Electric Cloud Named to Inc. 500|5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Electric Cloud ranks No. 1,915 with three-year growth of 135 percent
New York, NY — August 23, 2011 Inc. magazine today ranked Electric Cloud, the smart development cloud company, No. 1,915 on its fifth-annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The California-based company grew by 135 percent between 2007 and 2010. The Inc. 500|5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs. Electric Cloud joins Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea and Dunkin Donuts, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.
"We're honored to be included among some of the most outstanding companies in America today," said Electric Cloud CEO Mike Maciag. "In order to thrive in today's economy, you have to provide true value to your customers, and our ever-expanding list of top-tier clients illustrates that we've been able to do just that. Our smart development clouds are helping our customers develop better software faster than ever, saving money and significantly reducing time-to-market."
ElectricCommander®, Electric Cloud's enterprise-class automation solution, enables smart development clouds by automating all the repetitive tasks that occur in the application lifecycle, such as building, testing, packaging and deployment. Completely process- and tool-agnostic, ElectricCommander scales to concurrently support all of the software development projects within an organization, regardless of physical location or automation need. It also provides comprehensive workflow orchestration and management and reporting capabilities.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/5000.
The 2011 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum for 2010 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.'s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
About Electric Cloud
Electric Cloud is the smart development cloud company. Electric Cloud bridges the gap between physical and virtual IT environments and development processes and tools to create smart development clouds. The company's patented and award-winning products help development organizations to speed time to market, boost developer productivity, and improve software while leveraging the operational efficiencies provided by virtualized/cloud infrastructures. Leading companies across a variety of industries, including financial services, ISVs, mobile devices, semiconductors and transactional websites rely on Electric Cloud's development cloud solutions. For more information, visit www.electric-cloud.com.
About Inc. Magazine
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures LLC, Inc. (www.inc.com) is the only major business magazine dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies that delivers real solutions for today's innovative company builders. With a total paid circulation of 710,106, Inc. provides hands-on tools and market-tested strategies for managing people, finances, sales, marketing, and technology. Visit us online at www.inc.com.
About the Inc. 500|5000 Conference
Each year, Inc. and Inc.com celebrate the remarkable achievements of today's entrepreneurial superstars—the privately held small businesses that drive our economy. The Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony brings together members of the Inc. community, both a new class of Inc. 500|5000 honorees and the list's alumni, for three days of powerful networking, inspired learning, and momentous celebration. Please join us September 22-24, 2011, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, located minutes from downtown Washington, D.C. For more information about the 2011 Inc. 500|5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony and to register, visit www.inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.
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