Press Release

2018 A Defining Year for ICS Cybersecurity Leader Nozomi Networks

Vast global expansion, a diverse and growing partner eco-system and aggressive innovation propel the company to its strongest growth year ever

SAN FRANCISCO, March 6, 2019 – Nozomi Networks Inc., the leader in industrial cybersecurity and operational visibility today announced that it realized more than 500% year-over-year sales growth in 2018, setting a record pace for new customer acquisition. The company’s growth reflects an increasing need across IT and OT for effective industrial cybersecurity solutions.

“2018 was a transformational year in the history of ICS cybersecurity and a defining year for Nozomi Networks,” said Nozomi Networks Co-founder and Chief Product Officer Andrea Carcano. “Last year, it became clear that a major market shift was occurring. ICS cybersecurity is now a business priority for a growing majority of industrial operators. We are experiencing phenomenal customer, partner and market growth worldwide – a strong indicator that 2019 is ‘The Year of ICS Cybersecurity’ – and Nozomi Networks. “

Valued for superior operational visibility, advanced ICS threat detection and strength across global deployments, Nozomi Networks solutions support hundreds of thousands of devices in more than 1,000 installations spanning energy, manufacturing, mining, transportation, utilities and critical infrastructure. Now in its fifth technology generation, deep knowledge of the complexities of ICS networks, continuous innovation and expertise in artificial intelligence have made Nozomi Networks the leader in real-time cybersecurity and visibility for industrial control networks. The company’s impressive list of 2018 milestones include:

Customer Growth

  • More than 400% growth in Nozomi Networks’ worldwide customer base
  • 100% customer retention rate
  • 1,000+ installations – supporting more than 300,000 devices
  • 100+ Proof of Concept installations underway
  • Sample deployments include:
  • 500+ hydro generation facilities spanning multiple continents
  • 400+ gas substations in Latin America
  • 300+ electrical substations in the Middle East
  • 20+ refineries in locations around the world

Global Market Expansion

  • 14 global sales office locations (Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States), each with dedicated field support teams and technical resources
  • A growing list of strategic partners including Accenture, Atos, Cisco, FireEye, Fortinet, GE Power, IBM Security, Schneider Electric and TUV Rheinland, among others
  • Record global reseller growth, contributing significantly to the company’s own record growth

Delivering Immediate Value Through Aggressive Innovation

  • Hundreds of threats found and stopped, using Nozomi Networks solutions
  • 90% of the time we uncover operational or cyber security risks within the first 24 hours of installation
  • 12+ responsible disclosures, resulting in eight ICS Cert Alerts to date
  • Actionable research and tools on TRITON and GreyEnergy
  • New product offerings released in 2018 include:
  • SCADAguardian Advanced™ – Extends our traditional offering by adding active inventory capabilities to help customers get full asset visibility and vulnerability information.
  • Threat Intelligence™ – Fully integrated into SCADAguardian and SCADAguardian Advanced, this subscription service provides contextual threat information that helps customers effectively detect threat and identify vulnerabilities
  • SCADAguardian Advanced, Container Edition – This fast, flexible deployment option helps customers to reduce procurement and maintenance costs. The first version of this was debuted at DistribuTECH last month with the container edition running in the Ruggedcom APE.
  • Improved usability and alerting – With a focus on user experience, we released the first of many usability improvements to our web UI and alerting functions, making it easier for customers to find the information they need more quickly.

Industry Accolades

  • Top of Forrester Research’s “New Tech: ICS Security Solutions, Q1 2019” report
  • Frost & Sullivan 2019 Global Enabling Technology Leadership Award in the industrial cybersecurity solutions industry
  • Profiled by 451 Research and ARC Advisory Group
  • A CRN Emerging Vendor in Security
  • Cyber Defense Magazine 2018 Cutting Edge winner in ICS/SCADA Technology
  • Cyber Defense Magazine 2019 Best Product in ICS/SCADA Security
  • Cyber Defense Magazine 2019 Hot Company in Threat Intelligence
  • Network Computing Product Review calls SCADAguardian “a flexible, friendly and highly effective option” for those who need to know what is in their ICS network
  • IT Pro Today Product Review

About Nozomi Networks

Nozomi Networks protects the world’s critical infrastructure from cyber threats. Our platform uniquely combines network and endpoint visibility, threat detection, and AI-powered analysis for faster, more effective incident response. Customers rely on us to minimize risk and complexity while maximizing operational resilience.

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Jill Backstrom - 303.913.1650

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