Conshohocken, PA, October 1, 2009 – Michael Emmi, Chairman and CEO is pleased to announce that IPR International has been recognized as a Finalist among Philadelphia’s 100 fastest growing, privately-held companies. IPR International provides data protection services to midsize and enterprise-level organizations regionally and worldwide. IPR, founded as one of the first Managed Electronic Data Protection Service Providers in the US is one of the very few companies to have developed and deployed a complete set of services to protect its clients’ data. Currently, IPR protects data for over 240 clients in 17 countries around the globe, providing protection for over 2.5 petabytes of data in our data centers. In 2008, IPR began expanding its Managed Data Center and Infrastructure Services to include production and dedicated recovery computing environments for our clients. IPR enjoys a 97% client retention rate, as well as 40% annual growth per year. Prior to this year’s award, IPR has been named three times previously as one of Fastest Growing Companies on the Philadelphia Region’s Philadelphia 100 esteemed list.
The Philadelphia 100 event is one of the City’s premier business events. Some of the region’s leading entrepreneurs and esteemed dignitaries have graciously agreed to be the Philadelphia 100’s keynote speaker, including Ed Rendell, Brian Tierney, Carol Ammon, Steven Lagos, and IPR International’s own CEO and Chairman, Michael Emmi.
Established in 1988 by the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Business Journal and the Wharton SBDC, the Philadelphia 100 has recognized some of the region’s finest companies as they were just beginning to emerge. This year’s ceremony was held on October 1st, 2009 at Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, in Philadelphia featuring former Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback and community businessman Ron Jaworski as Master of Ceremonies. For more information about the Philadelphia 100, please visit the website at WWW.PHILADELPHIA100.COM
IPR International is a recognized industry leader in Managed Data Center and Data Protection Services. Through its comprehensive suite of solutions, IPR protects, preserves, secures and makes available client’s data at all times, no matter when or where the data was created and no matter when or where it is needed. Through constantly improving and evolving services combined with a passion for security, integrity, availability and ingenuity, IPR helps its clients maintain their own business operations and supports them through any interruptions. IPR is headquartered in Conshohocken, PA and serves clients in 17 countries worldwide.
For more information, press only: Jeanette Brown, 484.540.9026