Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business Honors Most Dynamic Companies in Dallas

DALLAS – Nov. 17, 2017 – Armor announced today that it was selected by Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business in its 27th annual Dallas 100™. The list, ranking top entrepreneurial companies annually based on percentage growth and absolute dollar growth over the previous three years, honors the ingenuity, commitment and perseverance of privately held entrepreneurial businesses in the Dallas area.

“At Armor, we pride ourselves on our highly-skilled talent that continues to move our company forward with its innovations as organizations continue to make their way to the cloud,” said Chris Drake, founder and CEO, Armor. “Armor’s inclusion in this year’s list adds validation to the hard work our Heroes deliver in order to provide our clients with unyielding cloud security against today’s increasingly sophisticated threats.”

Caruth Institute data found this year’s winning companies collectively generated billions of dollars in sales over just the past three years. Winners represent a broad spectrum of privately held corporations, proprietorships or partnerships headquartered in the Dallas area creating jobs and generating wealth for their founders and employees while enhancing the local economy.

According to Jerry White, the Linda A. and Kenneth R. Morris Endowed Director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship, “The entrepreneurial spirit that drives these companies helps make Dallas a dynamic city for business. We feel it’s only right to shine the spotlight on their hard work and the contributions they make to our economy.”

Established in 2009, Armor provides 24/7/365 security monitoring and management of private, hybrid, and public platforms, including AWS and Azure, as well as on-premise infrastructure. Armor helps clients meet PCI, HIPAA/HITRUST, SOC and ISO compliance standards while delivering the industry’s shortest dwell times, which measures the amount of time an attacker has compromised an environment.


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