SOURCE: SecureWorks

SecureWorks

October 22, 2009 10:00 ET

SecureWorks Ranked Number 270th Fastest Growing Company in North America on Deloitte's 2009 Technology Fast 500™

Attributes Its 492 Percent Revenue Growth to Award-Winning Security Services and Excellent Client Service

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 22, 2009) - SecureWorks®, a leading, global provider of information security services protecting 2,600 clients worldwide, announced that it ranked number 270 on Technology Fast 500™, Deloitte LLP's ranking of 500 of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. Rankings are based on percentage of fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 2004-2008. SecureWorks grew 492 percent during this period.

SecureWorks' president and CEO, Mike Cote, credits the company's award-winning security services and excellent client service with the company's 492 percent revenue growth over the past five years. "SecureWorks' employees work diligently to provide our clients with security services that enable superior threat protection, improved regulatory compliance and increased return on security investments," said Cote. "These service offerings, and our commitment to deliver the very best in client service, are the foundation of our success and our continued strong growth. We are honored to be recognized, once again, as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 company." This is the fourth time SecureWorks has made Deloitte's prestigious Technology Fast 500 list.

"Technology Fast 500™ recognizes innovative companies that have broken down barriers to success and defied the odds with their remarkable five-year revenue growth," said Phil Asmundson, Vice Chairman and U.S. Technology, Media and Telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP. "We congratulate SecureWorks on this accomplishment."

"With its impressive five-year growth, SecureWorks has earned its position among the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America," said Mark Jensen, Managing Partner, Technology and Venture Capital Services, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "Deloitte is proud to honor SecureWorks for its achievement."

Technology Fast 500™ Selection and Qualifying Criteria

Technology Fast 500™ provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America. This ranking is compiled from nominations submitted directly to the Technology Fast 500™ website, and public company database research conducted by Deloitte. Technology Fast 500™ award winners for 2009 are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth during the five year period from 2004 to 2008.

In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500™ recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of the company's operating revenues. Using other companies' technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not satisfy this requirement. Consulting companies, professional service firms, etc. are not eligible unless they have proprietary technology that contributes to a significant portion of their operating revenues.

Technology Fast 500™ award eligibility requirements also include base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. These revenues must have more than doubled between 2004 and 2008. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.

About SecureWorks

SecureWorks is a market leading provider of world-class information security services with over 2,600 clients worldwide spanning North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim. Organizations of all sizes, including more than ten percent of the Fortune 500, rely on SecureWorks to protect their assets, improve compliance and reduce costs. The combination of strong client service, award-winning security technology and experienced security professionals makes SecureWorks the premier provider of information security services for any organization. Positioned in the Leader's Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for MSSPs, SecureWorks has also won SC Magazine's "Best Managed Security Service" award for 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 and has been named to the Inc. 500, Inc. 5000 and Deloitte lists of fastest-growing companies. www.secureworks.com

About Deloitte

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Contact Information

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    Elizabeth Clarke
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    Ashley Vandiver
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