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The Proofpoint Difference

We help the most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive business data.

Our Leadership

Our leadership management team brings a proven track record of driving of some of the most important innovation in the security in the security and technology industry.

Board of Directors

Our founders, leadership management team and board of directors have proven track records in the security and technology industry.

Industry Recognition

The recognition we have received reflects our continued commitment to developing innovative products and solutions with the highest standards of excellence.

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The Proofpoint Difference

What We Do

Proofpoint, Inc. helps the most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive business data. 

Proofpoint is an innovative security-as-a-service vendor that delivers data protection solutions that help organizations protect their data from attack and enable them to effectively meet the complex and evolving regulatory compliance and data governance mandates that have been spawned from highly publicized data breaches.

Proofpoint, positioned by Gartner in the Leaders Quadrant in their 2014 Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways, and 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archivingdelivers an integrated suite of on-demand data protection solutions spanning threat management, regulatory compliance, data governance and secure communications—all of which are based on a common security-as-a-service platform.

Simply put, our solutions help organizations to:

  • Keep malicious content out of their environments
  • Prevent the theft or inadvertent loss of sensitive information
  • Collect, securely retain, govern and discover sensitive data for compliance and litigation support
  • Securely communicate and collaborate on sensitive data with customers, partners and suppliers

Deep Expertise and Commitment to Innovation

Founded in 2002 by Eric Hahn, a pioneer in corporate messaging solutions and former CTO of Netscape, Proofpoint has continued to stay ahead of the curve—and a rapidly-changing threat landscape—through continual innovation and a unique focus on enterprise communication and collaboration risks.

Patented and unparalleled technology puts Proofpoint in a class by itself. Proofpoint MLX™ machine learning, the application of big data analytics and the use of global threat correlation systems deliver unrivalled anti-spam and data loss prevention accuracy. DoubleBlind Key Architecture™ ensures the complete security of archived email and other data. High-speed search technologies enable rapid discovery with guaranteed performance.

Proofpoint customers benefit from the scalability, performance and economic advantages of Proofpoint's ongoing investment in the latest innovations in virtualization and cloud computing.

Our Commitment to Customers

Proofpoint currently serves more than 3,000 global enterprises, universities and government agencies, supporting tens of millions of users. Our customers represent nearly every vertical in the public and private sphere, but they all have one thing in common: They trust Proofpoint to better defend, protect and govern their most valuable data, using our solutions to block spam and viruses, prevent leaks of confidential information, encrypt sensitive data and securely archive email.

We work closely with our customers to deliver the highest levels of support, ensure industry-leading levels of customer satisfaction and continually improve and enhance our solutions.

Recent Recognition

Recent Recognition

14 January 2015

LinkedIn Selects Proofpoint's Nexgate for Certified Compliance Partner

Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced that LinkedIn has selected Proofpoint’s Nexgate social media security and compliance solutions for inclusion in the LinkedIn Certified Compliance Partner Program.

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19 November 2014

A 2014 Magic Quadrant for Leader for Enterprise Information Archiving

Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc. today announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the leaders quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving. The report provides a detailed overview of the enterprise information archiving market and evaluates vendors based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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25 November 2014

Proofpoint Receives 2014 Redmond Reader's Choice Award

Press Release

Proofpoint, Inc. announced Proofpoint Enterprise Governance is a gold winner in the Redmond Third-Party Reader’s Choice Awards. The 2014 awards are presented to vendors in more than 70 different product categories.

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Our people consist of the best and brightest talent in the industry; who have come together and are always pushing the boundaries of what is possible. 

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