On December 30, 2013, FireEye acquired Mandiant in a stock and cash deal worth in excess of $1 billion.
On May 8, 2014, FireEye has acquired company nPulse Technologies for approximately $60 million. nPulse will build on FireEye's ability to detect intrusions in a companies network by making it easier to track the intrusion and better understand its effect on the network. 
Dave DeWalt, CEO and Chairman of the Board of FireEye in South Korea, in June 2013
In 2004, Ashar Aziz, an engineer from Sun Microsystems, founded FireEye with venture capital provided by Sequoia Capital. Aziz is the original inventor of the core set of technologies behind the company's main product line, the FireEye Malware Protection System. In 2006, FireEye launched its first product—a switch-based network access control appliance.
In June 2012, former CEO and President of McAfee, Dave DeWalt, joined FireEye as chairman. DeWalt was appointed CEO in November 2012.
The Central Management System (CMS) consolidates the management, reporting, and data sharing of Web MPS, Email MPS, File MPS, and Malware Analysis System (MAS) into a single network-based appliance by acting as a distribution hub for malware security intelligence.
The FireEye Cloud crowd-sources Dynamic Threat Intelligence (DTI) detected by individual FireEye MPS appliances, and automatically distributes this time sensitive zero-day intelligence globally to all subscribed customers in frequent updates. Content Updates include a combination of DTI and FireEye Labs generated intelligence identified through Research efforts.