September 19, 2014 2:12 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 and Check Point Software Technologies Ltd Partner to Protect Corporate Networks from Non-Compliant Mobile Devices

Sophos and Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. announced a partnership to provide integration between Sophos' Enterprise Mobility Management solution, Sophos Mobile Control 4.0, and Check Point's Mobile VPN. The partnership means users of Sophos Mobile Control 4.0 and Check Point Mobile VPN can link the two solutions to provide network access control for any mobile devices attempting to use the corporate network. Non-compliant devices are isolated from the network, protecting the organization from unauthorized mobile devices. This ensures that only managed devices that meet an organization's security policy may connect and use business resources. Mobile devices continue to multiply rapidly in the workplace and today's flexible working styles mean that, increasingly, employees are requiring and gaining access to the corporate network wherever they are. As a result of this surge in mobility, effectively securing both corporate data and networks has become an enormous challenge for IT and security managers. Much of an IT administrator's day can be spent provisioning, securing, locating, managing and updating these mobile devices. Sophos Mobile Control continually assesses the compliance status of each mobile device detecting jailbreaks, blacklisted apps or insecure settings. Via a simple out-of-the-box interface with Check Point's Mobile VPN, it blocks any non-compliant device from accessing the corporate network through VPN, proactively reducing the risk of data breaches.

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.

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