“Having achieved this noteworthy honor sends a clear message that while our global economy may be struggling, growing businesses with strong value propositions like Tangoe can prosper,” said Tangoe chief marketing officer Craig Gosselin. “Now more than ever, organizations are realizing the significant value in Tangoe’s ability to help reduce the cost of their fixed and mobile communications while simultaneously providing better management of their assets. On average, communications costs are the third largest expense for an enterprise. Being able to streamline the management of those processes while saving the company money has proven to be a winning formula for us.”
“Entrepreneurs are a growing force in the U.S. economy, and a force to be reckoned with,” said Kenton Clarke, CEO of Computer Consulting Associates International, the company that built DiversityBusiness.com. “This is a whole business segment that can carry its own, that provides jobs, products and services, and generates wealth for their communities. These are the new leaders in American business.”
This list is a classification that represents the top small businesses in the U.S., in sectors such as technology, manufacturing, food service and professional services. Large organizational buyers throughout the country that do business with multicultural, small, and women-owned businesses use the list. The list is produced annually by DiversityBusiness.com, the nation’s leading multicultural B2B Internet portal that links large organizational buyers to multicultural product and service suppliers.
The winning companies will be honored at a special awards ceremony at DiversityBusiness.com’s “9th Annual Multicultural Business Conference”, taking place April 29–May 1, 2009 at the Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando, Florida. For a complete list of winning companies, please visit www.diversitybusiness.com.
Launched in 1999, DiversityBusiness, with over 46,000 members, is the largest organization of diversity owned businesses throughout the United States that provide goods and services to Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, and colleges and universities. DiversityBusiness provides research and data collection services for diversity including the “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities”, “Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America”, and others. Its research has been recognized and published by Forbes Magazine, Business Week and thousands of other print and internet publications. The site has gained national recognition and has won numerous awards for its content and design. It is a leading provider of Supplier Diversity management tools and has the most widely distributed Diversity magazine in the United States. DiversityBusiness.com is produced by Computer Consulting Associates International Inc. (CCAii.com) of Southport, CT. Founded in 1980.
Tangoe, Inc., a global leader in communications lifecycle management solutions, provides software and technology-enabled services that help global organizations to procure, manage, and control their fixed, mobile, and converged communications assets and their costs. Tangoe’s software and service solutions are built upon patented technologies that enable dramatic cost reductions and productivity improvements, which significantly contribute to organizational profitability. Global 2000 organizations worldwide depend on Tangoe solutions to more effectively manage their fixed, mobile, and converged telecommunications processes. Since 2007, Tangoe was named No. 149 on the Entrepreneur Hot 500 ranking of America’s fastest growing companies, the fifth fastest growing Connecticut technology company in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, and Tangoe was named number 75 in the top 100 communications companies on the Inc. 5000 list. Tangoe has operational centers in Connecticut, Texas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York. Tangoe provides solutions in the United States through direct and partner sales channels, and internationally through a global network of certified business partners.
Additional information about Tangoe, its CommCare services, patented technologies, and business partners can be found at tangoe2016.wpengine.com, or requested via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (203) 859.9300.
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