform to stop breaches and can take advantage of the immediate time-to-value and scalability that only a fully cloud-based endpoint protection solution can deliver.”
CrowdStrike recently announced the expansion of its international presence with new operations in EMEA on the heels of spiking global customer demand. The company also established a new partner program to allow customers and partners to seamlessly integrate CrowdStrike’s SaaS-based security platform and open APIs to more effectively meet their security needs.
This recognition builds on numerous market validators and accolades for CrowdStrike. The CrowdStrike Falcon™ platform was honored as 'Best of Breed Solution in Endpoint Security' by Cyber Defense Magazine and was a Silver Winner in the Endpoint Security category of Info Security's Global Excellence Awards. Additionally, the company was named to the CRN list of the Top 100 Security Vendors and was a Finalist in SC Magazine Awards 2016 for Best Security Company.
CrowdStrike is the leader in next-generation endpoint protection, threat intelligence and response services. CrowdStrike’s core technology, the Falcon platform, stops breaches by preventing and responding to all types of attacks – both malware and malware-free. CrowdStrike has revolutionized endpoint protection by combining three crucial elements: next-generation AV, endpoint detection and response (EDR), and a 24/7 managed hunting service — all powered by intelligence and uniquely delivered via the cloud in a single integrated solution. Falcon uses the patent-pending CrowdStrike Threat Graph™ to analyze and correlate billions of events in real time, providing complete protection and five-second visibility across all endpoints.
Many of the world’s largest organizations already put their trust in CrowdStrike, including three of the 10 largest global companies by revenue, five of the 10 largest financial institutions, three of the top 10 health care providers, and three of the top 10 energy companies. CrowdStrike Falcon is currently deployed in more than 170 countries.