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Business Observer Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 5 months ago

Locally based cybersecurity leader opens first location in India

ReliaQuest will make 50 new hires at its office in Pune.

TAMPA — ReliaQuest, a fast-growing cybersecurity “unicorn” that recently surpassed the $1 billion valuation mark, has opened a location in Pune, India.

Located in the state of Maharashtra, the office — Tampa-based ReliaQuest’s first in India — will employ 50 people, according to a news release. The news follows the firm’s move to a new corporate headquarters building in Water Street Tampa, as well as the opening of a new office in Sandy, Utah, near Salt Lake City.

“2021 was an incredible year of growth and milestones for ReliaQuest, and we are continuing that momentum into 2022 — beginning with this new office location in India,” ReliaQuest CFO Greg Farrell states in the release. “Pune is known as a major IT hub with an exceptional talent pool, which makes it a perfect location for our first expansion into the country. ReliaQuest is uniquely positioned for major growth this year, and we are incredibly excited to welcome new team members in India as an impactful part of that growth.”

File. ReliaQuest CEO Brian Murphy.

ReliaQuest’s team in India will be a part of the firm’s product development group, the release states. Employees will specialize in back-end development, quality assurance, user interface and development operations.

Led by CEO Brian Murphy, ReliaQuest's clientele includes household names such as Abercrombie & Fitch, the Boston Celtics, AAA The Auto Club Group, Southwest Airlines and TSC Tractor Supply Co.

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