Inc. Magazine Unveils 36th Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
GREENVILLE, SC (August 16, 2017) – Inc. magazine today ranked Green Cloud Technologies (“Green Cloud”) number 649 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Green Cloud, a 100% channel only, Cisco-Powered cloud provider, was also included in the 2016 Inc. 5000 list, a list that spotlights the most successful independent small and mid-sized businesses in America. Green Cloud achieved an astonishing three-year sales growth of 796% while the average three-year growth rate for companies included on the Inc. 5000 was 481%.
“Only a small fraction of the most successful independent small and mid-sized businesses make this esteemed list more than once so to be included again in the 2017 Inc. 5000 means so much to our 65 employees,” said Shay Houser, Green Cloud’s CEO. “Since all our employees are also Green Cloud shareholders, we all feel a real sense of accomplishment.”
“The Inc. 5000 is the most persuasive evidence I know that the American Dream is still alive,” says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief Eric Schurenberg. “The founders and CEOs of the Inc. 5000 tell us they think determination, risk taking, and vision were the keys to their success, and I believe them.”
Green Cloud Technologies was founded in 2011 and is one of the largest independent channel-only cloud IaaS (Infrastructure-as-a-Service) provider in the country. Experiencing a growth rate of more than 6,700% since Green Cloud’s first full year of business, the company helps channel partners bring their customers to the cloud with turn-key, cloud-based infrastructure solutions and world-class data center facilities built on industry-leading platforms such as Cisco, VMware, and Tintri.
Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000. The 2017 Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue is $206 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 619,500 jobs over the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000.