GAINESVILLE, Fla. (5/4/99) – Manoj “Marty” Puranik, president and CEO of Gainseville-based Atlantic.Net Internet Services, is a candidate for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® award. Atlantic.Net is one of the largest Internet service providers in Florida. Puranik, 25, is one of the company’s founders.
Ernst & Young LLP established the Entrepreneur of the Year program to honor outstanding entrepreneurs whose achievements place them among Florida’s business leaders. Regional winners, to be announced June 24, are eligible for Ernst & Young’s National Entrepreneur of the Year Award. In three of the past four years, the national award winner has been from Florida.
In 1995, two University of Florida students launched one of North Florida’s first commercial Internet services, Atlantic.Net. Over it’s first seven years, Atlantic.Net acquired 13 Internet service companies and augmented its e-business services to include long distance services, dial-up, broadband, web solutions, fractional T-1 through DS-3 connectivity, DSL and ISDN access, Web hosting , Web design and e-commerce. Atlantic.Net’s staff has grown to more than 100 employees and been recognized both Nationally and in Florida as one of the fastest-growing private companies. Our award winning customer service and investment in cutting edge technology is still a guiding force behind the company. Today, Atlantic.Net offers industry leading Cloud hosting, Managed Cloud Hosting, and many other services.
To learn more about Atlantic.Net’s complete line of services, call 1.800.422.2936 or visit the Web site at Atlantic.net.
olutions and Web hosting services for businesses. To learn more about Atlantic.Net’s complete line of services, call 1-800-422-2936 or visit the corporate Web site at https://www.atlantic.net.