SideChannel Announces Preliminary Full-Year Fiscal 2022 Revenue Growth
Signs 6 New Accounts with Combined Annual Revenue Value of $1.3 Million During September Quarter
WORCESTER, MA / ACCESSWIRE / October 20, 2022 / In advance of participating in the LD Micro Main Event XV next week, SideChannel (OTCQB:SDCH), a provider of cybersecurity services and technology for emerging and middle market companies, today announced preliminary revenue of $4.6 to $4.8 million for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2022, a 64% to 71% year-over-year increase from the company’s revenue of $2.8 million in Fiscal Year 2021.
The company also announced it secured 6 new clients in the quarter ended September 30, 2022 with combined annual revenue value of $1.3 million. Additional renewal contracts were signed with existing customers. The Company expects to recognize the revenue associated with each new or renewed agreement within 12 months of the signature date, along with related incremental engineering, products and services revenue.
“SideChannel is on an exciting growth trajectory since our business combination that brought the company public in July,” said SideChannel Chief Executive Officer and Founder Brian Haugli. “We are winning exciting new recurring revenue customer agreements with well-known middle-market names across diverse industries. For example, our wins include engagements with names such as Handshake, Veza, Kiava, Riot Blockchain and Lightcast. Additionally, we are typically generating substantial incremental revenue on the engineering and services associated with these agreements, further increasing the value of our new customer engagements even beyond the initial contracted services.”
SideChannel has also expanded its sales force from one position to five during 2022, reflecting the large and growing sales funnel of middle market customer opportunities for its differentiated vCISO and cybersecurity services.
“Our unique approach is designed specifically to meet critical business needs of high-growth middle-market companies, often well-known and innovative names in their respective industries,” said Haugli. “SideChannel’s approach provides highly experienced professionals and thought-leaders in our profession under a services agreement that aligns to their particular budget and organizational needs. We also able to provide the additional external software and services needed to implement appropriate security and encryption protocols within our clients, generating additional recurring revenue and growth opportunities as we deliver the solutions our customers need.”
For more information about the Company, visit sidechannel.com.
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SideChannel (OTCQB:SDCH) is committed to creating top-tier cybersecurity programs for mid-market companies to help them protect their assets. SideChannel employs what it believes to be skilled and experienced talent to harden these companies’ defenses against cybercrime, in its many forms. SideChannel’s team of C-suite level information security officers possess a combined experience of over 400 years in the industry. To date, SideChannel has created more than 50 multi-layered cybersecurity programs for its clients. Learn more at sidechannel.com.
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