Proofpoint Receives 2014 Redmond Reader's Choice Award

Proofpoint Enterprise Governance Recognized for Excellence with 2014 Third-Party Reader's Choice Award from Redmond Magazine

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – November 25, 2014 – Proofpoint, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFPT), a leading security-as-a-service provider, 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.

“Recognition by Redmond’s Microsoft IT community validates the effectiveness of the Proofpoint Enterprise Governance solution,” said Darren Lee, executive vice president and general manager of Information Archiving and Governance for Proofpoint. “Proofpoint’s technology provides powerful insights into where risky and sensitive data is stored across the enterprise, including shared drives and SharePoint. We leverage an innovative, cloud-based approach for data classification and remediation that greatly simplifies the historically difficult task of automatically identifying and quarantining an organization’s most sensitive data.”

Redmond describes the Redmond Third-Party Reader’s Choice Awards as “truly the voice of our readers.” The Reader’s Choice online survey form is sent out to thousands of Redmond readers, and responses are collected during a two-week period. After gathering the results, a team of Redmond editors examines the rankings looking for any unusual patterns. Redmond reports the results once its editors are satisfied that the list is a clean and accurate representation of their readers’ true favorites.

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About Proofpoint, Inc.
Proofpoint Inc. (NASDAQ:PFPT) is a leading 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


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Patricia Hogan
Proofpoint, Inc.