Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2011
Inc. magazine ranked Ignify NO. 1225 on its annual Inc.5000 - an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The Inc. 5000 conference starts today and will be held at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. Speakers at the event will include Jessica Herrin, Founder of Stella & Dot; Russell Simmons and Gary Vaynerchuk, founder and CEO, Wine Library. Eric Shuss – President of the ERP Division and Chief Operating officer at Ignify will be receiving the award at the Inc. 5000 conference.
Ignify was earlier awarded the winner of Microsoft Partner of the Year in 2011 and is the leading Microsoft Dynamics partner for enterprise resource planning (ERP), customer relationship management (CRM), and ecommerce software solutions. Ignify was also ranked in the Red Herring Global 100 in 2011 – this list represents the top businesses world-wide with disruptive and innovative technology.
The company has earned a position on Inc.’s annual ranking list in 2009, 2010 and 2011 and has been ranked on a fastest growing company list for five years in a row. Earlier rankings have included the Deloitte FAST 500 (2008 to 2010), Entrepreneur Magazine HOT 500 (2007).
The Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. With Ignify earning a position on this annual ranking for multiple consecutive years, Ignify continues to demonstrate its expansion of business operations through inspired innovation, rigorous standards, and meticulous attention to providing exemplary work performance and customer service. Ignify joins Spirit Airlines, television maker Vizio, Honest Tea, and Dunkin Donuts among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“We are honored to receive this recognition from such a respected voice in the business industry,” said Sandeep Walia, Ignify CEO. “This award is a tribute to the hard work, commitment, and vision of Ignify’s team members in creating and implementing powerful software solutions that deliver significant results.”
Founded in 1999, Ignify focuses on implementing ERP, CRM, Point of Sale (POS), Portals, and eCommerce solutions for mid-market and enterprise businesses and public sector organizations. The company’s management team brings rich experience in business software applications and management consulting. Ignify has helped over 200 customers in retail, distribution, sea ports, financial services and manufacturing with ERP, CRM and eCommerce solutions.
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2011 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 94 percent. The companies on this year’s list report having created 350,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $366 billion, up 14 percent from last year.
“More than ever, this year’s list is a testament to the creativity, resilience, and tenacity of America’s top entrepreneurs,” said Jane Berentson, editor-in-chief of Inc. magazine. “Inc. recognizes the creativity, dedication, and hard work that have gone into building Ignify into what it is today.”
The 2011 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2007 to 2010. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2007. Additionally, they had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2010. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2007 is $100,000; the minimum required revenue for 2010 is $2 million. 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 http://www.inc.com/5000.
Ignify is a privately-held ISO 9001 certified company focused on the mid-market and enterprise business space for ERP, CRM, POS and eCommerce implementations. Ignify has been included as the fastest growing business in North America for five years in a row by Deloitte, Inc Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine. To complement its ERP, POS and CRM Services, Ignify offers a comprehensive set of Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Consumer (B2C) eCommerce solutions for increasing online sales while lowering overall operation costs. Ignify has team members and offices in Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Nashville, Phoenix, Chicago, Toronto, Manila, Singapore, Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad. For more information, visit http://www.ignify.com or call 888 IGNIFY5. Twitter: @ignifydax, @ignifyecommerce, Blog: http://blog.ignify.com
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