Sophos was voted Britain's smartest medium-sized independent business out of 300 contenders. Finalists included distributor Software Warehouse who received £5,000 for charity.
"I think we have a good history of growth and an exceptional level of profitability," said Sophos' managing director, Peter Lammer. "We've developed our own anti-virus technology which is a world leader in its field. We have an excellent team of about 50, and it's a great team."
Sophos can be contacted by telephone on 01235-559933.