Digital Defense, Inc. Recognized for Excellence in Managed IT Services

By Fortra's Digital Defense

Industry recognized innovative technology coupled with superior support and service propels Digital Defense into top 100 managed security companies. 

San Antonio, TX – March 1, 2018 – Digital Defense, Inc., a leading provider of Vulnerability Management as a Service (VMaaS™), today announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Digital Defense to its 2018 Managed Service Provider (MSP) 500 list in the Managed Security 100 category.

This annual list recognizes North American solution providers with cutting-edge approaches to delivering managed services. Their offerings help companies navigate the complex and ever-changing landscape of IT, improve operational efficiencies, and maximize their return on IT investments.

In today’s fast-paced business environments, MSPs play an important role in helping companies leverage new technologies without straining their budgets or losing focus on their core business. CRN’s MSP 500 list shines a light on the most forward-thinking and innovative of these key organizations.

The list is divided into three categories: the MSP Pioneer 250, recognizing companies with business models weighted toward managed services and largely focused on the SMB market; the MSP Elite 150, recognizing large, data center-focused MSPs with a strong mix of on-premises and off-premises services; and the Managed Security 100, recognizing MSPs focused primarily on off-premise, cloud-based security services.

Digital Defense offers channel partners a portfolio of security risk assessment solutions underpinned by patented technology that benefits the partners’ customers with unparalleled accuracy and flexibility, ease of use and superior support and service. Partners enjoy a steady revenue stream, short sales cycles, increased margins and a high client retention rate – all critical to a successful channel partner engagement.

“Managed service providers have become integral to the success of businesses everywhere, both large and small,” said Bob Skelley, CEO of The Channel Company. “Capable MSPs enable companies to take their cloud computing to the next level, streamline spending, effectively allocate limited resources and navigate the vast field of available technologies. The companies on CRN’s 2018 MSP 500 list stand out for their innovative services, excellence in adapting to customers’ changing needs and demonstrated ability to help businesses get the most out of their IT investments.”

“The Digital Defense Partner Program is structured to answer channel needs based on customer demand,” said Rosanna Pellegrino, SVP sales and business development at Digital Defense, Inc.  “Digital Defense’s industry recognized technology is integrated with numerous industry-leading security platforms, creating comprehensive customer solutions that provide significant opportunities to increase both product and services revenue. Strong financial opportunities combined with sales and marketing support, ensure a great opportunity to improve security and grow profits."


The MSP500 list will be featured in the February 2018 issue of CRN and online at

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About Digital Defense

Serving clients across numerous industries, from small businesses to very large enterprises, Digital Defense’s innovative and leading-edge technology helps organizations safeguard sensitive data and eases the burdens associated with information security. Fortra Vulnerability Management, the original Vulnerability Management as a Service (VMaaS) platform, delivers consistently accurate vulnerability scanning and penetration testing. Fortra VM has a portfolio of cybersecurity soltuions, underpinned by patented technology and complemented with unparalleled service and support, are highly-regarded by industry experts, as illustrated by the company’s designation as Best Scan Engine by Frost & Sullivan, top 20 ranking (#16) in Cybersecurity Ventures’ list of the World’s 500 Hottest Cybersecurity Companies, five-star review in SC Magazine, and inclusion in CRN’s MSP 500.


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