Baton Rouge, La. – Today, Sparkhound was recognized by Inc. magazine in its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. With 131% in three-year sales growth, the IT services company ranked No. 2033 in the Inc. 500|5000 list and #282 in the Top IT Services Companies list. The 500|5000 list represents a comprehensive look at America’s independent entrepreneurs.
“We’re excited to be among this high-caliber list,” said Sparkhound President and CEO Shawn Usher. “This is just another testament to the great work of our employees, our continued growth and commitment to helping our clients implement new technology solutions that improve business needs. We look forward to more success in years ahead.”
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of Dec. 31, 2011. To see the full list, visit www.inc.com/500 or review Sparkhound’s profile athttp://www.inc.com/inc5000/profile/sparkhound.
Other recent Sparkhound recognitions include:
Microsoft’s 2012 South Central Area Partner of the Year and Central Region Customer Loyalty & Satisfaction Award
Microsoft’s Central Region Partner Award in the “Compete to Win” category as part of Microsoft’s H1 Central Region Partner Awards program
Lead411’s 2011 “Fastest-growing Tech Companies in the U.S.” Tech 200 list (ranked No. 95)
CRN’s 2012 Solution Provider 500 list (top technology integrators in North America)
With offices in Baton Rouge, Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, Sparkhound Inc. was established in January 1998 with the goal of redefining how technology services are delivered in the marketplace. Sparkhound provides institutional and government agencies with business solutions including: Application Design and Development; Infrastructure Design and Development; Business Process Analysis; Project Management; Microsoft Windows Server; Microsoft Exchange; Microsoft Office SharePoint Server; and many other technologies.