May 17, 2020

Shining the spotlight on Proofpoint

Cyber Security
Cloud
Information Technology
Kayleigh Shooter
2 min
Technology Magazine takes a look at cybersecurity giant Proofpoint, below.

Business Overview

Proofpoint prides itself in being a next-generation cyber...

Technology Magazine takes a look at cybersecurity giant Proofpoint, below.

Business Overview

Proofpoint prides itself in being a next-generation cybersecurity company protecting people, data, and brands from advanced threats and compliance risks. The company offers; a proven suite of solutions, cloud-enabled speed and innovation and far-reaching intelligence and visibility. The company ensures that all of its clients’ personal information and sensitive data is protected from cyber attack incidents. 

Product portfolio

  • Email Protection - Email security and protection, Email fraud defence, Threat response auto-pull, Essentials for small businesses.

  • Advanced threat protection - Targeted attack protection in email, Targeted attack protection for SaaS, Browser isolation, Email isolation, Threat response, Emerging threats intelligence. 

  • Security awareness training - Simulated phishing and knowledge assessments, Training models, videos and materials, Phishing email reporting and analysis, Business intelligence, Integrations, Multinational support.

  • Cloud app security - Cloud account defence, Cloud app security broker

  • Archiving and compliance - Enterprise archive, Content capture, Intelligent Supervision, E-discovery analytics.

  • Information protection - Email data loss prevention, Email encryption, Data discovery.

  • Digital risk protection - Social media protection, Digital compliance, Domain fraud monitoring, Executive and location threat monitoring.

  • Premium security services - Technical account managers, Premium threat information service, Managed services for security awareness training, People-centric security programme.

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Proofpoint solutions

  • Office 365

  • Next-generation compliance solutions

  • Social media compliance

  • Email fraud

  • GDPR

  • Digital brand, security and compliance risk

  • Replace McAfee email security products

  • Upgrade your symantec email security

Happy customers of Proofpoint include; Half of Fortune 100, 7 of the top 10 global retailers, 5 of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies and 14 of the top 15 research universities.

Executives

Meet the people who are behind the critical infrastructure of Proofpoint:

  • Gary Steele - Chairman/CEO

  • Paul R Auvill - Chief Financial Officer

  • Marcel Depaolis - Chief Technical Officer

Lately, cybercriminals are using COVID-19 panic as a cover for the greatest number of themed cyber-attacks that Proofpoint has ever seen. In this age, it is increasingly important that hackers do not gain unauthorized access to personal information. Research has found that hackers are targeting students who are learning remotely due to the global pandemic. In this digital age, it is of utmost importance that computer systems are up to date to prevent the installation of malicious software by hackers.

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Jul 26, 2021

Five9: the cloud software industry leaders acquired by Zoom

five9
Cloud
contact centre
Catherine Gray
2 min
Following the announcement of Zoom buying cloud company Five9 for almost $15billion, we take a deeper look into the company’s history and success

Five9 is the leading provider of cloud contact centre software. Driven by a passion for transforming contact centres into customer engagement centres of excellence, Five9 have a deep understanding of the cost and complexity of running a contact centre.

Founded in 2001, Five9 help contact centres of every size create powerful connections. 

The company has over 20 years of cloud contact centre experience, reaches over 2,000 customers worldwide, and annually reaches over 7 billion customer interactions. 

Built on a highly reliable, secure and scalable cloud platform, Five9 makes it easy to rapidly trial and deploy new services. Its software also future proofs businesses by supporting AI and other emerging technologies.

Utilising cloud capabilities for improved customer experience

Offering software that creates more successful customer interactions, Five9’s cloud contact centre software increases contact centre productivity. This is without the capital expense and maintenance costs of premise-based systems.

Built on flexible architecture that adapts to a company’s changing needs, Five9 customers benefit from a secure, reliable and scalable contact centre.

Five9’s cloud contact centre platform also gives customers access to an extensive ecosystem of partners. Its platform can be enhanced with leading customer relationship management, analytics, workforce management, performance management solutions and telephony providers.

By utilising cloud technology, Five9 customers have access to the latest capabilities through no-touch, non-disruptive real-time upgrades.

Five9’s recognition for industry-leading software

As a leading cloud contact centre software provider, Five9 has been recognised by leading industry publications and organisations for its success and innovative solutions.

For the fourth consecutive year, Five9 has ranked as a global leader for The Aragon Research Globe for Intelligent Contact Centres 2021. 

Five9 was also one of only three providers to earn the MetriStar Top Provider award when evaluated as part of Metrigy’s global 2021-2022 Workforce Optimisation and Engagement research study.

Five9: Zoom’s first major acquisition

Zoom Video Communications has agreed to buy Five9 for about $14.7bn, marking the company’s first major acquisition.

This deal with Five9 will help expand the company’s Zoom Phone offering.

“I believe the combination of Zoom and Five9 will be a game-changer. Joining forces will create a transformative opportunity for two strong companies with complementary capabilities and shared values,” said Five9’s CEO, Rowan Trollope.

With Zoom’s reach and brand, the acquisition will help Five9 propel forward and help the company deliver on its goal of significant international expansion

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