NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 08/23/13 -- Inc. magazine today ranked Secure Designs NO. 2466 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent entrepreneurs.
Secure Designs, named to the list for the third successive year in recognition of its 145% three year sales growth and also ranked by Inc. as #72 of the top 100 North Carolina companies in 2013, joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and LifeLock, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.
"Our team continually pushes for 'Value Innovations' for our great customers and this aggressive culture has enabled us to continually grow," said Larry Cecchini, President and CEO at SDI. "We decided a while back to be the low cost/high value partner and it has paid great dividends. What I am most proud of is that we have assimilated our customers' goals as our own." We are delighted that we have been recognized for the third consecutive year."
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2013 Inc. 500|5000 companies is an impressive 142 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 520,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $241 billion.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000/list/2013.
"Not all the companies in the Inc. 500 | 5000 are in glamorous industries, but in their fields they are as famous as household name companies simply by virtue of being great at what they do. They are the hidden champions of job growth and innovation, the real muscle of the American economy," says Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.
Secure Designs provides a growing portfolio of managed security products and services to companies throughout the US, specializing in delivering advanced, easily managed and affordable solutions to the small to mid-size business segment and manages thousands of firewalls in all 50 US states and five countries internationally.
About Secure Designs
Secure Designs is the premier, low cost/high value Internet security provider for small and midsize businesses. With its proprietary software, processes and team of security experts, Secure Designs remotely manages and monitors firewalls throughout the country from its Network Operation Center. More information is available at: http://www.securedesigns.com.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 500/5000 Methodology
The 2013 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2009 to 2012. More about the methodology is available at http://www.inc.com/magazine/201309/leigh-buchanan/how-the-inc.500-companies-were-selected-2013.html. For more information on Inc. Magazine, visit www.inc.com.