SOURCE: SingleHop


August 19, 2016 08:00 ET

Inc. Magazine Names SingleHop to Annual 500|5000 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies for Seventh Consecutive Year

SingleHop Ranks No. 679 Among IT Services Companies With Three-Year Sales Growth of 42 Percent

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - August 19, 2016) - SingleHop, a leading provider of on-demand hosted private clouds and managed hosting, has been named to the 35th annual Inc. 5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, for the seventh-straight year. With three-year sales growth of 42 percent, SingleHop ranked No. 679 among IT services firms and at No. 4,953 overall.

"A seven-time Inc. 500|5000 honoree, SingleHop shares a prominent place with some of America's most successful private companies," said Zak Boca, SingleHop CEO and co-founder. "Our impressive growth and performance is driven by an outstanding team of leaders and individual contributors who deliver managed cloud and IT services that are easy to consume and give customers a holistic solution for effective cloud adoption. And we're not slowing down," continued Boca. "We're marking our tenth year in business this year with the rollout of AI, a game-changer for how companies patch, monitor and manage their servers and cloud ecosystems."

SingleHop is one of 40 Chicago-based IT Services companies to earn a ranking on this year's list and among 205 Chicago-area-based firms overall. The company has made the list every year since amassing the 3-year requisite revenue history.

"The Inc. 5000 list stands out where it really counts," says Inc. President and Editor-In-Chief, Eric Schurenberg. "It honors real achievement by a founder or a team of them. No one makes the Inc. 5000 without building something great -- usually from scratch. That's one of the hardest things to do in business, as every company founder knows. But without it, free enterprise fails."

The Inc. 5000's aggregate revenue is $200 billion, and the companies on the list collectively generated 640,000 jobs over the past three years, or about 8 percent of all jobs created in the entire economy during that period. The complete list of 2016 Inc. 5000 companies, their profiles and a interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, company size and other criteria is available at

Additional Facts About SingleHop's Inc. 5000 Ranking

  • SingleHop is one of 12 Chicago-metro companies to make the Inc. 5000 list seven or more times
  • SingleHop is among four Chicago-metro IT Services firms to make the Inc. 5000 list seven or more times
  • SingleHop ranks No. 50 among IT Services companies in the annual revenue range of $20 million - $50 million
  • Previous SingleHop rankings:
    • 2015: No 4128
    • 2014: No 2774
    • 2013: No 1057
    • 2012: No. 546
    • 2011: No. 25
    • 2010: No. 58

About SingleHop
SingleHop, a leading global provider of hosted IT infrastructure and cloud computing, brings together a unique combination of enterprise-class technologies from industry-leading vendors, and a proprietary automation engine, to deliver a customized cloud infrastructure experience for enterprises of all sizes. Their powerful portal and award-winning automation platform make it simple to design and support the optimal cloud environment. Their service includes full-life cycle, white glove support, instantly-scalable solutions, and comprehensive integrated security. SingleHop serves more than 5,500 customers in more than 124 countries with data centers across the United States and Europe.

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About Inc. Media
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Winner of the National Magazine Award for General Excellence in both 2014 and 2012. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 15,000,000 today. For more information, visit

The Inc. 5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions.

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