Minneapolis, MN, August 23, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- SecureConnect, an industry leader in providing Internet security and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance services, has been ranked No. 2623 by Inc. Magazine in the exclusive Inc. 5000 list. The 6th annual list encompasses 5000 of America’s fastest-growing private entrepreneurial companies. It is SecureConnect’s third consecutive appearance on the list. The ranking is a result of a three-year 91% sales growth rate, driven by its managed security and PCI compliance services.
SecureConnect is a leading Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) offering a wide-range of PCI compliance, Internet security and managed network services with a focus on franchisors and their franchisees in the multi-site restaurant and retail industry. Delivering layered network security, SecureConnect has helped lower the costs for business owners to not only meet PCI standards but strengthen security measures. By outsourcing, companies don’t have to worry about hiring a full-time IT staff, maintaining internal infrastructure and handling their own technical support.
Along with the fully-managed firewall and around-the-clock monitoring and support, SecureConnect also offers a host of additional services like a Breach Protection Program, internal and external vulnerability scanning, endpoint protection, data loss prevention, online PCI training module and rogue access point detection. SecureConnect provides secure and affordable PCI compliance solutions for merchants that give them peace-of-mind and confidence in their network security. Further, the scalability of SecureConnect’s solutions brings small and large companies alike a customizable, comprehensive level of security for a flat monthly rate.
“We are honored to be recognized on the Inc. 5000 list for a third year alongside so many great companies,” said Dave Perrill, the president of SecureConnect. “Our team is dedicated to educating merchants on PCI compliance and providing them with the right tools and solutions to secure their network and protect their data.”
SecureConnect will continue to strive for excellence as a prominent leader within the PCI compliance and network security space by offering the most innovative and leading technology solutions in the marketplace.
About SecureConnect Inc.:
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, Wendy’s, Choice Hotels, Dairy Queen, and Taco John’s, SecureConnect focuses on providing PCI compliance and network security solutions to franchisors and their franchisees in the multi-site retail industry. The company has been nationally recognized for its success being named on the Inc. 5000 list each year since 2010 as one of the country’s fastest growing companies. In addition, SecureConnect has been ranked #50 in the MSPmentor 100 Global Edition 2012 and has established itself locally, ranking as one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Minnesota by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal. For more information about SecureConnect, please visit www.secureconnect.com.
About the Inc. 5000 List:
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles within the interactive database can be sorted out by industry, region, and other criteria at www.inc.com/5000.