Critical Start, a provider of managed detection and response cybersecurity services, received an investment from Vista Equity Partners, a global investment firm focused exclusively on enterprise software and tech businesses.

The investment will allow Critical Start to grow and upscale its MDR offering. Critical Start’s MDR platform prevents breaches by helping organizations respond to cyber security threats. Critical Start has grown ARR by more than 400 percent in the last three years.

DC Advisory served as financial advisor to Critical Start and DLA Piper LLP served as legal counsel. Kirkland & Ellis LP acted as legal advisor to Vista.