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Imperva Announces Unprecedented Growth

Revenues surge 45% over Q3'08, adds 94 new customers, appoints new executive management

Redwood Shores, Calif. – October 13, 2009 – Imperva, the Data Security leader, has set major new benchmarks for company growth for Q3'09. This year's 3rd quarter performance was one of Imperva's largest ever with 45% growth over Q2'08 and with 94 new customers.

"Imperva's 3rd quarter performance is the clearest evidence that companies see SecureSphere as a strategic part of data security," explained Shlomo Kramer, Imperva's CEO. "Our customers recognize the unparalleled capability SecureSphere brings to keeping data safe from insiders and external threats."

Imperva also expanded its executive team with the addition of Daniel Alon, vice president of product management and Yaniv Shaya, vice president of engineering.

Mr. Alon brings to Imperva more than 10 years of technology leadership in information security. Prior to joining Imperva, Alon lead product management and product development for Check Point's VPN & Access products. Most recently, Alon was the Chief of Staff for Check Point's CEO. A 2005 graduate of the Stanford Executive Program, Alon holds a B. Sc. in Computer Science from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

"Imperva's deep understanding of today's cyber crime threats coupled with its focus on delivering data security solutions that are scalable and affordable to address every customer unique needs, makes it a distinguished selection for customers in the market," said Alon.

Mr. Shaya brings to his role as Vice President of Engineering at Imperva more than 15 years of experience in software development management, product definition, team leadership and project management. Shaya joins Imperva from HP Software/Mercury, where he was Director, research and development of the Performance Testing and Change Control product lines. Prior to his work at HP Software he was VP R&D at Orsus Solutions. Before that, Shaya served in the Intelligence Technology unit of the Israel Defense Forces as an officer and system engineer. He earned an MBA, Cum Laude from Tel Aviv University and B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology.

"It's a great opportunity to be leading Imperva's world-class development team, working with a revolutionary technology, and helping to build a fast-growing company," said Shaya.

Other highlights from the quarter:

  • Strong international performance:
    • Europe experienced 88 percent growth
    • Asia experienced 36 percent growth
  • Imperva added 94 new customers—nearly 50 percent growth over last year
  • Imperva, with the Ponemon Institute, released a watershed study on the state of PCI

About Imperva

Imperva, the Data Security leader, enables a complete security lifecycle for business databases and the applications that use them. Over 4,500 of the world’s leading enterprises, government organizations, and managed service providers rely on Imperva to prevent sensitive data theft, protect against data breaches, secure applications, and ensure data confidentiality. The award-winning Imperva SecureSphere is the only solution that delivers full activity monitoring from the database to the accountable application user and is recognized for its overall ease of management and deployment. For more information, visit

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