Bluelock, among several other Indiana companies, was named among Lead411’s “Hottest Companies in Midwest” award list. Lead411, a research team, sifts through press releases and business articles each year to give insight on the fastest growing companies in the U.S. What began with more than 1,500 candidates has been narrowed down to the top 60.
Winning companies must operate in the Software, Hardware, Wireless, or Media industries and be privately held. Midwest contestants are located in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Ohio, or Wisconsin. A 100% increase in revenues over the past two years, or over $2 million in funding in the past two years are the financial requirements.
Lead411’s statement on Bluelock:
Bluelock is an award-winning provider of cloud hosting solutions for the enterprise. Hosted in the public cloud, Bluelock Virtual Datacenters help companies get started quickly and deal with the unknown, while delivering the freedom to change their minds as IT needs evolve. With SAS-70 Type II datacenters, Bluelock’s VMware vCloud Datacenter Service provides world-class SLAs, guaranteeing enterprise level uptime. The company has increased revenues by 2,665% from 2007 to 2009 ending with $9.4M in 2009.
Fellow Indianapolis-based firms awarded include ExactTarget, Angie’s List, Scale Computing, and ChaCha.