Data Systems Analysts Named to Inc. 5000

DSA Continues Strong Success

Fairfax, VA, August 24, 2012 – Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA), a leading provider of secure information sharing information technology solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and Federal Government market, was named today to Inc. magazine's sixth annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. 2012 marks DSA's fifth inclusion in the rankings over the Inc. 5000's six-year history.

"This recognition speaks volumes about our ability to develop and maintain excellent customer and partner relationships," said Fran Pierce, DSA's CEO. "Our employees continue to focus intently on our customers' needs – that pays off in any economic climate."

In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.

Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at

"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500|5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," says Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.

The 2012 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. 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, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million.

About DSA

At DSA, we define success by how effectively we enable our customers to reach their goals and execute their missions. DSA's deep expertise in knowledge management and collaboration, information assurance and security, systems/network engineering, and identity management solutions provides customers with a proven partner in a broad range of IT disciplines. DSA has operations in Philadelphia, PA, the Washington, DC area, Aberdeen, MD and the Midwest. For more information, please visit or call toll free to 1-877-422-4DSA.

About Inc. Magazine

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. ( is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit