San Francisco, California – (The Hosting News) – June 22, 2006 – Managed service provider and systems integrator, FusionStorm, has been recognized by CMP Technology’s VARBusiness magazine as one of North America’s top technology integrators. FusionStorm placed number 183 in the 12th annual VARBusiness 500 ranking and was recognized as the 33rd fastest growing IT solutions provider, with a 69.4 percent increase in revenues.
The 500 companies are the leading revenue producers among solution provider organizations in North America and account for $378 billion in sales of information-technology (IT) services and products. The complete listing of the VARBusiness 500 is published in the June 12, 2006, issue of the biweekly business magazine that provides strategic insight for technology integrators.
Lawrence M. Walsh, Editor of VARBusiness commented, ”Companies like FusionStorm play critical roles in providing the proper information-technology strategies and systems to corporations and institutions to help drive business forward.”
John Varel, CEO of FusionStorm added, ”We are extremely pleased with our organic growth and are flattered to be recognized once again by VARBusiness as part of the VARBusiness 500 as one of the fastest-growing, top technology companies in the country. In 2006, demand for our Managed Services and Managed Hosting has jumped again, propelling us to this level. As we continue to expand, all of our other technology business units (Enterprise Software, Systems and Storage, Networks and VoIP and Security, Managed Services/Managed Hosting) continue to show extreme growth as well as tremendous value to our clients, both large and small enterprises.”
To complete the 2006 ranking of the 500 largest North American solution providers, VARBusiness partnered with research firm Answers Research to help collect and analyze the data. VARBusiness designed the survey which was administered on its Web site between February and April 2006, as a means to collect the data. Independent data sourcing (e.g., SEC filings, annual reports, etc.) also was conducted. Finalists were ranked according to their fiscal year 2005 revenue, based only on their reseller-related services business.
For the past 19 years, VARBusiness’ strategic resources have provided the Solution Provider community with research, editorial, channel events and web services, endeavoring to enable IT professionals the ability to make educated decisions for businesses, partnerships and customers. VARBusiness has been the recipient of numerous industry awards for both editorial content and design.
FusionStorm is a national provider of IT products, professional services, support contract services and 24×7 managed services for enterprises of all sizes. The company delivers complete solutions for system infrastructure, storage, networking, voice-over-IP, security, database, disaster recovery, managed hosting and remote managed services. FusionStorm offices include San Francisco (HQ), Santa Clara, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Diego, Las Vegas, Chicago, Cincinnati and Boston.
To learn more about VARBusiness, please visit: www.varbusiness.com.
For more information about FusionStorm, please visit: www.fusionstorm.com.