Explore Consulting Ranks Among Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies for 2008

BELLEVUE, WA – Explore Consulting, a professional services company that provides innovative solutions for managing business data and a cost-effective approach to completely outsourced IT for the mid-market, today announced that for the second year in a row it has been nominated as one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State. Ranking 72nd overall this year, Explore experienced a 3-year change in revenue of 87.2%.


Explore Consulting credits the strong growth of the company to an increasing demand for software as a service (SaaS), a model wherein business applications are hosted and operated over the internet. Explore Consulting is a leading reseller and solution provider for the NetSuite on-demand business software suite, which provides integrated customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), and eCommerce in one powerful application.


With a heavy focus on integration and extensibility of web-based business systems, Explore has developed industry-leading PC and mobile platforms for seamless data integration in the Cloud. Additionally, Explore develops custom solutions ranging from eCommerce web stores that are fully integrated to back-office systems to highly specialized business applications.


“The fact that we’re located in such a fast growing and entrepreneurial region gives us great satisfaction in being named to this list,” said CTO and co-founder Steve Jones. “It’s also exciting to see so many of our customers make the list, without whom our inclusion would not have been possible.”


The Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State is based on net revenue growth from the last three years. Puget Sound Business Journal and Grant Thornton accounting firm conducted the research and verified each company’s revenues.


About Puget Sound Business Journal:

Puget Sound Business Journal, http://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/, is part of the online media division of American City Business Journals, the nation’s largest publisher of metropolitan business newspapers with over 40 local business journals. American City metropolitan business newspapers reach 4 million readers each week with exclusive, in-depth coverage of their business communities.

About Explore Consulting


Based in Bellevue, Wash., Explore Consulting was founded in 2001 and is a professional services company dedicated to providing innovative and cost-effective solutions for their customers’ database and IT systems needs. Explore is the largest NetSuite Solution Provider and reseller in the Northwestern United States, and was recently included on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing privately owned companies in the U.S. for the second year in a row. For more information, visit exploreconsulting.com or www.exploremobile.com


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