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Impelix Named to 2021 Inc. 5000 List

By August 17, 2021August 18th, 2021News, Press Releases

Impelix Ranks No. 3301 on the 2021 Inc. 5000, With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 109 Percent

Chicago, IL — August 17, 2021 — Inc. magazine today revealed that Impelix is No. 3301 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

Impelix ranked #126 for the fastest-growing companies in the Chicago metro area

“We are incredibly proud to be recognized on this list of the fastest growing companies in the country,” said Brian Fernald, CEO of Impelix. “Our growth over the last three years has been driven by the dedication of our team, the support of our partners, and most importantly our clients who have trusted us to help them evolve their cyber security as the digital transformation has accelerated in the last 18 months. Helping our clients move to cyber security maturity as their Partner as Platform continues to be our mission to drive even more growth.”

Our growth has been driven by the dedication of our team, the support of our partners, and most importantly our clients who have trusted us to help them evolve their cyber security as the digital transformation has accelerated.

Not only have the companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 been very competitive within their markets, but this year’s list also proved especially resilient and flexible given 2020’s unprecedented challenges. Among the 5,000, the average median three-year growth rate soared to 543 percent, and median revenue reached $11.1 million. Together, those companies added more than 610,000 jobs over the past three years.

“The 2021 Inc. 5000 list feels like one of the most important rosters of companies ever compiled,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Building one of the fastest-growing companies in America in any year is a remarkable achievement. Building one in the crisis we’ve lived through is just plain amazing. This kind of accomplishment comes with hard work, smart pivots, great leadership, and the help of a whole lot of people.”

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000

Companies on the 2021 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2017 to 2020. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent as of December 31, 2020. The minimum revenue required for 2017 is $100,000; the minimum for 2020 is $2 million. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at

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About Impelix

We’re a cyber security advisor, integrator, and managed services provider enabling dynamic secure access for all users, data, and apps — regardless of location, device, or network. No one vendor offers a complete cyber security platform. We offer a Partner as Platform to help enterprises build their own with the proper people, process, and technology.

About Inc. Media

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including web sites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Vision Conference is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit


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