OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products and services, announces today it is ranked 67th in the ninth Fintech 100 rankings of the top global technology providers to the financial services industry. The ranking includes vendors that derive more than one-third of eligible revenue from the financial services industry.
VASCO made a huge leap forward in the rankings, rising from number 86 in 2011 to number 67 this year – an acknowledgement of the company's sustainable growth and importance to the industry.
"2012 marks VASCO's eight consecutive year of inclusion in the FinTech 100 and we are very proud of this ongoing recognition," said T. Kendall Hunt, VASCO's Chairman and CEO. "This ranking illustrates VASCO's continuing leading presence in the global financial sector and demonstrates the company's long standing commitment to provide financial institutions and organizations with innovative and adequate solutions."
VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet Security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as global software company for Internet Security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 international financial institutions. VASCO's prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.
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