Datto Ranked as the #1 Fastest Growing Company in Backup & Security by Inc. 500 with 5,554% Growth

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Datto Inc., the leading provider of hardware based on-site and off-site backup, disaster recovery and business continuity ranked #1 fastest growing technology company in backup and security and #38 overall on the 2012 Inc. 500 list with three-year sales growth of 5,554%.

Datto Ranked #38 Overall and #1 in Security

“We firmly believe we have something special here at Datto, and we are focused and committed to our mission to provide the world’s most reliable and advanced backup and disaster recovery solutions.“ - Austin McChord, Founder & CEO of Datto

Inc. magazine ranked Datto number 38 on its 31st annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs.

Datto has grown exponentially since its launch in 2007, increasing its partner base to include more than 4,000 VAR, MSP and IT Service Providers across North America and Europe. Datto’s Founder and CEO, Austin McChord, credits Datto’s industry leading technology and a passionate staff for the company’s 5,554% revenue growth from 2008-2011.

Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500|5000.

“Datto started in a basement in 2007 with the objective to develop a better backup solution. We've come a long way since then; our solution is now used across the globe by thousands of customers to ensure their critical business data is backed up,” said McChord. “We firmly believe we have something special here at Datto, and we are focused and committed to our mission to provide the world’s most reliable and advanced backup and disaster recovery solutions.“

The 2012 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 21 to November 15 and on Inc.com), is the most competitive crop in the list’s history. To make the cut, companies had to have achieved a staggering minimum of 770% in sales growth. The Inc. 500’ s aggregate revenue is $15.7 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1,431 percent. The companies on this year's Inc. 500 employ more than 48,000 people and generated over 40,000 jobs in the past three years.

"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is,” says Inc. magazine Editor Eric Schurenberg.

Complete results of the Inc. 500|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/500.

About Datto Inc.
Datto Inc. is a leading provider of hardware based on-site and off-site backup and disaster recovery solutions. Founded in 2007, Datto is a profitable and growing channel-only company changing the way MSPs and VARs deliver complete business continuity. Datto’s offerings range from small data storage systems to large, enterprise-class business continuity solutions. Easy and affordable pricing, no recovery or incidental fees, generous upgrade plans and US-based technical support are just a few ways Datto is changing the channel. To learn more about Datto, visit http://www.dattobackup.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and our Blog.

About Inc.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.

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