Merrimac Solutions Named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies

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The Aurora, Illinois IT firm ranks No. 4770 on the 36th annual list with a three-year sales growth of 47 percent.

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The Merrimac Solutions Team has been named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 list

I am proud of my talented and very hard-working team and the way they work to really understand the requirements of our clients.

Information technology (IT) services firm Merrimac Solutions was recently named to the 2017 Inc. 5000 list, which ranks the fastest-growing companies in the United States.

This is the first time the Aurora, IL. firm has made the annual list, ranking 4,770 with $2.2 million in revenue in 2016 and a three-year growth rate of 47 percent. Making the list in the competitive IT realm and as a first-time applicant thrilled Merrimac Solutions owner John Quinn.

“I’ve always admired the companies that are on the Inc. 5000 list, and hoped that we would make it some day; so, I am excited,” said John Quinn, principal of Merrimac Solutions. “I am proud of my talented and very hard-working team and the way they work to really understand the requirements of our clients."

“It is because of their ability to find the solutions that will best solve the client’s problem that we are growing so rapidly,” continued Quinn.

According to Inc. magazine, the Inc. 5000 list represents a “unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small and midsized businesses.”

"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.”

John Quinn founded Merrimac Solutions in 2005 with the vision to deliver relevant and effective data management solutions to their clients, reducing a company’s business risks. The firm specializes in managed cloud and datacenter solutions.

The annual Inc. 5000 event honoring all the companies on the list will be held from October 10 through 12, in Palm Desert, CA.

For more than 35 years, Inc. magazine has published its list of the fastest-growing private companies in the country. Companies are ranked by revenue growth over three years. To qualify, a company must be headquartered in the United States, independent and for profit. To view the complete 2017 Inc. 5000 list, visit

About Merrimac Solutions:

Merrimac Solutions provides innovative technology to growing businesses by sourcing and implementing enterprise network, managed cloud and datacenter solutions. Their suite of IT solutions includes cloud services, enterprise storage, virtualization, data protection and security. Merrimac’s goal is to lower the total cost of ownership, safely backup data remotely, protect the data, assess risk and help their clients plan for disaster recovery. Located in Aurora, Illinois, the firm was founded in 2005 by John Quinn. For more info, visit: or call (630) 585-6441.

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