Winner: Internet Security Systems
With 35-plus offices in 20 countries, ISS has served as a trusted security advisor to global organizations for over a decade by protecting them with technology that catches security intrusions before they affect a network.
With layered protection and virtual patching from ISS, organizations can rest assured that they are shielded from internet threats even before they are discovered, reducing the compromise of valuable business assets.
The success of ISS is driven by the depth and breadth of security knowledge within the company's X-Force research and development team. XForce allows ISS to offer preemptive security that protects from internet threats before they impact business assets, making ISS the only network security company that can legitimately keep customers "ahead of the threat."
ISS currently boasts 11,000-plus customers and millions of users. The company has historically served large, global enterprises across various industries, as well as world governments. All major agencies of the U.S. federal government and most U.S. state governments trust Internet Security Systems to protect critical online assets.
ISS strengthened its resources and efforts behind customer service, marketing and channel sales in 2005. As a result, revenues from ISS's product line were up over 50 percent in 2005. Corporate profits were up 40 percent and revenue from global partners contributed 75 percent of ISS's total revenue.
ISS has been acknowledged as the number one company in the industry worldwide. It has been recognized by Frost & Sullivan and the Support Center Practices (SCP) Certification program for strength in customer service.
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