Atlantic.Net Named 15th Fastest-Growing Private Company in Florida; Revenues Increase 328% from 1996 to 1998
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (9/1/99) — Gainesville-based Atlantic.Net, one of Florida’s leading Internet Service providers, is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row it has been named one of Florida’s 100 fastest-growing private companies. Atlantic.Net is number 15, jumping from number 79 in the 1998 listing, with a 328% increase in revenues from 1996 to 1998.
The Florida 100 is an annual program organized by the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business Administration and Fisher School of Accounting to identify and honor Florida’s one hundred highest growth firms. Recipients must meet four strict requirements to be eligible: be an independent, privately held corporation or proprietorship, but not a subsidiary or division; show a three-year sales history with an increase over the three year period; have sales of more than $100,000 but less than $25 million in fiscal1996; and be located in the state of 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 has state of the art fast SSD Fast Cloud servers offering the very best in cloud hosting solutions, one click WordPress 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.