HERNDON, Va., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- NetWitness Corporation, the world leader in real-time network forensics and advanced threat management, today announced that it ranks as the 3rd fastest growing company in the Washington DC area by the Washington Business Journal. With an average of 175% growth over the past three years, and nine consecutive profitable quarters, NetWitness' strength shows well, particularly in a region where innovation has continued to increase even in challenging economic conditions. Even more impressive is the balance of commercial sector business which accounts for more than 50% of the company's customer base.
The recognition comes on the heels of NetWitness' strong showing on the national stage, ranking 21st nation-wide on the prestigious Inc. 500 list – which positioned the company as the #1 fastest growing software company and #1 in the DC area.
"From the federal government to private industry, the demand for a new approach to information security has never been stronger," said Dana Duffy, CFO of NetWitness. "Advanced threats and global criminal networks have exposed the limitations of the security status quo. NetWitness' technology innovations have proven their game changing ability in the most challenging networks in the world. We have built a great business on top of that innovative technology and have aggressive plans to continue our extraordinary growth."
With active deployments across some of the largest public and private networks in the world, NetWitness NextGen is the proven next generation network sensor for enterprise security needs. NetWitness also provides a freeware license of NetWitness Investigator, which is used by more than 35,000 security experts across 5,000 organizations in 179 countries.
NetWitness® Corporation is the world leader in network forensics and automated threat intelligence solutions, helping government and commercial organizations discover, prioritize and remediate complex IT risks. NetWitness solutions concurrently solve a wide variety of information security problems including: advanced persistent threat management; sensitive data discovery and advanced data leakage detection; malware activity discovery; insider threat management; policy and controls verification and e-discovery. Originally developed for the U.S. Intelligence Community, NetWitness has evolved to provide enterprises around the world with breakthrough methods of network content analysis and host-based risk discovery and prioritization. NetWitness customers include Defense, National Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies, top U.S. and European Banks, Critical Infrastructure, and Global 1000 organizations. NetWitness has offices in the U.S. and the U.K. and partners throughout North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.
To download the freeware version of NetWitness Investigator, visit http://download.netwitness.com . For more information about securing your entire organization with NetWitness NextGen, contact: email@example.com. Twitter handle: NetWitness.
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