Dallas, TX August 13, 2015 – Dallas-based Global Data Vault (GDV) has once again been named to the LSU Top 100,2015-lsu-100-honoree-updated an annual list of the top 100 fastest growing companies in the world. The list focuses on companies that are owned or operated by graduates of Louisiana State University.

“We are again both honored and delighted to be named alongside the innovative companies that comprise the LSU 100 Class of 2015,” says GDV CEO William Baccich. “Our success wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated team of employees and loyal stakeholders.”

Companies who are candidates for recognition on the LSU 100 are ranked using compound annual growth over a two-year period. The purpose is to recognize business leadership, growth and business ethics standards that are consistent with the values and image of the Stephenson Entrepreneur Institute (SEI) and LSU. The LSU Top 100 is also a forum to help illuminate the impact LSU graduates have on the local, regional and national economies. The LSU 100 was created by SEI to offer encouragement, education, networking and assistance to entrepreneurially-minded students, faculty, and businesses.

Global Data Vault, a cloud-based disaster recovery and data protection company, is led by CEO Will Baccich who graduated from LSU in 1980. After obtaining his computer science degree from LSU, Baccich was in involved in accounting and computer software. In 2004 he started Global Data Vault, offering disaster recovery as a service and online backup.

Headquartered in Dallas, the company serves its clients with data centers in Dallas, Texas and Las Vegas, Nevada. Today the company is a leader in disaster recovery, data backup and cloud storage solutions.

Global Data Vault will be recognized at the 2015 LSU Honoree Luncheon to be held October 23rd at the L’Auberge Casino Hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The “LSU 100” is more than just a recognition and award ceremony however. It celebrates the spirit of success by providing a vehicle to pass lessons on to the next generation of LSU entrepreneurs. The weekend also happens to feature a home football game for the LSU Tigers.

Global Data Vault is a market leader providing cloud-based disaster recovery, advanced data protection, online server backup and online PC backup for businesses of all sizes. Combining disk-to-disk backup, secure remote replication, and fully-automated virtualized recovery technology, Global Data Vault delivers superior solutions to ensure the business continuity of customers across the U. S. and around the world.

Global Data Vault delivers services from secure, redundant, geographically diverse data centers that have achieved quality standards including a Service Organization Controls 1 (SOC 1) Type 2 report, as well as meeting SSAE 16 standards, and the SysTrust (SOC 3) seal for service organizations. For information about Global Data Vault, visit www.globaldatavault.com or follow GDV on twitter @globaldatavault.

For additional information about the LSU 100 visit www.lsu100.com or The Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, which is an integral part of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business, utilizes the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program, LSU Executive Education, Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities, and the Distinguished Entrepreneur Speaker Series to address the challenges of entrepreneurship and to positively impact students, the regional economy, the state of Louisiana and the nation. For more information, visit sei.lsu.edu or call 225-578-0313.