Varnish Software wins a Red Herring 100 Global Award

Oslo, Norway, – November 21st 2013Varnish Software, the company behind the world’s fastest web accelerator, Varnish Cache, announced today that it received the Red Herring 100 Global award, a prestigious recognition honoring the year’s most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies and entrepreneurs from across the globe. The Red Herring 100 Global 2013 winners were announced at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles on 20th November 2013.

The Red Herring editorial team selected the companies demonstrating the most innovative technologies and business models originating from over 1000 companies from over 40 nations. These companies, representing past Red Herring Asia, Europe and North America awards, are judged on a range of qualitative and quantitative metrics, including but not limited to, technology innovation, financial performance, growth criterion, management’s execution standards, potential globalization of the strategy and market share improvement.

“We are very honored to be chosen for this award that recognizes the top tech companies in the world,” said Lars Larsson, CEO of Varnish Software. “As the Internet continues to grow a world-class online presence is becoming an increasingly important success factor for all kinds of businesses. Varnish delivers the critical differentiating elements of reliability, speed, scalability and web performance. This award is a testament that Varnish Software is delivering unique added value for companies that rely on their online presences for revenue and success.”

A year of fast growth

To follow up on this year’s strong growth, the company has made several changes in its organizational structure to become better positioned to gain market share and improve dialogue with its software users worldwide. These changes include recruiting top talent in the open source world and opening a new office in New York.

“We had been performing well in North America despite not having had a local presence. We expect that having the new office will open up even more opportunities to introduce Varnish as a strategic solution in the world’s largest market,” continued Larsson.

Varnish in good company as Red Herring winner

The Red Herring 100 Global 2013 winners were announced at an awards ceremony in Los Angeles, November 20th 2013. Red Herring’s Top 100 Global list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work.


Lars Larsson, CEO of Varnish Software
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