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Greenville, SC, United States, 2014/10/23 - IT consulting firm EDTS, which specializes in network security and managed IT services for Southeastern business, has been named as one of South Carolina's 25 fastest-growing companies for the third straight year - EDTSolutions.com.
EDTS, a regional IT services company specializing in managed IT services, network security, and advanced infrastructure for Southeastern businesses, has been named #23 among South Carolina’s Fastest-Growing Companies for 2014. Winners in the competition were announced October 21st at a luncheon attended by hundreds of business and governmental leaders in Columbia, SC.
“This honor reflects the growing regional recognition of EDTS as an IT service provider that is committed to providing the highest level of support to our growing client base,” said Charles Johnson, CEO of EDTS. "All of us at EDTS are proud to have earned this recognition and we are committed to keeping our clients’ business networks running at the highest levels of performance and efficiency.”
EDTS (EDTSolutions.com) was one of a select few IT service providers among the 2014 statewide honorees, with the list seeing representation from logistics, financial services, construction, manufacturing, healthcare and software development organizations. The awards are presented annually by The Capital Corporation, Scott & Company CPAs, Wells Fargo, McNair Attorneys, and other sponsors.
From scores of entries spanning dozens of communities and industries, the companies were selected on the basis of income and employee growth in a process overseen by statewide accounting firm Scott and Company CPAs and the investment bank, The Capital Corporation. To be eligible for consideration, companies must:
• Have been in operation for at least three full fiscal years
• Have reported revenues of at least $3 million ($50 million in assets for financial institutions) in the most recent reported year.
Company rankings were based on the three most recently completed fiscal years at the time of nomination. Nominees were judged on financial growth and employee growth over the three-year period from 2011 - 2013. Scott & Company’s CPAs inspect company tax returns and federal employee tax filings to verify income and employee growth over the period.
“We were impressed with the energy and passion we saw on the site visits,” said Don Mobley, Columbia managing partner of Scott and Company CPAs. “We are encouraged about the outlook for the continued growth and success of these companies and for our state.”
The keynote speaker of this year’s ceremony was Jack Jones, vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina.