About FireDaemon

This is FireDaemon, this is us.

Great software backed by world class technical support!

We are the #1 vendor of Microsoft Windows Service Management Software

FireDaemon Technologies Limited is comprised of a small group of highly focused and talented individuals designing and delivering innovative software for Microsoft Windows. In 1999 the first version of FireDaemon was released. In 2002 the company was established in Australia. In 2006 the company relocated its headquarters to Cambridge in the UK. FireDaemon has its primary R&D center in Austria and customer support center in Australia.

FireDaemon Technologies Limited develops a range of commercial software including FireDaemon Pro, FireDaemon Fusion and FireDaemon Zero. In addition to this the company offers free and open source software including FireDaemon ZeroInput, FireDaemon daeMON, an OpenSSL port and contributes to a variety of open source projects including the Windows Template Library.

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FireDaemon? Here’s the story of our name.

A “daemon” is, in computer parlance, a computer program or application that runs as a background process rather that under the direct control of a logged in interactive user. As such, modern operating systems such a Linux, Microsoft Windows and Apple’s macOS generally start or launch a variety of daemons a boot time. The term “demon” was applied by Lord Kelvin in 1874 when describing the concept behind Maxwell’s Thought Experiment to further the understanding of the second law of thermodynamics. The demon was an imaginary mediating being responsible for guarding a trapdoor between two containers of molecules. The first version of FireDaemon was written in San Jose, California in 1999 to allow a spatial software product called Formida Fire to run as a Windows NT4 service. Hence, FireDaemon was born!

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Vision

To innovate and inspire the creation of superb products by virtue of embracing and empathising with the needs and challenges of those around us.

Mission

To create great, useful, cost effective software that users recommend to their compatriots, purchasers select for their clients and our team are proud of.

Philosophy

To develop a culture where openness and honesty underpin fantastic and transparent long term personal relationships between our team, customers and partners.

FireDaemon’s Team

Right … who’s responsible for all this?

James was the original author of FireDaemon. He now oversees all product development initiatives and is the primary interface to the business.

James Bourne

Founder, Managing Director

Klaus heads up FireDaemon’s software engineering initiatives. Klaus oversees the development team and manages the CI/CD environment. He is an expert C++ developer.

Klaus Triendl

Software Engineering Director

Sangeeta has an extensive background in online and offline sales and marketing. Sangeeta looks after all of FireDaemon’s sales and marketing initiatives around the globe.

Sangeeta Devi

Sales Director