Forcepoint is a leading provider of a broad set of defense-grade solutions to rapidly-growing, global commercial cybersecurity markets. More than 20,000 organizations across 155 countries rely on Forcepoint to stop advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks and evolving malware. A global network of channel partners distributes, deploys and supports the Company’s solutions.

Forcepoint is headquartered in Austin, TX with operations worldwide.

Vista Equity Partners Fund V completed a minority investment in the Forcepoint joint venture in May 2015.

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Stonesoft

Stonesoft provides next-generation firewall (“NGFW”) software and hardware solutions. Its solutions focus on high-availability, centralized management of large networks, and protection from advanced evasion techniques. The Company primarily sells software and appliance-based (virtual and hardware-based) solutions of various sizes and capabilities so that its customers can scale up to complex environments (e.g. data centers) and down to simpler environments (e.g. branch offices). 

 

Forcepoint acquired Stonesoft in January 2016.

Sidewinder

Sidewinder provides proxy-based firewall software and hardware solutions for federal customers globally. The Company's key firewall security product allows for clear visibility and control of command filtering, protocol enforcement, and application access.

 

Forcepoint acquired Sidewinder in January 2016.

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