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Solutions4Networks Ranked Sixth on Pittsburgh Business Times’ 2016 Fastest Growing Companies

January 13, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh network engineering and network security firm solutions4networks was named the sixth fastest-growing private company in the region by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Solutions4networks’ Top 10 ranking was achieved through 211% revenue growth from 2013 to 2015.

Every year, the Pittsburgh Business Times complies a list of private companies within the region, known as the Pittsburgh 100, and ranks their revenue growth from the preceding three years. The companies named in the Pittsburgh 100 are then honored at a dinner.

Solutions4networks provides professional services and equipment procurement in areas of network engineering including unified communications, wireless, datacenter, network security, and associated project management. The company’s certifications include CISCO Premier Partner, Palo Alto Networks, Nimble, and F5.

“It’s exciting that solutions4networks is recognized as one of the top 10 fastest-growing private companies in Pittsburgh,” said President and CEO Michele McGough. “This is a testament to our staff’s considerable experience, as well as their ability to understand clients’ network challenges and design innovative solutions. Our growth rate is dramatic, but it couldn’t have been achieved without the remarkable referral network that exists in Pittsburgh,” she said.

Solutions4networks’ growth was also highlighted when the company was named to The Channel Company’s 2016 CRN® Fast Growth 150 list.
The full list of companies included in the Pittsburgh 100 are shown in the Pittsburgh Business Times.

About solutions4networks

Solutions4networks is a certified woman-owned business and Disadvantaged Business Entity (DBE) that provides top-level, professional services and equipment procurement in areas of network engineering including unified communications, wireless, datacenter, network security and infrastructure, and project management and collaboration. Started in 2000, solutions4networks has won numerous awards over the years including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2005, Pittsburgh Technology Top 5 IT Consulting Companies 2004, Top 50 PA Business Women, Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Women Owned Businesses 2006-2016, AT&T WIPP Innovator of the Year in 2009, a winner in the Pittsburgh Business Times 2016 Best Places to Work and its #6 Fastest Growing Company, and WBENC Certification (National Certification for women-owned businesses). Solutions4networks was also awarded a patent for their “Network Analysis System.”

About the Pittsburgh Business Times
The Pittsburgh Business Times is Western PA’s premiere source of local business news coverage, keeping business professionals up-to-date with the changing business landscape in the region. It is an invaluable tool for any business owner looking to grow a business. Every week, the Business Times delivers exclusive business leads, Top 25 Lists, executive profiles, new businesses filings and unlimited online access to exclusive content for subscribers only. For further information, please visit the Pittsburgh Business Times.

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412-370-9694

dhardek@higherimages.com

Solutions4Networks Named One of the 2016 Best Places to Work in
Western Pennsylvania

January 10, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh network engineering and network security firm Solutions4networks was named one of the “2016 Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania” by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

The 2016 Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania honors the region’s most outstanding workplaces. Winners are selected based on an online employee survey and are honored at an event and in a special Pittsburgh Business Times supplement.
Solutions4networks, ranked at #3 of all small companies on the Best Places to Work list, provides professional services and equipment procurement in areas of network engineering including unified communications, wireless, datacenter, network security, and associated project management. The company’s certifications include CISCO Premier Partner, Palo Alto Networks, Nimble, and F5.

After years spent gaining experience in Fortune 500 companies, the company’s President and CEO, Michele McGough, formed solutions4networks, built around dedicated employees. The team is offered a stimulating environment, with continuous learning and educational opportunities, exposure to new technologies, and the chance to shape industry trends.

In their surveys, employees recognized their company’s workplace, saying that the culture is flexible, family-oriented, and promotes work-life balance. Employees feel valued and appreciated, while enjoying a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.

“I’m so thankful that our team gave honest feedback for the Best Places to Work Survey. When I started solutions4networks, I wanted to create a workplace that invests in its employees, since a cohesive staff is crucial to a successful, client-based business. All solutions4networks employees have the opportunity to take the initiative and start new projects, which allows them to participate in shaping the direction of the company. We work on problems together and genuinely care about each other,” said McGough.

Solutions4networks’ employee benefits include 100% covered health care for employees and their families, matching 401(k), dental and vision benefits, and a generous vacation policy.

To learn more about Solutions4networks, its services, and employment opportunities, please visit our website at http://www.s4nets.com.

About solutions4networks

Solutions4networks is a certified woman-owned business and Disadvantaged Business Entity (DBE) that provides top-level, professional services and equipment procurement in areas of network engineering including unified communications, wireless, datacenter, network security and infrastructure, and project management and collaboration. Started in 2000, solutions4networks has won numerous awards over the years including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2005, Pittsburgh Technology Top 5 IT Consulting Companies 2004, Top 50 PA Business Women, Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Women Owned Businesses 2006-2016, AT&T WIPP Innovator of the Year in 2009, a winner in the Pittsburgh Business Times 2016 Best Places to Work and its #6 Fastest Growing Company, and WBENC Certification (National Certification for women-owned businesses). Solutions4networks was also awarded a patent for their “Network Analysis System.”

About the Pittsburgh Business Times
The Pittsburgh Business Times is Western PA’s premiere source of local business news coverage, keeping business professionals up-to-date with the changing business landscape in the region. It is an invaluable tool for any business owner looking to grow a business. Every week, the Business Times delivers exclusive business leads, Top 25 Lists, executive profiles, new businesses filings and unlimited online access to exclusive content for subscribers only. For further information, please visit the Pittsburgh Business Times.

Media contact:

Dana Hardek

412-370-9694

dhardek@higherimages.com

Solutions4networks Ranks #15 on CRN’s Annual Fast Growth 150 List

November 10, 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA – Pittsburgh network engineering and network security firm solutions4networks has been named to The Channel Company’s 2016 CRN® Fast Growth 150 list with a two-year growth rate of 178%. The list is CRN’s annual ranking of North America-based technology integrators, solution providers, and IT consultants with gross sales of at least $1 million who have experienced significant economic growth over the past two years.

“Solutions4networks is pleased to be ranked within the top 25 companies on the CRN’s Fast Growth 150 List. We attribute our company’s high two-year growth rate to the value that loyal clients place on the firm’s services and pride ourselves on learning about our clients while finding the right solution for their needs,” said Michele McGough, President and CEO of solutions4networks. “By embracing change in our industry and leveraging the innovation of our employees, we’ve created a truly resourceful work environment that encourages this kind of success.”

Solutions4networks provides professional services and equipment procurement in areas of network engineering and network security including unified communications, wireless, datacenter, and associated project management. The company’s certifications include CISCO Premier Partner, Palo Alto Networks, Nimble, F5, Data Gravity, and Checkpoint.

“The companies on our 2016 Fast Growth 150 list are growing at an incredible rate, establishing them as clear leaders in today’s IT channel,” said Robert Faletra, CEO of The Channel Company. “Their rapid expansion in a climate of economic uncertainty and unprecedented technological advancement is especially impressive. We congratulate each of the Fast Growth 150 honorees and look forward to their continued success.”

The companies included in the Fast Growth 150 list are highlighted in the August 2016 issue of CRN. They can also be viewed online at http://crn.com/fastgrowth150.

About solutions4networks

Solutions4networks is a certified woman-owned business that provides top-level, professional services and equipment procurement in areas of network engineering including unified communications, wireless, datacenter, network security and infrastructure, and project management and collaboration. Started in 2000, solutions4networks has won numerous awards over the years including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2005, Pittsburgh Technology Top 5 IT Consulting Companies 2004, Top 50 PA Business Women, Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Women Owned Businesses 2006-2014, AT&T WIPP Innovator of the Year in 2009, a winner in the Pittsburgh Business Times 2016 Best Places to Work and its #6 Fastest Growing Company, and WBENC Certification (National Certification for women-owned businesses). Solutions4networks was also awarded a patent for their “Network Analysis System.”

About The Channel Company

The Channel Company enables breakthrough IT channel performance with our dominant media, engaging events, expert consulting and education, and innovative marketing services and platforms. As the channel catalyst, we connect and empower technology suppliers, solution providers and end users. Backed by more than 30 years of unequaled channel experience, we draw from our deep knowledge to envision innovative new solutions for ever-evolving challenges in the technology marketplace.

Media contact:

Dana Hardek

412-370-9694

dhardek@higherimages.com


Solutions4networks CEO Michele McGough Nominated for Pittsburgh Technology Council Tech 50 CEO of the Year


November 21, 2016 in Pittsburgh, PA – Michele McGough, a leading Pittsburgh technology innovator who launched network engineering and network security firm solutions4networks, was named as one of six finalists for 2016’s CEO of the Year by the Pittsburgh Technology Council.

McGough successfully shepherded solutions4networks through the rapid changes that have marked the networking engineering and security integration industry for more than the past 15 years. Prior to the company’s launch in 1999, McGough gained extensive management experience at Fortune 500 companies. During this time, she decided to create a company with dedicated employees that offered both a stimulating environment and work-life balance. With these goals, she brought solutions4networks to fruition, and now employs 23 people who value innovation and superior client services.

“I’m honored to be named as a finalist for the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s CEO of the Year. As solutions4networks continues to experience high growth, I am proud that my staff and I have been able to expand our services beyond our core business. The company’s strengths lie with our experienced staff members, a team attitude, and the ability to cultivate relationships with clients for many years. A CEO is only as effective as the team that surrounds her, and the solutions4networks team works with each client to find the right solution for their needs,” said McGough, who serves as President and CEO.

The Pittsburgh Technology Council Tech 50 Awards honor southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful and innovative technology companies. The awards represent transformative technology centers of excellence with tech companies at all stages of growth.

About solutions4networks
Solutions4networks is a certified woman-owned business that provides top-level, professional services and equipment procurement in areas of network engineering including unified communications, wireless, datacenter, network security and infrastructure, and project management and collaboration. Started in 2000, solutions4networks has won numerous awards over the years including Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist 2005, Pittsburgh Technology Top 5 IT Consulting Companies 2004, Top 50 PA Business Women, Pennsylvania’s Top 100 Women Owned Businesses 2006-2014, AT&T WIPP Innovator of the Year in 2009, a winner in the Pittsburgh Business Times 2016 Best Places to Work and its #6 Fastest Growing Company, and WBENC Certification (National Certification for women-owned businesses). Solutions4networks was also awarded a patent for their “Network Analysis System.”

Media contact:

Dana Hardek

412-370-9694

dhardek@higherimages.com