REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/11/09 -- Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, today announced that the Company's founder, chairman and CEO, Gil Shwed, along with Amnon Bar-Lev, VP of global field operations, will participate in the NASDAQ opening bell ceremony at the NASDAQ Stock Market on Wednesday, August 12, 2009, to commemorate the Company's continuous growth and product innovation. The ceremony will take place at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time at NASDAQ MarketSite Times Square Studio in New York City.
"It's a pleasure to once again take part in the NASDAQ opening bell ceremony," said Gil Shwed, chairman and CEO at Check Point. "Participating in this event marks the continued success of Check Point over the last seventeen years which is further illustrated by our latest record results. Our consistent achievements and progress reflect the contributions of our dedicated employees, customers and partners."
Check Point reported record quarterly results for the second quarter that ended June 30, 2009. The quarterly results came in at the high-end of company's projections with 12 percent year over year growth in revenues and non-GAAP earnings per share. Revenue growth came from all regions and represented Check Point's highest quarterly revenues to date.
The opening bell ceremony can be viewed live on media networks CNBC, Fox Business Network, Reuters TV, and Bloomberg TV, and on the NASDAQ MarketSite Live Web Cam at http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx (to view via the webcam, it is suggested that you visit the site at least 15 minutes in advance). Follow-on footage of the event will be available on the Check Point PR Web site at http://www.checkpoint.com/corporate/pr.html.
About Check Point Software Technologies Ltd.
Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (www.checkpoint.com), worldwide leader in securing the Internet, is the only vendor to deliver Total Security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework. Check Point provides customers 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 innovate with the development of the Software Blade architecture. The dynamic Software Blade architecture delivers secure, flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customized to meet the exact security needs of any organization or environment. Check Point customers include tens of thousands of businesses and organizations of all sizes including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point's award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.
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