PlateSpin Ranks in the Branham300 List of Top Canadian IT Companies for
3rd Straight Year
TORONTO, March 13 /CNW/ - PlateSpin Ltd. today announced that it has been
named one of the fastest growing IT companies in Canada in the 2007 edition of
the Branham300, the definitive listing of leading Canadian ICT companies, and
has ranked second on the Backbone Magazine Top 20 Movers and Shakers list. The
Movers and Shakers list represents the companies that, through remarkable
performance, showed the most significant increases in their rankings compared
to the previous year's list. Now in its fourteenth year, the Branham300
highlights the top Canadian IT companies based on worldwide revenues.
PlateSpin moved 51 spots to number 130 on the Branham300. In 2006, the
company also reached the milestone of over 2,500 customers worldwide and more
than tripled its global headcount to over 150 employees.
"It is evident that PlateSpin has seen tremendous success since its
inception in 2003," said Wayne Gudbranson, President and CEO of Branham Group.
"PlateSpin has been on Branham's Top 20 Movers and Shakers list for two years
running. The growth and momentum this company has shown is quite an
achievement for a young company."
Headquartered in downtown Toronto, PlateSpin has rapidly emerged as a
leader in the virtualization marketplace. Its unique software solutions are
focused on data center optimization, virtualization, server consolidation and
"We are pleased to be recognized by Branham Group for the third
consecutive year," said Stephen Pollack, PlateSpin Founder and CEO. "The rapid
growth that we have achieved is a testament to the quality of our solutions
and our ability to execute on a global scale. Some 25% of the Fortune 500 use
PlateSpin products and our technology is used in some of the largest data
centers in the world. With the recent introduction of our next generation
disaster recovery (DR) solution, which provides an affordable and easy to
implement alternative to traditional DR solutions for all the x86 servers in
the data center, PlateSpin is well-positioned to extend its leadership in the
virtualization market in 2007."
About Branham Group Inc.
Based in Ottawa, Ontario, Branham Group Inc. is a leading "Go-to-Market"
consulting firm servicing the global information technology marketplace.
Branham conducts work in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia and
Canada. Branham Group assists information technology companies and related
institutions in achieving market success through its planning, marketing and
partnering services. Branham has a strong legacy of researching and analyzing
vertical, horizontal and cross-industry opportunities. In Canada, it is well
known for publishing the most comprehensive listing of the top Canadian ICT
vendors in Canada. To view the Branham300 Top 300 companies, please visit
PlateSpin provides the most advanced data center automation software
designed to optimize the use of server resources across the enterprise to
improve business service levels and lower costs. PlateSpin's patent-pending
conversion and optimization technology liberates software from hardware
platforms, allowing servers to be streamed over the enterprise network from
any source to any destination. This freedom of movement ensures the best fit
between server resource supply and application workload demands.
Global 2000 companies use PlateSpin solutions to lower costs and solve
today's most pressing data center initiatives such as server consolidation,
disaster recovery, hardware migration and test lab automation. Recently
awarded the 2006 International Business Award for Best Company, PlateSpin also
ranked fourth on the seventh annual PROFIT HOT 50 for emerging growth
companies. Additionally, Branham Group named PlateSpin as one of the fastest
growing IT company in Canada and second on the Movers and Shakers list in the
Canadian IT Sector for 2007. For more information please visit
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