Sword & Shield Ranks 300 on VAR Business 500 List
Sword & Shield is the highest-ranked Tennessee-based company to appear on the 2010 VAR Business 500 List, coming in at number 300. The company also came in at No. 17 on the list as one of the fastest-growing companies ranked by revenue growth from 2008 to 2009.
The Computer Reseller News (CRN) VAR Business 500 list is an overall ranking of North American Value-Added Resellers (VARs) determined by gross worldwide revenue for the previous year. Sword & Shield’s gross revenue was up more than 66 percent – from $44.3 million in 2008 to $73.6 million in 2009.
This is the fourth year Sword & Shield has earned a spot on the VAR 500 List. The company has also been recognized as one of the Washington Technology’s top 50 small business government contractors and one of the top 100 fast-growth companies in the United States by CRN.
The VAR Business 500 list is determined on the financial performance of both private and public companies, including IT solution providers, system integrators, IT consultants and service providers. The selection process measures revenue generated by the sale of IT goods (hardware and software), software licensing, custom software sales, and professional services and managed services. Applicants are also vetted and cross-checked against multiple independent sources, including “Hoovers” and “Selectory.”
Sword & Shield serves industries ranging from banking and finance, to retail, manufacturing, and healthcare and also holds a NASA Solutions for Enterprise-Wide Procurement (SEWP) contact. SEWP is a Government-Wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC). Sword & Shield’s services are relied upon by several key federal agencies and numerous Fortune 1000 companies.
Sword & Shield provides services in security, compliance, risk assessment, policy development, and consultation in areas including penetration testing, network vulnerability assessment, PCI audits, HIPAA, security policy, computer forensics investigations, eDiscovery and security products.