Company experiences fast-growth due to market adoption the ‘Cloud’ and managed services as options to in-house IT departments.

Minneapolis, October 14, 2009—Agosto, Inc. (, one of the nation’s oldest and fastest-growing Google Apps and cloud services consulting firms, announced today that it is earned a rank of 1,130 on the 2009 Inc. 5,000 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The company ranks 23rd among the 50 companies on the list from the Twin Cities metro area.

The Inc. 5,000 is ranked according to percentage of revenue growth over a four-year period.”Savvy trend spotters know that the Inc. 5,000 is the best place to find out about young companies that are achieving success through a wide variety of unprecedented business models, as well as older private companies that are still expanding at an impressive rate,” said Inc. 5000 Project Manager Jim Melloan. “That’s why our list is so eagerly anticipated every year.”

Over the four-year period covered by the list, Agosto’s revenues grew by over 278 percent.  “We grew our managed services business and embraced cloud services and Google Apps far earlier than most IT consulting companies,” said Aric Bandy, Agosto CEO.  “The rapid pace of our growth, illustrated by our inclusion in the Inc. 5,000, is a testament to our reputation as a reliable managed services company and the success of the Cloud as a platform.”

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 and 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.

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

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