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Denim Group Named to 2011 Inc. 500/5000 As One Of America’s Fastest Growing Companies

Denim Group integrates IT Security Knowledge With Leading Application Development Skills to Create Unique Secure Enterprise Development Firm Offerings

Denim Group, the leading secure software development firm, today announced it has been honored for the fourth consecutive time as one of the fastest growing companies in 2011 by being named to the Inc. 500/5000 list. The prestigious list of the nation’s most successful private companies is an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies and has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success and the place where future household names first make their mark. Pandora, 7 Eleven, Toys ‘R’ Us, Zipcar, and numerous other well-known brands have been honored by the Inc. 500|5000.

“Denim Group is honored to have been recognized as one of the few companies in America to have been able to successfully grow a business during the longest recession since the Great Depression,” said John Dickson, principal of Denim Group. “Clearly our unique business model of combining top of the line enterprise application development expertise with the ability to produce secure and robust applications is continuing to be validated and recognized as critical in today’s threat-laden marketplace.”

Outstripping the pace of the economy as a whole, Denim Group has experienced a tremendous growth rate of 45% over the past 3 years, despite the fact that the economy’s 4.3 percent growth over the last three years represents the most sluggish growth period since 1982. Denim Group has integrated its unique IT security knowledge with leading application development skills to create one of the industry’s first secure enterprise development firms. By building secure software and helping clients secure the software they have, the company has been able to help clients rapidly ramp up critical software development projects.

The company focuses on helping customers improve operational efficiency, drive revenue growth and build customer loyalty by building applications using secure development practices and techniques. Denim Group specializes in enhancing its client’s competitive edge through enhancing existing software or by designing customized solutions that solve the most pressing customer service issues. Denim Group also provides training to companies across the board on best practices in software security development. Denim Group customers include well-known and emerging companies covering a broad range of diverse industries including the military, healthcare, mobile and smart-grid organizations.

“There are nearly 7 million private, employee- based firms in America. We are pleased to be recognized as one of the best by being awarded the distinction of being named to the Inc.500|5000 four years in a row,” Dickson continued.


The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent-not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies-as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 was $100,000; the minimum for 2010 was $2 million. Companies on the Inc. 500 were featured in Inc.’s September 2011 issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

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About Denim Group

Denim Group is the leading secure software development firm. The company builds custom large-scale software development projects across multiple platforms, languages and applications. What makes Denim Group unique is that the company brings significant core competencies in software security to the table, offering an innovative blend of secure software development, testing and training capabilities that protect a company’s biggest asset, its data. Denim Group customers span an international client base of commercial and public sector organizations across the financial services, banking, insurance, healthcare and defense industries to name a few. Its depth of experience building large-scale software development projects in a secure fashion has made the company’s leaders recognized experts in their fields. Denim Group has been recognized as one of the 5,000 Fastest Growing Company’s by Inc. Magazine several years in a row, and has won multiple awards including its recent accolades as one of the best places to work in San Antonio. For more information about Denim Group visit