Proofpoint’s Competitors, Revenue, Number of Employees, Funding, Acquisitions & News

Proofpoint develops cybersecurity and compliance software that helps enterprises, universities, and government agencies defend against threats and protect data and users across email, web, mobile, cloud, and social media channels. Read more

Gary Steele's photo - Chairman & CEO of Proofpoint

Chairman & CEO

Gary Steele

CEO Approval Rating

65/100

Founded:

2002

Status:

PublicNASDAQPFPT

TOP COMPETITORS OR ALTERNATIVES

RANK

COMPANY

CEO

CEO RATING

EMPLOYEES

FUNDING

REVENUE

Missing a competitor? Contribute!

Cisco is a top competitor of Proofpoint. Cisco was founded in San Jose, California} in 1984. Cisco competes in the Telecommunications Equipment industry. Compared to Proofpoint, Cisco generates $48.3B more revenue.

FireEye is Proofpoint's #2 competitor. FireEye is headquartered in Milpitas, California, and was founded in 2004. FireEye competes in the Application Software field. FireEye generates 93% the revenue of Proofpoint.

Weigh-in!

Help the Owler community know more

Competitor - 1/1

Is Micro Focus a competitor of Proofpoint?

Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$979M

Proofpoint's revenue is the ranked 9th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 4.3B. Over the last four quarters, Proofpoint's revenue has grown by 13.7%. Specifically, in Q2 2020's revenue was $258.4M; in Q1 2020, it was $249.8M; in Q4 2019, it was $243.4M; in Q3 2019, Proofpoint's revenue was $227.4M.

Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
The Defence Works

May 2020

Source »
undisclosed
The Defence Works is a cybersecurity firm that provides security awareness and phishing simulation training programs for individuals and businesses.
ObserveIT, LTD.

Nov 2019

Source »
$225M
ObserveIT is an insider threat management platform that offers employee monitoring, behavioral analytics and policy enforcement solutions.
Meta Networks Ltd

May 2019

Source »
$111M
Meta Networks develops a Network-as-a-Service platform that allows businesses to secure and manage their cloud applications and data centers.
Wombat Security Technologies, Inc.

Feb 2018

Source »
$225M
Wombat provides information security, cyber threat detection and intelligence and security awareness training services for enterprise customers.
Weblife Balance, Inc.

Nov 2017

Source »
$60M
Weblife is a cybersecurity firm that provides risk-based employee web access and security solutions for organizations.

These are all the companies that Proofpoint has acquired. Proofpoint has acquired 17 companies and its latest acquisition was The Defence Works in May 2020. The Defence Works is a cybersecurity firm that provides security awareness and phishing simulation training programs for individuals and businesses.

Proofpoint Funding History

$16M$36M$64M$146.3M

Since Proofpoint was founded in 2002, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total Proofpoint has raised $146.3M. Proofpoint's last funding round was on Apr 2012 for a total of $82.3M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

IPO
Apr 2012
$82.3M
-
Equity
Feb 2008
$28M
Equity
Mar 2006
$20M

Bridgescale Partners

Series B
Oct 2003
$9M
Series A
Jul 2003
$7M

Total Funding: $146.3M

Since Proofpoint was founded in 2002, it has participated in 5 rounds of funding. In total Proofpoint has raised $146.3M. Proofpoint's last funding round was on Apr 2012 for a total of $82.3M

Investments

No recent investments found related to Proofpoint

Proofpoint News

September 9, 2020Markets Insider

Proofpoint Launches People-Centric Enterprise Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Introduces Nexus People Risk Explorer | Markets Insider

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Proofpoint, Inc., (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading cyb... See more »
September 8, 2020Globes

Proofpoint leases 4 floors in Tel Aviv's Azrieli Center

The US cybersecurity giant has rented 6,000 square meters in the triangular tower.... See more »
September 7, 2020SecurityBrief EMEA

Proofpoint enhances security awareness training platform

Available in Q4 2020, the platform will integrate more closely with Proofpoint's best-in-class threat... See more »
August 31, 2020MarketScreener

Nihon Kohden Launches Polysmith 12 Software for its Polysomnography Devices

(marketscreener.com) Latest Advancement Supports Improved Workflow, Analysis and Outcomeshttps://www.... See more »
August 31, 2020Reseller News

Proofpoint tasks 20-year security veteran with running APJ

Proofpoint has appointed Alex Lei as new regional leader of Asia Pacific and Japan, recruiting the in... See more »
August 10, 2020Martech Series

SailPoint And Proofpoint Team Up To Fight Security Threats Facing Today's Digital Workforce

With more than 90% of today's threats starting with a seemingly innocuous email, SailPoint Technologi... See more »

Proofpoint Blogs

Proofpoint Press Releases

June 30, 2020GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint Introduces New Cloud-based ObserveIT Insider Threat Management Platform with Broader People-Centric Visibility and Insider Threat Detection

Cybersecurity leader accelerates incident response, integrates workflow, and provides cloud deploymen... See more »
May 8, 2020Proof Point

We Are Excited to Announce the Acquisition of The Defence Works

We are excited to announce the acquisition of The Defence Works, a Manchester, England-based security... See more »
January 22, 2020GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint Achieves FedRAMP Certification for Proofpoint Email and Information Protection Service and Targeted Attack Protection Solutions

Cloud-based products certified to help government agencies defend against email-based cybersecurity t... See more »
January 15, 2020GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint Email Protection Wins CRN Product of the Year Award

CRN editorial board and providers select Proofpoint's innovative solution in web/email security categ... See more »
October 25, 2019GlobeNewswire

Proofpoint Announces Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Third Quarter Highlights... See more »
October 17, 2019StreetInsider

Proofpoint Named a National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Champion, Launches Free Security Training Kit for Organizations

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --...... See more »
September 14, 2019Dubai PR Network

More than 99 Percent of Cyberattacks Need Humans to Click

Threat actors continue to use socially-engineered attacks across email, cloud applications, and socia... See more »

Proofpoint Videos

Social Statistics

Headquarters

892 Ross Drive

Sunnyvale, California94089

1-408-517-4710

Driving Directions »

Trending Companies

Summary

ABOUT

Overview

Proofpoint develops cybersecurity and compliance software that helps enterprises, universities, and government agencies defend against threats and protect data and users across email, web, mobile, cloud, and social media channels. Proofpoint was found...

CEO

Proofpoint's Chairman & CEO, Gary Steele, currently has an approval rating of 65%. Proofpoint's primary competitors are Cisco, FireEye & Symantec.

Website

proofpoint.com

Frequently Asked Questions about Proofpoint

  1. When was Proofpoint founded?

    Proofpoint was founded in 2002
  2. Who is Proofpoint's CEO?

    Proofpoint's CEO is Gary Steele
  3. How much revenue does Proofpoint generate?

    Proofpoint generates $979M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Proofpoint have?

    Proofpoint has historically raised $146.3M in funding
  1. Where is Proofpoint's headquarters?

    Proofpoint's headquarters is in Sunnyvale California, USA
  2. How many employees does Proofpoint have?

    Proofpoint has 2,613 employees
  3. What sector does Proofpoint operate in?

    Proofpoint is in Application Software, Cybersecurity
  4. Who are Proofpoint's competitors?

    Proofpoint's top competitors are Cisco, FireEye, Symantec