ATLANTA, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlanta-based SecureWorks,® Inc., a leading global provider of information security services protecting 2,900 clients in over 70 countries , announced today that it ranked No. 199 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the period from 2005-2009. SecureWorks grew 496 percent during this period.
SecureWorks' chairman and chief executive officer, Mike Cote, says the cornerstone of SecureWorks' growth has been their purpose built technology which enables them to have broad visibility into the networks of their 2,900 clients worldwide. SecureWorks' security management platform monitors, correlates and analyzes billions of security events from their clients' networks daily.
"With visibility across such a large customer base, our certified security analysts are able to see cyber attacks as they are emerging," said Mike Cote. "This information, combined with the intelligence of our renowned Counter Threat Unit(SM) (CTU) security research team, enables us to prevent new cyber threats from impacting our clients."
"SecureWorks and the other 2010 Technology Fast 500™ winners forged ahead in a challenging economic environment to realize exceptional growth," said Phil Asmundson, vice chairman and Deloitte's U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. "Deloitte commends SecureWorks for this impressive accomplishment."
"SecureWorks has proved itself to be one of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, and we are proud to honor them as one of the 2010 Technology Fast 500™," said Mark Jensen, managing partner, venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP.
By focusing the company and securing the best talent he could find, Cote began growing the business in 2002 when he joined as CEO. Under Cote's leadership, SecureWorks has grown its revenues from $14.4 million in 2005 to $85.8 million in 2009. Its current run-rate revenues are approximately $130 million and organic growth over the last several years has exceeded 20 percent. SecureWorks protects 85 of the Fortune 500 and employs approximately 700 people globally. Top industry analysts Gartner and Forrester rank SecureWorks as a "leader" among managed security services providers (MSSPs).
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SecureWorks is a one of the top information security service providers protecting over 2,900 clients worldwide spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim. Organizations of all sizes, including 85 of the Fortune 500, rely on SecureWorks to protect their assets, improve compliance and reduce costs. The combination of award-winning security technology, strong client service, and experienced security professionals makes SecureWorks the premier provider of information security services for any organization. SecureWorks was one of only two "leaders" cited in The Forrester Wave™: Managed Security Services, Q3 2010 report (August 2010) and is positioned in the Leader's Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for MSSPs. SecureWorks has also won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 and has been named to the Inc. 500, Inc. 5000 and the Deloitte lists of fastest-growing companies. www.secureworks.com
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