Plano, Texas – (The Hosting News) – August 5, 2009 – Worldwide provider of on-demand IT infrastructure, Layered Technologies, Inc. (Layered Tech), has been named to the 2009 Tech Titans Fast Tech Five Year Listing by the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), the largest technology trade organization in Texas.Â
The Tech Titans Fast Tech Award annually recognizes the fastest-growing technology companies in the DFW Metroplex, based on percentage of revenue growth during five-year or one-year periods.
Jack Finlayson,CEO of Layered Tech noted, â€œLayered Tech is pleased to be mentioned alongside other DFW-area technology providers and to be recognized for the technology innovation and growth that our team has worked so hard to achieve.Â Layered Techâ€™s double-digit growth rate is driven by our ability to meet customersâ€™ needs by continually evolving, enhancing and broadening our solution sets with an emphasis on automated solutions that create operational and cost efficiencies for our customers and Layered Tech.Â While we measure our performance by contributing to our customersâ€™ success, industry recognition like the Tech Titans Fast Tech Award reflects our strong market position.â€
North Texas is one of the nationâ€™s technology epicenters, and Layered Tech was listed among powerhouses such as AT&T and emerging leaders like MetroPCS.Â Companies considered for the Tech Titans Fast Tech Award can be public or private and from any technology segment, including communications, computer and peripherals, Internet, life sciences, semiconductors, software and media.Â To qualify for the ranking, companies must own proprietary technology; Layered Tech possesses a fully automated Web hosting platform called Astro that dramatically accelerates the availability and provisioning of servers for customers and channel partners alike.Â As a winner in the five-year growth category, Layered Tech is eligible for the Deloitte Technology Fast 500, which recognizes the 500 fastest-growing technology companies in the U.S. and Canada.
The ranking of the 2009 five-year and one-year list will be announced at the annual Tech Titans/Fast Tech Awards Gala Event on Aug. 28, 2009 at the Renaissance Hotel Dallas-Richardson in Richardson, Texas.Â More information about the event is available at www.metroplextbc.org/techtitans.
Cindi Keith, partner/technology marketing industry leader, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and co-chair of the MTBCâ€™s Tech Titans steering committee added, â€œThe Tech Titans and Tech Titans Fast Tech Awards provide the premier recognition of fast-growing, highly innovative companies that contribute to the vibrancy of the North Texas economy and make our region an exciting place to live and work.Â We look forward to showcasing the true leaders in our industry and celebrating their hard work and creativity.â€
The Tech Titans Awards were launched in 2001 by the Metroplex Technology Business Council, North Texasâ€™ most comprehensive organization supporting technology.Â The prestigious annual contest recognizes outstanding technology companies and individuals in the North Texas area who have made contributions during the past year locally, as well as to the technology industry overall.Â The Tech Titans committee is a group of dedicated volunteers who organize the awards ceremony each year, and judges for the contest are drawn from a variety of disciplines in technology, leaders in the DFW area and past winners.Â
Founded in 1994, the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC) is a non-profit organization composed of approximately 300 members that include technology businesses and providers from across the DFW Metroplex.Â The MTBC produces numerous events, including monthly Management Luncheons, Technical Luncheons, RFID Special Interest Group events, CEO Forums, Tech Week in Austin and the annual Tech Titans Awards and Fast Tech event.
Layered Technologies is a leading global provider of managed dedicated hosting, on-demand virtualization/cloud computing and Web services.Â By providing high-quality technology, infrastructure and support, Layered Tech enables customers to eliminate capital expenses and save on operating costs while focusing on core business issues.Â Layered Techâ€™s scalable infrastructure powers millions of sites and Internet-enabled applications including e-commerce, software as a service (SaaS), content distribution and more.Â Our clients range from leading-edge Web 2.0 startups, successful mid-sized enterprises and some the worldâ€™s largest consultancy and integration firms.Â
For more information about Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), please visit: www.metroplextbc.org/techtitans.Â
To learn more information about Layered Technologies, please visit: www.LayeredTech.com.