More than 5,000 firms including ARM Holdings and Lovefilm use Mimecast’s cloud-based email management systems. These help customers improve the security, continuity, and archiving of company email. Recently, Mimecast has also rolled out its services for mobile platforms. Founded in 2003 by Peter Bauer and Neil Murray, the company received £13m private equity backing from Dawn Capital and Index Ventures in 2009. Sales grew 66% a year from £6.8m in 2009 to £31m in 2012, and in July it won Microsoft’s Partner of the Year award for its cloud-based services.

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Company details
Year2012
Rank45
CompanyMimecast
ActivityEmail management services provider
LocationCentral London
Average 3 year sales growth65.76%
Latest sales £000s*31,070
Staff260
Founded2003
Websitewww.mimecast.com

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