Rapid7 has seen strong and steady growth of its customer base across all products and services - from 1,750 customers at the end of 2011, to more than 6,500 in 120 countries in 2017. In Q2 2017, total revenue had increased by 27 per cent since the same time the previous year. Additionally, Rapid7 experienced 17 per cent growth in its customer base since Q2 of 2016. Rapid7 is trusted by IT and security professionals around the world to manage risk, simplify modern IT complexity, and drive innovation. Rapid7 analytics transform today’s vast amounts of security and IT data into the answers needed to securely develop and operate sophisticated IT networks and applications. Rapid7 strives to foster customer engagement through ‘Lunch and Learn’ and ‘User Group’ events, as well as a ‘Voice’ programme, an online community where customers can engage with one another as well as Rapid7 representatives. Grounded in security research, data analytics, and an excellent understanding of the attacker mind-set, Rapid7’s products and solutions enable organisations to strategically manage their cyber-security exposure. Once implemented, organisations are able to prevent and contain live threats, gain visibility into vulnerabilities, respond to breaches, and correct the underlying causes of attacks. With the evolution of the Rapid7 Insight platform— believed to be the first and only cloudbased platform to combine vulnerability management, user behaviour analytics-powered SIEM, application security, and IT log analytics— organisations are more equipped than ever to collect data, transform it into prioritised and actionable insight, and get it to the people who can act on it. Acquisition of Komand cuts ecosystem complexity. The judges said that the company had an extensive product and services portfolio with good customer service capability, research capability and community involvement.