History

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    BalaBit deposit company is founded.
    1996
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    BalaBit develops syslog-ng log file analyzing software replacing UNIX syslogd. Syslog-ng is released as open source software
    1998
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    Syslog-ng gets into Debian Linux distribution
    1999
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    BalaBit LTD is founded with changes of ownership structure.
    2000
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    Our company develops a proxy firewall solution with unique properties, like transparency, full application level (L7) protocol analysis, flexible decision engine. The new firewall is called Zorp. Zorp is released as open source software.
    2000
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    The first commercial branch of Zorp (Professional), version 1.4 released.
    2001
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    Zorp GPL version gets into Debian GNU/Linux distribution.
    2002
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    Zorp 2 version with graphical management system is introduced.
    2002
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    Zorp is introduced to international market at CeBIT. Zorp attained the "Most Innovative Business Solution" title at IT2003 Conference and Exhibition in Hungary.
    2003
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    IDC announces that BalaBit IT Security has supplied over 27 percent of the Hungarian market of the enterprise firewalls.
    2004
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    Zorp is successfully certified by ICSA Labs.
    2005
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    BalaBit IT Security and SUN Microsystems announce BalaBit Shell Control Box.
    2006
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    BalaBit announces syslog-ng Premium Edition.
    2007
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    The year of international breakthrough - BalaBit has customers on all inhabited continents. The syslog-ng Store Box appliance was released at the end of the year. Its success is also demonstrated by the fact that it brought a notable part of the income despite being sold only in December.
    2008
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    BalaBit has been admitted to the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA list that enlists those companies that developed most rapidly in Europe, Near-East and Africa.
    2009
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    BalaBit has local offices in Germany, France, Italy, Russia and in the USA, and cooperates with more than 80 partners in 30 countries. The number of employees increased by 40 % this year.
    2010
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    BalaBit quadrapled its turnover in the past four years. The company has established a new Research and Development Centre in the city of Veszprém, a significant campus in Hungary.
    2011