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Largest Cyber Security Organization Ranked on the List
Denver – September 1, 2016 – Optiv Security, a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that it has been named to this year’s Inc. 5000, a ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies in North America. Optiv is number 3,375 on the list, with a three-year growth rate of 97 percent. Optiv is the largest cyber security company on the list with nearly $1.9 billion in gross revenue in 2015.
“Cyber security remains top priority for senior executives and boards of directors for organizations of all sizes and across all industries,” said Optiv chief executive officer Dan Burns. “Our company’s continued growth and inclusion on this respected listing underscores the value we deliver to our clients through our extensive vendor partner ecosystem, proven services and solutions, and experienced cyber security experts. We are proud of our work, proud of our positive impact, and proud to receive this recognition.”
"The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts,” said Inc. president and editor-in-chief Eric Schurenberg. “It honors real achievement by a founder or a team of them. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great – usually from scratch. That’s one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows. But without it, free enterprise fails.”
The 2016 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2012. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2015. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2012 is $100,000; the minimum for 2015 is $2 million.
About Optiv Security
Optiv is a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions. We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security strategy, managed security services, incident response, risk and compliance, security consulting, training and support, integration and architecture services, and security technology. A Blackstone (NYSE: BX) portfolio company, Optiv maintains premium partnerships with more than 300 of the leading security technology manufacturers. For more information, visit www.optiv.com or follow us at www.twitter.com/optiv, www.facebook.com/optivinc and www.linkedin.com/company/optiv-inc.