SecureWorks Makes Fast 50 List Three Years Running and Achieves 1,127
Percent Revenue Growth
ATLANTA, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third year in a row, SecureWorks, one of the industry's leading Managed Security Services Providers (MSSP), has been named to Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 50 program for Georgia. SecureWorks ranked 6th in this year's program with 1,127 percent revenue growth from 2002-2006 and has ranked in the top ten for the past three years.
The program is a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in the state by Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, one of the nation's leading professional services organizations. Rankings are based on the percentage revenue growth over five years from 2002-2006. The average increase in revenues among companies who made the Technology Fast 50 for this region was 443 percent. This year's Georgia Technology Fast 50 Program is presented by Deloitte and sponsored by Kilpatrick Stockton LLP, NASDAQ and Technology Association of Georgia (TAG). This win will also automatically enter SecureWorks in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 program, which ranks North America's top 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies.
The research and advisory firm, Gartner, Inc., also recently positioned SecureWorks in the Leaders quadrant in its Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) Magic Quadrant for the first half of 2007. The Gartner Magic Quadrant is a graphical portrayal of vendor performance in a market segment, including categories for leaders, challengers, visionaries and niche players.
"SecureWorks has experienced tremendous growth in its revenues for the past three years, "said Mike Cote, president and CEO of SecureWorks. "I credit this accomplishment to our incredibly talented staff, exceptional technology and our unwavering dedication to excellent client service. Having these three elements is essential for a company to succeed, and they have certainly been the foundation of our success. We are honored to be named to Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 program for the third year in a row and will continue offering the utmost in information security services, while providing excellent client service."
"Sustaining high revenue growth over five years is an exceptional accomplishment," said Guy Budinscak, office managing partner of Deloitte's Atlanta/Birmingham practice. "We commend SecureWorks for making this commitment to technology and delivering on the promise of market longevity. We are proud to honor SecureWorks to Deloitte's Technology Fast 50."
SecureWorks protects over 1,800 clients and has visibility into millions of devices and as such has become one of the largest providers of managed security services to the market, especially the financial sector where it protects approximately 1,100 banks and credit unions. SecureWorks provides the most effective security services by leveraging its integrated security management platform, advanced security research, and 100 percent GIAC certified experts. By providing a full breadth of security services, SecureWorks offers fully-managed, co-managed, monitored or self-service security solutions to meet the needs of Fortune 100 companies, with large security teams, as well as smaller companies with no security expertise. In addition, SecureWorks has helped companies pass over 2,400 compliance audits by providing comprehensive and straight-forward board and examination reports.
To qualify for the Technology Fast 50, companies must have had operating revenues of at least $50,000 in 2002 and $5,000,000 in 2006, be headquartered in Georgia, and be a company that owns proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues; or devotes a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.
Companies from the 16 regional Technology Fast 50 programs in the United States and Canada are automatically entered in Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 program, which ranks North America's top 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies. For more information on Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 or Technology Fast 500 programs, visit http://www.fast500.com.
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About SecureWorks With over 1,800 clients, SecureWorks has become one of the largest managed security services provider safeguarding hundreds of financial institutions. SecureWorks provides some of the most effective security services by leveraging our integrated security management platform, advanced security research, and 100 percent GIAC certified experts. By providing a full breadth of security services, SecureWorks offers fully- managed, co-managed, monitored or self-service security solutions to meet the needs of Fortune 100 companies with large security teams as well as smaller companies with no security expertise. In addition, SecureWorks has helped companies pass over 2,400 compliance audits by providing comprehensive and straight-forward board and examination reports. SecureWorks won SC Magazine's 2007 and 2006 MSSP of the Year award and the 2006 Best Intrusion Prevention award, Frost & Sullivan's 2006 Entrepreneurial Company of the Year award and was named to the Inc. 500 for two years and Deloitte & Touche's list of fastest-growing companies for the past three years. SecureWorks also made #92 on Entrepreneur Magazine's Hot 500 Fastest Growing Businesses in the US.
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