MADISON, Ala., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. magazine recently announced its annual Inc. 500 ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Cyber security company, Pikewerks Corporation, ranks No. 282 on the list, with three-year growth of 1,073 percent. "As one of only three Alabama companies, Pikewerks is proud to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S.," said founder Sandy Ring. "Most of the growth over the past year has been attributed to license sales of our cyber security technologies. We have reached an inflection point and are processing orders for a broad range of customers and use cases, and anticipate continued growth in the coming years."
The globalization of the economy has lead to a significant market expansion as every major technology now requires protection. Pikewerks provides cost effective solutions that can be implemented within many commercial components today.
The 2010 Inc. 500/5000 list specifically measures revenue growth from 2007 through 2009. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based and privately held, independent – not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2007, and $2 million in 2009. Complete information on this year's Inc. 500, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.
About Pikewerks Corporation
Pikewerks Corporation is a Huntsville, Alabama-based woman owned high-tech company that specializes in the research and development of computer security software. The company is actively licensing two products: Electronic Armor®, a hardware-assisted anti-tamper capability that protects applications from piracy, unauthorized access, reverse engineering and signature detection; and Second Look®, a forensics tool for live, in-memory analysis of an operating system and running processes. Several additional products, including a hardened Linux-based operating system, bare-metal hypervisor, network security protection suite, software self-healing application, anti-forensics capability, and data watermarking feature are in various stages of maturity.
Pikewerks is a growing business; starting with $100K in revenue in 2005 and a single office in Alexandria, VA it is on track to reach $10M in 2010 with offices in Huntsville, AL, Alexandria, VA, Seattle, WA, and San Antonio, TX. The team consists of experienced project management professionals, highly skilled kernel level programmers, hardware specialists, and computer security experts. Pikewerks has a number of active Phase II Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) development efforts, other funded R&D initiatives, and is actively looking for pilot programs, commercialization partners, and investment.
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