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Model Metrics

November 17, 2010 09:00 ET

Model Metrics' Rapid Growth Puts Chicago on the Cloud Computing Map

Cloud Computing Services Leader Recognized as #1 on the Chicago Tribune's Top Workplaces and for Providing One of the Most Innovative Business Services

Achieves 80 Percent Year Over Year Revenue Growth and Grows Its Employee Base by 75 Percent

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - November 17, 2010) - Model Metrics, the leader in cloud computing services for the enterprise, today announced the recent momentum and recognition it has received in Chicago as being both a great place to work and for offering an innovative service. One of the fastest growing companies in Chicago with 80 percent year over year revenue growth and 75 percent employee growth, Model Metrics was just ranked the #1 Top Workplace for under 250 Employees in Chicago by the Chicago Tribune, and named as a finalist in the 2010 Chicago Innovation Awards for its 2GO Mobile Cloud Platform.

Bringing the Cloud Computing Phenomenon to Chicago
Model Metrics is a driving force behind one of the biggest trends in business technology today: Cloud computing. Cloud computing, where business applications are accessed via the Internet, is one of the fastest growing enterprise technology market, growing at a more rapid pace than traditional software. Since its founding seven years ago, Model Metrics has built a wealth of expertise in implementing cloud computing systems for local companies such as InterCall and Merchandise Mart Properties and more than 500 companies across the country.

As a result, Model Metrics:

  • Is one of the fastest growing companies in Chicago with 80 percent year over year revenue growth for seven years;
  • Has already grown its employee base by 75 percent so far this year and continues to hire at a rapid pace;
  • Relocated its Chicago headquarters to tech-centric 600 West Chicago Ave.; and
  • Continues to give back to the Chicago community through its Model Citizen corporate giving initiative, including supporting Kiva.org entrepreneurs, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, and helping nonprofits like Taproot Foundation with their technology needs. 

Quotes:

  • "We're excited that our success is putting Chicago on the map for the cloud computing trend," said Adam Caplan, CEO of Model Metrics. "We count ourselves very fortunate having led the cloud computing wave from the very beginning and building a top notch team and company in the process."
  • "Model Metrics is a great example of the hot bed of innovation coming out of Illinois," said Fred Hoch, president of the Illinois Technology Association. "Cloud computing is one of the most important technology trends in decades and Model Metrics is a leader in helping businesses near and far succeed in this new era."

About Model Metrics
Model Metrics, enabler of the Model Enterprise, delivers solutions and services at the cutting edge of the cloud computing industry. Since its founding in 2003, Model Metrics has become one of the most diversified and respected partners of salesforce.com, Amazon Web Services, Adobe and Google. Headquartered in Chicago with offices across the country, Model Metrics' customer base spans all industries and includes enterprises such as Abbott, Allergan, Aon, Honeywell, L'Oreal, MasterCard, Medtronic, NBC Universal, The Boeing Company and Walgreens.

Recognized for its expertise with custom, mobile and multi-cloud deployments, Model Metrics has 100,000+ mobile application customers and has completed over 1,300 cloud computing implementations for mid-sized and Fortune 1000 companies. Its world-class application development skills using Force.com, Adobe Flex and AIR, Amazon Web Services, Google and the Apple iPhone enable the creation of custom applications featuring multimedia-rich user experiences. To learn more, visit http://www.modelmetrics.com. Follow us on Twitter at @modelmetricsinc.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Kelly Indrieri
    Kulesa Faul for Model Metrics
    (650) 340-1983
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