Increasing demand for virtual solution highlighted in Q2 report

Clavister (Nasdaq: CLAV) announced today in its Q2 2017 report that its virtual security solutions are gaining good traction on the market, with additional orders received from global mobile operators. Additionally, the solution’s flexibility to address non-telecom industries was highlighted through an order from a market-leading datacenter provider.

A commission by Nokia for Clavister to be integrated into the cloud based SDN/NFV orchestration by Nuage Networks has been certified, another indication of confidence in the solution.

The report also details that enterprise business has received positive feedback from a number of key markets and accounts. In Japan, Canon IT Solutions placed a 1,6 MSEK order in Q2 with more expected in the latter quarters of 2017.

Also, an announcement from the Board that John Vestberg has been promoted to President and CEO as well as Viktor Kovacs to the Chairman of the Board heralds new management changes to direct and foster the business.

Second quarter 2017

•   Revenues amounted to 21,4 (17,4) MSEK, an increase of 22,6% compared to second quarter in 2016

•   Gross profit amounted to 17,0 (10,9) MSEK, an increase of 56,3%

•   Gross margin amounted to 79,7 (62,5) %

•   Net profit for the period amounted to -19,2 (-22,9) MSEK

•   Cash by the end of the period was 29,6 (17,6) MSEK. In addition, own shares are added at a value of 8,2 MSEK at the end of the quarter, which together with cash and cash equivalents yields a total of 37,8 MSEK.

•   Earnings per share amounted to -0,84 (-1,19) SEK

This report has not been audited by the company's auditor. The report can be downloaded in full via this link.

The report will be presented via webcast, https://tv.streamfabriken.com/clavister-holding-q2-2017, at 9.00 CET, August 15, 2017 at //Ends 

For more information, please contact:
John Vestberg, President and CEO
john.vestberg@clavister.com

About Clavister

Clavister is a leading security provider for fixed, mobile and virtual network environments. Its award-winning solutions give enterprises, local and federal governments, cloud service providers and telecoms operators the highest levels of protection against current and new threats, and unmatched reliability.  The company was founded in Sweden in 1997, with its solutions available globally through its network of channel partners.  Clavister is a member of Intel’s Network Builders program (networkbuilders.intel.com), a cross-industry initiative.

Clavisters Certified Advisor is Remium. Clavister is traded at NASDAQ OMX Stockholm and has 5802 shareholders.

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Clavister is a network security vendor delivering a full range of network security solutions for both physical and virtualized environments. Our network security solutions are used by a wide range of organizations throughout the world, including mobile and network security solutions for large enterprises, cloud service providers and telecom operators. Our product portfolio demonstrates world-class performance, flexibility and robustness. We continue to innovate and pioneer new and exciting areas in network security. Our Clavister product line is available both as hardware and virtual appliances. Each appliance series offers the same award-winning Clavister functionality and gives you the ultimate choice in selecting the right network security solution for your needs. This is a direct result of our constant drive to bring out innovative network security features and products to the market. Founded in 1997, Clavister has a proven track record of providing innovative solutions and leading edge security design.