- Atlantic.Net Makes Inc. 500 List: IP-Carrier
Named 223rd Fastest-Growing Private Company in America by Inc. Magazine,
Up From 350 Last Year
Media Contact: Doreen Sabina
Phone: (904) 249-3946
FL (October 11, 2001) - Atlantic.Net, one of the
Southeasts most reliable Internet-Protocol carriers, is proud
announce it has been named one of Americas fastest-growing companies
by Inc. magazine for the second year in a row. Atlantic.Net ranks
223 on the 2001 Inc. 500 list, a comprehensive guide to the countrys
fastest-growing private companies based on the percentage increase
sales from 1996 through 2000. Atlantic.Net was number 350 on last
years list. Noteworthy Inc. 500 alumni include Microsoft, The
Image and Dominos Pizza.
I am very proud of our employees, said Marty Puranik,
president and CEO of Atlantic.Net. To be recognized two years
in a row is testimony to our teams ability to work smart, be
innovative, move quickly and adapt to change.
Atlantic.Nets services include broadband, e-commerce, Web solutions
and dial-up. The company was founded in 1994 by two University of
Florida students, Marty Puranik and Jose Sanchez, who launched one
of North Floridas first commercial Internet services in Gainesville
and nearby Ocala in 1995. Over the past six years, Atlantic.Net has
acquired 13 Internet service companies and augmented its e-business
services to include true private networks, fractional T-1 through
DS-3 connectivity, DSL and ISDN access, Web hosting and Web design.
Atlantic.Nets staff has grown to more than 100 employees in
its Gainesville headquarters, with additional offices in Ft. Lauderdale
and Tampa, FL. Since 1998, Atlantic.Net has been recognized annually
as one of Floridas fastest-growing private companies, last year
ranking number 11 in the state.
To learn more about Atlantic.Nets complete line of services,
call 1-800-422-2936 or visit the corporate Web site at http://www.atlantic.net.
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