Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 20, 2011
Leading cloud-based voice-solutions provider Vocalocity and its subsidiary Aptela have been ranked 62nd and 500th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies in North America, Vocalocity announced today. Vocalocity grew 2005% percent during this period while Aptela grew 134% percent.
Vocalocity’s Chief Executive Officer, Wain Kellum, credits growing opportunities selling to small businesses coupled with the unique value of cloud-based communications with the company’s revenue growth. “It is a very unique honor to oversee not just one, but two companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500,” said Kellum. “These recognitions show that Vocalocity and Aptela were market leaders on their own merits and further validate the rationale for bringing two great companies together – to take the market leaders in the cloud communications sector and make one clear choice for small businesses to select as their mission critical voice provider.”
“Vocalocity and Aptela, like all 2011 Technology Fast 500™ companies, have excelled in fostering innovation and channeling it into spectacular growth – against the backdrop of one of the most challenging economies in history,” said Eric Openshaw, vice chairman and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader, Deloitte LLP. “Deloitte recognizes Vocalocity and Aptela for their remarkable accomplishments.”
“We are pleased to honor Vocalocity and Aptela as 2011 Technology Fast 500 companies,” said Mark Jensen, managing partner, technology and venture capital services, Deloitte & Touche LLP. “As two of the fastest growing tech companies in North America, Vocalocity and Aptela have demonstrated excellence in technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth.”
Overall, 2011 Technology Fast 500™ companies achieved revenue growth ranging from 134 percent to 70,211 percent from 2006 to 2010, with an average growth of 1,736.
About Deloitte’s 2011 Technology Fast 500™
Technology Fast 500, which was conducted by Deloitte & Touche LLP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP, provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and clean technology companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2006 to 2010.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company’s operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of five years, and be headquartered within North America.
Vocalocity is a cloud-based voice solutions provider with services and support especially tuned to help small businesses grow. Vocalocity ensures higher quality conversations through proprietary technology that differentiates its service from traditional VoIP providers. With cloud-based connectivity, businesses can work from anywhere while enjoying features that deliver large enterprise visibility and functionality. Vocalocity serves nearly 15,000 customers through U.S.-based call centers and provides features at half the traditional costs while never requiring a contract. The privately held company was founded in 2005, is based in Atlanta, Georgia, and merged with Aptela in 2011. For more information, visit http://www.vocalocity.com
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