Masergy Honored Among 2007 Dallas 100TM Fastest-growing Private Companies

Masergy Honored Among 2007 Dallas 100TM Fastest-growing Private Companies

Plano-based enterprise network service provider ranks 20th in DFW area business growth in annual business awards from SMU Cox Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship

DALLAS (Nov. 8, 2007) – Masergy, a global service provider specializing in simplifying business networks for enterprises, has been ranked 20th among the 2007 Dallas 100TM list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. Rankings for the 2007 honorees were announced at a celebratory ceremony and banquet on Wednesday, Nov. 7 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.

Ranking 20th with a three-year growth of 306 percent, Masergy is a recognized innovator in the telecommunications industry, delivering the industry’s best enterprise networking experience for video, voice and data. The company’s unique solutions, simplified billing and exceptional customer service and support have contributed to an industry-leading 99-percent customer retention rate. Masergy joined the 2006 Dallas 100 at #15.

“We are extremely honored to be included in the Dallas 100 with a talented group of local industry leaders,” said Jim Allen, Executive Chairman of Masergy. “Masergy is proud to be headquartered in Dallas, a vibrant and supportive environment for growth, innovation and international collaboration.”

In order to qualify for the Dallas 100, a company must demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Be an independent, privately held corporation, proprietorship or partnership (not a subsidiary of a parent company) as of May 1, 2006
  • Be headquartered in the Dallas area
  • Have had sales of more than $500,000 in fiscal 2004
  • Have had sales of not more than $75,000,000 in 2004
  • Have a three-year sales history reflecting growth
  • Have a credit report and character satisfactory to Dallas 100, determined at the sole discretion of the Dallas 100

Masergy simplifies enterprise networking by delivering embedded, global network services and enabling enterprise control and flexibility to dynamically manage the network via a secure Web portal while ensuring the highest performance. Masergy consistently delivers innovative technology that simplifies networking for enterprises while lowering the total cost of ownership (TCO) and delivering predictable application performance and outstanding network availability.

In August, Masergy debuted on the 26th annual Inc. 500 at #24 among telecommunications companies and #437 overall. Most recently, Masergy also joined the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 and the Deloitte Texas Technology Fast 50 lists for business growth and innovation. Earlier in 2007, Masergy joined the top tier of the annual Tech Titans/Titan Fast 50 list selected by the Metroplex Technology Business Council (MTBC), ranking second among North Texas technology businesses.

About Masergy:
Masergy is a privately held global network service provider specializing in delivering the strongest customer experience in the telecommunications industry. Serving hundreds of customers throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Americas, Masergy leverages advanced transport technologies to deliver global Ethernet services across a native MPLS network. The company pioneered customer-controlled network services and the delivery of multiple services over a single network connection. Masergy’s customers include companies from the financial/banking, healthcare, entertainment broadcasting, hospitality/hotels and manufacturing industries. Masergy is ranked #24 among Telecommunications companies in the Inc. 500. More information is available online at or by calling +1866-MASERGY

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