Awards & Recognition
Washington Post Top Workplaces - #2 (2017) #11 (2018) #9 (2019) #3 (2020) #9 (2021) #22 (2022) #11 (2023)
The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces list spotlights private, public, nonprofit and government agencies with the highest ratings from their employees in a survey conducted by Workplace Dynamics. The complete listing can be found here.
Bloomberg Federal Industry Leaders 200 - #167 (2018) #180 (2019) #154 (2020) #141 (2021) #124 (2023)
The BGOV200 Federal Industry Leaders Study ranks the top 200 contractors by value of prime, unclassified contracts awarded by U.S. agencies in fiscal 2022. It analyzes the top contracts at 92 agencies and departments and in 20 purchasing categories.
Northern Virginia Chamber Outstanding Corporate Citizen - #1 (2018)
The Outstanding Corporate Citizen of the Year award is presented to a DC metro region business for outstanding contributions during the past year to employees and the community. To be selected, the company must be a longtime advocate for the community and have a longstanding reputation for above-and-beyond corporate social responsibility efforts. Special consideration is given to applicants that demonstrate collaboration, with other businesses, non-profits, or government, in their corporate social responsibility efforts. This award recognizes excellence in corporate social responsibility, particularly as it relates to the DC metro region.
Washington Technology Top 100- #76 (2014, 2015) #87 (2016) #89 (2017) #85 (2018) #70 (2019) #63 (2020) #49 (2021) #47 (2022) #45 (2023)
Washington Technology ranks the biggest contractors in the government market according to their IT, systems integration, telecom, professional services and other high-tech revenue. Click here for the analysis of the rankings and access to profiles of some of the top companies, an exclusive slide show and Top 100 webcast. Please note: $ are in thousands.
Solution Provider 500- #125 (2012) #100 (2013) #69 (2014) #60 (2015) #66 (2016) #69 (2017) #59 (2018) #58 (2019) #48 (2020) #51 (2021) #65 (2022) #54 (2023)
The Solution Provider 500 is CRN’s annual ranking of the top solution provider organizations in North America, ranked by revenue. Formerly known as the “VAR 500”, the Solution Provider 500 ranks the highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from hardware sales, software sales, and managed IT services. ThunderCat Technology placed #125 in the annual ranking in 2012 and broke into the top 100 in 2013. Click here for the complete list.
CRN Tech Elite 250 (2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)
ThunderCat joins the definitive list of solution providers with deep technical expertise and premier certifications in the data center market. The list was developed by CRN editors and is based upon the level and depth of technical certifications from EMC, IBM, Cisco, VMware, Citrix, Microsoft, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Symantec and NetApp. These technical certifications have enabled solution providers to deliver best-of-breed products and services to support their customers.
CRN Triple Crown (2020, 2021)
CRN Triple Crown Award winners are among the largest IT solution providers in North America from a revenue standpoint on the Solution Provider 500 list, while ranking as one of the fastest-growing organizations in the channel with recognition on the Fast Growth 150 list, and have received the highest-level certifications from leading vendors on the Tech Elite 250 list.
Best Places to Work in Virginia- #2 (2014) #2 (2015) #23 (2016) #3 (2017) #7 (2018) #2 (2019) #3 (2020) #2 (2021) #6 (2022) #3 (2023)
This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify recognize and honor the best places of employment in Virginia,benefiting the state’s economy, its workforce and businesses. The Best Places to Work in Virginia list is made up of 100 companies.
INC5000 - #842 (2012) #2195 (2013) #1439 (2014) #2364 (2015) #4182 (2016)
Companies making the list must be privately held, for profit independent US companies, evaluated according to percentage revenue growth for the last five years. The 34th annual Inc. 500|5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy–America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, GoPro, Clif Bar, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000. ThunderCat Technology’s Inc. 5000 profile can be found here.
Washington Technology Fast 50- #32 (2013) #43 (2014)
The winners were chosen based on their compound annual growth rate for the last five years. 2014 was ThunderCat’s second appearance on the list, ranking No.43. ThunderCat’s revenues rose to over $300 million, and the company achieved a compound annual growth rate of 43.32 percent over the past five years. Click here for the analysis and rankings.
SmartCEO Future 50 Winner (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017)
This program recognizes 50 fast-growth, mid-sized companies in the region, five large Blue Chip companies and five small Emerging Growth companies. These companies represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success. The winners, chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, are listed alphabetically, not ranked.
CRN Fast Growth 100- #73 (2012) #19 (2013) #52 (2015) #40 (2020) #141 (2021) #138 (2023)
The annual list features the fastest-growing solution providers in the technology industry based on two years’ growth of net sales from 2012 to 2014. Fast Growth 100 companies are considered some of the best and brightest of the channel— companies that have managed to fight strong economic headwinds to achieve impressive revenue growth over the past two years.
SmartCEO GovStar Industry Small Business Winner (2012)
SmartCEO created the GOVstar program to honor local government contracting firms for their technology innovation, workplace environment, growth, veteran support and contributions to the industry and marketplace. The Industry Star Award category recognizes a government contractor that is an exemplary leader among his or her peers in the industry. This leader is actively giving back to his or her country through their mentorship and is on the forefront of taking their aspect of government contracting in new directions.
Washington Business Journal 50 Fastest Growing Companies- #32 (2012) #20 (2013)
The Washington Business Journal is honoring companies with at least three years of consecutive revenue growth for our the Fastest Growing Companies awards. Participating companies must have more than $2 million in revenue in 2009 and more than $10 million in revenue in 2011 to qualify. Growth must be consecutive year-over-year.
Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2012)
Tom Deierlein, ThunderCat Technology CEO was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the government services category in Greater Washington. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Tom was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a special gala on June 21, 2012 at the Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
Forbes America's Most Promising Companies (2011)
Forbes Top 100 America’s Most Promising Companies List. Forbes‘ list of America’s Most Promising Companies features 100 privately held up-and-comers with compelling business models, strong management teams, notable customers, strategic partners and precious investment capital.
VAR500- #178 (2011)
The VAR500 list ranks the top technology integrators in North America. Featuring the highest producing technology integrators and solution provider organizations in the IT channel, the VAR500 rankings consider earnings from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT services. ThunderCat Technology placed #178 in the 17th annual ranking.
NetApp Civilian Partner of the Year (2010, 2016)
The award was presented to General Manager Keith McMeans at the 2011 Summit that took place at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, November 15th and 16th. The award is based upon sales volume and recognizes ThunderCat Technology’s commitment in the areas of customer wins, revenue growth, and overall relationship investment.
Firemon Partner of the Year (2016)
Centrify Partner of the Year (2015)
NetApp DoD Partner of the Year (2014, 2015)
NetApp Technology Innovative Partner of the Year (2014)
Intel Security Partner of the Year (2014)
McAfee Public Sector Partner of the Year (2013)
Riverbed Granite Partner of the Year (2012)
RedHat Public Sector Small/Medium System Integrator Partner of the Year (2012)
Riverbed Partner of the Year (2010)
ThunderCat was awarded Riverbed Technology Regional Partner of the Year Award for Federal. The awards were presented at the Riverbed Accelerate Performance Summit 2010, the company’s annual user and partner conference, on May 19th in Las Vegas, NV. The Riverbed® Partner Awards recognize partners that demonstrate success in the areas of customer wins, revenue growth and relationship investment.