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RKON Technologies Named to Inc. 500|5000 List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Leading IT Consulting Company and Two-time Honoree Jumps Up 789 Spots from Previous Year

CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RKON Technologies (RKON), a leading managed cloud solutions provider for  Fortune 2000 companies, specializing in emerging technologies and security, has been named to Inc. magazine's annual Inc. 500|5000 list of nation's fastest-growing private companies. With $40.5M in revenue, the company achieved an impressive 118 percent growth over a three-year-period. Click here to view the full list, including RKON's rank of no. 3,024—a 789-spot jump since achieving a rank of 3,813 in 2013. 

"A progressive, customer-focused business approach has been a major driver for our continued growth," said Jeff Mullarkey, CEO of RKON. "We pride ourselves on providing customers with leading-edge emerging technologies, enabling them to utilize the best available tools for success. We're thrilled to be named among the best-of-the-best private companies, especially given the increasingly competitive landscape."

RKON's ranking on the respected Inc. 500|5000 list is a testament to the company's customer service-driven business mentality, forward-thinking innovation efforts and dedication to early adoption, high quality design and implementation. As data security risks continuously increase and evolve, companies across all industries, including healthcare, financial services and manufacturing, are turning to managed services providers, such as RKON, to improve data security, while reducing costs that significantly impact their bottom line.

About RKON Technologies
RKON Technologies is a leading managed cloud solutions provider for Fortune 2000 companies, specializing in emerging technologies, enterprise mobility, Desktop as a Service (DaaS), and security. Founded in 1998 in Chicago, the company builds and manages cutting-edge IT infrastructures for the enterprise, empowering companies to navigate the ever-changing technology landscape with reliable, flexible and cost-effective solutions. Its customizable service portfolio includes virtualization, security, disaster recovery, managed mobility, DaaS, and other cloud-based applications. For more information, visit www.rkon.com.

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