Phoenix, Arizona – (The Hosting News) – October 20, 2006 – IPOWER, Inc., a leading web site hosting
provider for small businesses, has been named on Deloitte’s 2006 Technology Fast 500, as a ”Rising Star,” based on percentage revenue growth over three years (2003 to 2005).
A special category, the Rising Star list ranks 25 companies that have been in business three or four years, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in North America.
Thomas Gorny, CEO of IPOWER remarked, ”Listening to the customer is key. It then becomes a team effort across the company to bring to life valuable services that positively impact the customer’s bottom line. We are pleased to be recognized as one of the Top 25 fastest growing young companies in North America.”
Tony Kern, Deputy Managing Principal of Deloitte’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications Industry Practice added, ”Making Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Rising Star is a testament to a company’s vision that has resulted in exceptional growth over three years. IPOWER’s leadership team has the right stuff for growth, and Deloitte salutes their accomplishments.”
To qualify as a Fast 500 Rising Star, entrants must have had 2003 operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or $75,000 CD, for the United States and Canada, respectively, and 2005 operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Entrants must be headquartered in North America, and own proprietary technology or proprietary intellectual property that contributes to a significant portion of the company’s operating revenues, or devote a significant proportion of revenues to the research and development of technology. Using other companies’ technology or intellectual property in a unique way does not qualify.
Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, a Swiss Verein, its member firms, and its respective subsidiaries and affiliates. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu is an organization of member firms around the world devoted to excellence in providing professional services and advice, focused on client service through a global strategy executed locally in nearly 150 countries. With access to the deep intellectual capital of approximately 135,000 people worldwide, Deloitte endeavors to deliver services in four professional areas – audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services, and serves more than one-half of the world’s largest companies, as well as large national enterprises, public institutions, locally important clients, and successful, fast-growing global growth companies.
IPOWER, Inc., founded in October 2001, provides web hosting and web services for small- and medium-sized businesses worldwide looking to build, manage, promote and profit from an online presence. The company, which offers domain registration, web site hosting, e-commerce tools, merchant services, application hosting, online marketing, site optimization services, and web site design, is also famous for the speed and effectiveness of its customer support. IPOWER is the 5th largest web site hosting company worldwide and now has over 500,000 customer accounts in over 100 countries. For more information call 888-511- HOST (4678).
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For more information about IPOWER, please visit: www.ipower.com.