DATA Inc. Recognized Nationally as a Top Diversity-Owned Business for 2009

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Ranking solidifies DATA Inc's position as a leader among diverse and minority-owned businesses in the recession economy.

Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with

In recognition of the economic power of diverse and privately-owned businesses, DATA Inc., a globally recognized and award-winning IT Solutions Provider has been named as one of the top businesses in the United States by

The 9th annual listing, published on the website proves that organizations, ranging from the smallest professional services company to the largest manufacturing and technology companies continue to increase their business, showing that opportunity exists in the recession economy for those organizations who have the will to go after them.

"We have always believed that the attitude of 'cant be done' will get us nowhere, especially with today's circumstances. To admit to that is like admitting to defeat" said Arun Verma, President and CEO of DATA Inc. "Just like every business, we are cognizant of what is going on. However, we also know that opportunities still exist. Our ranking as a Top Diversity Owned Business shows that we are committed to beating the circumstances and continuing to grow."

Ranging in revenue size from lowest to highest, the companies listed on the Top Business Lists represent the Nation's top multicultural earners. DATA Inc. ranked among the top on five national and regional lists including:

  • Top Diversity-Owned Businesses in New Jersey

Ranked 8th out of 100 New Jersey-based businesses

  • Top Privately Held Businesses in New Jersey

Ranked 78th out of 100 New Jersey-based businesses

  • Top Sub-Continent Asian-Owned Businesses in the United States

Ranked 25th out of 100 US-based businesses

  • Top Asian-Owned Businesses in the United States

Ranked 54th out of 500 US-based businesses

  • Top Diversity-Owned Businesses in the United States

Ranked 238 out of 500 US-based businesses

"Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with," said Kenton Clarke of This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business."

The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at's "9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference", taking place April 29 - May 1, 2009 at the Disney's Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida.

For the complete list of winning companies, please visit:

For more information on DATA Inc., please visit

About DATA Inc.

Since 1983, DATA Inc. has provided IT solutions to Fortune 500 and Blue-Chip organizations. Throughout the organization's 25+ year history, DATA Inc. has grown into an award-winning full service IT solutions provider headquartered in Montvale, NJ with development centers and offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia.


Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, is the largest organization of diversity owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the "Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities", "Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America", and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed Diversity magazine in the United States. is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. ( of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.

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