January 22, 2017 12:38 PM ET

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Company Overview of ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. develops network security solutions that allow organizations to monitor and mitigate security exposures and cyber-attacks. It offers CounterACT, an appliance for the discovery, control, monitoring, and policy-based remediation of managed, unmanaged, and non-traditional devices; a system-wide security management solution; CounterACT Enterprise Manager that enables the centralized management and control of distributed virtual and physical CounterACT deployments; and ControlFabric Architecture that allows CounterACT and other solutions to exchange information and resolve network, security, and operational issues. The company provides professional support and trainin...

900 East Hamilton Avenue

Suite 300

Campbell, CA 95008

United States

Founded in 2000

Phone:

408-213-3191

Fax:

408-371-2284

Key Executives for ForeScout Technologies, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 51
Co-Founder and Chairman
Age: 64
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Co Founder and Non-Employee Director
Co-Founder and Director of R&D Infrastructure Group
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

Starlink Expands Its Distribution Agreement with Forescout Technologies

StarLink, has announced it has expanded its distribution agreement with ForeScout Technologies. As the large and fast growing IT security distributor in the Middle East, with strong on-the-ground presence across the region, StarLink will sell ForeScout's technology through its extensive network of channel partners. Currently, StarLink has regional distribution rights with the vendor in the Middle East. The attack surface is growing due to the rapidly increasing number of traditional and [IOT] devices connecting to the corporate network and to critical infrastructure. ForeScout's technology provides businesses and governments with the ability to instantaneously see both traditional and IOT devices when they connect to a network, control device access based on security posture and policy, and orchestrate system-wide response.

ForeScout Technologies Mulls IPO

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. has interviewed investment banks in recent weeks to hire underwriters for an initial public offering that could value the U.S. network security company at as much as $1 billion, people familiar with the matter said. The IPO could come later this year, the sources said, asking not to be identified because the matter is not public. A representative for ForeScout declined to comment.

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. Appoints James Beer to its Board of Directors

ForeScout Technologies, Inc. announced the appointment of James Beer to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Beer currently serves as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of McKesson Corporation. Prior to joining McKesson, Beer served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Symantec Corp. and as Chief Financial Officer of AMR Corp. and American Airlines.

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