Inc. magazine today ranked Bomgar, the worldwide leader in secure, appliance-based remote support solutions, No. 1895 on its fifth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy - America's independent entrepreneurs. Bomgar joins retailer ideeli, Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea, Dunkin Donuts and Metrokane, makers of the Rabbit corkscrew, among other prominent brands featured on this year's list.
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.
Founded in 2003, Bomgar has since become the market leader in secure, enterprise remote support solutions. Using Bomgar, IT support technicians can remotely access and service virtually any computing system or mobile device based in any location, speeding issue resolution and greatly increasing end-user satisfaction. With more than 5,500 customers across 65 different countries, Bomgar has rapidly expanded both domestically and internationally, most recently opening its new EMEA Headquarters in High Wycombe, United Kingdom in April 2011. Bomgar's enterprise-grade security and scalability features have made it the choice of seven of the 20 Fortune 500 Commercial Banks, and nine of the top 20 IT Outsourcers. Bomgar is also the premier remote support solution for the public sector, with 44 of the top 100 U.S. Universities, 41 of the 50 U.S. State Governments and nine of the 15 Executive Departments of the U.S. Federal Executive Branch as customers.
"I'm honored that Bomgar has once again been named to the Inc. 5000, and proud of our growth through this challenging economic time," said Joel Bomgar, founder and CEO at Bomgar. "From day one, my goal has been to make IT support easier, more efficient and more secure, creating a better experience for both support technicians and end-users. I'm fortunate to be surrounded by an amazing team that has played a crucial role in the growth of Bomgar, expanding my vision into a market-leading company with innovative solutions and a passionately loyal customer base."
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at inc.com/5000.
Bomgar is the worldwide leader in secure, appliance-based remote support solutions. The company's award-winning solutions enable organizations to improve IT support efficiency by securely accessing and managing virtually any system - Windows, Mac, Linux, BlackBerry, Android, the iPhone, iPad and most versions of Windows Mobile, regardless of their location. More than 5,500 companies around the world have deployed Bomgar's enterprise-class solutions to rapidly transform their IT support functions and significantly improve operational efficiency and customer satisfaction while dramatically reducing costs. Bomgar is privately-held with offices in Jackson, Atlanta, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Paris and London. In 2010, Bomgar was named one of the fastest-growing technology companies in America by Deloitte.
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 inc.com/500.
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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 inc500conference.com or call 866-901-3205.