TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AVI-SPL, the world's leading video communications partner, has landed on Inc. magazine's Inc. 500|5000, a list of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, making a huge leap to number 2880 over the 2011 rank of 4432.
"We're pleased to be included in Inc. magazine's list of fastest growing companies for the second straight year," said AVI-SPL CEO John Zettel. "Over the last few years we've grown steadily, recruiting more talented people and acquiring companies that expand our service offerings and geographic footprint. At the beginning of 2012, we acquired video managed services provider Iformata Communications and in July we acquired Engineered AV, an AV design firm with offices in Calgary and Vancouver. We look forward to continuing on this exciting path of healthy growth."
The video communications industry is gaining momentum as companies are increasingly investing in video conferencing, streaming digital media and the managed services to support them. AVI-SPL growth reflects this trend.
In the slowly recovering economy, median growth rate of 2012 Inc. 500|5000 companies remains an impressive 97 percent. The companies on this year's list report having created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion.
Also this year, AVI-SPL ranked 47 on CRNmagazine's 2012 Solution Provider 500, a list recognizing the largest technology integrators, service providers and IT consultants in North America by revenue. In addition, AVI-SPL is consistently ranked number one by System Contractor News it their annual list of Top 50 Pro AV integrators.
About AVI-SPL As the world's leading video communications partner, AVI-SPL designs, builds and supports the systems and environments that enable communication and collaboration. AVI-SPL has highly-trained and certified system engineers throughout 34 offices across North America and an international network of solution providers in 30 countries. Please visit www.avispl.com for more information or connect with AVI-SPL on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest.