SOURCE: UltraLevel, Inc.

UltraLevel, Inc.

May 17, 2011 15:11 ET

UltraLevel Among the 13th Annual ICIC and Fortune Magazine's Inner City 100 Winners

Annual Ranking Showcases the 100 Fastest-Growing Inner City Businesses in America

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 17, 2011) - UltraLevel, Inc. (, a national virtualization solutions provider in Detroit, MI, ranked 28th on this year's Inner City 100 list of the fastest-growing inner city companies in the U.S., released by The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City and Fortune Magazine.

The Inner City 100 program recognizes successful inner city companies and their CEOs as role models for entrepreneurship, innovative business practices and job creation in America's urban communities. The full list can be viewed at

The rankings for each company were announced at the Inner City 100 Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 12, 2011 in Boston, MA. Winners attended a two-day event featuring seminars for Inner City 100 owners and managers at Harvard Business School, a procurement symposium, and an awards gala that drew more than 500 guests.

The Inner City 100 list provides unmatched original data on the fastest growing inner-city businesses in the U.S. In the last 13 years, 661 different companies have earned positions on the Inner City 100, collectively generating more than $2.2 billion in annual revenues and creating nearly 70,000 new jobs. Chevron Corporation, Staples Foundation and Goldman Sachs are long-time sponsors of the program.

"We are delighted to celebrate businesses like UltraLevel, Inc. that are playing a critical role in revitalizing America's urban communities. Through their achievements, the Inner City 100 winning companies exemplify America's remarkable potential and the future of our urban centers," said Mary Kay Leonard, ICIC president and CEO. "These extraordinary companies demonstrate the market possibilities that exist within our inner cities and the growth that is at the heart of all urban entrepreneurial successes."

For the 2011 list, a record number of two thousand nominations were received. Winners represent a wide span of geography, operating in 51 cities and 32 states. The 2011 Inner City 100 winners grew at a compound annual growth rate of 39 percent and an average standard growth rate of 379 percent between 2004 and 2009. Collectively, the top 100 inner city businesses employ 6,720 employees and have created more than 3,227 new jobs between 2005 and 2009.

"We are honored to be recognized among a list of such distinguished companies making a difference in their community. UltraLevel is proud to be a part of Detroit's renaissance and is committed to playing an active role in the revitalization of the inner-city," said Michael L. Butz Sr., UltraLevel, Inc. President and CEO. "We will continue to target urban communities for new offices and growth opportunity as a key component of our growth strategy."

About UltraLevel:
UltraLevel, Inc. ( is a national cloud computing and virtualization solutions provider headquartered in Detroit, MI with offices throughout the mid-west, Florida, and Texas. UltraLevel helps organizations consolidate and simplify their IT infrastructure while optimizing IT spend.

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