JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Nov. 16, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEB), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses today announced it ranked number 370 on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Web.com has achieved this distinction for the fifth time.
"We are very proud to again find ourselves listed on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500," stated David Brown, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Web.com. "Our ranking is a direct result of the exemplary efforts of every Web.com employee. At Web.com, our mission is to help small businesses succeed online. And it's because of our dedicated employees that we continue our growth and success. In today's marketplace, small businesses are coming to realize that being online is crucial to their business. And because we provide a helpful, one-stop shop for small businesses to develop an effective online presence, these businesses are turning to us in greater numbers so that their customers and prospects can find them on the Internet."
"Amid a fierce business climate, there seems to be no shortage of new and established companies that are unlocking a seemingly unlimited potential for growth and advancement through technology's continued disruption and proliferation across industries," said Sandra Shirai, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and U.S. technology, media and telecommunications leader. "It is inspiring to witness the innovative ways that companies are incorporating emerging technologies for business gains, be it cognitive computing, or the Internet of Things. We congratulate all those ranked on this year's Fast 500 and look forward to seeing their continued growth into 2016."
"Through the efforts and utilization of new and emerging technologies from these companies, we are witnessing greater business demands from across almost all industries," added Jim Atwell, national managing partner of the emerging company practice, Deloitte & Touche LLP. "We look forward to the opportunity to serve these companies as they strive to grow to the next level – be it towards introducing new solutions or entering new markets – and with it make important and long lasting impressions on the technology market as a whole."
About Deloitte's 2015 Technology Fast 500™
Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 provides a ranking of the fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies – both public and private – in North America. Technology Fast 500 award winners are selected based on percentage fiscal year revenue growth from 2011 to 2014.
In order to be eligible for Technology Fast 500 recognition, companies must own proprietary intellectual property or technology that is sold to customers in products that contribute to a majority of the company's operating revenues. Companies must have base-year operating revenues of at least $50,000 USD or CD, and current-year operating revenues of at least $5 million USD or CD. Additionally, companies must be in business for a minimum of four years and be headquartered within North America.
Web.com Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:WEB) provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including domains, hosting, website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products and eCommerce solutions. For more information, please visit web.com; follow Web.com on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at facebook.com/web.com.
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