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Sophos Ranked 37 in BRW Fast 100

  • 24 October, 2003 14:05

<p>Sophos joins Australia’s fastest growing SME’s in BRW business index for second consecutive year.</p>
<p>FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE.
Sydney, 24 October 2003.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>This is the second consecutive year that Sophos has been included in the prestigious Australian business index.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>Sophos Anti-Virus technology protects businesses against more than 87,000 computer viruses, trojans and other destructive programs.</p>
<p>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.</p>
<p>“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.</p>
<p>“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.”</p>
<p>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.</p>
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<p>About Sophos:
Sophos is the largest specialist developer of anti-virus software and protects more than 20 million computer users against virus attacks, worldwide. Sophos is headquartered in the UK and offers its products through a global network of subsidiaries and certified partners in more than 150 countries. Sophos products, backed by award-winning 24-hour customer support, are deployed by all types of organisations, including small- to medium-sized businesses, large corporations, banks, governments and educational institutions.</p>
<p>Sophos’s regional head office for Australia and New Zealand is in Sydney and hosts one of the company’s three Computer Virus Research and Development Laboratories to provide global support services.</p>
<p>http://www.sophos.com.au.</p>
<p>FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Rob Forsyth (rob.forsyth@sophos.com.au) is available for comment:
+61 417 234 176 (mobile)
+61 2 9409 9100 (tel)
+61 2 9409 9191 (fax)</p>
<p>Sophos's press contact at Gotley Nix Evans is:
Michael Henderson (sophos@gne.com.au)
+61 2 9957 5555 (tel)
+61 413 054 738 (mobile)
+61 2 9957 5575 (fax)</p>

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