Explore Consulting Ranks 42nd Among Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies for 2007

October 18, 2007
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 it has been nominated as one of the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State for 2007. In its first year to be eligible for the list, Explore Consulting ranked 42 out of 100, with a 3-year average annual sales growth of 83.8%.


Explore Consulting credits the strong growth of the company to an increasing demand for software as a service, a model wherein the application is hosted and operated over the internet. Explore Consulting is a leading reseller and solution provider for the NetSuite on-demand business software suite, which has been named the fastest-growing software company in North America. 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 to NetSuite, as well as several Microsoft .Net solutions. Additionally, Explore develops custom solutions ranging from eCommerce web stores that are fully integrated to back-office systems to highly specialized business applications.


“Our inclusion on this list is a great accomplishment for the entire Explore Consulting team,”
said CEO Steve Jones.
“Our team has worked tirelessly to build a world-class services organization and this award is a direct result and acknowledgement of their efforts.”


The Puget Sound Business Journal’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington State for 2007 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, 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 more information, visit
exploreconsulting.com or www.exploremobile.com

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