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2015 Solution Provider 500: The Top 50
26. Accuvant and Fishnet Security
2014 Rank: 48
Top Executive: Dan Burns, CEO
The world's two largest security solution providers – Accuvant of Denver, No. 48 on the 2014 CRN SP 500, and FishNet Security of Overland Park, Kansas, No. 46 on the 2014 CRN SP 500 – agreed to join forces in November, 2014, and closed their merger in February. The colossal deal created a $1.5 billion security behemoth with 1,500 employees and 60 offices across the U.S. and Canada. The companies decided to go to market with a new name – Optiv Security – which will be officially adopted this summer. The company is expecting to add 400 new employees this year and sales and profit growth of well over 20 percent.