BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Feb 11, 2014) - Bradford Networks, the best choice to mitigate the risk of cyber threats, today announced it has opened its new corporate headquarters in Boston's Seaport District, also known as the Innovation District. Due to a surge in demand for its solutions, the company increased sales headcount by nearly 100 percent over the past six months. The new office space will help accommodate the company's rapid growth in staff and support its aggressive hiring schedule.
The expanded sales team will help Bradford Networks' customers achieve unprecedented threat detection, investigation, and rapid response leveraging security automation. Key highlights from Bradford Networks' recent growth include:
- During the first half of the company's fiscal year 2014, Bradford Networks completed 198 customer deals, increasing its year over year growth by nearly 60 percent. Key new customers include: Chemical Bank, Crescent Petroleum, Deer Valley Unified School District, Empire Resorts, Inc., Norfolk Southern Corporation, Ocean Spray, Osmose Holdings, Prestige Cruise Holding, Inc., St. Joseph Regional Medical Center, The Medical University of South Carolina and Umm Al Qura University.
- Bradford Networks has an extensive ecosystem of strategic technology partnerships and integrations with industry leading security, mobility, and wired/wireless infrastructure vendors to provide customers with valuable data integration and seamless workflows. Recent new partners include Fiberlink and MobileIron.
- Sixteen new channel reseller and distribution partners joined Bradford Networks' worldwide distribution network during the first six months of the 2014 fiscal year, including Akuwa Solutions Group, Inc., Apollo Information Systems, Corp., Ballintrae, Cloud Harmonics, DecisionOne, Dotforce SRL, Integrity-Paahi Solutions Inc., Key2Storage, Logiciel Information Solutions, Netaxcom, Nexum Inc., Open3S, Sanforce, The Douglas Stewart Company, Virtual Graffiti and Zen Exim PVT Ltd.
- Bradford Networks was the only "Visionary" company positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the 2013 "Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control1."
"The advanced threat landscape has grown increasingly sophisticated and targeted over the past couple of years. Businesses need to know exactly what is connected to their network at all times to avoid backdoors and rapidly remove infected devices. These challenges, combined with our strategic partnerships with companies such as FireEye, Fortinet, and Palo Alto Networks have driven tremendous growth for the company, expanding our sales team will help us capitalize on this growth," said Dan Haley, CEO of Bradford Networks. "As we continue to innovate and evolve, moving to Boston's Innovation District not only gives us the space to hire at the rapid pace necessary to meet our partners' and customers' needs, but it enables us to hire some of the most talented professionals in the world."
Bradford Networks' new headquarters are located at 355 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210. For more information on the current open positions, please visit the Company's website at www.bradfordnetworks.com/careers.
1 Source: Gartner, "Magic Quadrant for Network Access Control" by Lawrence Orans, December 12, 2013.
About Bradford Networks
Bradford Networks offers the best solution to mitigate the risk of cyber threats by leveraging dynamic policies to control network access. The company's patented Network Sentry solution minimizes risk by automatically onboarding safe devices and rapidly removing infected ones. Network Sentry provides a view across all brands of network infrastructure and connecting devices to eliminate the backdoors and blind spots that are leveraged by cyber threats. Network Sentry is now used by more than 900 enterprise customers worldwide in markets such as healthcare, financial services, retail, government, education and more. For more information, please visit www.bradfordnetworks.com.
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