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CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD.
(Translation of registrant's name into English) 5 Ha’solelim Street, Tel Aviv, Israel (Address of principal executive offices)

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CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES REPORTS 2016 FIRST QUARTER

SAN CARLOS, CA – April 20, 2016 — Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), the largest global pure-play network cybersecurity vendor, today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2016.

“Revenues grew nine percent while non-GAAP earnings per share achieved eleven percent growth and exceeded our projections. This success was driven primarily by advanced threat prevention capabilities which was evident in our subscription revenue growth,” said Gil Shwed, founder and chief executive officer of Check Point Software Technologies, “In addition, our newly announced high-end and datacenter security appliances, optimized to deliver next generation threat prevention, got off to a great start in the marketplace.”

Financial Highlights for the First Quarter of 2016:

· Share Repurchase Program : During the first quarter of 2016, the company repurchased 3.13 million shares at a total cost of $247 million.

For information regarding the non-GAAP financial measures discussed in this release, as well as a reconciliation of such non-GAAP financial measures to the most directly comparable GAAP financial measures, please see “Use of Non-GAAP Financial Information” and “Reconciliation of GAAP to Non-GAAP Financial Information.”

Since the beginning of 2016 Check Point introduced new appliances that provide organizations of any size the power to run the most advanced threat prevention that is designed to block the most sophisticated attacks.

Announced after the end of the quarter at CPX Europe in Nice, France:

1400 Appliance Series – Designed to be operated in small businesses and branch offices. The appliances include a simple web user interface for setup and the ability to be controlled centrally in very large scale deployments.

3000 & 5000 Appliance Series – Targeted at small to mid-size enterprise sites and providing the power to run comprehensive threat prevention capabilities - including full inspection of encrypted data.

15000 Appliance Series – Designed for large enterprise networks with advanced redundancy and flexible networking capabilities.

23000 Appliance Series – Designed for the most demanding networks and data centers and combining highest levels of performance, network modularity and continuous operations capabilities.

R80 Security Management – The new R80 security management platform builds on Check Point’s best-in-class technology that delivers IT leaders the ability to consolidate their security environment, with a unified security policy and automation of security tasks. It’s scalable, extensible architecture facilitates the management of the most complex environments, including hyper-segmented and highly dynamic networks.

Sandblast Agent – Expansion of the company’s advanced security and zero-day protection technology to PC endpoint devices. In addition to the proactive protection provided by sandboxing and threat extraction, SandBlast Agent incorporates forensics capabilities to automate incident analysis, providing organizations confidence in effectively responding to current and future threats.

700 Series Small Business Appliances – A small form factor appliance that delivers enterprise-class security optimized and simplified for small businesses. These appliances feature the latest threat prevention capabilities, and are designed to be simple to deploy and easy-to-use with a web-based management platform.

We received the following industry accolades and announced the following partnership:

Number One in Worldwide Firewall Equipment Market Share – Check Point is the leader in worldwide market share in 4Q 2015 for Firewall Equipment, according to the Gartner Market Share: Enterprise Network Equipment by Market Segment, Worldwide reports. 1

Top Position in Worldwide Combined Firewall and UTM Appliance Market – Check Point continued to be the number one vendor in worldwide combined Firewall and UTM appliance revenue for 4Q 2015, according to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Security Appliance Tracker. 2

Received Eleventh Recommend from NSS – Check Point’s latest results earned its fifth ‘Recommended’ rating in the NSS Labs Next Generation Firewall Test, delivering top results with the highest block rate (99.8%) from the NSS Labs Exploit Library and tied for the highest security effectiveness score...


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