FireEye Goes Public
NEW YORK, September 20, 2013 – The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (NDAQ: NDAQ) announced today that trading of FireEye, Inc. (NDAQ: FEYE), the leader in stopping today’s new breed of cyber attacks, commenced on The NASDAQ Global Select Market on Friday, September 20, 2013.
FireEye has invented a purpose-built, virtual machine-based security platform that provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide against the next generation of cyber attacks. The FireEye Threat Protection Platform provides real-time, dynamic threat protection without the use of signatures to protect an organization across the primary threat vectors, including Web, email, and files and across all stages of an attack life cycle. FireEye has over 1,100 customers across more than 40 countries, including over 100 of the Fortune 500.
“FireEye has given the world a new security model to help protect data and intellectual property at a time when cyber attacks are at pandemic levels,” said Nelson Griggs, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Corporate Client Group. “NASDAQ OMX is pleased to welcome FireEye to the NASDAQ Stock Market and we look forward to their continued success in the future.”
Since its founding 42 years ago, NASDAQ has been the exchange of choice for the some of the world’s largest and most revolutionary companies. By listing with NASDAQ, FireEye joins leading technology companies including Microsoft, Adobe, Oracle, Cisco and Apple. NASDAQ is home to over 74% of technology companies listed on U.S. exchanges.
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