MONTREAL, May 5 /CNW Telbec/ - iWeb, a global provider of internet
hosting service and IT infrastructure, has been ranked 8th among Canada's top
20 movers and shakers in the 2009 Branham300, the annual listing of the top
300 Canadian Technology companies. With its 59% increase in revenue in 2008,
iWeb's overall ranking has improved by 33 positions, moving it up to 162nd,
from 195th in the 2008 ranking.
"We are very excited to be recognized as one of Canada's top IT companies
this year again, we are particularly pleased to be ranked among the companies
having experienced the biggest growth over the past 12 months." said Eric
Chouinard, President and CEO of iWeb. He added that "iWeb's 59% growth
compares well to the 22% average growth rate for companies appearing on the
Overcoming increasing economic pressures, the Canadian ICT elite
collectively generating $75.97 billion in revenue, an 18 per cent growth from
the previous year's total.
The Montreal-based company was ranked in the ICT Hardware and
Infrastructure category. iWeb, who recently announced a 92% increase in first
quarter revenues, is a finalist for an OCTAS award in May, and has recently
announced that it has reached the 10,000 dedicated server mark. Since becoming
a public company in 2004, iWeb has been steadily growing to become one of
Canada's largest IP hosting firms.
iWeb is a worldwide provider of Internet hosting services and IT
Infrastructure, with three secure data centers in Montreal. Since 2004, the
company's compounded annual growth rate has been above 75%, making it one of
Canada's 100 fastest growing companies according to PROFIT Magazine.
Founded in 1996 in Montreal, iWeb now generates more than 60% of its
revenues from abroad and employs over 170 full-time employees. providing
Dedicated Server Hosting, Co-location and Web Hosting services to more than
20,000 customers in 150 countries. iWeb's shares are listed on the TSX Venture
Exchange (TSX-V : IWB), for more information please consult the Company's
About Branham Group Inc.
Branham Group Inc. (www.branhamgroup.com) is a leading strategic
marketing consulting firm servicing the global information technology
marketplace. Branham Group assists information technology companies and
related institutions in achieving market success through its custom consulting
services (Planning, Marketing, and Partnering), and through its multi-client
research projects (eHealth, Outsourcing, and Wireless). Branham annually
produces a listing of the top information technology companies in Canada. To
view a complete list of the Top300, visit www.branham300.com.
For further information:
For further information: Bernard Dahl, Director, Communications and
Public Relations, IWeb Group Inc., (514) 286-4242 ext 115, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Philip Tousignant, Chief Financial Officer, IWeb Group Inc., (514) 286-4242
ext 149, email@example.com