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ForeScout Technologies is a company that specializes in device visibility and control. It develops a security platform that offers enterprises and government organizations the ability to see networked devices, including non-traditional devices, control them, and orchestrate information sharing and operation among disparate security tools.
TypePrivate
Founded2000
HQSan Jose, CA, US
Websiteforescout.com
Employee Ratings3.4
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)1,206(+10%)
Job Openings33
Revenue (FY, 2019)$336.8 M(+14%)
Share Price (Aug 2020)$29
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at ForeScout Technologies

Michael DeCesare

Michael DeCesare

Co-Chairman
Greg Clark

Greg Clark

Co-Chairman
Pedro Abreu

Pedro Abreu

Chief Product and Strategy Officer
Wael Mohamed

Wael Mohamed

Chief Executive Officer
Kevin O'Leary

Kevin O'Leary

Chief Product Officer and SVP of Engineering
Rob McNutt

Rob McNutt

Chief Technology Officer
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ForeScout Technologies Office Locations

ForeScout Technologies has offices in San Jose, Tel Aviv-Yafo and Eindhoven
San Jose, CA, US (HQ)
190 W Tasman Dr.
Tel Aviv-Yafo, IL
24 Raoul Wallenberg St. Entrance D, 5th floor
Eindhoven, NL
John F. Kennedylaan 2
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ForeScout Technologies Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2000

ForeScout Technologies total Funding

$161 m

ForeScout Technologies latest funding size

$79.38 m

Time since last funding

6 years ago

ForeScout Technologies investors

ForeScout Technologies's latest funding round in January 2016 was reported to be $79.4 m. In total, ForeScout Technologies has raised $161 m. ForeScout Technologies's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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ForeScout Technologies Revenue

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ForeScout Technologies's revenue was reported to be $336.8 m in FY, 2019 which is a 13.2% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

79.9m

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

60.4m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

75.6%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(23.5m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

(22.7m)

Market valuation

1.0b

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

54.9m

EV

984.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

220.9m297.7m336.8m

Revenue growth, %

35%13%

Cost of goods sold

58.9m67.9m79.2m

Gross profit

162.0m229.8m257.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

59.7m67.6m85.6m75.6m78.3m91.6m57.2m79.9m

Cost of goods sold

16.5m14.7m19.2m19.0m17.5m21.7m19.6m19.5m

Gross profit

43.2m52.9m66.4m56.6m60.8m69.9m37.6m60.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

72%78%78%75%78%76%66%76%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

63.0m66.9m69.0m

Accounts Receivable

65.4m79.3m84.2m

Prepaid Expenses

8.7m13.4m17.0m

Inventories

3.7m1.5m372.0k
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

82.4m99.6m129.0m70.7m46.9m55.4m83.8m54.9m

Accounts Receivable

54.8m34.1m68.0m56.7m66.9m84.5m39.7m63.9m

Prepaid Expenses

11.0m11.6m11.8m13.5m13.2m13.6m12.9m11.4m

Inventories

136.0k1.8m322.0k1.2m2.1m782.0k377.0k1.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(91.2m)(74.8m)(118.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.1m8.0m11.9m

Inventories

(2.7m)2.2m1.1m

Accounts Payable

1.7m4.6m(1.2m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

(28.2m)(48.6m)(56.9m)(34.3m)(65.0m)(98.5m)(61.2m)(84.8m)

Depreciation and Amortization

1.6m3.5m5.5m2.8m5.8m8.8m3.1m6.5m

Inventories

3.5m1.9m3.3m253.0k(593.0k)713.0k(196.0k)(1.3m)

Accounts Payable

(5.4m)(6.0m)(6.1m)(2.7m)(2.5m)(1.4m)(4.3m)1.3m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

271.7k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.4 x
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ForeScout Technologies Operating Metrics

ForeScout Technologies's Customers was reported to be 3.8 k in Q2, 2020.
FY, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018FY, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019FY, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Countries (Customers)

808080808080809090100100

Customers

2.7 k2.8 k2.9 k3 k3.3 k3.4 k3.5 k3.6 k3.7 k3.8 k3.8 k

Devices Under Management

52 m65 m80 m

Retention Rate

126%127%125%120%117%111%121%119%122%121%110%
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ForeScout Technologies Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SecurityMattersNovember 08, 2018$113 m
Forescout Government Solutions LLC
Forescout Software Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.
Forescout Technologia Promocao de Vendas Ltda.
Forescout Technologies B.V.
Forescout Technologies B.V. Sucursal en Espana
Forescout Technologies Canada Inc.
Forescout Technologies France
Forescout Technologies FZ-LLC
Forescout Technologies GmBH
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ForeScout Technologies Revenue Breakdown

