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Server Backup Firm IronGate Ranks on PROFIT 200

Cliff Boodoosingh on June 06, 2011
Revenue growth attributed to excellent customer service

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 3, 2011) - IronGate Server Management and Consulting (IronGate) earned spot number 151 on the PROFIT 200 ranking of Fastest-Growing Companies in Canada. Revenues have grown an average of 298% over the past five years.

IronGate removes the stress and uncertainty that business leaders commonly have about the state of their data protection. It provides strong, enterprise-class data back-up systems using CrashPlan PRO's product offering to protect files on-site and remotely through secure Canadian data centres. IronGate offers 24-hour live phone support and on-site service to help organizations manage stored information.

IronGate attributes its growth over the years to progressively discovering new ways to solve classic business challenges. The service team acquires customer related business knowledge through pro-active consultative relationships with larger, broader-scope businesses and service providers. Sharing years of expertise and developed best practices has lead customers to their own success. IronGate would like to congratulate two of its' customers recognized for their success on this year's PROFIT 200.

The success of IronGate's managed back-up service, Background Backup, has also been tremendous. After three years of development and growth under IronGate, Background Backup launched as its own entity in early 2011. Background Backup is a simple, powerful data protection solution for small or medium-sized business, generally sized between one and ninety-nine employees. Reliable, consistent and secure, the CrashPlan PRO powered solution backs up company files invisibly and automatically. Background Backup's trustworthy capabilities contributed to IronGate's consistent year over year revenue growth.

"IronGate's first class service in establishing and maintaining our networks has enabled us to run our business smoothly," said Suzan Acker, Marketing Services Director at Solera Marketing. "IronGate's outstanding team has rescued us on more than one occasion and I can personally attest to the incredible value of their Background Backup service. It is critical for us, as any business, to have our systems up and running at all times and our files protected—IronGate's unparallel customer service gives us peace of mind."

"Sean, IronGate's founder, is a dynamic thinker and an innovative force. He's earned this distinction and we're proud to have him in our community of entrepreneurs," said Govindh Jayaraman, President-Elect of the Entrepreneurs' Organization's Ottawa chapter. "Our mission is to engage leading entrepreneurs to learn and grow, and Sean's inclusion in the Profit 200 list is evidence of just how far our members go. Sean also contributes to our chapter by sharing his experiences, which in turn helps other member entrepreneurs to learn and grow as well."

"We are proud to make the list as one of Canada's most successful growth companies. The ranking is a testament to the dedication of our hard working team of professionals," said Sean Costello, Founder of IronGate. "We thank our loyal customers who recognize the need for their organizations to have a solid defense against data loss and have faith in IronGate to do the job," added Costello.

Now in its 23rd year, the PROFIT 200 ranks Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the most reliable single indicator of business success. The list published in the June issue of PROFIT magazine and online at celebrates entrepreneurial achievement by some of Canada's finest.

About IronGate Server Management and Consulting

Recognized as one of North America's leading Apple experts, the IronGate team helps organizations get the most from their mixed IT investments to drive productivity and profitability. Building on more than 60 years of experience and numerous industry designations, IronGate provides planning, deployment, optimization and maintenance of high-end Mac networks. Founded in 2004, IronGate serves partners and customers throughout North America from its corporate office in Ottawa, Canada. Visit

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