Cloud hosting provider Datapipe (News - Alert) has joined an elite group of companies that were named to Forbes annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies. The Jersey City, N.J.-based company, which provides managed services and infrastructure for outsourced IT and cloud computing, has been ranked at No. 60 on the list of 100 privately held, high-growth companies with promising futures.??
Almost half of the companies named to this prestigious list are in the tech industry; Forbes ranked 47 of the top 100, and five of the top 10 privately held/high-growth companies under the Software & Services industry.
Forbes’ validation of Datapipe’s future underscores the company’s commitment to be among the best in the industry, according to Robb Allen, CEO of Datapipe.
“Datapipe excels at managing mission-critical IT solutions for our clients,” Allen said in a statement. “Through our innovative cloud solutions and personal customer support, Datapipe has earned the trust of our customers. Forbes validation of our momentum on this prestigious list is recognition of our drive to be the best in our industry.”
In other accolades, Datapipe was listed at No. 6 on Nine Lives Media’s sixth-annual MSPmentor 501 Global Edition. The company’s Stratosphere cloud computing platform was specifically noted on the report identifying the world’s top 501 managed service providers (MSPs).
The Stratosphere cloud portal provides immediate access to cloud resources over a secure Internet connection, including the ability to:
- Provision, run, manage and de-provision virtual machines through a simple, easy to use interface;
- Know exactly what your are spending on cloud compute resources with daily spend reporting;
- Create additional user accounts; and
- Provides access to performance monitoring with reports on Network Throughput and CPU Utilization.
Datapipe, which was founded in 1998, raised $176 million in debt and equity funding from TD Securities and ABRY Partners in May 2011, according to Forbes. As of February 2013, Datapipe earned $114 million in sales – a 23 percent increase since 2009.
The company provides managed services to a range of vertical industries including financial services, healthcare and pharmaceutical, manufacturing, state and federal governments, publishing, media and communications, business services, public sector, and technology and software.
Edited by Brooke Neuman