Tripwire Named Software Company of the Year by TechAmerica Oregon 2009 Technology Awards

Portland, OR - May 12, 2009 - Tripwire®, the leader in configuration audit and control solutions, was awarded the 2009 Software Company of the Year Award from TechAmerica Oregon, formerly the American Electronics Association of Oregon. This premier annual Oregon business event celebrates excellence and achievement in the region's technology industry. Award winners were chosen from approximately 60 candidates representing a broad range of companies. Tripwire was selected for its business accomplishments, leadership and commitment to the community and industry.


Tripwire has been honored with several awards and recognition in recent months. The company was named by Oregon Business Magazine as one of Oregon's "100 Best Places to Work," reflecting Tripwire's reputation as an employer of choice as evidenced by a 95 percent employee retention. It was also named an Enterprise Management Associates All-Star in Change Management; an Inc. Magazine InnerCity 100 award winner; and included on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest Growing Companies.

"It is an honor to have all the hard work and outstanding results we have delivered recognized by the technology industry," said Jim Johnson, President and CEO of Tripwire. "Our company has expanded its executive expertise, product offerings and customer support, all as a result of following through on strong initiatives and response to customer needs."

Tripwire has experienced a sustained growth of 27 percent year over year, more than 6,550 customers, $62 million dollars in revenue, and $70.5 million in recorded bookings. This comes from its ability to proactively address market needs for IT security and compliance, coupled with a strong commitment to customer service. Unlike the experience of other technology companies in the region, Tripwire has grown its employee base by 22 percent over the last year.