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Redwood City, CA, United States, 2011/06/27 - Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd announced the company’s founder, chairman and CEO, Gil Shwed, along with Tal Payne, the chief financial officer, and the company’s board of directors will participate in The NASDAQ Opening Bell ceremony on June 28.
Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced the company’s founder, chairman and CEO, Gil Shwed, along with Tal Payne, the chief financial officer, and the company’s board of directors will participate in The NASDAQ Opening Bell ceremony at The NASDAQ Stock Market on Tuesday, June 28, 2011. The ceremony commemorates Check Point’s continued growth and product innovation since the company celebrated its initial public offering 15 years ago, and will take place at 9:30 am. Eastern Time at The NASDAQ MarketSite Studio in Times Square, New York City.
“Participating in The NASDAQ Opening Bell ceremony again marks Check Point’s continued growth and success of our strategy over the last eighteen years,” said Gil Shwed, founder, president and CEO at Check Point Software Technologies. “Security is more important than ever and we plan to continue delivering the most innovative technologies to our customers, just as we did initially with FireWall-1 and more recently with our Software Blade Architecture. We thank our loyal employees, customers and partners for their continued trust and support.”
Over the past 18 years, Check Point has grown to be the largest pure-play security vendor in the industry. The company has entered and expanded its presence in the most critical areas of security – network, endpoint and data security – and continues to lead the security landscape, delivering on innovative security solutions that protect 100 percent of Fortune 100 companies and millions of customers around the world.
A live webcast of The NASDAQ Opening Bell can be viewed at nasdaq.com, as well as live on major news outlets including CNBC, Fox Business Network, Reuters TV, and Bloomberg TV.
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd (checkpoint.com), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to develop new innovations based on the Software Blade Architecture, providing customers with flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization. Check Point is the only vendor to go beyond technology and define security as a business process. Check Point 3D Security uniquely combines policy, people and enforcement for greater protection of information assets and helps organizations implement a blueprint for security that aligns with business needs. Customers include tens of thousands of organizations of all sizes, including all Fortune and Global 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.