Agosto is one of very few consulting firms nationwide that thrived during two economic downturns.

Minneapolis, Jan. 18, 2011 – Agosto, Inc. (, one of the nation’s oldest and fastest-growing Google Apps and cloud services consulting firms, reached a major milestone by celebrating their 10th year in business.

Agosto provides strategic managed services, cloud consulting, and Google Apps to businesses, non-profits and educational institutions, such as 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment, Famous Dave’s, Dunn Bros. Coffee, Goodwill Easter Seals, St. Catherine’s College, Minnesota Wild and Jaguar Land Rover.

Founded by Irfan Khan and Rick Erickson in 2001, Agosto began by providing enterprise IT practices to mid-market companies. By the third year in business, Agosto had established a successful strategic technology consulting practice, offering a broad range of services. Today,Agosto is one of the nation’s oldest and fastest-growing Google Apps and cloud consulting firms and one of the earliest members in the Google Apps resource network.

“Most of our competitors are stuck in an old business model, pushing hardware, software licenses and maintenance contracts,” said Aric Bandy, Agosto CEO. “We build and manage cloud-enabled IT operations that are agile and reliable, enabling our clients to rapidly expand or contract with their business demands.”

Agosto has continued to grow and achieve profitability year after year, even in tough economic times. The company made Inc. magazine’s 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in both 2009 and 2010.

Organizations leverage Agosto’s business and IT expertise to simplify IT operations and management, decrease costs, and gain an edge that helps them compete with companies with larger resources. The company’s proprietary process aligns all IT initiatives with business strategies and goals using technology to yield specific, measurable outcomes.

About Agosto, Inc.

Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota and founded in 2001, Agosto ( is one of the nation’s oldest, most progressive, and fastest-growing cloud and Google Apps consulting firms. The company is one of the earliest members in the Google Apps resource network has been singled-out by MSPmentor 100, a distinguished research report that identifies the world’s most progressive managed service providers. The company served on Google’s Customer Advisory Board in 2008 and joined the Partner Advisory Board in 2009—one of only 12 partners to sit on the Board. Agosto also was ranked in Inc. magazine’s 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies in both 2009 and 2010.

For more than 10 years, Agosto has helped customers migrate from legacy systems to next-generation technologies that free-up money for other business needs. Clients include 2ndWind Exercise, Famous Dave’s, Goodwill Easter Seals, Minnesota Wild and Jaguar Land Rover.