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Critical Start to Acquire Advanced Threat Analytics

March 15, 2018 | Critical Start announced a definitive agreement to acquire Advanced Threat Analytics, a next generation security analytics platform. “The combination of our CyberSOC, expert analysts and the ATA platform offer our clients something unique – managed security services delivered in a completely transparent process using a mobile-first, zero trust platform,” said Rob Davis, CEO, Critical Start. 

Critical Start Ranked Top 100 MSSP in Security by CRN

March 13, 2018 | CRN has named Critical Start to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Security category. This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Critical Start’s cloud-based Managed Security solution delivers 24×7 threat monitoring, identification and containment services.

Critical Start Ranked #16 on SMU’s Dallas 100 List

Nov 21, 2017 | Critical Start has been selected as one of the Dallas 100™ by Southern Methodist University in recognition of the company’s significant growth over the past three years. The Dallas 100, co-founded by the Caruth Institute, honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of the fastest-growing privately held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area.

Critical Start Ranked Top 10 on CRN Fast Growth 150 List

August 9, 2017 | With a 234.13% two-year growth rate, Critical Start is #10 on CRN’s 2017 Fast Growth 150 list, an annual ranking of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants that have experienced significant economic growth. CRN says this year’s list of solution providers have “successfully adapted to a landmark industry shift away from the traditional VAR business model to a more services-driven approach, outpacing competitors and emerging as true channel leaders.” 

Critical Start Named to CRN’s 2017 Solution Provider 500 List

August 2, 2017 | The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the largest technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue. Critical Start is the largest cybersecurity company ranked in Texas.

Critical Start Earns CPSP from Palo Alto Networks

July 27, 2017 | The CPSP distinction further validates Critical Start’s investment in certifications for its support staff and demonstrated ability to provide end-to-end security support from solution discovery and purchase through implementation. Critical Start is also recognized for its expertise in delivering ongoing assessments and health checks, as well as providing expert guidance on how organizations can maximize the effectiveness of their investment in Palo Alto Networks solutions.

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