Kaspersky Lab Ranked Among the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World by Fast Company Magazine
February 22, 2011 –
leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions announces
that it has been ranked among the Top 50 Most Innovative Companies worldwide by
U.S. business magazine Fast Company.
Kaspersky Lab took 32nd place in the ranking, ahead of many global giants of
the IT industry.
Fast Company recognizes 350-plus
companies. Fast Company’s editorial
team evaluated information on thousands of businesses across the globe to
create the World’s Most Innovative Companies issue. The end result is a package
that dares to be different, emphasizing progressive business models and an
ethos of creativity.
its latest edition, Fast Company
explains that Kaspersky Lab has been a magnet for Russia's young computer
geniuses for a number of years. It is this fact that has been a key driver in
Kaspersky Lab’s rapid climb to become the world's fourth-largest anti-malware
the company was founded in 1997 with zero investment or external funding, we
knew that innovation and quality were the only feasible ways to achieve
international success,” commented Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and Co-Founder of
Kaspersky Lab. “The Company’s success is the result of years of research work
and constant innovation. It’s very nice to hear that the work of our
specialists has received worldwide acclaim, not just from our customers and
partners, but from independent experts too.”
has never been more important to our economy and our future,” said Fast Company editor Robert Safian.
“These companies embody what unleashing human potential can accomplish.”
Fast Company’s Most Innovative
Companies issue (March 2011) is on newsstands beginning February 22nd and
available online at www.fastcompany.com/MIC.
to ‘Worldwide Endpoint Security Market 2010-2014 Forecast and 2009 Vendor
Shares’ IDC report.
Kaspersky Lab is
the world's largest privately-held Internet Security company, providing
comprehensive protection against all forms of IT threats such as viruses,
spyware, hackers and spam. The company's products provide in-depth defense at
work, at home and on the road for home and mobile users, small and medium sized
businesses and large enterprises, protecting more than 300 million systems
around the globe. Kaspersky technology is also incorporated inside the
products and services of approximately 100 of the industry's leading IT,
networking, communications and applications solution vendors. For further
information about the company, please visit http://www.kaspersky.com/. Friend us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/KasperskyLabAmericas. Follow @Kaspersky on Twitter.
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