Press Release

April 12, 2012

Rapid7 Opens Office in Sydney, Australia

Company Continues International Expansion with Growing Presence in Australasia

Boston, MA - April 12, 2012 - Rapid7, the leading provider of security risk intelligence solutions, today announced that it has opened a new office in Sydney, Australia to serve customers and partners in Australia, New Zealand and the surrounding region. In 2011, the Company experienced more than a 400% increase in revenue growth in this region over the previous year, paving the way for further investment to be made. Current local customers include information security consultancy Stratsec, medical equipment manufacturer and distributor ResMed, and the University of Adelaide.

"Australia and New Zealand are important regions for Rapid7 and having a local presence will enable us to better serve the growing market," said Mike Tuchen, CEO of Rapid7. "Australian companies are facing the same huge security challenges we see in other markets. By opening an Australian office, we will be able to work closely with these organizations to help them better understand and improve their threat posture."

Rapid7 provides organizations of all sizes with meaningful security risk intelligence through the integration of vulnerability management and penetration testing products: Nexpose and Metasploit. This gives organizations insight into where and how they may be vulnerable, how significant the risk associated with each vulnerability is, and how best to prioritize remediation. Users can make a real difference to their security posture. Rapid7 makes it simple for Australian security professionals to access these innovative solutions with its free community editions. Download Nexpose and Metasploit today.

"Stratsec needs reliable, powerful and feature-rich solutions that can be driven by our experts to deliver vulnerability assessment and penetration testing services. A full evaluation of the options available established Nexpose and Metasploit as industry-leading technologies, developed with a deep understanding of the challenges being addressed and a focus on keeping up to date with attackers," said Craig Searle, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Consultant, Stratsec. "Our customers already have a great deal of confidence in Rapid7's solutions and this will increase with the Company's investment in the local region."

Rapid7 will work entirely through the local channel, while also maintaining direct touch with their customers in the region. Current value-added partners in the region include Aura Software Security, Aquion, Data#3, Datacom NZ and SecureServ. If you are interested in becoming a Rapid7 partner, please apply here.

Rapid7's Sydney office is located at:

50 Bridge Street,
Suite 3437
Sydney, NSW, 2000

You can also reach the office on (02) 8216-0818.

About Rapid7

Rapid7's IT security data and analytics solutions collect, contextualize and analyze the security data you need to fight an increasingly deceptive and pervasive adversary. Unlike traditional vulnerability assessment or incident management, Rapid7 solutions uniquely provide insight into the security state of your assets and users across virtual, mobile, private and public cloud networks. They enable you to fully manage your risk, simplify compliance, and identify, investigate and stop threats faster. Our threat intelligence, informed by members of the Metasploit open source community and the industry-leading Rapid7 Labs, provides relevant context, real-time updates and prioritized risk. Our solutions are used by more than 25% of the Fortune 1000 and nearly 3,000 enterprise, government and small business organizations across 78 countries. To learn more about Rapid7 or get involved in our threat research, visit

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