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Channel-Friendly Companies Make Inc. 5000 List

Inc. magazine is out with its annual list of the nation’s 5,000 fastest-growing private firms. A number of companies with recognizable names in the indirect channel made the list.

The companies in the Inc. 5000 come from a range of industries. They are ranked based on revenue growth from the past three years.

Here’s a sampling of those in the telecommunications category that you probably know:

811

SoundConnect

Qunicy, Mass.

557%

1,037

Star2Star Communications

Sarasota, Fla.

411%

1,096

Ruckus Wireless

Sunnyvale, Calif.

384%

1,117

One Source Networks

Austin, Texas

376%

1,126

Vocalocity

Atlanta, Ga.

372%

1,409

Fulton Communications

Roswell, Ga.

285%

1,489

Sandler Partners

Hermosa Beach, Calif.

268%

1,541

NexVortex

Herndon, Va.

259%

1,686

Global Communications Group

Englewood, Colo.

230%

2,125

Converged Communication Systems

Evanston, Ill.

175%

2,644

Telesphere

Scottsdale, Ariz.

133%

2,837

SimpleSignal

Dana Point, Calif.

121%

2,896

Telx

New York, NY

118%

2,997

Fibertech Networks

Rochester, NY

113%

3,009

5Linx Enterprises

Rochester, NY

112%

3,036

Carousel Industries

Exeter, RI

110%

3,057

iCore Networks

McLean, Va.

109%

3,921

Granite Communications

Quincy, Mass.

70%

4,032

PlanetOne Communications

Scottsdale, Ariz.

66%

4,154

Business Communications Mgmt.

New York, NY

62%

4,356

Appia Communications

Traverse City, Mich.

55%

4,510

ReadyTalk

Denver, Colo.

50%

4,824

UNSi

Lemont Furnace, Pa.

40%

4,893

Fidelity Voice and Data

Beachwood, Ohio

38%

(computer hardware and IT services categories on the next page)

In computer hardware:

Rank

Co. Name

Location

3-Year Revenue Growth

4,788

CDW

Vernon Hills, Ill.

41%

And in IT services:

Rank

Co. Name

Location

3-Year Revenue Growth

1,059

SingleHop

Chicago, Ill.

401%

1,271

Evolve IP

Wayne, Pa.

323%

2,492

MotherG

Itasca, Ill.

142%

2,639

Contingent Network Services

West Chester, Ohio

133%

3,618

CoSentry

Omaha, Neb.

83%

3,756

ServerCentral

Chicago, Ill.

77%

4,278

Platte River Networks

Denver, Colo.

58%

4,716

Westcon Group

Tarrytown, NY

44%

Fuhu, which manufactures electronics with kids in mind, topped the Inc. 5000 list, with three-year revenue growth topping 42,000 percent. View the entire list here.

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