SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 15, 2013--
Cloudmark, Inc., the global leader in messaging threat protection for communication service providers, today announced it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. Inclusion in the AlwaysOn Global 250 signifies leadership amongst its peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. Cloudmark was specially selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on a set of five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
Cloudmark and the AlwaysOn Global 250 companies will be honored at AlwaysOn's 11th annual Innovation Summit at the Computer History Museum on July 23, 2013. This two-day executive gathering highlights the significant economic, political and commercial trends affecting the global technology industries. Innovation Summit's goal is to identify the most promising entrepreneurial opportunities and investments in the global tech industry.
"This year's AlwaysOn Global 250 is seeing an unprecedented shift from desktop to mobile. Concurrently, innovators in the cloud are making it possible for an entirely new generation of application and software solutions to enter the technology marketplace. The enterprise world has endured a long ramp-up to the cloud as well as finally accepting that mobile is here to stay. Now, businesses are demanding even more robust, secure applications with which to run their operations--anytime, anywhere," says Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "The Global Silicon Valley is rising to this challenge with unfettered enthusiasm, providing business management solutions, IT infrastructure and elegant, stable applications. Coupled with bleeding-edge consumer adoption of the latest and most powerful media applications, the companies on this year's AlwaysOn Global 250 represent the highest-growth opportunities in today's private company marketplace."
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists and industry insiders. The AlwaysOn editorial team conducted a rigorous three-month selection process to finalize the 2013 list.
Cloudmark protects communications service provider networks and billions of subscribers worldwide against the widest range of messaging threats. Only Cloudmark Security Platform(TM) delivers instant security and control across diverse messaging environments, enabling communications service providers to create a safe user experience, protect revenue and safeguard their brand, while streamlining infrastructure and reducing operational costs.
"We are honored to be featured among the AlwaysOn Global 250 and inclusion in this prestigious list of technology innovators provides tremendous validation for the efforts of our entire company," said Hugh McCartney, CEO, Cloudmark. "As increasingly sophisticated messaging attacks continue to target unsuspecting users, Cloudmark is committed to providing communications service providers with the security and control they need to protect their users against these evolving threats."
A full list of all the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found on the AlwaysOn website at: http://aonetwork.com/Announcing-the-2013-AlwaysOn-Global-250-Top-Private-Companies/
AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.
Cloudmark is a trusted leader in intelligent threat protection against known and future attacks, safeguarding 12 percent of the world’s inboxes from wide-scale and targeted email threats. With more than a decade of experience protecting the world’s largest messaging environments, only Cloudmark combines global threat intelligence from a billion subscribers with local behavioral context tracking to deliver instant and predictive defense against data theft and security breaches that result in financial loss and damage to brand and reputation. Cloudmark protects more than 120 tier-one service providers, including Verizon, Swisscom, Comcast, Cox and NTT, as well as tens of thousands of enterprises.