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Founder & CEO

Gil Shwed

CEO Approval Rating

50/100

Founded:

1993

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PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQCHKP

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Cisco is seen as one of Check Point's top competitors. Cisco's headquarters is in San Jose, California, and was founded in 1984. Cisco competes in the Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment industry. Cisco generates 2,364% of Check Point's revenue.

Juniper Networks is one of Check Point's top rivals. Juniper Networks was founded in 1996, and its headquarters is in Sunnyvale, California. Like Check Point, Juniper Networks also works within the Cybersecurity industry. Juniper Networks has 6,052 more employees than Check Point.

Fortinet is Check Point's #3 rival. Fortinet is a Public company that was founded in 2000 in Sunnyvale, California. Fortinet competes in the Computers, Peripherals, Networking and Electronic Equipment field. Compared to Check Point, Fortinet has 4,340 more employees.

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Annual Revenue

$2.1B

Check Point's revenue is the ranked 8th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 4.4B.

Check Point Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Odo Security Ltd.

Sep 2020

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$30M
Odo is a centralized platform that offers IT Security, privileged access management and SASE solutions for businesses.
Protego

Dec 2019

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undisclosed
Protego offers serverless security, network monitoring and threat management solutions for enterprises.
Cymplify

Nov 2019

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undisclosed
Cymplify develops a firmware analysis engine that provides cybersecurity posture reports for IoT security applications.
ForceNock

Jan 2019

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undisclosed
ForceNock is a cybersecurity platform that offers web application security and API protection solutions for developers and businesses.
Dome9 Security, Inc.

Oct 2018

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$175M
Dome9 develops a cloud-based security platform that offers configuration management, identity protection and compliance automation solutions for businesses.

These are all the companies that Check Point has acquired. Check Point has acquired 9 companies and its latest acquisition was Odo Security Ltd. in Sep 2020. Odo is a centralized platform that offers IT Security, privileged access management and SASE solutions for businesses.

Check Point Funding History

Since Check Point was founded in 1993, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Check Point has raised $67.0M. Check Point's funding round was on Jun 1996 for a total of $67.0M

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IPO
Jun 1996
$67M

Since Check Point was founded in 1993, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Check Point has raised $67.0M. Check Point's funding round was on Jun 1996 for a total of $67.0M

Check Point Investments

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Salt Security is a California-based cybersecurity platform that offers API discovery, vulnerability detection and data loss prevention solutions for businesses.
$20M
Jun 15, 2020
Series A
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These are all the companies that Check Point has invested in. Check Point's latest investment was Salt Security in Jun 15,. Salt Security is a California-based cybersecurity platform that offers API discovery, vulnerability detection and data loss prevention solutions for businesses.

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Check Point Headquarters

959 Skyway Road Suite 300

San Carlos, California94070

1-800-429-4391

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Check Point (NASDAQ, CHKP) provides hardware and software products for information technology, network, endpoint, and data security. Founded in 1993, the company is based in San Carlos, California, USA. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd is the lar...

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Check Point's Founder & CEO, Gil Shwed, currently has an approval rating of 50%. Check Point's primary competitors are Cisco, Juniper Networks & Fortinet.

Frequently Asked Questions about Check Point

  1. When was Check Point founded?

    Check Point was founded in 1993
  2. Who is Check Point's CEO?

    Check Point's CEO is Gil Shwed
  3. How much revenue does Check Point generate?

    Check Point generates $2.1B in revenue
  4. How much funding does Check Point have?

    Check Point has historically raised $67M in funding
  5. Where is Check Point's headquarters?

    Check Point's headquarters is in San Carlos California, USA
  1. How many employees does Check Point have?

    Check Point has 3,898 employees
  2. What sector does Check Point operate in?

    Check Point is in Application Software, Database Management, Cybersecurity
  3. Who are Check Point's competitors?

    Check Point's top competitors are Cisco, Juniper Networks, Fortinet
  4. Who has Check Point invested in?

    Check Point's has invested in companies such as Salt Security