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Check Point

Check Point Software Technologies
Company nameCheck Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Company typePublic
NASDAQ-100 component
SloganWe Secure The Internet
IndustryIT security
Computer software
Computer hardware
HeadquartersTel Aviv, Israel (before May 2007: Ramat Gan)
Key peopleGil Shwed, Founder, Chairman & CEO
Marius Nacht, Founder
ProductsFireWall-1, VPN-1, UTM-1,
Check Point Integrity,
Intrusion prevention systems,
Endpoint, security,
Security appliances,
Web Application Security
Revenue(+) US$ $1,097.9 million (2010)
Net income(+) US$ $452.8 million (2010)
Employees2,200 (2010)
SubsidiaryZoneAlarm, SofaWare

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Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq - CHKP) is a global provider of IT security solutions. Best known for its firewall and VPN products, Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today the company develops, markets and supports a wide range of software and combined hardware and software products that cover all the aspects of IT security, including network security, endpoint security, data security and security management.

Founded in 1993 in Ramat-Gan, Israel, Check Point today counts approximately 2,300 employees worldwide.

The company's development centers are located in Israel, California (ZoneAlarm), Sweden (Former Protect Data development centre) and in Belarus. The company also has offices in the United States, in Redwood City, California and in the Dallas, Texas area, as well as in Canada in the Ottawa, Ontario area.

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