Optiv Security Recognized as a Top 10 Global Security Consulting Services Provider in Latest Gartner Market Share Report

DENVER – April 20, 2021 – Optiv Security, a security solutions integrator delivering end-to-end cybersecurity solutions, has been recognized by Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, as a top 10 provider of global security consulting services based on revenue in Gartner’s Market Share: Security Consulting Services, Worldwide, 2020 1, published in April 2021.


Optiv is the sole pure-play security company in the top 10 for the fifth consecutive year.


“The growth we achieved is second to the peace of mind we delivered for clients in an unprecedented year,” said Kevin Lynch, chief executive officer, Optiv. “Our clients needed a trusted partner to advise, deploy, and operate integrated cybersecurity solutions. I’m incredibly proud of our team for delivering measurable outcomes across our entire client landscape, whether it was in rapid digital transformation, securing remote network access with substantial identity and access management implementations, or alleviating concerns, technical and strategic, around massive transitions to the cloud.”


Optiv’s security consulting revenue growth in 2020 outpaced the industry at-large by more than 40 percent year-over-year.




“We continue to differentiate ourselves in the market, because our technical security expertise is unparalleled. Our clients depend on us to establish and defend their enterprise resiliency every hour of every day. Additionally, we further enable those clients by assisting them to innovate existing processes for simplification of their cybersecurity programs,” said David Martin, chief services officer, Optiv. “Our outcome-based strategy, coupled with world-class talent and creative offerings, links security to business goals. In an ever-evolving threat landscape and digital world, this approach is required for long-term success.”


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For more information about Optiv’s security consulting services, visit optiv.com.


1 Gartner, “Market Share: Security Consulting Services, Worldwide, 2020”, Elizabeth Kim, 6 April 2021

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