Optiv Security Ranked on 2015 CRN Fast Growth 150

-- Largest Pure-Play Cyber Security Company to Make the List --

Denver – October 6, 2015 – Optiv Security, the nation’s largest comprehensive pure-play cyber security solutions provider, today announced that it has been named to The Channel Company’s 2015 CRN® Fast Growth 150 list. Optiv placed number 88 and is the largest pure-play cyber security company on the list, which ranks solution providers based in North America on gross revenue over the two-year period from 2012 to 2014. Optiv achieved a growth rate of 57.7 percent during that period.

“The increased cyber threat has caused organizations around the world to reassess their risk and make changes to ensure they are better equipped to prevent and respond to a cyber attack,” said Dan Wilson, executive vice president of partner solutions for Optiv. “Optiv is entirely focused on partnering with organizations to help them plan, build and run successful security programs that meet their business objectives. Our unyielding dedication is a key reason for our continued success, and our ranking on the CRN Fast Growth 150 is a testament to that.”    

Optiv offers a full range of products, services and solutions to help organizations define their strategy, identify threats and risks, deploy the right technologies and ensure operational readiness to enable their business through security. Leveraging decades of experience, Optiv has the ability to address a client’s needs at the strategic program level, tactical project level and all levels in between through the delivery of managed security services, incident response, and other consulting and professional services with security technology from an extensive ecosystem of product manufacturers. This allows Optiv to help clients address their full range of cyber risk and security needs in a customized and integrated fashion. 

“Cloud computing, mobile and big data technologies are making the industry both more exciting and more challenging than it’s ever been,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “Solution providers recognized in CRN’s Fast Growth 150 list are rising to meet the challenge and are thriving as a result. We are pleased to recognize these firms as leaders in today’s IT channel.”

About Optiv Security
Created from the merger of Accuvant and FishNet Security, Optiv is the largest comprehensive pure-play cyber security solutions provider in North America. 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, we have served more than 12,000 clients of various sizes across multiple industries, offer an extensive geographic footprint, and have premium partnerships with more than 300 of the leading security technology manufacturers. For more information, visit www.optiv.com or follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn

About The Channel Company 
The Channel Company, with established brands including CRN®, XChange® Events and IPED®, is the channel community’s trusted authority for growth and innovation. For more than three decades, we have leveraged our proven and leading-edge platforms to deliver prescriptive sales and marketing solutions for the technology channel. The Channel Company provides Communication, Recruitment, Engagement, Enablement, Demand Generation and Intelligence services to drive technology partnerships. Learn more at www.thechannelcompany.com.

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