Piriform is a software company involved in creating PC optimization software. The Company provides CCleaner for cleaning out files on the system, Defraggler for defragging the hard drive, Speccy for analyzing the hardware, and Recuva for recovering deleted files. Piriform also offers CCleaner Cloud, where the PC optimization tools are available as a SaaS platform that allows to clean, optimize and monitor the computers. 

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Parent CompanyAVAST Software
HQLondon, GB
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Piriform was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at Piriform

David Peterson

David Peterson

General Manager
Paul Yung

Paul Yung

Vice President, Products
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Piriform Office Locations

Piriform has offices in London and Nicosia
London, GB (HQ)
Broadcasting Support Services, 163 Eversholt St
London, GB
6js, 110 High Holborn, Holborn
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Piriform Financials and Metrics

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Piriform is a subsidiary of AVAST Software

Piriform Revenue

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Piriform's revenue was reported to be £13.05 m in FY, 2018
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Piriform Cybersecurity Score

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Piriform News and Updates

Avast reveals details on the CCleaner hack

Security firm discloses more on how the attack unfolded.

Piriform Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Piriform founded?

    Piriform was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Piriform key executives?

    Piriform's key executives are David Peterson and Paul Yung.

  • How many employees does Piriform have?

    Piriform has 25 employees.

  • What is Piriform revenue?

    Latest Piriform annual revenue is £13 m.

  • What is Piriform revenue per employee?

    Latest Piriform revenue per employee is £521.9 k.

  • Who are Piriform competitors?

    Competitors of Piriform include Sophos, Internet Thailand Public and ESVA.

  • Where is Piriform headquarters?

    Piriform headquarters is located at Broadcasting Support Services, 163 Eversholt St, London.

  • Where are Piriform offices?

    Piriform has offices in London and Nicosia.

  • How many offices does Piriform have?

    Piriform has 4 offices.