SOURCE: Stoke, Inc.

Stoke, Inc.

May 20, 2014 12:00 ET

Stoke Wins 2014 Red Herring Top 100 North America Award

LTE Security Pioneer Named One of the Year's Most Promising Technology Companies, Joining Previous Winners Including Facebook, Google, Palo Alto Networks and Twitter

SANTA CLARA, CA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2014) - LTE security leader Stoke has been recognized as one of the 2014 winners of the Red Herring Top 100 North America award, which honors the year's most promising and innovative private technology companies.

"We are honored to be numbered among so many fast-growth, high potential technology companies," said Vikash Varma, President and CEO of Stoke. "The mobile broadband industry is increasingly focused on the critical need for scalable and flexible solutions to safeguard mobile carriers' network assets while protecting customers from security attacks. Our solution is already proven in live LTE deployments and, as a central player in this evolving market, we are excited about the new opportunities ahead of us. We are very pleased with this recognition of our momentum and potential."

With the evolution from 3G to LTE communications, mobile networks are now exposed to many of the same security vulnerabilities as the wireline network, as well as many more that are unique to the mobile environment. Stoke is the world's most experienced provider of LTE security technology, supporting millions of LTE users in mobile broadband networks around the world. Stoke continues to expand its expertise in advanced security gateway solutions and is an early mover and influencer in initiatives including Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) security.

Red Herring judges selected winners based on quantitative and qualitative criteria including financial performance, technology innovation and intellectual property, management quality, business model, customer footprint and market penetration. Previous winners have included such companies as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype, YouTube, and eBay.

About Stoke
Stoke, Inc. delivers gateway solutions for the mobile border, securing LTE communications between the radio access network and the operator core, protecting subscribers while safeguarding critical mobile core infrastructure. Our products have been selected by the world's leading mobile network operators for technical excellence and quality, and we partner with leading industry equipment providers and systems integrators to ensure ongoing success and innovation. Stoke is the global market leader in deployed LTE Security Gateways with offices in the US, UK, France, Spain, Japan, Korea and Singapore. For more information, visit