PLANO, Texas, Aug. 6, 2018 – Cybersecurity solution provider named for the second consecutive year on list recognizing thriving solution providers in the IT Channel – Critical Start, a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions, announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Critical Start Named to 2018 CRN Fast Growth 150 List to its 2018 Fast Growth 150 list. The list is CRN’s annual ranking of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers and IT consultants with gross sales of at least $1 million that have experienced significant economic growth over the past two years. The 2018 list is based on an increase in gross revenue between 2015 and 2017. The companies recognized this year represent a remarkable combined total revenue of more than $50 billion.
“Being listed on the CRN Fast Growth 150 list for the second consecutive year is a result of our ongoing commitment to deliver top-tier security solutions and provide excellent service and support in a highly competitive security market,” said Rob Davis, CEO at Critical Start. “As our customers’ needs rapidly evolve to address dynamic and machine-generated attacks, we are well positioned to help using our combination of professional services, security products, and managed detection and response.”
“CRN’s 2018 Fast Growth 150 list features companies that are growing in an ever-changing, challenging market,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “As traditional solution providers are moving towards a services-focused business model, this extraordinary group has been able to successfully adapt; outperforming competitors and proving themselves as channel leaders. We are pleased to recognize these organizations and look forward to their continued success.”
The complete 2018 Fast Growth 150 list is featured in the August issue of CRN and can be viewed online at www.crn.com/fastgrowth150.
Recently, CRN also named Critical Start to its 2018 Emerging Vendors list in the Security category. This list recognizes recently founded, up-and-coming technology suppliers who are shaping the future of the IT channel through unique technological innovations. In March 2018, CRN also ranked Critical Start as a Top 100 MSSP in Security.
About Critical Start
Critical Start is the fastest-growing cybersecurity integrator in North America. Our mission is simple: protect our customers’ brands and reduce their business risk. We do this for organizations of all sizes through our award-winning portfolio of end-to-end security services – from security-readiness assessments using our proven framework, the Defendable Network, to the delivery of managed security services, professional services, and product fulfillment. Critical Start has been named to the CRN 2018 Tech Elite 250 and top 100 Security MSPs lists.
About The Channel Company
The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers, and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.
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