Imperva Continues Record Growth in First Quarter of 2010

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Imperva, the market leader in data security, announced today that it closed another record quarter, experiencing a 51% percent growth in bookings in the first quarter 2010 over the same quarter last year. The quarter was marked by strong performance internationally as well as the addition of nearly 100 new enterprise customers.

Industrialized attacks continue to be the most widely seen method of attack against corporate data – it’s imperative that companies have an adaptable defense that can stop these attacks before they’re attempted.

Imperva, the market leader in data security, announced today that it closed another record quarter, experiencing a 51% percent growth in bookings in the first quarter 2010 over the same quarter last year. The quarter was marked by strong performance internationally as well as the addition of nearly 100 new enterprise customers.

“Executives recognize there is a significant threat to the corporate data that drives their business,” said CEO Shlomo Kramer. "Imperva’s strong performance is an indicator that companies take this risk seriously and seek comprehensive data security solutions that protect them from malicious insiders and hackers.”

The key highlights from Q1 2010 include:

  •     51% growth overall in bookings over Q1 2009
  •     Strong international performance

o    Europe experienced 51% growth
o    Asia experienced 75% growth
o    Americas experienced 47% growth

Also in the first quarter, Imperva released a new generation of high performance hardware offering centralized management, increased storage and greater scalability, as well as ThreatRadar, an add-on to Imperva's market-leading Web Application Firewall (WAF) providing automated, reputation-based defense against large scale industrialized cyber attacks. “As adversaries share information on weak links in the security chain, ThreatRadar can provide valuable intelligence and ‘early warning’ to malicious attacks and lets us add a proactive preventive measure rather than simply await and react to attacks,” explained James Fallon, Security Manager with ARC Corporation.

“We’ve seen a tremendous response to our latest product releases, ThreatRadar in particular,” continued Kramer. “Industrialized attacks continue to be the most widely seen method of attack against corporate data – it’s imperative that companies have an adaptable defense that can stop these attacks before they’re attempted.”

In January, Imperva Application Defense Center released a seminal report, “Password Security: Consumer Worst Practices.” This study of 32 million passwords that were made public by a recent data breach was featured on the front page of The New York Times.

Imperva was recognized by Everything Channel as a top performing IT vendor, receiving a five-star rating for its exceptional channel program. The company also received accolades from industry analyst groups Forrester Research and IDC that praised the company for its market leadership. “Imperva is the leader in the stand-alone WAF market,” said Chenxi Wang in a February 2010 report on web application firewalls.

About Imperva
Imperva, the Data Security leader, enables a complete security lifecycle for business databases and the applications that use them. Over 4,500 of the world’s leading enterprises, government organizations, and managed service providers rely on Imperva to prevent sensitive data theft, protect against data breaches, secure applications, and ensure data confidentiality. The award-winning Imperva SecureSphere is the only solution that delivers full activity monitoring from the database to the accountable application user and is recognized for its overall ease of management and deployment. For more information, visit http://www.imperva.com.

Imperva and SecureSphere are registered trademarks of Imperva, Inc. All other brand or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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