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November 9, 2020

Applied Insight Celebrates Second Consecutive Year in the Top Tier of Washington Area’s Fastest Growing Companies



Applied Insight, a market leader in solving complex technology challenges for federal government customers, announced today that it has joined the top 50 of Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington area, as ranked by the Washington Business Journal. The company has been placed at No. 47 on the Fast 75 list, a jump of 22 places since 2019. The list is based on average percent revenue growth between 2017 and 2019.

“It is a great honor to be recognized as one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the Greater Washington area,” said Dede Dascalu, CEO of Applied Insight. “It’s a clear demonstration of the rapid growth we’re achieving with our proprietary cloud technologies that are in high demand from public sector customers, particularly during these challenging times. Our Altitude Managed Cloud and SHIFT technologies are transforming our customers’ ability to enable remote teams to work at scale within the most sensitive environments. We’re proud to have such a positive mission impact and will continue to invest to bring the latest cloud security and productivity innovations to more customers throughout the federal community.”

Applied Insight delivers advanced cloud, cybersecurity, analytics and mission IT solutions to intelligence, defense and federal civilian agencies. The company has a strong track record of developing game-changing technologies and services for customers that need to achieve rapid improvements in mission performance.

The company has won several honors for its proprietary cloud solutions, including Government Innovation Awards for Altitude and SHIFT in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Applied Insight has also been recognized as one of the top cybersecurity firms and top government technology contractors in the region by the Washington Business Journal in 2019 and 2020.

About Applied Insight
At Applied Insight, we deliver pragmatic solutions for federal missions that cannot wait. We work closely with agencies and industry to overcome technical and cultural hurdles to innovation, empowering them with the latest cloud, data and cyber capabilities. Our solutions help people work better, faster and more securely – no matter where they are. To learn more about us, visit

About The Acacia Group
The Acacia Group is the primary investment partner for Applied Insight. Our team of operational investors has a long track record in the U.S. technology and services markets. We see value in technologies that enable people to collaborate in sustaining our society, from our security and economy to our institutions and infrastructure. We invest in entrepreneurs who share that mission, bringing the capital, experience and relationships to enable them to take their business to new heights. For more information, please visit The Acacia Group or follow us on LinkedIn.

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