Press Release: October, 2016
Rank: # 495
ISSQUARED (pronounced “I S SQUARED”)
3-year growth: 771%
Industry: IT Services
Innovator, Bala Ramaiah, 39, has continued to build momentum with new and existing clients, and ISSQUARED, Inc., the Newbury Park, California-based Identity and Access Management, IT Security, and Infrastructure Solutions provider has raced into Inc. Magazine’s List of the 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America.
Ramaiah has continued to push ISSQUARED into new market verticals, and strategically fostered partnerships with IT Security software manufacturers, to end another stellar year characterized by rapid growth and satisfied customer retention.
Last year was a breakout year for ISSQUARED. Having made Inc. Magazine’s List of the 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America last in 2015, ranked at #1157, Ramaiah knew his team had gained significant traction. The management team has relentlessly encouraged the momentum, which has led to an Inc. 500 ranking in 2016, at #495! ISSQUARED has since increased awareness within its target customers as well as its treasured software partners, enabling it to sign up several new customers in various industries.
Pressed to reveal the key to ISSQUARED’s success, Ramaiah said, “Becoming as valuable as a client company’s own IT department is our secret sauce. In fact, our very company name emphasizes our core competencies of IT Security (IS) multiplied with Infrastructure Solutions (IS), to create the greatest value for the customers of our company (IS)2, better known as I S SQUARED.”
IT Security has been a constant theme, and customers need partners capable of rapidly deploying enterprise class quality products. ISSQUARED has made significant investments in growing its Identity and Access Governance (IAG) practice, while continuing to support customers with robust managed services.
With a broadening of its managed services offerings, and leveraging partnerships with industry leaders in security, including Lieberman, ObserveIT, Okta, as well as enterprise infrastructure software and security giant IBM, the company witness a 3-year growth of 771% in 2016 to hit revenues of $4.9MM, doubled the number of employees once again, added highly technical subject matter experts, and IT process resources.
Founded in 2010, and with 14 offices across USA, the UK and Asia, ISSQUARED is rapidly being recognized as the partner of choice for IAG IT Security and Cloud Infrastructure Cloud Solutions. “Exceptional service in recommending, implementing, and managing companies’ IT assets is our core strength” said Bala Ramaiah, CEO of ISSQUARED.
ISSQUARED® is a leading Value-Added Solutions Provider, with an established presence delivering multi-million-dollar Cyber Security, Cloud Infrastructure, and Managed Services to Fortune 500 companies. Our very company name underscores our belief in our core competencies of IT Security (IS), strengthened by Infrastructure Solutions (IS), to forge the greatest value our clientele (IS^2), cleverly represented as ISSQUARED®. ISSQUARED® is headquartered in the Greater Los Angeles area, with prominent clients supported through our 16 global office locations. For more information, please visit www.issquaredinc.com.