Auburn-based Zones recognized for its quick growth
September 5, 2012 · Updated 2:34 PM
Inc. magazine today ranked Auburn-based Zones, Inc., a leading provider of technology solutions for business, health care, public sector and other vertical markets, as the 30th fastest growing private company in the Computer Hardware category and one of the fastest growing companies overall.
Inc.'s 500|5000, is an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies and represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs.
Zones joins Edge Solutions, Facebook, and Avaya, among other prominent technology brands featured on this year's list
"The growth we are experiencing is wonderful, and we are thrilled to be recognized in this years' Inc. 500|5000 list," said Firoz Lalji, CEO of Zones. "The expertise of our team and support from our industry partners enable us to stay on the cutting edge of technology trends in order to provide our customers with the industry's best solutions. We look forward to continuing to meet the needs of our customers by delivering best in class service and support."
In a stagnant economic environment, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
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.
"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," said Inc. Editor Eric Schurenberg.