Top Company 2011 finalist: Latisys
Years in business: 4
CEO: Peter Stevenson (watch an interview with Regional Sales Director Bryan Walsh.)
Company snapshot: Latisys provides colocation, managed hosting, managed services and disaster recovery to enterprises, service providers, small to midsize businesses and government agencies. The company has more than 1,000 enterprise customers and more than 150 employees operating in all four U.S. time zones.
Notable practice: In 2010, Latisys made its fourth acquisition in a three-year period - one that established a critical foothold in the key Washington, D.C., market and provided Latisys with a state-of-the-art 123,000-square-foot Tier III data center campus in Ashburn, Va., to round out the firm's national footprint. Latisys also has data center colocation facilities in Chicago, Denver and Orange County, Calif. In 2010, Latisys increased revenues by more than 25 percent and added more than 200 new customers.
Community involvement: Believing that strong community involvement is an important component of doing business the right way, Latisys has maintained companywide efforts with The Park People to help green urban areas throughout the metro Denver area.