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ForeScout Technologies revenue breakdown by business segment: 52.0% from License, 42.4% from Subscription and 5.6% from Professional Services

ForeScout Technologies revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 70.3% from United States, 16.1% from EMEA, 10.2% from Asia Pacific and Japan and 3.3% from Other

ForeScout Technologies Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

90/100

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ForeScout Technologies Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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ForeScout Technologies Online and Social Media Presence

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ForeScout Technologies Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    D+

    61/100

  • Compensation

    C

    67/100

  • Diversity

    D+

    63/100

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ForeScout Technologies News and Updates

Forescout Further Enhances Management Team With Appointment of Wael Mohamed as Ceo

Forescout Technologies today announced that Wael Mohamed will join the company as chief executive officer, effective immediately. Greg Clark and Michael DeCesare will partner closely with Mohamed as they continue to serve as co-chairmen of Forescout’s board

Forescout Provides Private Company Update

Forescout Technologies today provided key milestone updates since the company’s privatization in August 202

Forescout CMO Leaving Company As Exec Turnover Continues

Forescout Chief Marketing Officer Neville Letzerich will be departing the company next week, the latest in a string of executive departures for the IoT security vendor.

Forescout and Arista Expand Partnership With Combined Platform to Accelerate Zero Trust Segmentation

Forescout Technologies today announced the expansion of its partnership with Arista Networks, an industry leader in cognitive cloud networking solutions for enterprise data center, campus and cloud environments

Forescout Technologies Announces Preliminary Second Quarter 2020 Revenue

Total Revenue expected to be in the range of $78 - $82 million, up 40% quarter-over-quarter at the midpoint of range Total Revenue expected to be in the range of $78 - $82 million, up 40% quarter-over-quarter at the midpoint of range

Forescout Technologies Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019 Financial Results

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forescout Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:FSCT), the leader in device visibility and control, today announced results for its fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2019.
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ForeScout Technologies Blogs

NIST’S National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Selects Forescout to Shape Zero Trust Architecture

Influential NIST zero trust architecture (ZTA) security project will help organizations address evolving mobile, cloud and hybrid workforce demands SAN JOSE, Calif., July 21, 2021 – Forescout Technologies, Inc., the leader in Enterprise of Things security, today announced it has been selected by the…

Thousands of companies compromised by REvil Ransomware – the supply chain strikes again

On July 2, news emerged of a large-scale attack leveraging the Kaseya VSA network monitoring and management solution to deploy a variant of the REvil ransomware. The attackers claimed that more than a million devices had been infected and they demanded $70 million in Bitcoin to publish a tool to dec…

Our Commitment to Investing in Channel Partners in 2021

The Enterprise of Things has reached a critical mass and companies everywhere across every industry from healthcare to financial services and manufacturing are struggling to defend their networks against unagentable and unmanaged devices, including IoT and OT. Forescout solves this problem today and…

PrintNightmare

The Infamous Windows Print Spooler Service Hit Again During June’s 2021 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft addressed a minor local privilege escalation (LPE) vulnerability (CVE-2021-1675) in the Windows Print Spooler service (spoolsv.exe), which is responsible for printing management in Windows. Almost two we…

When A Critical Vulnerability Meets A Critical Asset

The analysis behind VMware vCenter Server RCE vulnerability On June 4, 2021, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an alert, asking VMware customers to urgently patch their systems due to the likelihood of cyber threat actors attempting to exploit the company’s vCent…

Addressing TSA’s Security Directive for Pipeline Owners/Operators

On May 28th, a new security directive by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) went into effect. The directive requires pipeline owners and operators to designate a cybersecurity coordinator; report cyber incidents to the TSA and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) wit…
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ForeScout Technologies Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was ForeScout Technologies founded?

    ForeScout Technologies was founded in 2000.

  • Who are ForeScout Technologies key executives?

    ForeScout Technologies's key executives are Michael DeCesare, Greg Clark and Pedro Abreu.

  • How many employees does ForeScout Technologies have?

    ForeScout Technologies has 1,206 employees.

  • What is ForeScout Technologies revenue?

    Latest ForeScout Technologies annual revenue is $336.8 m.

  • What is ForeScout Technologies revenue per employee?

    Latest ForeScout Technologies revenue per employee is $279.3 k.

  • Who are ForeScout Technologies competitors?

    Competitors of ForeScout Technologies include SOTI, AlgoSec and Pulse Secure.

  • Where is ForeScout Technologies headquarters?

    ForeScout Technologies headquarters is located at 190 W Tasman Dr., San Jose.

  • Where are ForeScout Technologies offices?

    ForeScout Technologies has offices in San Jose, Tel Aviv-Yafo and Eindhoven.

  • How many offices does ForeScout Technologies have?

    ForeScout Technologies has 3 offices.