Security management and automation firm extends product innovation leadership and strengthens management team
OVERLAND PARK, KS and DALLAS, TX – September 07, 2017 –
FireMon delivered a strong second quarter 2017 with notable highlights:
- Strong year-over-year bookings growth
- Continuation of customer ~90% renewal rates
- Industry veteran James Clegg named Vice President of EMEA
- Jim Weakley appointed Senior Vice President, Global Services
- Major product releases including Intelligent Security Management for Cloud and FireMon Risk Analyzer
FireMon, the industry’s leading provider of Intelligent Security Management solutions, has announced its second quarter performance highlights for 2017, during which innovation in its security management and automation capabilities dominated. FireMon’s market leading platform, which helps organisations worldwide centrally manage and automate changes to their on-premises firewalls, was extended to cloud and native cloud firewalls, making it the industry’s first Intelligent Cloud Security Management solution.
FireMon unveiled its highly anticipated Risk Analyzer technology, which layers vulnerability scan data on network configuration data to simulate cyber risk scenarios and prioritize risk reduction efforts where they will have the most impact. Developed for large enterprises and federal agencies, the patented Risk Analyzer is a revolutionary advancement in network risk identification, enabling enterprises to achieve better security through better management.
“Security remains a focal issue for today’s enterprises, and they are all looking for the latest technology solution that can help bridge the complexity gap by offering sound hybrid cloud security management and automation,” said Satin H. Mirchandani, CEO at FireMon. “This demand drives the FireMon team to develop innovative solutions that go beyond the call of duty to help enterprises manage their complex security systems, whether in the cloud or not, and reduce the scope of attack. By adopting this mentality and focus on our customers, we have been rewarded with the industry leading renewal rates and customer satisfaction, which I believe will continue to grow.”
In addition, FireMon strengthened its management team with two new executive hires. Jim Weakley who will lead customer support, customer success and professional services as Senior Vice President of Global Services. Weakley will draw on 30 years of experience optimizing engagement throughout the customer journey to increase the organization’s industry-leading customer renewal and satisfaction rates. James Clegg joined the team as Vice President Vice President of EMEA. James’ wealth of experience from the security sector will put him in good stead as he drives FireMon’s expanding European, Middle Eastern and African influence.
FireMon is the No.1 provider of Intelligent Security Management solutions worldwide, combining advanced benchmarking, simulation, and analysis to deliver next generation security intelligence. Since creating the first-ever network security management solution 15 years ago, FireMon solutions have continued to deliver visibility into and control over complex network security infrastructure, policies, and risk to over 1,500 customers around the world.
Using the FireMon Intelligent Security Management platform, today’s leading enterprise organizations, government agencies, and managed security providers have dramatically improved effectiveness of network defenses, accelerating business agility and optimizing return on investment. For more information or a free 30-day trial, visit firemon.com.