Alert Logic Reports Q1 2012 Results

GAAP revenues for Q1 up 45 percent year-over-year

April 18, 2012

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HOUSTON – April 18, 2012 – Alert Logic (, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, today announced GAAP revenues for the quarter ending March 31, 2012 of $6.7 million, up 45 percent from the first quarter of 2011, and up nearly 10 percent from the fourth quarter of 2011.

Driven by customer and partner demand, Alert Logic completed and integrated its first ever acquisition during the quarter. The acquisition of Armorlogic expands Alert Logic’s portfolio of Security-as-a-Service solutions.

“After a strong Q1, we remain on course to achieve our goal of being a $30 million company by mid-year,” said Gray Hall, Alert Logic’s president and CEO. “We finished 2011 at a $25 million run-rate, and we are now more than halfway to reaching $30 million by the end of Q2.”

Alert Logic’s notable highlights during the first quarter included the following:

§ Completion of the acquisition of Armorlogic and launch of the rebranded Web Security Manager. Alert Logic plans to release a Software-as-a-Service version of Web Security Manager, with an integrated ActiveWatch managed service, in the third quarter of 2012.

§ Launch of Alert Logic Threat Manager™ and ActiveWatch for Amazon Web Services (AWS). As an AWS Solution Provider, Alert Logic built this new network intrusion detection solution from the ground up specifically for the Amazon EC2 environment.

§ Release of its first State of Cloud Security Report, a semi-annual quantitative report comparing observed security incidents found in hosted and cloud environments to those found in on-premise environments. An update is scheduled for August 2012.

Alert Logic specializes in providing a portfolio of Security-as-a-Service solutions for customers of hosting and cloud service providers. More than half of the largest managed hosting and cloud service providers use Alert Logic’s services to secure their customer environments, making Alert Logic the de facto standard for securing infrastructure in hosted and cloud environments. Alert Logic’s Security-as-a-Service solutions provide customers four distinct advantages: market leading security tools, a fully outsourced and managed SaaS delivery model, integrated 24×7 Security Operations Center (SOC) services to monitor and provide expert guidance, and the ability to deploy wherever a customer has IT infrastructure – including the cloud.

About Alert Logic Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud provides solutions to secure the application and infrastructure stack. By integrating advanced security tools with 24×7 Security Operations Center expertise customers can defend against security threats and address compliance mandates. By leveraging an “as-a-Service” delivery model, Alert Logic solutions include day-to-day management of security infrastructure, security experts translating complex data into actionable insight, and flexible deployment options to address customer security needs in any computing environment. Built from the ground up to address the unique challenges of public and private cloud environments, Alert Logic partners with over half of the largest cloud and hosting service providers to provide Security-as-a-Service solutions for business application deployments for over 1,500 enterprises. Alert Logic is based in Houston, Texas, and was founded in 2002. For more information, please visit

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