ControlScan Selected as an Award Finalist

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – ControlScan, the leading provider of PCI compliance solutions specifically designed for small- to mid-sized merchants, has been selected as a finalist of the 2011 Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Pacesetter Awards, for its significant company growth from 2008-2010.

For the past 15 years, the Atlanta Business Chronicle has recognized Atlanta’s 50 fastest-growing private companies with its Pacesetter Awards. The awards identify privately held companies that utilize unconventional methods to take business to the next level and experience rapid growth.

ControlScan works with merchant acquirers to provide PCI compliance solutions specifically designed to meet the needs of their small merchants to ensure the PCI Data Security Standards are being met. ControlScan has signed with more than 90 merchant acquirers that collectively represent hundreds of thousands of merchants. The company’s innovative technology and personalized approach enables ControlScan to improve the PCI compliance process for Level 4 merchants, and as a result, has contributed to its substantial growth from 2008-2010. ControlScan has experienced a revenue growth of over 200 percent and has consistently grown its staff, positively impacting the employment in Georgia.

“We are pleased to be recognized as one of the 50 fastest-growing companies in Atlanta,” said Joan Herbig, chief executive officer, ControlScan. “In light of evolving industry regulations, the requirement for educating small merchants on the importance of PCI compliance will remain critical for the foreseeable future. Our technology and personalized approach to merchant outreach allows us to improve the PCI compliance process for small merchants, and as a result, has contributed to our substantial growth in 2008-2010.”