Technology Honor Roll
Area 51 Data Solutions
Marling Engle and Craig Sutphin
Area 51 Data Solutions, born from a merger of Area 51 Consulting and TCI Data Solutions, strives to be a leader in the IT managed services and cloud solutions industry for small to midsize businesses in the Akron area. The company has seen its sales more than quadruple and employee count double since 2009.
Jay Mellon and Jim Laber
AtNetPlus Inc. works alongside its clients to create business solutions specific to their technology needs. This clear focus on the client and exceptional customer service has resulted in year-to-year sales growth of nearly 70 percent in the past five years. In 2013, AtNetPlus added six employees and expanded its office space to account for future growth.
Corporate Technologies Group Inc.
Jeff Sumner and Brett Harney
As a leading Northeast Ohio voice and data technology company, Corporate Technologies Group Inc. has kept its focus on new technologies to meet customer needs. This includes continually educating themselves on the emerging cloud-based services and hosted Voice over Internet Protocol offerings. By offering these constant and reliable network services, the company has seen its sales increase every year since 2010.
Epiphany Management Group
In the past five years, Epiphany Management Group has grown from 11 to 73 employees by adhering to its founder’s strategic planning process, giving the company a clear direction, message and purpose. With employee and organizational goals aligned, employees are inspired to achieve the best possible customer satisfaction and retention outcomes.
Michael P. Teutsch
With thousands of clients nationwide, Etactics Inc. never strayed from its Summit County roots on its mission to employ technology to provide innovative, cloud-based data solutions to improve cash flow for its clients. During 2013, it enhanced its product offerings through new partner relationships that are on the cutting edge of their respective fields.
Involta builds, owns and operates multitenant data centers providing cloud, technical and managed technical services across the country. The company recently invested $17 million in a dedicated colocation data center in Akron. In 2013, Involta started to expand beyond those services with its Involta CompliantCloud platform. The company has experienced significant employee and revenue growth year to year.
Keystone Technology Consultants
Keystone Technology Consultants is a full-service information technology firm that addresses business priorities through technology. Its solutions are developed to empower Keystone’s clients to achieve their objectives. In 2013, Keystone spun off two of its business units but managed to maintain its sales revenue and bring on more employees by the close of the year.