SOURCE: BBS Technologies

September 09, 2008 08:00 ET

BBS Technologies Ranks No. 743 on the 2008 Inc. 5,000 With Three-Year Sales Growth of 467.9%

Ranked 1st Among Software Companies in Houston Area

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 9, 2008) - Inc. Magazine today ranked BBS Technologies no. 743 on its annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. In addition to being ranked 52nd among U.S. software companies and 14th in Houston-area businesses, BBS Technologies also had the most sales growth among software companies in Houston.

The Inc. 5,000 is the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy -- America's independent-minded entrepreneurs. Taken as a whole, these companies represent the backbone of the U.S. economy.

"Our second annual Inc. 5,000 continues the most ambitious project in business journalism," said Inc. 5,000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. "The Inc. 5,000 gives an unrivalled portrait of young, underreported companies across all industries doing fascinating things with cutting-edge business models, as well as older companies that are still showing impressive growth."

BBS Technologies is a leading provider of systems management tools for Windows and Linux servers headquartered in Houston. BBS Technologies offers a new generation of systems management software that can be installed and deployed within minutes, yet has the ability to manage datacenters with hundreds or even thousands of distributed computer servers. BBS Technologies has more than 4,000 customers with sales and support operations worldwide.

"BBS Technologies was founded in 2004 and since then we have enjoyed tremendous success and growth as we strive to ease our customers' IT management challenges," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of BBS Technologies. "This ranking is a true testament to our employees' hard work and we are honored to be included among the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S."

The 5,000 companies that made the list reported aggregate revenue of $185 billion and median three-year growth of 147 percent. Most importantly, the 2008 Inc. 5,000 companies were engines of job growth, having created more than 826,033 jobs since those companies were founded. Complete results of the Inc. 5,000, including company profiles and a list of the fastest-growing companies that can be sorted by industry and region, can be found at www.inc5000.com.

About the 2008 Inc. 5,000

The 2008 Inc. 5,000 list measures revenue growth from 2004 through 2007. To qualify, companies must be U.S.-based and privately held, for profit, independent -- not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies -- as of December 31, 2007, and have had at least $200,000 in revenue in 2004, and $2 million in 2007.

Companies can apply for next year's Inc. 5,000 by registering with "IncBizNet, Business Network for Private Companies," at www.incbiznet.com.

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About BBS Technologies

Based in Houston, Texas, BBS Technologies is a leading provider of systems management products that help companies better manage the performance, availability and security of their Windows and Linux Servers. Recently named to the top 50 in the Deloitte Fast 500 list of the fastest-growing technology companies in the US, BBS Technologies is organized into two divisions:

--  Idera: Systems management tools for Windows
--  R1Soft: Systems management tools for Linux and Windows.
    

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Idera, and R1Soft are divisions of BBS Technologies, Inc. Idera, and R1Soft are trademarks or registered trademarks of BBS Technologies, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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