April 20, 2012

What:   
Proofpoint [PFPT], a pioneering security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance and secure communications, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its initial public offering (IPO), which will occur today, April 20, 2012, on The NASDAQ Stock Market. 

In honor of the occasion, Gary Steele, CEO will ring the Opening Bell. 

Where:
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:
Friday, April 20, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact: 
Orlando De Bruce
(408) 338-6870
odebruce@proofpoint.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast: 
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: 
http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos: 
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go tohttp://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Proofpoint [PFPT]: 
Proofpoint is a pioneering security-as-a-service provider that focuses on cloud-based solutions for threat protection, compliance, archiving & governance and secure communications. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint’s expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against phishing, malware and spam, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive and govern messages and critical enterprise information. More information is available at www.proofpoint.com.

About NASDAQ OMX:
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the US and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to traffic more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $5.1 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500).

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