SecureConnect Inc. Named to the MSPmentor 501 Global Edition
Eden Prairie, MN, March 02, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- SecureConnect Inc., an industry leader in providing Internet security and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance services, has been ranked #77 on Nine Lives Media’s sixth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition. The MSPmentor 501 is a distinguished list and report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs) in North America, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and AANZ (Asia, Australia, New Zealand). In addition, SecureConnect was ranked #58 on the MSPmentor 200 North America Edition.
SecureConnect is honored to be recognized for a third time on the annual ranking of the world’s most progressive managed service providers. This year’s report has been expanded from the years’ previous of just the top 100 MSPs to now include the top 501. The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed service providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed. MSPs on this year’s global 501 list lifted their combined annual recurring revenues 24.5 percent to $2.54 billion.
“I am so proud to see SecureConnect make our third appearance on the MSPmentor list,” said Ken Peters, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, of SecureConnect. “We could not have done it without our team’s undying commitment to providing the best technology and services, outstanding customer service and an unparalleled level of expertise.”
SecureConnect provides enterprise-level Internet security and PCI compliance services to customers in a cost effective, reliable solution tailored to the customers’ needs. The ability to work one-on-one with the customer to customize a solution specific for their environment is what really sets SecureConnect apart from the rest. It is that attention to detail that delivers the best in network security and helps earn SecureConnect a spot on prominent industry lists such as MSPmentor.
The SecureConnect solution leverages a fully-featured Unified Threat Management (UTM) firewall as the foundation of its network security platform. Offering a full complement of services including perimeter security (intrusion prevention, anti-virus, content filtering, centralized logging, etc.), vulnerability scanning and remediation, endpoint logging and file integrity monitoring and more, SecureConnect is able to provide the critical technology that merchants need in order to secure their business networks, ensure reliable connectivity and protect their brand equity by reducing the risk of a security breach.
“MSPmentor congratulates SecureConnect on this honor,” said Amy Katz, president of Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media. “Qualifying for our MSPmentor 501 Global Edition puts SecureConnect in rare company.”
About SecureConnect: A leading Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) in the United States, SecureConnect is a thriving organization that has experienced double-digit revenue growth for the past five years. With national clients such as Culver’s, Choice Hotels, Dairy Queen, Taco John’s and Wendy’s, SecureConnect focuses on providing PCI compliance and network security solutions to franchisors and franchisees in the multi-site retail industry. The company has been nationally recognized for its success as it was named on the Inc. 5000 list from 2010-2012 as one of the country’s fastest growing companies. In addition, SecureConnect has established itself locally, ranking as one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Minnesota by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal and named by the Star Tribune as one of the top 100 places to work. For more information on SecureConnect, please visit our website: www.secureconnect.com.
About MSPmentor: MSPmentor, produced by Nine Lives Media, a division of Penton Media (http://www.penton.com). MSPmentor is the ultimate, independent guide to managed services and the leading global destination for managed service providers. It delivers news analysis, timely insights, and how- to information for managed service providers that are seeking to maximize their recurring revenue. MSPmentor features the industry’s top-ranked blog, research, Channel Expert Hour Webcasts and FastChat videos. It is the number one online media destination for managed service providers in the world. The MSPmentor 501 is based on data from MSPmentor’s global online survey conducted October-December 2012. For more information on MSPmentor, visit their website: http://www.mspmentor.net.