Minneapolis-based Company Makes List of Leading Solution Providers Two Years in a Row

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota—August 28, 2013—Agosto Inc., one of the world’s oldest and fastest-growing Google Apps™ and cloud services consulting firms, today announced its inclusion on the 2013 CRN Next-Gen 250, the company’s second year in a row on the Next-Gen list. The annual list highlights up-and-coming solution providers that take a smart and different approach to solution selling and integration. The Next-Gen 250 honors solution providers focused on emerging technologies including cloud computing, mobility, virtualization, unified communications, business analytics and business intelligence. Companies on the list stand out from the pack when it comes to transforming their business or breaking into new technologies.

“It’s an honor to be listed on the Next-Gen 250 list again,” said Aric Bandy, CEO of Agosto. “In this competitive market, we must leverage the right technologies, both emerging and established, to provide clients with effective business solutions. As our clients’ trusted advisor, it’s our role to determine the technology that will make the greatest impact on their business.”

“The challenges facing today’s channel executives are constantly evolving, and we make it a priority to keep pace with that change to help the channel community effectively compete. The Next-Gen 250 represents the up-and-coming solution providers dedicated to addressing those challenges in a more complete and dynamic way,” said Robert Faletra, CEO, UBM Tech Channel. “We congratulate these companies on being named to the prestigious list and look forward to covering their continued success.”

A sampling of the 2013 Next-Gen list is featured in the August issue of CRN Magazine and is featured online at https://www.crn.com.

About Agosto
Founded in 2001 in Minneapolis, and with offices in Minneapolis and Toronto, Agosto (www.agosto.com) is one of the world’s oldest and fastest-growing Google Apps and cloud consulting firms. One of the earliest Google Apps partners (since 2007), Agosto served on Google’s Customer Advisory Board in 2008. In 2009, Agosto joined the Google Enterprise Advisory Board, and continues on the Board today, one of just eight partner members. Agosto provides a range of IT services including Google Apps deployment, custom application development on Google Cloud Platform, Google Enterprise Search and managed services. In 2013, Agosto was named to the Inc. 500 | 5000 as one of the fastest growing companies in America, its third time on the list in the past four years. Agosto’s clients include Corel, Dunn Bros Coffee, Famous Dave’s, Goodwill Easter Seals, Jaguar Land Rover and The Second City. Follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/goAgosto.

About UBM Tech Channel
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