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Forescout Technologies Overview

San Jose, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
2000
Company - Public (FSCT)
Computer Hardware & Software
Unknown / Non-Applicable
The leader in device visibility & control, enabling enterprises to gain complete situational awareness of their environment. At Forescout, we believe in protecting our customers against cybercrime and having fun while doing it. We embrace expertise ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Celebrating our employees hard work in 2019 with end of year holiday parties around the world!

  • Forescout employees around the world joined together with the rest of the tech community in October to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer Research! #TechInPink2019

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Forescout Technologies Reviews

  • Featured Review

    Helpful (2)

    "Great place for motivated team players"

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    Current Employee - Marketing Team in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Marketing Team in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Forescout Technologies full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The first company I've ever been at that really and truly honors work/life balance. From the CEO to all other members of management they ensure balance of life is a top priority. Which isn't to say there aren't long days, stressful times, etc - but management recognizes these efforts and we get it back. Great comp plans, fantastic medical (best I've ever had), they match 401K and promote a culture of recognition amongst peers. First company I've ever seen where non-sales people are recognized for their performance and get to go to President's Club (and this is a significant number who receive this recognition each year from business units like marketing, operations, finance, deal-desk, etc. ) Product is a game changer and our customer approval ratings are outstanding. In my 2+ years the growth and improvement has been constant for aligning previously silo'd teams and every day a stronger, more unified Forescout advances forward. Forescout has a diverse team, and this is a focus by leadership to continue progressing in this area (in 2019 alone we achieved a Board of Directors that is 50% female, and have 3 women in worldwide executive leadership roles, including VP of Worldwide Systems Engineering.) People jump in to help each other and the "in crowd" is no joke. But this "in crowd" consists of people who believe in Forescout, our customers, our team, our product and embrace making Forescout awesome in every way. If you are not someone who wants those things, then you'll for sure be on the outside of this crowd.

    Cons

    No major feedback, other than to remind folks that working at Forescout is a choice.

    Those who are giving low scores and venting behind the anonymity of this forum yet don't make the choice to leave - that's on you. Grow up and take some responsibility for your life.

    The rest of us who know how special Forescout is value candor, value direct communication from leadership, and we value being on a team with people who step in to help even when not their role. We value an environment where people show up because we love it here, where we jump in and get stuff done and don't wait to be told what to work on. We don't take short cuts. We are not lazy. We don't point fingers. We are not a group of people who wait for someone to "fix it" for us. We dive in and figure it out. We recognize that it's up to us to make our company great.

    This is Silicon Valley so there are plenty of openings out there at other companies. Go to one of those companies so Forescout can fill your spot with a team member who wants to be here.

    Advice to Management

    Keep keeping it real. It is appreciated.

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Forescout Technologies Photos

Forescout Technologies photo of: Tel Aviv Team
Forescout Technologies photo of: Our Bus Operations & IT teams giving back to the community by sorting 7 metric tons (15k+ lbs) of oranges at 2nd Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties
Forescout Technologies photo of: The Forescout Women's Network welcomed JJ DiGeronimo, author and keynote speaker for women's groups and gender diversity..
Forescout Technologies photo of: Team ForeScout + Customers at the Winchester Mystery House
Forescout Technologies photo of: "This is something I give to new hires or just re-read myself for a bit of fun but still gives amazing insights. One of Jack Colvet's Top 100 Business Books of All Time." Steve Redman, ForeScout CMO
Forescout Technologies photo of: ForeScout Executive Staff
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Forescout Technologies Interviews

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  1. Featured Interview

     

    Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Forescout Technologies in December 2018.

    Interview

    I had a phone interview with the lead of engineering. Mostly asked about my past technical experience and interests, and all the technologies I was fluent/comfortable in. Pretty casual. The interviewer also spoke about the different teams available to join and asked which interested me the most. No technical questions.

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Forescout Technologies Awards & Accolades

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies, Inc. 5000, 2016
  • Forbes Cloud 100 List, Forbes, 2017
  • JPMorgan Chase Hall of Innovation, JPMorgan Chase, 2016
  • Leader for Network Access Control, Gartner Magic Quadrant, 2014
  • Excellence Award for Threat Solutions, SC Magazine, 2015
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