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SAN JOSE, Calif. (Oct. 20, 2015) – Untangle, Inc., a security software and appliance company, was ranked #13 among the fastest growing privately held companies in the Bay Area by the Silicon Valley Business Journal in their 2015 Fast Private list. The company also appeared on the 2014 Fast Private List at #27.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing private companies in Silicon Valley for the second consecutive year,” said Bob Walters, Untangle’s president and chief executive officer. “Our solutions are used by more than 400,000 customers to provide them with peace of mind that their network is protected. It’s our technical sophistication and the quality of our people that are the drivers of this growth, and we look forward to capturing more of the market in the years ahead.”
Untangle offers gateway security solutions that are ideally suited for a variety of industries including K-12, higher education, healthcare, nonprofits, finance and banking, hospitality, and government agencies. Its NG Firewall platform enables small to mid-sized organizations and schools to deploy network-based applications for complete visibility into and control over network traffic.
Total Defense, a wholly owned subsidiary of Untangle, develops Internet and threat management solutions that protect millions of consumers and small businesses across the world. Total Defense offers cutting edge multi-layered protection for PCs, Macs, tablets and mobile devices that safeguard against online threats and is easy to install and use.
To be eligible for the list, companies must meet these criteria: privately held for all three years covered by the award period, 2012 to 2014; headquartered in the Silicon Valley; a privately held corporation, proprietorship or partnership through the end of the most recent fiscal year. They must have had: at least a three-year sales history with an increase in revenue in fiscal 2012 over 2014; at least $500,000 in sales in 2012 and have been in business for that entire year. All companies had their financial documents verified by contest auditor, Sensiba San Filippo. Read the SVBJ article for more information.
Also this year, Untangle is ranked #922 of the Inc. 5000 List of the Fastest Growing Companies, #1 Best Software Firewall and Content Filter Appliance on Spiceworks, and is a 2014 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Winner.
Untangle makes an integrated suite of security software and appliances with enterprise-grade capabilities and consumer-oriented simplicity. Untangle’s award-winning software is trusted by over 400,000 customers, protecting nearly 5 million people, their computers and networks. Untangle is committed to putting its transparently priced software directly in the hands of its users for evaluation via free download. With this try-before-you-buy approach, Untangle enables organizations to take control of their systems within minutes and at no risk. Untangle is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit untangle.com