FishNet Security Named 'Top Security Practice' of the Year on CRN's 2011 VAR500 List

Information Security Leader Also Catapults 94 Spots in Revenue Ranking

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- June 20, 2011 -- FishNet Security, the nation's leading information security solutions provider, announced it has been named as the "Top Security Practice" of the Year in CRN's 2011 VAR500 list, which ranks the top 500 technology integrators in North America.

FishNet Security also jumped 94 spots -- from #162 to #68 -- in a VAR500 ranking of annual revenues from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT services sold by the largest value-added resellers, solution providers and integrators in North America in 2010.

"It's an honor for FishNet Security to be named as the 'Top Security Practice' of the Year and, in terms of revenues, to jump 94 spots in only one year," said Gary Fish, founder and CEO of FishNet Security. "It's a testament to our dedication and focus on protecting the information systems our customers rely on to do business securely."

FishNet Security grew its revenue by 38 percent in 2010 while continuing to innovate and develop proactive, market-leading information security solutions and services.

The 2011 list and individual award winners were announced at the VAR500 Executive Conference and Awards, a two-day conference sponsored by IT channel services provider Everything Channel and held earlier this month. The VAR500 list is published at

"The VAR500 represents the top-performing solution providers in the IT community," said Kelley Damore, vice president and editorial director at Everything Channel. "Vendors of all sizes rely heavily on the VAR500 list to find those solution providers best suited to sell their products. VAR500 honorees are considered trusted business advisors, integration experts, and invaluable partners. Even more importantly, they solve customers' biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services."

About FishNet Security
FishNet Security is the #1 provider of information security solutions that combine technology, services, support and training. Organizations are opening their computing environments to accelerate business initiatives. Unfortunately, with limited budget and resources to manage risk, uninformed decisions result in data breaches, negative publicity, decreased revenue, and disruption of services. Providing the most comprehensive security offering, FishNet Security enables clients to manage risk, meet compliance requirements, and reduce costs while maximizing security effectiveness and operational efficiency. Unlike Systems Integrators, Technology Resellers, and VARS, FishNet Security is committed to information security excellence and has a track record of delivering quality solutions to over 5000 clients nationwide. Please visit our website at