May 14, 2014
Lancope Named a Finalist for the 2014 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award
Prestigious finalist status further validates Lancope's leadership in the network security market
ATLANTA, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lancope, Inc., a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's Top 100 North America award, a prestigious list honoring the year's most promising private technology ventures from the North American business region. Finalist selections for the 2014 edition of the Red Herring 100 North America award are based on technological innovation, management strength, market size, investor record, customer acquisition and financial health.
Unlike conventional signature- and perimeter-based network defenses, Lancope takes a unique approach to security by leveraging existing infrastructure to obtain in-depth visibility into threats lurking inside the network. The Red Herring Top 100 finalist status underscores the criticality of unique technologies like Lancope's StealthWatch(®) System for dramatically improving the security postures of today's top enterprises.
"Since 1995, Red Herring has perfected its tried-and-true method of selecting the strongest, most innovative companies for this distinguished award," said Mike Potts, president and CEO of Lancope. "Lancope was named a Red Herring Top 100 award winner in 2008, and we are honored to be named a finalist again this year. It is very encouraging to see that our tireless dedication to product excellence and customer success is being noticed in the marketplace."
Lancope continues to be recognized for innovation in network security, and hundreds of organizations around the globe rely on the StealthWatch System to obtain unprecedented network insight and vastly improved threat protection. By delivering advanced network behavior and security analytics, the StealthWatch System enables even the largest organizations to detect a full spectrum of threats across their entire network, as well as significantly improve incident response procedures and forensic investigations.
According to Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring, "The finalists list confirms the excellent choices made by entrepreneurs and VCs and the start-ups' solid roots in corporate America, embracing their innovations. By all metrics, it emphasizes the United States' entrepreneurial excellence."
This year's Red Herring Top 100 award winners will be announced at a ceremony on May 16 at the Red Herring North America Forum in Monterey, Calif. For further information on the award, go to: http://www.redherring.com/events/top-100/. Additional details on Lancope can be found at: http://www.lancope.com/company-overview/.
Lancope, Inc. is a leading provider of network visibility and security intelligence to defend enterprises against today's top threats. By collecting and analyzing NetFlow, IPFIX and other types of flow data, Lancope's StealthWatch(® )System helps organizations quickly detect a wide range of attacks from APTs and DDoS to zero-day malware and insider threats. Through pervasive insight across distributed networks, including mobile, identity and application awareness, Lancope accelerates incident response, improves forensic investigations and reduces enterprise risk. Lancope's security capabilities are continuously enhanced with threat intelligence from the StealthWatch Labs research team. For more information, visit www.lancope.com.
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