MCLEAN, VA. June 30, 2022 -- IronNet, Inc. (NYSE: IRNT), an innovative leader Transforming Cybersecurity Through Collective DefenseSM, today announced it joined the small-cap Russell 2000® and the broad-market Russell 3000® Indexes on June 27 as part of the 2022 Russell indexes annual reconstitution. In addition to joining both the Russell 2000 and the Russell 3000 Indexes, the stock also was automatically added into the portfolios of numerous growth and value investment funds.
“We are proud of IronNet’s inclusion in the Russell 2000 and 3000 Indexes, which we believe highlight the growing focus by investors on the power of our Collective Defense platform,” said General (Ret.) Keith Alexander, chairman and co-CEO of IronNet. “This milestone for our company, within the year of our business combination and entry into the public markets, is a recognition of our market opportunity and our momentum in key sectors, including energy, healthcare, space, government, and finance. Looking ahead, we aim to support our continued growth by further targeting these industries and by leveraging technology and go-to-market partnerships. We have also highlighted initiatives underway to streamline our operations for higher efficiency in order to accelerate our timeline to become cash flow neutral and to set IronNet up for rationalized growth.”
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This press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, without limitation, statements regarding IronNet’s ability to transform cybersecurity, execute on its business strategy and increase market share, the expansion of the cybersecurity market and demand for IronNet’s products and services, and IronNet’s strategy to streamline its operations for higher efficiency and its plans to become cash flow neutral. When used in this press release, the words “estimates,” “projected,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “forecasts,” “plans,” “intends,” “believes,” “seeks,” “aim,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “future,” “propose” and variations of these words or similar expressions (or the negative versions of such words or expressions) are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, conditions or results, and involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other important factors, many of which are outside IronNet’s management’s control, that could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements. Important factors, among others, that may affect actual results or outcomes include: IronNet’s ability to execute on its plans to develop and market new products and the timing of these development programs; IronNet’s estimates of the size of the markets for its products; the rate and degree of market acceptance of IronNet’s products; IronNet’s ability to secure new contracts and renewals from public sector customers; the success of other competing technologies that may become available; IronNet’s ability to identify and integrate acquisitions; the performance of IronNet’s products; potential litigation; and general economic and market conditions impacting demand for IronNet’s products. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. You should carefully consider the foregoing factors and the other risks and uncertainties described under the heading “Risk Factors” in IronNet’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended January 31, 2022, filed with the SEC on May 2, 2022, as updated by IronNet’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended April 30, 2022, filed with the SEC on June 14, 2022, and subsequent filings with the SEC. These filings identify and address other important risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from those contained in the forward looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward looking statements, and IronNet does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
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Investor Contact: Nancy Fazioli - IR@ironnet.com
Media Contact: Bridget Bell - Media@ironnet.com