November 29, 2010 | Bratislava | Press Releases

ESET is ranked at Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA

ESET is the 343. fastest growing technology company in Europe, Middle East and Africa. According to this year’s ranking by Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA, ESET has registered a 530% growth within the past five years and is the 25th fastest growing technology company in the region of Central Europe, and the fastest growing technology firm in Slovakia where it was also recognized as the  third-time consecutive winner of the prestigious "Company of the Year" award presented by  the TREND weekly.

On the occasion of the awarding of Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA,  ESET CEO Miroslav Trnka has thanked its employees and customers around the world for playing a vital role in the company’s success: “ESET is yet again one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe thanks to its award-winning security software that has an excellent track record of protecting computer users. Thanks goes also to our customers who have come to trust ESET’s products, and foremost, it is the recognition of the achievement of all our employees around the world.”  <img src=pictures/fast500.jpg</buxus-image> alt="fast500" title="fast500" />

ESET has  been listed in Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50 Central Europe in 2002 and has appeared regularly in the EMEA 500 ever since. The Technology Fast 500 list is compiled from the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 programmes in the EMEA region. The winners are determined based on the percent increase of revenue over a 5-year period. To qualify for the Technology Fast 500, entrants must have had base-year operating revenues of at least €50,000 and current-year operating revenues of at least €800,000. Entrants must also be public or private companies headquartered in EMEA and must be a technology company.

"Making the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is commendable in today‘s highly competitive technology industry," said David Halstead, Deloitte United Kingdom, partner in charge of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA programme. "We congratulate ESET on being one of the 500 fastest growing technology companies in the region." Overall, companies that ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2010 programme had an average growth rate of 1,192% percent.

About ESET


Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security solutions for the home and business segment. The industry leader in proactive malware detection, ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the number of Virus Bulletin "VB100 Awards," never to have missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998.


ESET has global headquarters in Bratislava, Slovakia and offices in San Diego, USA; Buenos Aires, Argentina; Prague, Czech Republic; Singapore and an extensive partner network in more than 180 countries. In 2008, ESET has opened a new research center in Krakow, Poland. ESET was named by Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 as one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the region of Europe, Middle East and Africa.