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Company Also Ranked No. 199 Among North America's Top 500 Technology Integrators
DENVER - June 1, 2010 - Accuvant, the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment, clarity and confidence to enterprise clients, announced today that it has been named the Top Technology Practice in Security by Everything Channel, the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. The company was recognized as part of the 16th annual VAR500 list, which ranks North America's top technology integrators, of which Accuvant placed No. 199.
"We are honored to be named this year's ‘Top Technology Practice in Security', which underscores how incredibly talented our employees are and their success in delivering security solutions to our clients," said Dan Wilson, vice president of strategic alliances for Accuvant. "We are also thrilled to once again be named to the VAR500 list, and to have increased our ranking year-over-year. Over the past five years, Accuvant has experienced more than 700 percent revenue growth, which we believe is a direct result of our outstanding client service, deeply knowledgeable employees and award-winning manufacturer relationships."
Finalists for the Top Technology Practice in Security award, which is one of only nine technology practice awards given by Everything Channel this year, were selected by an editorial panel comprised of executives, journalists and industry experts who nominated solution providers with security expertise from the VAR500 list. Accuvant was selected as the winner based on its outstanding year-over-year growth combined with the superior technology consulting and service offerings it provides to its clients. Accuvant's accomplishment will be recognized during the VAR500/CIO 50 Awards Dinner, held at Cipriani Wall Street, on June 8, 2010.
"Accuvant is a true expert in providing solutions and services to clients with information security needs," said Alex Thurber, senior vice president, worldwide channels for McAfee. "This award from Everything Channel recognizes Accuvant's outstanding performance, and it's that same level of performance that led McAfee to name Accuvant our 2009 North American Partner of the Year. We look forward to continued strong results from Accuvant in the future."
"The VAR 500 is the who's who of the solution provider community. Juniper Networks, F5 Networks and McAfee are just a few of the leading security technology manufacturers who rely on the VAR 500 to sell their products to businesses," said Kelley Damore, vice president, editorial director, Everything Channel. "Even more importantly, they solve customers' biggest IT business problems through product integration, training, consulting and services. In companies large and small, the VAR 500 are considered integration experts, trusted business advisors and invaluable partners. We are honored to compile this list and represent this audience."
The 16th annual ranking VAR500 list details the leading producers among technology integrators and technology solution provider organizations in North America based on gross worldwide revenue of hardware and software sales, as well as earnings from professional and managed IT services. This year's list reflects the strength of the technology reseller channel as the ranking includes 182 new companies with four percent of the new entrants landing in the Top 100. The complete listing of the VAR500 is published in print and available online at CRN.com.
Accuvant is the only research-driven information security partner delivering alignment between IT security and business objectives, clarity to complex security challenges and confidence in enterprise security decisions.
Accuvant delivers these solutions through three practice areas: Risk and Compliance Management, Accuvant LABS and Technology Solutions. Based on our clients' unique requirements, Accuvant assesses; architects and implements the policies, procedures and technologies that most efficiently and effectively protect valuable data assets.
Since 2002, more than 2,500 organizations, including 35 of the Fortune 100, have trusted Accuvant with their data security challenges. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has offices in 28 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.accuvant.com/, follow us on Twitter: @accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook: http://tiny.cc/facebook553.
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com/.
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