Inc. Magazine Unveils its Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies - The Inc. 5000

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For the 4th time, Infogressive, Powering Ascend Technologies Cybersecurity, ranks No. 3272 on the 2020 Inc. 5000 with three-year revenue growth of 115.74% percent

Ascend Technologies Infogressive Cybersecurity
“Having merged Ascend Technologies LLC (Ascend) with Infogressive, Inc. in July 2020, we are enthusiastic about the recognition Infogressive has received in the Inc. 5000 ranking,” says Wayne Kiphart, CEO, Ascend Technologies.

Inc. magazine revealed that Infogressive, Inc. is No. 3272 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

“Having merged ASCEND TECHNOLOGIES LLC (Ascend) with Infogressive, Inc. in July 2020, we are enthusiastic about the recognition Infogressive has received in the Inc. 5000 ranking,” says Wayne Kiphart, CEO, Ascend Technologies. “The Infogressive team has brought extraordinary cybersecurity expertise to the Ascend organization. We are proud and excited to celebrate this well-earned recognition across the newly merged organization,” continues Kiphart.

Not only have the companies on the 2020 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but the list as a whole shows staggering growth compared with prior lists as well. The 2020 Inc. 5000 achieved an incredible three-year average growth of over 500 percent, and a median rate of 165 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $209 billion in 2019, accounting for over 1 million jobs over the past three years.

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.

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism.”

Infogressive has a heritage of cybersecurity since its founding in 2006. In that time, their security effectiveness has been proven by a record of zero data breaches. Today, Infogressive’s managed security services are combined with Ascend’s established strengths in cloud and infrastructure, application management, data management and cybersecurity. This collective extensive breadth of offerings and broad geographic presence is helping companies of all sizes grow and innovate.

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Methodology
The 2020 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at http://www.inc.com/inc5000.

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The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.
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About Ascend Technologies Infogressive Cybersecurity
Ascend Technologies cybersecurity is powered by Infogressive. Ascend’s Infogressive cybersecurity team lives and breathes cybersecurity. Together, our team of over 100 U.S.-based security and information technology professionals enable business growth through innovation and technology. Ascend helps business leaders make IT investments with confidence, eliminate cybersecurity threats, meet the needs of the business and optimize user productivity. Businesses endure, grow and innovate on a foundation of efficiently run core IT systems. Ascend makes technology the catalyst for business expansion and, through our Infogressive cybersecurity solutions, eliminates the risk in your network and implements best practices that keep your company safe and protected. To learn more visit cybersecurity story and http://www.teamascend.com.

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