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Sparkhound Wins Two Awards At 2012 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Baton Rouge, La. – Microsoft recently announced Sparkhound as the Microsoft Central Region’s 2012 “South Central Partner of the Year” during a ceremony at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Toronto, Canada. Sparkhound also received the 2012 Central Region “Customer Loyalty and Satisfaction” Partner Award. “The global stage at WPC is ideally suited for recognizing this outstanding caliber of partners with Microsoft’s 2012 Field Partner Awards,” said Efrem Stringfellow, Microsoft’s Vice President of Corporate Accounts in the Central Region...

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Sparkhound Named To CRN's Solution Provider 500 List

Baton Rouge, La.  – Sparkhound, an IT services company with locations in Baton Rouge, Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, was recently ranked on CRN's 2012 Solution Provider 500 list, which recognizes the top technology integrators in North America. Formerly known as the "VAR 500", the Solution Provider 500 ranks the highest producing solution provider organizations in the IT channel from hardware sales, software sales and managed IT services. "We're proud of our growth and continued focus on helping our clients implement...

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Sparkhound Continues Houston Expansion With New Office Space

​Sparkhound, an information technology company based in Baton Rouge, La., is continuing to expand in Houston after pushing revenue past $10 million in its first two years of operation. Shawn Usher, Sparkhound’s president, said the company expects to add 20 to 30 more employees within the next year to its current payroll of 50 after recently expanding its footprint at a new space in the Galleria area at 1220 Augusta Drive. Usher said he expects the Houston office to more...

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LSU 100 Recognizes Sparkhound As One Of Its Fastest-growing Tiger Businesses For Second Year

Baton Rouge, La. – Sparkhound, a full-service IT firm with locations in Baton Rouge, Dallas/Fort Worth and Houston, will be honored for the second consecutive year as one of the LSU 100: Fastest-growing Tiger Businesses during the 2012 LSU 100 Honoree Luncheon on Friday, March 23. The LSU 100 celebrates the success of former LSU students and recognizes the impact of LSU on the local, regional and national economies. "We’re proud of our growth and continued focus on helping our...

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I.T. By Design, Sparkhound Inc. Create Strategic Partnership

Baton Rouge, La. – Sparkhound Inc., a full-service IT firm with locations in Baton Rouge, Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, and I.T. by Design, a full-service technology firm in Baton Rouge, have created a strategic partnership that will leverage Sparkhound's technical expertise in Core Infrastructure and Application Development and allow I.T. by Design to focus its efforts on mobile applications. "The partnership will enable I.T. by Design to focus on its core business portfolio – mobile and web application development," said...

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Sparkhound Wins Central Region Partner Award By Microsoft

Baton Rouge, La. – Microsoft awards Sparkhound Inc., a Microsoft Gold Partner, with a Central Region Partner Award in the "Compete to Win" category as part of Microsoft's H1 Central Region Partner Awards program. The "Compete to Win" category recognizes key competitive wins achieved by partners who understand their customer's business needs and consistently demonstrate value to their customers and Microsoft.  "We are honored and happy to win this very notable award by Microsoft," said Sparkhound President and CEO Shawn...

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Microsoft Selects Sparkhound Inc. As Windows Azure Circle Partner

Baton Rouge, La. – Microsoft selected Sparkhound Inc., a Microsoft Gold Partner, to join the Windows Azure Circle Program, an exclusive group of managed partners who support Microsoft’s Cloud platform. To become a Windows Azure Circle Partner, managed partners must demonstrate a strong partner relationship with Microsoft, have depth of experience and commit to develop solutions with the Windows Azure platform. "We’re honored to be recognized by Microsoft for our commitment to the Cloud," said Sparkhound President and CEO Shawn...

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Sparkhound President And CEO Joins E. J. Ourso College Of Business Dean's Advisory Council

​BATON ROUGE, La., Nov. 2 -- Louisiana State University issued the following news release: Shawn Usher, president and chief executive officer of Sparkhound Inc. has joined the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Dean'sAdvisory Council. He will serve the council as part of its Marketing & Public Relations Committee. "We certainly welcome Shawn's expertise to DAC," said E. J. Ourso College Dean Eli Jones. "With Sparkhound, he is at the head of an organization that creates more efficient, competitive...

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LEAD411 Recognizes Sparkhound Inc. As One Of The Fastest-Growing Tech Companies In The U.S.

​Baton Rouge, La. – Lead411, a business information and data gathering firm, announces the 2011 Tech 200 list, ranking Sparkhound Inc. as one of the fastest-growing tech companies in the U.S. "Our team is proud of Sparkhound’s impressive growth despite the national economic climate, and we’ll continue to focus on developing new business solutions that benefit our existing and future clients," said Sparkhound President and CEO Shawn Usher. "It is an honor to be recognized by Lead411 for our achievements."...

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Sparkhound To Open Permanent Dallas/Fort Worth Office

Baton Rouge, La. – Sparkhound Inc. announced the company is expanding operations into the Dallas/Fort Worth area to serve its growing client base in the Gulf South Region. With existing offices in Baton Rouge and Houston, Sparkhound will continue to provide midmarket and large market companies with strategic, customized business solutions for their technology needs.   “We’re extremely excited to announce this new opportunity for Sparkhound, its clients and future clients,” said Sparkhound President and CEO Shawn Usher. “With our...

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Sparkhound Included In Inaugural LSU 100

Baton Rouge, LA – Sparkhound, one of Baton Rouge's premier IT services company, was recently honored as one of the top 100 fastest growing tiger businesses during the LSU 100 Awards Luncheon on Friday, April 8, 2011. According to LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Director of Development Jill Roshto, the LSU 100 celebrates the success of LSU graduates and recognizes the impact of LSU on the local, regional and national economies. LSU 100 is co‐hosted by LSU and LSU SEI. "Sparkhound...

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