|[May 04, 2012]
Boston Business Journal Recognizes Rapid7 in its 2012 Pacesetters and Best Places to Work Honors
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
the leading provider of security risk intelligence solutions, today
announced its second consecutive year of recognition as one of the
fastest-growing private companies on the Boston Business Journal's Pacesetters
list, as a result of its staggering company growth over a 3-year period.
The Company was also named by the publication as one of the "Best
Places to Work" in Massachusetts for 2012, with its outstanding
employee benefits, company culture and high employee satisfaction.
The Boston Business Journal's 2012 Pacesetters award recognizes
the fastest-growing private companies in the region that have reported
revenue growth of at least 10% annually from 2008-2011. Rapid7 placed 4th
on the list, achieving status as an "Elite Pacesetter." The Company has
reported more than 250% revenue growth over this period and closed 2011
with the eleventh consecutive quarter of record-setting revenue. This
award follows the Company's recognition lst year when it was named the
fifth fastest-growing privately-held company and the fastest growing
software company in the region, by the Boston Business Journal.
The Boston Business Journal also named Rapid7 one of the "Best
Places to Work" in Massachusetts following an employee survey that cited
the Company's commitment to its culture, employee training, company
growth and employee satisfaction. Rapid7 is currently hiring in all its
locations, including Boston, Austin and Los Angeles. The Company has
recently produced a series
of videos to highlight its culture and the attributes valued across
the team. For more information on career opportunities at Rapid7, visit www.rapid7.com/careers
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
"We've focused heavily on ensuring that our commitment to employees does
not wane as we experience significant company growth and momentum," said
Christina Luconi, chief people officer of Rapid7. "Being recognized by
industry-leading publications and our employees helps us gauge that we
are instilling the right type of culture and should continue with these
practices. As we remain steadfast in our business strategy, we will
continue to set the bar for Boston company growth and creating a place
for great careers."
Rapid7 is the leading provider of security risk intelligence solutions.
Rapid7's integrated vulnerability
management and penetration
testing products, Nexpose and Metasploit, empower organizations to
obtain accurate, actionable and contextual intelligence into their
threat and risk posture. Rapid7's solutions are being used by more than
2,000 enterprises and government agencies in more than 65 countries
worldwide, while the Company's free products are downloaded more than
one million times per year and enhanced further by over 125,000 security
community users and contributors. Rapid7 has been recognized as one of
the fastest growing security companies by Inc. Magazine and as a "Top
Place to Work" by the Boston Globe. The Company is backed by Bain
Capital Ventures and Technology Crossover Ventures. For more information
about Rapid7, please visit http://www.rapid7.com.
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