July 12, 2014 7:36 PM ET


Company Overview of Sophos Ltd.

Company Overview

Sophos Ltd. provides information technology security and data protection solutions for business, education, health, financial, and government organizations in the Asia-Pacific, Europe, and North America. Its solutions provide protection against viruses, known and unknown malware, spyware, intrusions, unwanted applications, spam, policy abuse, and data leakage; and network access control. The company also offers endpoint data security encryption and data leakage prevention solutions to protect desktops, laptops, personal digital assistants, removable media, and other portable devices; and Web security and control products to stop threats at the network gateway. In addition, it provides manage...

The Pentagon

Abingdon Science Park

Abingdon,  OX14 3YP

United Kingdom

Founded in 1985

1,473 Employees


44 1235 559933


44 1235 559935

Key Executives for Sophos Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 49
Co-Founder and Director
Co-Founder and Director
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 49
President of Japan Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sophos Ltd. Key Developments

Sophos Appoints ComGuard as Value Added Distributor for Middle East

Sophos announced that it has appointed ComGuard as its new Value Added Distributor for the Middle East. According to the terms of the agreement, ComGuard will promote and distribute Sophos complete range of security solutions including its network, endpoint and server security solutions through its strong reseller network across the region. With its sign-up with Sophos, ComGuard will be able to offer its customers a wider range of products and tailored solutions in line with its suite of complementary offerings. In addition, Sophos will benefit from ComGuard’s local presence and market expertise, allowing the security vendor to increase its market reach and growth opportunities in the region.

Sophos Promotes Thomas Thoelke to New Territory Manager for Northern and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa

Sophos has promoted Thomas Thoelke to the new Territory Manager for Northern and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa (NEEMEA). Prior to this, he was Sales Director for Eastern Europe and Nordics. Thoelke joined the company through Astaro, which he worked for since 2008. Previously, Thoelke served in sales positions in the distribution and reseller channel in Germany and Finland. In his new role he will be responsible for recruiting and enabling Sophos partners in the NEEMEA region. Focus is the establishing of effective sales structures to support the ongoing growth of the company in that region.

Sosophos Announces Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) 4.0

Sophos announced Sophos Mobile Control (SMC) 4.0, the first Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) solution to include individual file encryption, integrated AV and web filtering. Available on premise or as-a-service, SMC provides a simple and differentiated approach for small and mid-market organizations to manage and secure mobile devices, content and applications. The new Sophos solution helps IT professionals confidently implement BYOD policies and provides users the flexibility they demand to stay productive and safe. It supports iOS, Android and Windows Phone 8 devices. SMC 4.0 provides a simple, hassle-free and comprehensive approach to protecting mobile devices. With Mobile Content Management for iOS devices, SMC is the only EMM solution to offer file-level encryption, which gates access to each file, to protect the data in the office and on the go. SMC also delivers integrated security against malware and malicious web sites for Android devices, which account for 80% of smartphone operating systems worldwide as well as the majority of mobile malware threats. The number of unique pieces of mobile malware seen by SophosLabs has now reached almost 900,000 and is growing rapidly.

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