MARLBORO, MA and NEW YORK
Inc. magazine included International Computerware, Inc. (ICI) on its sixth 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. ICI joins Yelp, yogurt maker Chobani, Giftcards.com, KIND and famed hatmaker Tilly’s, among other prominent brands featured on this year’s list.
“It’s a tribute to all at ICI to have been named to this very prestigious list of entrepreneurial companies,” said ICI EVP and Partner, Jamie Shepard. “I’m proud to have been such a strong part of ICI’s evolution over the past 18 years, leading the transformation of ICI into one of the nation’s strongest and most recognized leaders for technical innovation and excellence. Our business model and history of infrastructure consulting and services, as well as our award winning nCubed methodology, has been at the forefront of our growth and success. Our alignment with our strategic technology partners has provided ICI with a go-to-market strategy that is properly aligned with the objectives and requirements of the global clientele that we service.”
International Computerware, Inc.’s placement on the Inc.500|5000 list is the only latest accolade the Marlborough, MA based infrastructure consulting firm has earned this year, having earlier been named both EMC’s Services Partner of the Year for the Americas and VMware’s Business Continuity Partner of the Year for the Americas. ICI has also earned the EMC’s Quality Services award for the 5th consecutive year.
In a stagnant economic environment, ICI’s year-over-year growth remains an impressive 60% percent. Leveraging their foundation as an infrastructure consulting firm, their robust experience in helping customers adopt new ways of providing compute and data to end users, and their nCubed methodology has enabled ICI to properly address customers’ goals and aspirations. This model positions ICI for insulated growth during all economic times. Coupling this consistent model with innovative leaders such as ICI’s CTO Brad Maltz – who, along with EVP Jamie Shepard, is a well-known pioneer in this industry — provides ICI and its customers with unseen stabilization and growth in infrastructure consumption and cloud computing.
“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. Editor Eric Schurenberg. 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/inc5000/list/2012.
International Computerware, Inc. (ICI) is a global infrastructure consulting, cloud enablement and integration firm founded in 1985. ICI’s focus is customer enablement through process driven technology solutions and methodology. Utilizing its proven consulting methodology nCubedTM (Now, Next, Nirvana), ICI provides clients with solutions to infrastructure challenges designed around ICI’s intellectual capital as consultants and vast integration experience built on best-of-breed technologies. As a leader and innovator in Infrastructure Consumption modeling,
ICI further enables clients to realize a consumption/service based computing model with its vCcubedTM offerings – a flexible, cost effective, and highly leveraged approach to actualizing the private, public, and hosted cloud computing models. For more information, visit www.iciamerica.com and follow @ICIAmerica on Twitter.
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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 December 31, 2011. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at www.inc.com/500.
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